Tag: American History

The Lost Women of the Catholic Literary Revival

The Lost Women of the Catholic Literary Revival

The women writers of the Catholic Literary Revival were in their own time well-known and well-read, with no shortage of best-selling authors among their ranks. Most predated and greatly influenced Waugh and Greene. They wrote from a more diverse range of social and political positions than Waugh and Greene, and were often more radical in their use of ninetheenth- and twenthieth-century literary innovations.

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.

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.

CUAP Staff July 2022 Bookshelf

CUAP Staff July 2022 Bookshelf

Summer is officially underway, and Mother Nature is making sure the whole country knows it. And how do we plan to beat the heat? The same way we beat the cold, and the rain, and the wind—we read!

Q&A with Alexander Pavuk

Q&A with Alexander Pavuk

The question in my mind that needed to be asked was not just whether they “succeeded” in their goals or not by getting their Catholic voices heard, and their positions engaged. It was moreso what “success” might have meant in the first place.

CUAP Staff February Bookshelf

CUAP Staff February Bookshelf

Winter’s coming to an end here in DC, but that doesn’t mean we cut down on our reading time—we just take our books outside with us! Here are the titles we’re looking forward to reading in the upcoming weeks.

Excerpt of Black Catholic Studies Reader

Excerpt of Black Catholic Studies Reader

Perhaps it is time for Black Catholics to ask themselves whether Karenga’s Seven Black Values are the final word on what Black spirituality should be. Should not there be a more transcen­dent dimension to Black spirituality?

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