Author Archives: Bookworm

Music therapy

Close to one million children on the autism spectrum are enrolled in U.S. schools. Geoff Barnes, who works as music therapist for the Campus School at Boston College, has written a book that depicts the emerging relationships and abilities that … Continue reading

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Women artists

Discover Her Art (Chicago Review Press, 2022) introduces young readers to the lives and artwork of 24 women from the 16th to the 20th century. In each chapter, readers arrive at a masterwork, explore it with an artist’s eye, and … Continue reading

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Opening minds

Boston College graduate and education consultant Afrika Afeni Mills explores why racial identity work is crucial, especially for white educators and students, in order to achieve a learning environment that is bias-free and truly advances diversity, equity, and inclusion, in … Continue reading

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Fixing Broken Mirrors

In his newly published memoir, Fixing Broken Mirrors, 2022 Boston College graduate Taesung Kim recounts his lonely, traumatic childhood as the target of domestic abuse. Writing using the pen name Taesung, he also addresses his struggles with mental health issues. … Continue reading

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The Shepherd of Hermas

The Shepherd of Hermas is one of the oldest and most widely read Christian works. Copied in Latin, Ethiopic, Coptic, Middle Persian, and Georgian, the Shepherd had far-reaching influence. A new volume of essays looks at the religious experience in … Continue reading

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Coming of age through grief and music

Boston College graduate Katie Moulton tells the story of her coming of age through grief and the music of Tom Petty in her new audiobook memoir, Dead Dad Club. Moulton’s father, a former record store manager who passed on his … Continue reading

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A path to purpose

Boston College Lynch School of Education and Human Development Professor Belle Liang and Tim Klein, a licensed certified social worker, have taken the science and knowledge they gained through their experiences as educators, mentors, and practitioners and channeled it into … Continue reading

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Conscience and Catholic ed

How might recent developments in the theology of conscience in the Catholic tradition be better incorporated into the administration and teaching of K-12 Catholic schools and in Catholic colleges and universities? That question is the driving force behind a new … Continue reading

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Unruly souls

In her new book, Unruly Souls: The Digital Activism of Muslim and Christian Feminists (Rutgers University Press, 2022), Boston College Assistant Professor of Communication Kristin Peterson explores how those marginalized from traditional religious spaces–due to their sexuality, gender, or race–employ … Continue reading

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Ethics handbook

Clinical Ethics Handbook for Nurses: Emphasizing Context, Communication, and Collaboration (Springer, 2022) is a new handbook that provides tools for nurse educators, ethics educators, practicing nurses, and allied health professionals for developing confidence and skill in ethical decision-making in interdisciplinary … Continue reading

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