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Book review by Alan Wolfe

Boston College Political Science Professor Alan Wolfe, director of the Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life, has written a review of The Paradox of Liberation: Secular Revolutions and Religious Counterrevolutions by Michael Walzer. He calls Walzer’s work “a fascinating excursion … 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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Book review by Stephen Pope

Boston College Theologian Stephen Pope has written a review of Evolution, Games, and God: The Principle of Cooperation, edited by Martin A. Nowak and Sarah Coakley, for Commonweal magazine. In his review, Pope writes “Coakley and Nowak’s book provides an … Continue reading

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Fr. Lennan on Mercy

Rev. Richard Lennan, a professor of systematic theology in the School of Theology and Ministry and co-editor of Hope: Promise, Possibility, and Fulfillment, has written a review of Cardinal Walter Kasper’s Mercy for America magazine.

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Prevot’s Pick

Andrew Prevot, an assistant professor of theology at BC, was one of several black Catholic intellectuals asked to select a favorite book by a black Catholic writer for the most recent issue of America magazine which focused on the 50th anniversary … Continue reading

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Book review by Fr. Imbelli

Father Robert Imbelli, associate professor emeritus of theology, has written a review for America magazine of Edward Short’s Newman and His Family. In the book, Short looks at 70 years of correspondences by Blessed Cardinal John Henry Newman to his family. Fr. … Continue reading

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Kaveny on Daniel Callahan

In a book review of bioethicist Daniel Callahan’s memoir and collection of essays, Libby Professor Cathleen Kaveny of BC’s Theology Department and Law School writes “For a model of how to argue rigorously, perceptively and non-defensively about difficult issues of … Continue reading

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