Category Archives: Boston College Authors

Enhancing Catholic faith of adults

Enhancing the mature faith of adults is essential to the life of the parish and to the parish’s capacity to fulfill its fundamental mission of being and becoming a more effective agent of evangelization, according to School of Theology and … Continue reading

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Educational change

World renowned education expert Dennis Shirley, a professor in BC’s Lynch School of Education, has published The New Imperatives of Educational Change: Achievement with Integrity (Routledge, 2017), a clarion call to move beyond the standardized testing and marketplace competition that have … Continue reading

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Catholics & Protestants

More progress toward unity between Catholics and Protestants has been made in the last 50 years than in the past 500 years, according to Boston College Professor of Philosophy Peter Kreeft, author of the new book Catholics and Protestants: What Can We … Continue reading

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A ringside seat

Moving beyond the typical sentimentality, romanticism, or cynicism common to writing on boxing is a new book, The Bittersweet Science: Fifteen Writers in the Gym, in the Corner, and at Ringside (Univeristy of Chicago Press, 2017), co-edited by BC Professor of … Continue reading

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Ambrose of Milan

Enchantment and Creed in the Hymns of Ambrose of Milan (Oxford University Press, 2016) by School of Theology and Ministry Assistant Professor Brian P. Dunkle, S.J., offers the first critical overview of the hymns of Ambrose of Milan in the context … Continue reading

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Cognitive Neuroscience of Memory

The field of cognitive neuroscience has grown as technological advances make non-invasive measurement of human brain activity more accessible. In the new textbook, Cognitive Neuroscience of Memory (Cambridge University Press, 2017), Associate Professor of Psychology Scott D. Slotnick provides the … Continue reading

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Welcome to Helltown

In 1974, the town of Boston Mills, Ohio was turned into a ghost town when the U.S. Department of Interior seized land and condemned homes and properties in order to expand the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. In the years since, … Continue reading

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