The Catholic University of America Press, also known as CUA Press, is the academic publishing house of the Catholic University of America. Founded on November 14, 1939, and incorporated on July 16, 1941, the Press is a founding member of the Association of American University Presses (AAUP). Its editorial offices are located on the campus of the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.

The Press currently publishes 40 new titles annually, with particular emphasis on disseminating scholarship in the areas of theology, philosophy, church history, and medieval studies. Its distinguished publications are authored by scholars around the world and are peer-reviewed. The Press is widely recognized for the publication of the Fathers of the Church series, in which the rich heritage of East and West come alive through English translations of the Greek and Latin writings of the church fathers. With more than 120 volumes in print, including translations of Saint Augustine’s Confessions and City of God, the series offers brilliant scholarship of historical, literary, and theological significance. The Press also offers numerous studies on the philosophy and theology of Saint Thomas Aquinas, as well as several translations of his writings.

The Catholic University of America Press is pleased to distribute the books of these publishers:

Recent Titles from The Catholic University of America Press

Handbook on Critical Life Issues, fourth edition

Edited by Arland K. Nichols
Mar 2024 - The Catholic University of America Press
$19.95 USD - Paperback / softback

A Sourcebook for Classical Rhetoric

John Tomarchio
Mar 2024 - The Catholic University of America Press
$34.95 USD - Paperback / softback

The Ambiguity of Being

Jonathan R. Heaps
Mar 2024 - The Catholic University of America Press
$85.00 USD - Hardback

Guiding to a Blessed End

Eugenia Constantinou
Mar 2024 - The Catholic University of America Press
$34.95 USD - Paperback / softback

Baptism of Desire and Christian Salvation

Anthony R. Lusvardi, SJ
Feb 2024 - The Catholic University of America Press
$85.00 USD - Hardback

Salvation through Temptation

Benjamin E. Heidgerken. Foreword by Paul M. Blowers.
Feb 2024 - The Catholic University of America Press
$34.95 USD - Paperback / softback

A Guide to John Henry Newman

edited by Juan R. Velez
Feb 2024 - The Catholic University of America Press
$34.95 USD - Paperback / softback

Free Markets with Sustainability and Solidarity

edited by Martin Schlag and Juan Andres Mercado
Feb 2024 - The Catholic University of America Press
$29.95 USD - Paperback / softback

Jewish Temple Theology and the Mystery of the Cross

Richard J. Barry IV
Feb 2024 - The Catholic University of America Press
$75.00 USD - Hardback

The Christology of Erasmus

Terence J. Martin
Feb 2024 - The Catholic University of America Press
$85.00 USD - Hardback

Etienne Gilson

Florian Michel. James G. Colbert.
Feb 2024 - The Catholic University of America Press
$34.95 USD - Paperback / softback

Liturgical Hermeneutics of Sacred Scripture

Marco Benini. Translated by Brian McNeil. Foreword by Michael G. Witczak.
Jan 2024 - The Catholic University of America Press
$29.95 USD - Paperback / softback

Forthcoming Titles from The Catholic University of America Press

Colors and Textures of Roman North Africa

edited by Elizabeth A. Clark and Zachary B. Smith
Mar 2024 - The Catholic University of America Press
$75.00 USD - Hardback

Trinitarian Ecclesiology

John F. O'Neill. Foreword by John Baptist Ku, OP.
Mar 2024 - The Catholic University of America Press
$75.00 USD - Hardback

On Slavery and the Slave Trade

Luis de Molina
Mar 2024 - The Catholic University of America Press
$69.95 USD - Paperback / softback

Principles of Catholic Theology, Book 2

Thomas Joseph White, OP
Mar 2024 - The Catholic University of America Press
$24.95 USD - Paperback / softback

Transplanting the Womb

Andrew S. Kubick
Mar 2024 - The Catholic University of America Press
$29.95 USD - Paperback / softback

Commentary on the Songs of Songs

Translated by Jieon Kim and Vittorio Hosle. Introduction by Vittorio Hosle.
Mar 2024 - The Catholic University of America Press
$45.00 USD - Hardback

Walking With Jesus Christ

Edited by Steven Hoskins and Christian D. Washburn
Mar 2024 - The Catholic University of America Press
$34.95 USD - Paperback / softback

Peace in the Thought of Thomas Aquinas

John M. Meinert. Foreword by Gregory M. Reichberg.
Mar 2024 - The Catholic University of America Press
$75.00 USD - Hardback

