Monthly Archives: November 2010

Award for Cornille

Congratulations to Theology Associate Professor Catherine Cornille whose book The Im-Possibility of Interrreligious Dialogue has won the Frederick J. Streng Award for Excellence from the Society for Buddhist-Christian Studies. The award is given to a work that “makes an important contribution … Continue reading

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Ethics and the university

BC Founders Professor of Theology James Keenan, S.J., explores the power of the word of God and the word of human being in his new book Ethics of the Word: Voices in the Catholic Church Today. A review in America … Continue reading

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Before the High Holy Days

German/Jewish writer Esther Dischereit will give a multi-media presentation about “Before the High Holy Days the House was Full of Whisperings and Rustlings,” her project in the German city of Dülmen, honoring the city’s former Jewish inhabitants. The presentation will … Continue reading

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Liberal arts in crisis?

Renowned scholars and authors will visit the campus on Saturday, Nov. 13 to discuss the value and future of liberal arts education in the 21st century. Featured speakers will be: New York Times contributor Stanley Fish, Pulitzer Prize winner Louis … Continue reading

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Does a president’s faith matter?

Damon Linker will discuss and defend his new book The Religious Test: Why We Must Question the Beliefs of Our Leaders, in which he argues that certain elements of religious belief—including radical atheism—may very well be incompatible with high office, and sometimes … Continue reading

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Writer-in-Residence Gish Jen

Acclaimed novelist Gish Jen, author of the new book World and Town, will be a writer-in-residence at BC next week, making three public appearances. She will read from World and Town on Nov. 9 at 7:00 p.m. in the Yawkey … Continue reading

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