Author Archives: Bookworm

Damsels in Distress

Award-winning writer Laura Kenyon, a BC alumna, has published the second book in her Desperately Ever After series, which takes a whimsical look at the most beloved fairy tale princesses several years after true love’s kiss. Set in a fictional realm based on New … Continue reading

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Wealth gap & the justice system

Best-selling author Matt Taibbi will give a presentation based on his book The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap (Spiegel & Grau, 2014) on Oct. 1 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. In his book, Taibbi shines a … Continue reading

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The Franciscan Heart of Thomas Merton

There will be a book launch event on Oct. 2 at St. Anthony Shrine and Ministry Center in Boston for The Franciscan Heart of Thomas Merton (Ave Maria Press, 2014) by Boston College doctoral student Daniel P. Horan, OFM.  In hew book, … Continue reading

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“Constitutional Surprises: What James Madison Got Wrong”

Author William A. Galston, an expert on domestic policy, political campaigns, will give the Jack Miller Center Constitution Day Initiative Lecture on “Constitutional Surprises: What James Madison Got Wrong” on Sept. 30 at 4:30 p.m. in McGuinn Auditorium. Galston holds the Ezra … Continue reading

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A Jesuit guide to making decisions

Rev. Kevin F. O’Brien, S.J., vice president of mission and ministry at Georgetown University, will talk about how the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola offer some very practical advice about how to make decisions about one’s life. Fr. O’Brien is … Continue reading

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Fr. Martin lecture

Father James Martin, SJ, bestselling author and editor-at-large of America magazine, will deliver a lecture on Sept. 25 at 6:30 p.m. in Robsham Theater. His lecture will be based on his latest book, Jesus: A Pilgrimage, which combines stories from his pilgrimage to the Holy … Continue reading

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Poverty: What did Jesus preach?

Boston College Associate Professor of Theology Rev. Kenneth Himes, O.F.M., will present “Poverty: What did Jesus Preach? What does the Church Teach?” on Sept. 23 at 5:30 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. His lecture will explore how compassion for … Continue reading

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