Author Archives: Bookworm

Medical Humanities journal

There is a new student journal at Boston College that tells stories of health, illness, caregiving, bioethics, medicine and disability in a variety of literary and artistic genres. The Medical Humanities Journal of Boston College is comprised of short stories, personal … Continue reading

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Ethics and the university

In his new book University Ethics: How Colleges Can Build and Benefit from a Culture of Ethics (Rowman & Littlefield, 2015), moral theologian James F. Keenan, SJ, examines the ethical problems that colleges face and proposes creating an integrated culture of … Continue reading

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Book review by Alan Wolfe

Boston College Political Science Professor Alan Wolfe, director of the Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life, has written a review of The Paradox of Liberation: Secular Revolutions and Religious Counterrevolutions by Michael Walzer. He calls Walzer’s work “a fascinating excursion … Continue reading

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The Quest of Miles Arthur

Boston College alumnus C.E. Zyburo has published his debut novel, Miles Arthur and the Quest for the King’s Scabbard (Wee Creek Press, 2015). It is a young adult fantasy novel about a high school student who is thrust into a medieval adventure. … Continue reading

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Bilder, O’Connor honored for their work

Boston College Law School Professor Mary Bilder (pictured) and Professor Emerita Sharon Hamby O’Connor, along with Harvard Law professor Charles Donahue, Jr., have been selected by the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) to receive the 2015 Joseph L. Andrews Legal … Continue reading

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The BBC and “The Troubles”

In his new book, Associate Professor of the Practice of History Robert Savage explores how chronicling 30 years of violence and turmoil in Northern Ireland tested the integrity and independence of the BBC, one of the most trusted and respected media outlets in … Continue reading

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Literature & science

In her book Losing Touch with Nature: Literature and the New Science in Sixteenth-Century England (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014), Rattigan Professor of English Mary Crane looks at the works of English writers such as Edmund Spenser, Christopher Marlowe, William Shakespeare … Continue reading

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