A Brief Life of Aquinas

Jean-Pierre Torrell, OP. Translated by Benedict M. Guevin, OSB.
Mar 2024 - The Catholic University of America Press
$24.95 USD - Paperback / softback

Hockey Priest

Matt Hoven
Apr 2024 - The Catholic University of America Press
$29.95 USD - Paperback / softback

Summa Theologiae, Prima Pars

Thomas Aquinas and Thomas de Vio Cajetan. Translated by William H. Marshner.
Apr 2024 - The Catholic University of America Press
$45.00 USD - Paperback / softback
$45.00 USD - Paperback / softback
$45.00 USD - Paperback / softback

Peter Comestor's Lectures on the Glossed Gospel of John

Peter Comestor. Translated by David Foley
Apr 2024 - The Catholic University of America Press
$85.00 USD - Hardback

Series from The Catholic University of America Press

Catholic Moral Thought

Rethinking Cooperation with Evil

Ryan Connors
Jan 2024 - The Catholic University of America Press
$34.95 USD - Paperback / softback

Biomedicine and Beatitude, second edition

Nicanor Pier Giorgio Austriaco
Jul 2021 - The Catholic University of America Press
$34.95 USD - Paperback / softback

Introduction to Moral Theology, revised edition

Romanus Cessario, OP
Aug 2013 - The Catholic University of America Press
$24.95 USD - Paperback / softback

Catholic Women Writers

One Poor Scruple

Josephine Ward, introduction by Julia Meszaros, Bonnie Lander Johnson
Aug 2023 - The Catholic University of America Press
$24.95 USD - Paperback / softback

The End of the House of Alard

Sheila Kaye-Smith
Aug 2022 - The Catholic University of America Press
$22.95 USD - Paperback / softback

Early Modern Catholic Sources

A Defense of the Catholic Religion

Beda Mayr, OSB. Ulrich L. Lehner.
Dec 2023 - The Catholic University of America Press
$69.95 USD - Hardback

Discourses on the State and Grandeurs of Jesus

Pierre de Bérulle. Translated by Lisa Richmond.
Nov 2023 - The Catholic University of America Press
$69.95 USD - Hardback

Metaphysical Disputations III and IV

Francisco Suarez, edited by Shane Duarte
Jun 2023 - The Catholic University of America Press
$69.95 USD - Hardback

Fathers of the Church Medieval Continuations

Commentary on the Epistle to the Romans

Peter Abelard, translated by Steven R Cartwright
Jul 2023 - The Catholic University of America Press
$45.00 USD - Paperback / softback

The Academic Sermons

Thomas Aquinas , translated by Mark-Robin Hoogland, CP
Jul 2023 - The Catholic University of America Press
$45.00 USD - Paperback / softback

On the Formation of Clergy

translated by Owen M. Phelan
May 2023 - The Catholic University of America Press
$45.00 USD - Hardback

Fathers of the Church Patristic Series

Exegetical Epistles, Volume 1

Translated by Thomas P. Scheck
Dec 2023 - The Catholic University of America Press
$45.00 USD - Hardback

Homilies on Psalms 36-38

Origen
Jun 2023 - The Catholic University of America Press
$45.00 USD - Hardback

Songs for the Fast and Pascha

St. Ephrem the Syrian, translated by Blake Hartung, Joshua Falconer, J. Edward Walters
Jan 2023 - The Catholic University of America Press
$45.00 USD - Hardback

Fathers of the Church: Shorter Works

Three Christological Treatises

translated by Daniel King
Apr 2023 - The Catholic University of America Press
$45.00 USD - Paperback / softback

On the Six Days of Creation

St. Gregory of Nyssa, translated by Robin Orton
May 2021 - The Catholic University of America Press
$45.00 USD - Paperback / softback

Islam and Catholic Theology

Faithful Interpretations

edited by Philip Geister, Gösta Hallonsten
Feb 2021 - The Catholic University of America Press
$75.00 USD - Hardback

Amen

Patrick Ryan
Oct 2018 - The Catholic University of America Press
$34.95 USD - Paperback / softback

Patristic Theology

The Power of Patristic Preaching

Andrew Hofer, OP. Foreword by Paul M. Blowers.
May 2023 - The Catholic University of America Press
$34.95 USD - Paperback / softback

Bede the Theologian

John P. Bequette. Foreword by John C. Cavadini.
Oct 2022 - The Catholic University of America Press
$34.95 USD - Paperback / softback

