Here is a listing of books newly available or coming soon from Ignatius Press, with links and short descriptions:
Exodus (Ignatius Catholic Study Bible), by Scott Hahn and Curtis Mitch. Available January 2012. Based on the Revised Standard Version - Second Catholic Edition, this volume leads readers through a penetrating study of the Book of Exodus using the biblical text itself and the Church's own guidelines for understanding the Bible.
The Gospel of John, 2nd Ed. (Ignatius Catholic Study Bible), by Scott Hahn and Curtis Mitch. Available now. Ample notes accompany each page, providing fresh insights by renowned Bible teachers Scott Hahn and Curtis Mitch, as well as time-tested interpretations from the Fathers of the Church.
10 Habits of Heathy Mothers: Reclaiming Our Passion, Purpose and Sanity, by Meg Meeker. Available now. Dr. Meeker puts her twenty-five years' experience as a practicing pediatrician and counselor into a sound, sane approach to reshaping the frustrating, exhausting lives of so many moms.
Saints Are Not Sad: Short Biographies of Joyful Saints, compiled by Frank Sheed. Available January 2012. What is a saint? One way to answer is to analyze sanctity, theologically and psychologically. Another way, which is the path Frank Sheed chose in creating this volume, is to show you a saint—or rather, since no two saints are alike—to show you a number of saints.
Thomist Realism and The Critique of Knowledge, by Étienne Gilson. Available January 2012. The highly regarded French philosopher brilliantly plumbs the depths of Thomistic Realism, and false Thomisms as well, in this answer to Kantian modernism.
Christianity and Democracy: The Rights of Man and The Natural Law (2nd Edition), by Jacques Maritain. Available January 15, 2012. Maritain shows that Christianity cannot be made subservient to any political form or regime, that democracy is linked to Christianity, and that in order for democracy to thrive, it must reflect certain values historically derived from the Gospel.
Holy Men and Women From the Middle Ages and Beyond, by Pope Benedict XVI. February 2012. Pope Benedict XVI continues his exploration of the greatest teachers and role models in the history of the Church with these sketches of twenty-six men and women from the Middle Ages and beyond.
Saint Helena and the True Cross, by Louis de Wohl. Available February 2012. Set against the colorful background of power struggles in imperial Rome and battling Roman legions, this is the exciting story, written for young people, of St. Helena, mother of the Emperor Constantine, who found the Cross of Christ in Jerusalem.
Indivisible: Restoring Faith, Family and Freedom Before It's Too Late, by Jay Richards and James Robison. Available February 2012. Many books have been written on conservative politics. Many more have been written calling Christians to holiness and spiritual renewal. Very few, however, have managed to combine a clear explanation of the conservative political perspective with its corresponding personal and spiritual virtue.
Shadows and Images: A Novel, by Meriol Trevor. Available February 2012. This is the story of a Protestant young woman and her journey to the Roman Catholic Church. The fascinating novel is set in nineteenth-century England-a time when Catholicism was regarded with suspicion and prejudice against Catholics was commonplace.
Adam and Eve After the Pill: Paradoxes of the Sexual Revolution, by Mary Eberstadt. Available February 2012. Adam and Eve after the Pill goes beyond individual stories to examine as no book has before the effect of the revolution on social mores.
The True Icon: From the Shroud of Turin to the Veil of Manopello, by Paul Badde. Available March 2012. In this lavishly illustrated book, best-selling author Paul Badde sets out on a journey through Europe and the Holy Land as he traces the rich history of the Shroud.
When Hitler Took Austria: A Memoir of Heroic Faith by the Chancellor's Son, by Kurt & Janet von Schuschnigg. March 2012. Schuschnigg's memoir is a tribute to the faith, hope and perseverance of his family and the many people who took great risks in order to help them survive Nazi rule and the Second World War.
We Have Found Mercy: The Mystery of God's Merciful Love, by Christoph Cardinal Schoenborn. Available March 2012. The message of Divine Mercy as communicated through Sister Faustina is both a starting point and a recurring theme for Cardinal Schönborn's discussion of God's merciful love.
