Category Archives: Boston College Authors

An elegy for Russia’s Jewry

A richly journalistic portrait of Russia’s dwindling, but still vibrant and influential Jewish community, is presented in a new book by Boston College Professor Maxim D. Shrayer. Based on new evidence and a series of interviews, With or Without You: … Continue reading

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New journalism minor at BC

Associate Professor of English Angela Ards, who joined Boston College this fall, will help develop and direct a new interdisciplinary minor in journalism expected to debut in the fall of 2018. Ards is a former editor and writer at The Village Voice and The … Continue reading

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A is for asteroids

An early fascination with horror films and decades of teaching courses on Gothic fiction inspired Boston College English Professor Paul Lewis to write A Is for Asteroids, Z Is for Zombies: A Bedtime Book about the Coming Apocalypse (Andrews McMeel … Continue reading

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Jesuit mysticism

In A Companion to Jesuit Mysticism (Brill Publishers, 2017), editor Robert A. Maryks presents 13 essays on the Jesuit mystical tradition, a somewhat neglected aspect of Jesuit historiography that stretches as far back as Ignatius of Loyola, his spiritual visions at … Continue reading

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Scalia’s Constitution

R. Shep Melnick, the Thomas P. O’Neill Jr. Professor of American Politics, is among the legal scholars, philosophers, and political scientists who have contributed to the new book Scalia’s Constitution: Essays on Law and Education (Palgrave/Macmillan, 2017). The book, edited by … Continue reading

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New constitutional law resource

BC Law School Professor Richard Albert, an editor at I-CONnect, the blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law, and Law School Professor Vlad Perju, director of BC’s Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy, have established a partnership … Continue reading

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The riches in Romans

Penned nearly 2,000 years ago to a specific group of believers, Paul’s Letter to the Romans has as much relevance today as when it was first written, according to Thomas D. Stegman, S.J., dean of Boston College’s School of Theology … Continue reading

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