Monthly Archives: July 2014

Approval Plan titles July 2014

These books have been invoiced on our philosophy/religion approval plan in July 2014. Check MNCAT Libraries Catalog for availability.


Anthropology Of Western Religions: Ideas, Organizations, And Constituencies.     Leaf, Murray J       Cloth       2014


Birth Of Theory.   Cole, Andrew, 1968-           Paper     2014

Case For Character: Towards A Lutheran Virtue Ethics.               Biermann, Joel D  Paper     2014

Cause For Thought: An Essay In Metaphysics.                Burbidge, John, 1936-         Paper     2014

Divination And Prediction In Early China And Ancient Greece.  Raphals, Lisa Ann, 1951-     Cloth       2013

End Of Hope–The Beginning: Narratives Of Hope In The Face Of Death And Trauma.           Mccarroll, Pamela R            Paper     2014

Ethics Of Death.    Steffen, Lloyd,      Paper     2014

Existence: Essays In Ontology.           Van Inwagen, Peter             Paper     2014

Fundamentalism: Perspectives On A Contested History                              Cloth       2014

Heaven And Earth Are Not Humane: The Problem Of Evil In Classical Chinese Philosophy.  Perkins, Franklin  Paper     2014

Hindu-Catholic Encounters In Goa: Religion, Colonialism, And Modernity.               Henn, Alexander, 1952-     Paper     2014

History Of Balance, 1250-1375: The Emergence Of A New Model Of Equilibrium And Its Impact On Thought.                Kaye, Joel, 1946-  Cloth                2014

Introduction To Metaphysics; Trans. By Gregory Fried.                Heidegger, Martin, 1889-1976         Paper     2014

Irish Religious Conflict In Comparative Perspective: Catholics, Protestants And Muslims                      Cloth       2014

Kant’s Religion Within The Boundaries Of Mere Reason: A Critical Guide                                Cloth       2014

Kierkegaard And The Staging Of Desire: Rhetoric And Performance In A Theology Of Eros.                Hughes, Carl S       Cloth       2014

Lyotard, Literature And The Trauma Of The Differend.                Sawyer, Dylan       Cloth       2014



Mediterranean Enlightenment: Livornese Jews, Tuscan Culture, And Eighteenth-Century Reform.   Bregoli, Francesca               Cloth       2014

Mill’s A System Of Logic: Critical Appraisals                    Cloth       2014

Naturalizing Epistemic Virtue                             Cloth       2014

Nietzsche’s Last Laugh: Ecce Homo As Satire.                More, Nicholas D., 1964-    Cloth       2014

Orphan Scandal: Christian Missionaries And The Rise Of The Muslim Brotherhood.              Baron, Beth           Paper     2014

Philosophic Thoughts: Essays On Logic And Philosophy.              Jason, Gary James, 1949-    Cloth       2013

Philosophy And Psychology Of Character And Happiness                           Cloth       2014

Radical History & The Politics Of Art.               Rockhill, Gabriel   Paper     2014

Scottish Gods: Religion In Modern Scotland, 1900-2012.            Bruce, Steve, 1954-             Cloth       2014

Strange And Terrible Visions Of Wilhelm Friess: The Paths Of Prophecy In Reformation Europe.       Green, Jonathan, 1970-      Cloth       2014

Surface: Matters Of Aesthetics, Materiality, And Media.             Bruno, Giuliana     Cloth       2014

Tastes Of The Divine: Hindu And Christian Theologies Of Emotion.           Voss Roberts, Michelle       Paper     2014

Teaching All Nations: Interrogating The Matthean Great Commission                       Paper     2014

Thinking Orthodox In Modern Russia: Culture, History, Context                                Paper     2014

Virgin Of Guadalupe And The Conversos: Uncovering Hidden Influences From Spain To Mexico.      Hernandez, Marie-Theresa, 1952-                Paper     2014

Virtues Of Abandon: An Anti-Individualist History Of The French Enlightenment.  Coleman, Charly,  Cloth       2014

Walking Where Jesus Walked: American Christians And Holy Land Pilgrimage.     Kaell, Hillary          Paper     2014