Cross and Creation

Mark E. Therrien
Jul 2022 - The Catholic University of America Press
$34.95 USD - Paperback / softback

Sacra Doctrina

The Development of Dogma

Guy Mansini, OSB
Jan 2024 - The Catholic University of America Press
$29.95 USD - Paperback / softback

Bread from Heaven

Bernhard Blankenhorn
Aug 2021 - The Catholic University of America Press
$29.95 USD - Paperback / softback

Ecclesiology

Guy Mansini
Jan 2021 - The Catholic University of America Press
$29.95 USD - Paperback / softback

Sayings of the Fathers of the Church

The Holy Mass

edited by Mike Aquilina, foreword by Thomas G. Weinandy
Jan 2021 - The Catholic University of America Press
$19.95 USD - Paperback / softback

Death, Judgment, Heaven, and Hell

edited by Edward Condon, foreword by Chad C. Pecknold
Mar 2019 - The Catholic University of America Press
$19.95 USD - Paperback / softback

The Seven Deadly Sins

edited by Kevin M. Clarke, foreword by Mike Aquilina
May 2018 - The Catholic University of America Press
$19.95 USD - Paperback / softback

Studies In Early Christianity

Exploring the Literary Contexts of Patristic Biblical Exegesis

edited by Miriam De Cock and Elizabeth Klein
Dec 2023 - The Catholic University of America Press
$75.00 USD - Hardback

Deification in the Latin Patristic Tradition

edited by Jared Ortiz
Aug 2023 - The Catholic University of America Press
$34.95 USD - Paperback / softback

Genesis in Late Antique Poetry

edited by Jeffrey T. Wickes, Andrew Faulkner, Cillian O'Hogan
Aug 2022 - The Catholic University of America Press
$75.00 USD - Hardback

Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Canon Law

Criminal-Inquisitorial Trials in English Church Courts

Henry Ansgar Kelly
Oct 2023 - The Catholic University of America Press
$75.00 USD - Hardback

Gratian's Tractatus de penitentia

Atria Larson
Aug 2023 - The Catholic University of America Press
$34.95 USD - Paperback / softback

España Pontificia

Peter Linehan
May 2023 - The Catholic University of America Press
$75.00 USD - Hardback

Studies in Philosophy and the History of Philosophy

Love and Friendship in the Western Tradition

James McEvoy, edited by James McGuirk
Sep 2023 - The Catholic University of America Press
$75.00 USD - Hardback

Metaphysics as Mediating Dialogue

Oliva Blanchette
Aug 2023 - The Catholic University of America Press
$75.00 USD - Hardback

Traditions of Natural Law in Medieval Philosophy

edited by Dominic Farrell
May 2023 - The Catholic University of America Press
$75.00 USD - Hardback

Studies in the Carmelite Tradition

The Personalism of Edith Stein

Robert McNamara
Nov 2023 - The Catholic University of America Press
$75.00 USD - Hardback

What Makes a Carmelite a Carmelite?

Keith Egan, introduction by Steven Payne
Nov 2022 - The Catholic University of America Press
$19.95 USD - Paperback / softback

Thomistic Ressourcement Series

Liturgical Theology in Thomas Aquinas

Franck Quoex. Foreword by Dominic M. Langevin. Translated by Zachary J. Thomas.
Oct 2023 - The Catholic University of America Press
$75.00 USD - Hardback

Catholic Dogmatic Theology: A Synthesis

Jean-Herve Nicolas, OP. Translated by Matthew K. Minerd. Foreword by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger. Foreword to the English edition by Archbishop Allen Vigneron.
Oct 2023 - The Catholic University of America Press
$34.95 USD - Paperback / softback
$34.95 USD - Paperback / softback
$85.00 USD - Hardback

The Passion of Love in the Summa Theologiae of Thomas Aquinas

Daniel Joseph Gordon
Sep 2023 - The Catholic University of America Press
$34.95 USD - Paperback / softback

Verbum Domini

Liturgical Hermeneutics of Sacred Scripture

Marco Benini. Translated by Brian McNeil. Foreword by Michael G. Witczak.
Jan 2024 - The Catholic University of America Press
$29.95 USD - Paperback / softback

The Inspiration and Truth of Scripture

Aaron Pidel, SJ
Jun 2023 - The Catholic University of America Press
$34.95 USD - Paperback / softback

Ecclesial Exegesis

Gregory Vall
Sep 2022 - The Catholic University of America Press
$34.95 USD - Paperback / softback