Category Archives: Boston College Authors

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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The art and thought of Paul Klee

Frederick J. Adelmann, SJ, Professor of Philosophy John Sallis has written a book that provides a philosophical perspective on the relation between artist Paul Klee’s work and his thought. Klee once said that “art does not reproduce the visible but makes visible.” … Continue reading

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Innovations in Mass Spectrometry

Mass spectrometry has long served as an invaluable tool for detection of type and concentration of chemicals present in carefully prepared laboratory samples. Ambient ionization has emerged as one of the hottest and fastest growing topics in mass spectrometry, enabling … Continue reading

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