Books ordered 7/29


Check MNCAT in a few weeks for availability

Behind The Gospels: Understanding The Oral Tradition.Eve, Eric /Paper2014

Day Begins At Sunset: Perceptions Of Time In The Islamic World.   Stowasser, Barbara Freyer, 1935- / Cloth            2014

Elijah Muhammad.     Berg, Herbert  / Cloth 2013

Ellen Harmon White: American Prophet / Paper 2014

Ibn Sina’s Remarks And Admonitions: Physics And Metaphysics: An Analysis And Annotated Translation. Avicenna, 980-1037/ Cloth 2014

Nuestra Fe: A Latin American Church History Sourcebook.   Gonzalez, Ondina E., 1958-  Paper     2014

Reception Of Septuagint Words In Jewish-Hellenistic  And Christian Literature / Paper     2014

Reconciled Community Of Suffering Disciples: Aspects Of A Contextual Somali Ecclesiology. Thoresen, Frank-Ole, 1971- / Cloth 2014

Religion And The Sciences Of Origins: Historical And Contemporary Discussions.   Clark, Kelly James, 1956- /Paper 2014

Righteous Giving To The Poor: Tzedakah (“Charity”) In Classical Rabbinic Judaism: Including A Brief Introduction To Rabbinic Literature. Ulmer, Rivka / Ebook 2014

Rushdie Fatwa And After: A Lesson To The Circumspect. Winston, Brian, Cloth /2014

Where Islam And Judaism Join Together: A Perspective On Reconciliation.            Har-El, Shai Cloth / 2014

Oxford Handbooks Online

Check out our subscription to Oxford Handbooks Online.

Login to the U Libraries * site first, then search the catalog for Oxford Handbooks Online or for an individual handbook title.

Here are the titles in religion (more titles in other fields!) included as of July 25:

The Oxford Handbook of African American Theology
The Oxford Handbook of Apocalyptic Literature
The Oxford Handbook of Atheism
The Oxford Handbook of Biblical Studies
The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Studies
The Oxford Handbook of English Literature and Theology
The Oxford Handbook of Eschatology
The Oxford Handbook of Evangelical Theology
The Oxford Handbook of Feminist Theology
The Oxford Handbook of Global Religions
The Oxford Handbook of Holocaust Studies
The Oxford Handbook of Islam and Politics
The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Ethics and Morality
The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Studies
The Oxford Handbook of Kierkegaard
The Oxford Handbook of Martin Luther’s Theology
The Oxford Handbook of Methodist Studies
The Oxford Handbook of Millennialism
The Oxford Handbook of Natural Theology
The Oxford Handbook of New Religious Movements
The Oxford Handbook of Philosophical Theology
The Oxford Handbook of Quaker Studies
The Oxford Handbook of Religion and American Politics
The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Ecology
The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Emotion
The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Science
The Oxford Handbook of Religion and the American News Media
The Oxford Handbook of Religion and the Arts
The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Violence
The Oxford Handbook of Religious Conversion
The Oxford Handbook of Religious Diversity
The Oxford Handbook of Sikh Studies
The Oxford Handbook of Systematic Theology
The Oxford Handbook of the British Sermon 1689-1901
The Oxford Handbook of the Dead Sea Scrolls
The Oxford Handbook of the Psalms
The Oxford Handbook of the Reception History of the Bible
The Oxford Handbook of the Sociology of Religion
The Oxford Handbook of the Trinity
The Oxford Handbook of Theological Ethics
The Oxford Handbook of Theology and Modern European Thought

Oxford Handbooks contain peer-reviewed scholarly review articles in the following disciplines: Archaeology, Business and Management, Classical Studies, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Economics and Finance, History, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, and Religion online. Included are classic works of scholarship along with newly-published works. Each handbook offers a critical survey of the current state of scholarship in a particular field of study. Individual articles by leading scholars review key issues and major debates, and discuss how those debates might evolve.


