Category Archives: Boston College Authors

What Makes Education Catholic

In his new book What Makes Education Catholic: Spiritual Foundations (Orbis Books, 2021), internationally renowned religious education expert Thomas Groome offers brief overviews of some of the important voices in the Catholic intellectual tradition and Catholicism with whom he feels … Continue reading

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The price is right

How do leaders, managers, and proprietors go about the essential task of setting prices? What are some of the biases that drive decisions about pricing? In a new book, Carroll School of Management Associate Professor of Marketing Gerald Smith mixes … Continue reading

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One hiker’s exploration of the Appalachian Trail

Over the course of 11 years, Alan Richardson, a professor of English at Boston College, hiked the entire Appalachian Trail (AT), a nearly 2,200-mile journey that extends from Georgia to Maine. His approach was unique. Rather than hike from one … Continue reading

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War diary of a Boston College Jesuit

A new digital publication provides an eyewitness account of war from a Boston College Jesuit priest who served as a chaplain in the North Africa and Pacific theaters during World War II. John P. Foley, S.J., who temporarily left his … Continue reading

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Nazis in Boston

Boston College Associate Professor of History Charles R. Gallagher, S.J., has written a new book about American terrorists who, in the name of God, conspired to overthrow the government and formed an alliance with Hitler. Nazis of Copley Square: The … Continue reading

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Cybersecurity

Mike Steinmetz, a faculty member in the Woods College of Advancing Studies’ M.S. in Cybersecurity Policy & Governance program, has authored two chapters in the new Oxford Handbook of Cyber Security. The volume taps experts from around the world to … Continue reading

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In honor of Fr. Bernauer

A special issue of the journal Philosophy & Social Criticism has been published in honor of Kraft Family Professor Emeritus James Bernauer, S.J., former director of BC’s Center for Christian-Jewish Learning. Fr. Bernauer retired in 2020 after a 40-year career … Continue reading

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A journey from campus to war and back

War College, a new novel written by Thomas Barnico, tells the story of Jack Dunne, a student at an elite university who leaves campus to serve in the Vietnam War. War College depicts the various personal and political challenges faced … Continue reading

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Spiritual nourishment

Homilies in a New Key is a newly published collection of homilies by Boston College Professor Emeritus of Theology Harvey D. Egan, S.J., that rethink–creatively but in an orthodox way–significant aspects of Christianity. They are the product of Fr. Egan’s … Continue reading

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Mystērion

Mystērion: The Theology Journal of Boston College is a newly launched undergraduate journal featuring essays by students from Boston College and beyond that address important—and difficult—theological questions. BC students Amanda Garza ’22, Paige McDonald ’23, Sean O’Neil ’23, and Connor … Continue reading

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