My Brother the Pope, by Georg Ratzinger. Available March 2012. This book is a unique window on an extraordinary family that lived through the difficult period of National Socialism in Germany. Those interested in knowing more about the early life of Benedict XVI will not be disappointed.
Fundamental Speeches from Five Decades, by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger. Available March 2012. "When we read through [these speeches] again, we were surprised by their lasting relevance and are therefore presenting them as...fundamental speeches that display the breadth and core of the theological thought of Pope Benedict XVI." — Dr. Florian Schuller, Editor & Director of the Catholic Academy of Bavaria
The Voice of the Church at Prayer: Reflections on Liturgy and Language, by Fr. Uwe Michael Lang. Available March 2012. Pope Benedict XVI has made the liturgy a central theme of his pontificate, and he has paid special attention to the vitally important role of language in prayer. This historical and theological study of the changing role of Latin in the Roman Catholic Church sheds light on some of the Holy Father's concerns and some of his recent decisions about the liturgy.
Benedict XVI's Reform: The Liturgy Between Innovation and Tradition, by Nichola Bux. Available April 2012. A professor of theology and liturgy, the author of this book explains the motives behind the Pope's decision to allow two forms of the Mass.
Ignatius Critical Editions:
A Tale of Two Cities (Ignatius Critical Editions), by Charles Dickens. Available for pre-order. Edited by Michael D. Aeschliman, Professor of Education at Boston University, Professor of English at the University of Italian Switzerland.
Julius Caesar (Ignatius Critical Editions), by William Shakespeare. Available for pre-order. Edited by Joseph Pearce, Writer in Residence and Associate Professor of Literature at Ave Maria University in Florida, editor-in-chief of Sapientia Press.
Dracula (Ignatius Critical Editions), by Bram Stoker. Available for pre-order. Edited by Eleanor Bourg Nicholson, who edited the Ignatius Critical Editions publication of Mansfield Park (under her maiden name, Donlon).
Loss and Gain (Ignatius Critical Editions), by John Henry Newman. Available for pre-order. This novel about a young man's intellectual and spiritual development was the first work John Henry Newman wrote after entering the Roman Catholic Church in 1845. Edited by Trevor Lipscombe, the director of The Catholic University of America Press.
The Red Badge of Courage (Ignatius Critical Editions), by Stephen Crane. Available for pre-order. Edited by Mary R. Reichardt, Professor of Catholic Studies at the University of Saint Thomas in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
The Consolation of Philosophy (Ignatius Critical Editions), by Anicius Boethius. Available for pre-order. Edited by Scott Goins, Ph.D., Professor of Classics and Director of the Honors College at McNeese State University in Lake Charles, Louisiana.
My First Catechism: The Catholic Faith for Little Ones, by Christine Pedotti. Available now. Youngsters ages 2 and up can learn the fundamentals of the Catholic faith with this charming board book.
The Illustrated Parables of Jesus, by Jean-Francois Kieffer and Christine Ponsard. Available now. Selected parables from the Gospels are told in a youthful yet tasteful comic-book style. The simple words and beautiful, brightly colored illustrations will captivate children whether they read the book on their own or with their family.
My First Pictures of Jesus, by Maïte Roche. Available now. Introduce your toddlers to Jesus with this attractive board book with rounded corners by the best-selling author and illustrator Maïte Roche
My First Pictures of Easter, by Maïte Roche. Available now. The moving events of Holy Week and Easter are tenderly told and illustrated for toddlers by the best-selling children's author Maïte Roche.
Our Lady of Guadalupe: A Pop-Up Book, by Francisco Serrano. Available now. Our Lady of Guadalupe is the most important religious icon in the Americas. This lavish, colorful pop-up book tells her story and that of Juan Diego, the humble Mexican peasant to whom she appeared on Tepeyac hill in Mexico.
Choirs of Angels: Coloring Book, by Katherine Sotnik. Available for pre-order. Lovely line drawings based on paintings by great masters grace every page of this coloring book.