Recent books

These titles were acquired May 1 through July 18 for our libraries through the approval plan for philosophy and religious studies. Search the title in our Libraries Catalog to determine availability:

Cambridge History of Medieval Philosophy Paper 2014
Civility Religious Pluralism and Education Cloth 2014
Divination and Prediction In Early China And Ancient Greece. Raphals, Lisa Ann, 1951- Cloth 2013
Ethics of Death. Steffen, Lloyd, Paper 2014
Existence: Essays In Ontology. Van Inwagen, Peter Paper 2014
Fundamentalism: Perspectives on A Contested History Cloth 2014
Kant’s Religion within The Boundaries Of Mere Reason: A Critical Guide Cloth 2014
Kierkegaard and The Staging Of Desire: Rhetoric And Performance In A Theology Of Eros. Hughes, Carl S Cloth 2014
Material Culture and Asian Religions: Text, Image, Object Cloth 2014
Mill’s A System Of Logic: Critical Appraisals Cloth 2014
Moral Sprouts and Natural Teleologies: 21st Century Moral Psychology Meets Classical Chinese Philosophy. Flanagan, Owen J Cloth
Orphan Scandal: Christian Missionaries And The Rise Of The Muslim Brotherhood. Baron, Beth Paper 2014
Radical History & the Politics Of Art. Rockhill, Gabriel Paper 2014
Sensational Religion: Sensory Cultures In Material Practice Cloth 2014
Thinking Orthodox in Modern Russia: Culture, History, Context Paper 2014
Trained Capacities: John Dewey, Rhetoric, and Democratic Practice Cloth 2014
Walking Where Jesus Walked: American Christians and Holy Land Pilgrimage. Kaell, Hillary Paper 2014

Books ordered July 10, 2014

Celtic Christian Spirituality: Essential Writings–Annotated & Explained Paper 2011

Codex Schoyen 2650: A Middle Egyptian

Coptic Witness to the Early Greek Text of Matthew’s Gospel: A Study in Translation Theory, Indigenous Coptic, and New Testament Textual. Leonard, James M Cloth 2014

Coptic Christology in Practice: Incarnation and Divine Participation in Late Antique and Medieval Egypt. Davis, Stephen J Cloth 2008

Documenting Christianity in Egypt, Sixth to Fourteenth Centuries. Maccoull, Leslie S.B Cloth 2011

Emergent Theology For Emerging Churches. Anderson, Ray Sherman Paper 2006

Europe’s Debt to Persia From Ancient to Modern Times: Religion, Philosophy, Astronomy, Mathematics, Medicine and the Sciences. Reeves, Minou Ebook 2013

Jesuit Chreia in Late Ming China: Two Studies With An Annotated Translation of Alfonso Vagnone’s Illustrations of The Grand Dao. the Grand Dao” Li, Sher-Shiueh Paper 2014

Judaea-Palaestina, Babylon and Rome: Jews in Antiquity Cloth 2012

Mathematical Theologies: Nicholas of Cusa and the Legacy of Thierry of Chartres. Albertson, David Cloth 2014

Politics, Monasticism, and Miracles in Sixth Century Upper Egypt: A Critical Edition and Translation of The Coptic Texts. Goehring, James E., 1950- Paper 2012

Power and the Glory: Inside the Dark Heart of John Paul II’s Vatican. Yallop, David A Paper 2007

Reading Theologically. Paper 2014

Second Vatican Council Diaries of Met. Maxim Hermaniuk, C.Ss.R. (1960-1965) Hermaniuk, Maxim, 1911-1996 Paper 2012

Vatican Diaries: A Behind-The-Scenes Look at the Power, Personalities and Politics At The…Thavis, John Paper 2013

Vatican Exposed: Money, Murder, and the Mafia. Williams, Paul L., 1944- Cloth 2003

World of Early Egyptian Christianity: Language, Literature, and Social Context 2008

Catholic clergy – sex abuse scandal

Recently in the news, Pope Francis met with victims of sexual abuse by Catholic clergy.  example:

Pope Francis Meets With Sex Abuse Victims Time, July 7, 2014

Recently PBS reran an episode of FRONTLINE, Secrets of the Vatican; several books in Italian are referenced in the show and listed in the transcript; the more recent titles have been ordered for the University of Minnesota Libraries.

