Author Archives: Bookworm

Exploring the natural philosophists

The History and Philosophy of Science: A Reader (Bloomsbury Academic, 2018) is for students looking to better understand the origins of natural science. Edited by Associate Professor of Philosophy Daniel McKaughan and Associate Professor of the Practice of Philosophy Holly … Continue reading

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A Montauk summer

In his new memoir, Boston College graduate John Glynn writes about a summer he spent living with friends at the beach on Long Island. Out East: Memoir of a Montauk Summer (Grand Central Publishing May, 2019) is a story of … Continue reading

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Book prize for Catherine Mooney

School of Theology and Ministry Associate Professor Catherine Mooney has been awarded the Hagiography Society Book Prize for her publication Clare of Assisi and the Thirteenth-Century Church Religious Women, Rules, and Resistance (University of Pennsylvania Press). Founded in 1990, the … Continue reading

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The witness of African American religious experience

Knowing Christ Crucified: The Witness of African American Religious Experience (Orbis Books, 2018), a new book by Professor of Theology M. Shawn Copeland, “is a powerful reading of the Cross of Jesus, both as it is written in scripture and … Continue reading

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The Privately Printed Bible

The Privately Printed Bible: Private & Fine Press Editions of Biblical Texts in the British Isles and North America, 1892-2000 (Oak Knoll Press) by Boston College alumnus Ronald D. Patkus is the first book to offer a broad survey of … Continue reading

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Workplace blues

The American workplace has eroded across many dimensions, leaving workers feeling untethered and insecure about their futures, according to a new book by Lynch School of Education and Human Development Professor of Counseling Psychology David Blustein, one of the nation’s … Continue reading

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The old neighborhood

In his new book, Professor of English Carlo Rotella mixes journalism and memoir to write about his hometown, Chicago, and about the greater question of what defines a neighborhood. Rotella interviewed current and former residents of the neighborhood where he … Continue reading

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