Category Archives: Boston College Authors

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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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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Where’s Lincoln’s GOP?

In her newest book, To Make Men Free: A History of the Republican Party (Basic Books, 2014), Boston College historian Heather Cox Richardson traces the paradoxical evolution of the Republican Party—founded to give the poor equal opportunity, but too often aligned with the … Continue reading

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“Hello”

After two years in East Africa, Boston College graduate student Michael Rossmann, SJ, found himself back in the US and realized in a big city he can “pass thousands of people without anyone saying a single word to me. It … Continue reading

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Faith formation

School of Theology and Ministry Associate Professor Jane E. Regan has written an essential guide for anyone in the ministry of adult faith formation. In Forming a Community of Faith: A Guide to Success in Adult Faith Formation Today (Twenty-Third … Continue reading

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Higher ed in India

A Half-Century of Indian Higher Education, a collection of essays written by Lynch School of Education Research Professor Philip G. Altbach, director of the Center for International Higher Education, is the subject of a book review in The Hindu. The reviewer calls Altbach’s scholarship “highly … Continue reading

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The story of “Pie”

Ploughshares has published “Pie,” a story by Boston College Professor of English Suzanne Matson, as a part of its Ploughshares Solos series. Set in post World War II America, “Pie” depicts the thrill and danger inherent in the American dream of unrestricted … Continue reading

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