To find books on this topic, search by subject heading

Catholic church–clergy–sexual behavior

A secret world : sexuality and the search for celibacy
A. W. Richard Sipe 1932-
New York : Brunner/Mazel c1990
Andersen Library Rare s (Tretter) (BX1912.9 .S57 1990 ) and other locations

Book of Gomorrah : an eleventh-century treatise against clerical homosexual practices
Peter Damian, Saint, 1007?-1072. Pierre J. Payer 1936-
Waterloo, Ont., Canada : Wilfrid Laurier University Press c1982
Wilson Library General Collection (BX1912.9 .P4813 1982 )

Perversion of power : sexual abuse in the Catholic Church
Mary Gail Frawley-O’Dea 1950-
1st ed.. Nashville, Tenn. : Vanderbilt University Press 2007
Wilson Library General Collection (BX1912.9 .F74 2007 )

Predatory priests, silenced victims : the sexual abuse crisis and the Catholic Church
Mary Gail Frawley-O’Dea 1950-; Virginia Goldner
Mahwah, N.J. : Analytic Press 2007
Wilson Library General Collection (BX1912.9 .P74 2007 )

Bless me father for I have sinned : perspectives on sexual abuse committed by Roman Catholic priests
Thomas G Plante
Westport, Conn. : Praeger 1999
Wilson Library General Collection (BX1912.9 .B54 1999 )

Clergy sexual abuse social science perspectives
Northeastern series on gender, crime, and law
Claire M Renzetti; ebrary, Inc.
Boston : Northeastern 2013
Online access

Pederastia en la Iglesia católica : delitos sexuales del clero contra menores, un drama silenciado y encubierto por los obispos
Pepe Rodríguez
1a ed.. Barcelona : Ediciones B 2002
Andersen Library Rare s (Tretter) (BX1912.9 .R62 2002 )

Sex, priests, and secret codes : the Catholic Church’s 2000-year paper trail of sexual abuse
Thomas P. Doyle A. W. Richard Sipe 1932-; Patrick J Wall
Los Angeles : Volt Press c2006
Wilson Library General Collection (BX1912.9 .D69 2006 )
Sex, priests, and power : anatomy of a crisis
A. W. Richard Sipe 1932-
New York : Brunner/Mazel 1995
Magrath Library General Collection (BX1912.9 .S575 1995 ) and other locations

Gay priests
James G Wolf
1st ed.. San Francisco : Harper & Row c1989
Wilson Library General Collection (BX1912.9 .G358 1989 )

Medieval purity and piety : essays on medieval clerical celibacy and religious reform
Garland reference library of the humanities ; vol. 2006.
Michael Frassetto
New York : Garland Pub. 1998
Wilson Library General Collection (BV4390 .M43 1998 )

Stress, ego identity, and the disclosure of a homosexual orientation among midlife transition male religious professionals in the Roman Catholic Church
John P. Nash
Thesis (Ph. D.)–Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, 1990. 1990
Magrath Library General Collection (Mfilm 976 )

Gay Catholic priests and clerical sexual misconduct : breaking the silence
Donald L. Boisvert 1951-; Robert Goss
New York : Harrington Park Press c2005
Wilson Library General Collection (BX1912.9 .G39 2005 )

Sexual abuse in the Catholic Church a decade of crisis, 2002-2012
Abnormal psychology (Westport, Conn.)
Thomas G Plante; Kathleen McChesney 1950-; ebrary, Inc.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger 2011
Online access

Agony in the garden : sex, lies, and redemption from the troubled heart of the American Catholic Church
John Van der Zee
New York : Thunder’s Mouth Press/Nations s ; s.l. : Distributed by Publishers Group West c2002
Wilson Library General Collection (BX1912.9 V36x 2002 )

Keith Carradine 1949-; Blythe Danner; David Strathairn; Jack Warden; Tom Topor 1938-; HBO Pictures.; HBO Video (Firm)
New York : HBO Video c2007
Law Library Literature and the Arts (PN1997 .J828x 2007 )

The clergy sexual abuse crisis : reform and renewal in the Catholic community
Paul R. Dokecki
Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press c2004
Wilson Library General Collection (BX1912.9 .D65 2004 )

All the bishops’ men
Tom Mooney
Cork : Collins Press 2011
Wilson Library General Collection (BX1912.9 .M66 2011 )

Child sexual abuse and the Catholic Church : gender, power, and organizational culture
Marie Keenan
New York : Oxford University Press c2012
Wilson Library General Collection (BX1912.9 .K44 2012 )

