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Q&A with Joseph Stuart

Q&A with Joseph Stuart

Sociologists like Margaret Archer have commented on the lack of analytical terms for designating the components of culture. Yet Dawson’s approach to culture provides those terms. They help to coordinate research in terms of the big picture. These elements of culture prevent scholars from neglecting important data sets or spiritual influences.

Staff Bookshelf September 2022

Staff Bookshelf September 2022

For many of us, September means the end of vacations and the start of the school year. While it’s sad to say goodbye to our beach reads, we’re excited to jump back into routine with our commute books and bedtime stories. Here are the books keeping us company as we settle into our schedules, new and old.

Fall/Winter 2022-2023 Catalog is Out NOW

Fall/Winter 2022-2023 Catalog is Out NOW

The CUA Press is pleased to kick off our new book season with the release of our Fall/Winter 2022-2023 catalog! Here are just a few of the exciting upcoming titles you can look forward to reading.

Women and Men are of Equal Dignity with Some Important Differences

Women and Men are of Equal Dignity with Some Important Differences

In working with and reading my co-authors, I came to a deeper appreciation of just how important our male and female bodies are. Major movements today claim not only that there is no longer a male or female nature, but—even more extreme—some claim that there is no basic human nature at all.

Excerpt of From the Dust of the Earth

Excerpt of From the Dust of the Earth

Any satisfactory account of how God creates new life forms through evolution must seek to address the role that contingency or chance plays in the natural world. Many people assume that divine providence is incompatible with an evolutionary process that operates through natural selection and random genetic variation.

Q&A with Mary J. Brown

Q&A with Mary J. Brown

The University of Dayton controversy continued to escalate because the faculty did not discuss things in a civil manner. When people hold deeply-felt concerns on moral issues, they are willing to do things that seem unimaginable to others, such as report their fellow faculty to the archbishop.

Books for Literature Lovers

Books for Literature Lovers

There are all sorts of bibliophiles in the world, but who loves books more than literature buffs? From novels to poetry, medieval translations to modern analyses, we have fantastic contributions to the field of literary studies that we know you’ll enjoy.

Book Backstory with James Jacobs

Book Backstory with James Jacobs

I majored in philosophy as an undergraduate, and had done two years of theology at a seminary, and so—on paper—I appeared well prepared to teach this class. However, since the philosophy I had learned was modern atheistic philosophy, I struggled to communicate the truth while I tried to complete my education by teaching myself the splendors of the perennial tradition.

Excerpt of Religious Freedom after the Sexual Revolution by Helen Alvaré

Excerpt of Religious Freedom after the Sexual Revolution by Helen Alvaré

Griswold is easily characterized as the case kicking off the Supreme Court’s high level of interest in sexual freedom as individual liberty. There the Court proved willing to create a constitutional right without explicitly supporting constitutional text. This exercise is not only fraught with uncertainty, but easily invites judges to substitute their personal predilections for the actual meaning of the Constitution and at the same time to trespass into the rightful sphere of legislatures.

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