Category Archives: Boston College Authors

Mercy

In the latest issue of Commonweal, Darald and Juliet Libby Professor of Law and Theology Cathleen Kaveny writes about what the Catholic Church can learn from civil law in her essay, “Mercy for the Remarried.”

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Opening the Door of Faith

Pope Francis’ encyclical on faith, Lumen Fidei, speaks of the relational aspect of faith—that is, faith as a response to God’s love revealed through Jesus. In his new book, Opening the Door of Faith: Encountering Jesus and His Call to Discipleship … Continue reading

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Lebanese nationalist Charles Corm

In the new book, Charles Corm: An Intellectual Biography of a Twentieth-Century Lebanese “Young Phoenician” (Lexington Books, 2015), Associate Professor of Near Eastern Studies Franck Salameh writes about Lebanese writer and businessman Charles Corm, an influential figure in the nationalism movement that led to Lebanon’s independence. Salameh delves … Continue reading

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Catholic Press Association honors

Boston College faculty members including Professor of Theology M. Shawn Copeland and School of Theology and Ministry Assistant Professor Hosffman Ospino, Associate Professor Thomas Stegman, S.J., and Research Professor Christopher R. Matthews were among those honored by the Catholic Press Association … Continue reading

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The Legacy of Vatican II

The Legacy of Vatican II (Paulist Press, 2015), co-edited by School of Theology and Ministry Associate Professor Andrea Vicini, SJ and Massimo Faggioli of the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota, explores the legacy of the Second Vatican Council via essays from 12 leading international scholars. One section of … Continue reading

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Naturalizing Heidegger

In Naturalizing Heidegger: His Confrontation with Nietzsche, His Contributions to Environmental Philosophy (State University of New York Press, 2015), Assistant Professor of the Practice of Philosophy David Storey proposes a new interpretation of Heidegger’s importance for environmental philosophy. Primarily drawing on Heidegger’s … Continue reading

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Bigamy in Victorian novels

From sensational plots to “simultaneous” remarriages in such classic literature as Jane Eyre, David Copperfield and Middlemarch, bigamy in Victorian novels is a surprisingly prevalent narrative phenomenon. In the first extended study on this topic, a new book by Assistant Professor … Continue reading

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