Category Archives: Boston College Authors

Jesuit Post book

The bright, young minds that brought the world The Jesuit Post (TJP)–a website featuring commentary from young Jesuits on the intersection of faith and culture–have published a new book of essays titled, The Jesuit Post (Orbis Books). In addition to 20 original … Continue reading

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Christ at the center

In his new book, Rekindling the Christic Imagination: Theological Meditations for the New Evangelization (Liturgical Press), Father Robert P. Imbelli uses artistic, literary, spiritual and theological sources to place Christ at the center of Catholic faith. This, he says, was the … Continue reading

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Reading by Shrayer

Boston College Professor Maxim D. Shrayer will read from and discuss his newest book, Leaving Russia: A Jewish Story (Syracuse University Press), on Mar. 31 at 4:30 p.m in the O’Neill Library Reading Room. Leaving Russia was a finalist for a 2014 … Continue reading

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Thirsting for Lent

Franciscan friar Daniel P. Horan, OFM, a doctoral student in BC’s Theology Department, has written an essay for America magazine in which he urges fellow Catholics to commit “to rethinking the role of water in our lives, paying special attention to how we use … Continue reading

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Working with Millennials

In her new book, You Raised Us—Now Work With Us: Millennials, Career Success, and Building Strong Workplace Teams (American Bar Association), BC alumna Lauren Stiller Rikleen offers insights, detailed research, and practical advice to help the generations understand each other better and … Continue reading

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Men over 60 and at work

In her new book, Men Still at Work: Professionals Over Sixty and On the Job (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers), Elizabeth F. Fideler, a research fellow at BC’s Sloan Center on Aging & Work, explores the reasons why many men are continuing to … Continue reading

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Lenten exercises

In his timely new book, The Ignatian Workout for Lent (Loyola Press), Boston College alumnus Tim Muldoon offers 40 brief exercises—organized according to the four weeks of prayer from the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius—that can be used by readers … Continue reading

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Book award for Hargreaves

American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) has announced that they will honor Lynch School of Education Thomas More Brennan Professor Andy Hargreaves and co-author Michael Fullan with its 2014 Outstanding Book Award for their book Professional Capital: Transforming Teaching in Every School. The … Continue reading

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Life with a genetic disorder

A thought-provoking collection of 16 essays—edited by Boston College Associate Professor of English Amy Boesky—offers first-hand, powerful accounts of life with genetic disorders. In The Story Within: Personal Essays on Genetics and Identity (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013), contributors shed light … Continue reading

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Digital Dubliners

Joseph Nugent of BC’s English Department will talk about his digital humanities project, Digital Dubliners, at an A&S Dean’s Colloquium on Feb. 24 starting at 4:30 p.m. in the O’Neill Library Reading Room. Designed and created by students in Nugent’s … Continue reading

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