Category Archives: Boston College Authors

Growing up in Detroit

Professor of English Min Hyoung Song contributed a story to the new volume Asian Americans in Michigan: Voices from the Midwest (Wayne State University Press, 2015). The 41 contributors, who trace their heritage to East Asia, South Asia, and Southeast Asia, explore their experiences, … Continue reading

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The wisdom of Aquinas

In his new book, Practical Theology: Spiritual Direction from Saint Thomas Aquinas (Ignatius Press, 2014), Boston College Professor of Philosophy Peter Kreeft brings together more than 350 useful, everyday insights from Aquinas’ masterpiece the Summa Theologiae and pairs them with his own commentary in order to … Continue reading

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Atlantic rule

In a new book titled Global Rules: America, Britain, and a Disordered World (Yale University Press, 2014), Boston College Professor of History James Cronin charts the political relationship between the US and Britain and a new world order they created after the … Continue reading

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James Najarian honored

Associate Professor of English James Najarian has been honored by the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers with its Stephen J. Meringoff Writing Award in Poetry. A specialist in Romantic and Victorian poetry, Najarian won the award for his poems “Kleptomania,” … Continue reading

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Shrayer in new anthology, Tablet

The title story of Professor of Russian, English, and Jewish Studies Maxim D. Shrayer’s acclaimed 2009 collection, Yom Kippur in Amsterdam, has been published in a major anthology of Jewish American fiction. The New Diaspora: The Changing Landscape of American Jewish Fiction … Continue reading

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Wolfe: reviewed and reviewer

Boston College Professor of Political Science Alan Wolfe, director of the Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life, has written a book review for Commonweal magazine. Wolfe’s book, At Home in Exile: Why Diaspora is Good for the Jews (Beacon Press, … Continue reading

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Festschrift in honor of Frs. Clifford and Harrington

School of Theology and Ministry colleagues Fr. Thomas Stegman, SJ, Christopher R. Matthews and Christopher Frechette have edited Biblical Essays in Honor of Daniel J. Harrington, SJ, and Richard J. Clifford, SJ (Paulist Press), a Festschrift  in honor of the late … Continue reading

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