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Festschrift

Theologian M. Shawn Copeland, who retired from Boston College this month, was celebrated by colleagues and former students with a Festschrift in her honor. Enfleshing Theology: Embodiment, Discipleship, and Politics in the Work of M. Shawn Copeland (Lexington Books/Fortress Academic, … Continue reading

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Centennial of Women’s Suffrage

The 19th Amendment, which secured for women the right to vote in the United States, was passed in the House of Representatives and Congress 100 years ago. The amendment capped a decades-long women’s suffrage movement by activists, many of whom … Continue reading

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Danger in Boston

A biological weapon is accidentally unleashed upon an unsuspecting Boston populace in a new thriller by Phil Temples, a systems administrator in the Computer Science Department at BC. In The Allston Variant (Moonshine Cove Publishing, 2019), scientist Carrie Bloomfield is … Continue reading

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Paradigm shift for American Catholics

On July 29, 1968, Pope Paul VI ended years of discussion and study by Catholic theologians and bishops by issuing an encyclical on human sexuality and birth control entitled┬áHumanae Vitae. According to Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life … Continue reading

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Seeing the Spanish Restoration on TV

Televising Restoration Spain: History and Fiction in Twenty-First-Century Costume Dramas (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018) is a collection of essays on recent Spanish television series that are set in the period of the Spanish Restoration (1874-1931). Co-edited by Boston College Assistant Professor … Continue reading

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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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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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