Homosexuality in the priesthood and the religious life
Jeannine Gramick
New York : Crossroad 1989
Wilson Library General Collection (BX1795.H66 H67 1989 )

Desire and denial : celibacy and the Church
Gordon Thomas
1st ed.. Boston : Little, Brown c1986
Wilson Library General Collection (BV4390 .T52 1986 )

Vows of silence : the abuse of power in the papacy of John Paul II
Jason Berry Gerald Renner
New York : Free Press c2004
Wilson Library General Collection (BX1912.9 .B475 2004 )

Mea maxima culpa : silence in the house of God
Alex Gibney; Chris Cooper 1951-; Ethan Hawke 1970-; Jamey Sheridan; Content Media Corporation,; HBO Documentary Films,; Docurama (Firm),
New York, NY : Docuramafilms 2013
Walter Smart Learning Commons (BX1912.9 .M43 2013 )

Unholy orders : tragedy at Mount Cashel
Michael Harris 1948-
Markham, Ont. : Viking 1990
Wilson Library General Collection (HQ72.C3 H37x 1990 )
L’honneur flétri d’un évêque homosexuel en 1937
Collection “Le sens de l’histoire”
Christian Gury
Paris : Kimé 2000
Wilson Library General Collection (BX1795.H66 G879x 2000 )

Clergy sexual abuse litigation : survivors seeking justice
Jennifer M. Balboni
Boulder, Colo. : FirstForumPress, Inc. 2011
Law Library General Collection (KF1328.5.C45 B35 2011 )

Die Priesterehe in Flugschriften der frühen Reformation
Quellen und Forschungen zur Reformationsgeschichte; Bd. 68
Stephen E. Buckwalter
Gütersloh : Gütersloher Verlagshaus c1998
Wilson Library General Collection (BX1912 .F72x 1997 )

Deliver us from evil
Amy Berg; Frank Donner; Matthew Cooke; Hermas Lassalle; Ray Baldwin; Michael Brown; Tom Ortenberg; Oliver O’Grady; Thomas P Doyle; Mary Gail Frawley-O’Dea 1950-; Roger Michael Mahony 1936-; Patrick J Wall; Ann Jyono; Bob Jyono; Maria Jyono; Nancy Sloan; Jacob Kusk; Jens Schlosser; Mick Harvey; Joseph Arthur; Disarming Films.; Lionsgate (Firm)
Widescreen.. Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate 2007
Walter Smart Learning Commons (HV6570 .D45 2007 ) Video

Of sodomites, effeminates, hermaphrodites, and androgynes : sodomy in the age of Peter Damian
Studies and texts (Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies); 176.
Glenn W. Olsen (Glenn Warren), 1938- Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies c2011
Wilson Library General Collection (Quarto CB351 .S78x )

Um espinho na carne : má conduta e abuso sexual por parte de clérigos da Igreja Católica no Brasil : visão geral das questões relacionadas e pertinentes
Teseantítese ; 2
Gino Nasini
Aparecida, SP : Editora Santuário 2001
Andersen Library Rare s (Tretter) (BV4392.5 .N3716 2001 )
Sexuality in the confessional : a sacrament profaned
Studies in the history of sexuality
Stephen Haliczer 1942-
New York : Oxford University Press 1996
Wilson Library General Collection (BX2263.S7 H35 1996 )

Pedophiles and priests : anatomy of a contemporary crisis
Philip Jenkins 1952-
New York : Oxford University Press 1996
Wilson Library General Collection (BX1912.9 .J46 1996 )

A gospel of shame : children, sexual abuse and the Catholic Church
Elinor Burkett Frank Bruni
New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Viking 1993
Wilson Library General Collection (BX1912.9 .B87 1993 )

The tricky part : one boy’s fall from trespass into grace
Martin Moran 1959-
Boston, Mass. : Beacon Press c2005
Andersen Library Rare s (Tretter) (PN2287.M6993 A3 2005 ) and other locations

Betrayal : the crisis in the Catholic Church
Globe Newspaper Co.
Boston : Little, Brown 2002
Wilson Library General Collection (BX1912.9 .B48x 2002 )