Category Archives: Boston College Book Reviewer

Hogs Wild

There’s a wealth of information about everything from meteorites to shrapnel in Ian Frazier’s new book, but you read his work primarily for the encounter between his sensibility and the world, according to a New York Times review of Frazier’s new … Continue reading

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Book review by Fr. Imbelli

Fr. Robert Imbelli, associate professor of theology emeritus, offers a review of Understanding the Death of Jesus Christ by Fleming Rutledge for Commonweal magazine. He calls her volume “remarkable.”

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Book reviews

Several members of the Boston College community have written book reviews recently. Mike Cronin, academic director of BC-Ireland, reviewed Paul Rouse’s Sport and Ireland: A History for the Irish Times. Father Kenneth R. Himes, OFM, associate professor of theology, reviewed … Continue reading

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Book review by Alan Wolfe

Boston College Political Science Professor Alan Wolfe, director of the Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life, has written a review of The Paradox of Liberation: Secular Revolutions and Religious Counterrevolutions by Michael Walzer. He calls Walzer’s work “a fascinating excursion … Continue reading

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Wolfe: reviewed and reviewer

Boston College Professor of Political Science Alan Wolfe, director of the Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life, has written a book review for Commonweal magazine. Wolfe’s book, At Home in Exile: Why Diaspora is Good for the Jews (Beacon Press, … Continue reading

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Book review by Stephen Pope

Boston College Theologian Stephen Pope has written a review of Evolution, Games, and God: The Principle of Cooperation, edited by Martin A. Nowak and Sarah Coakley, for Commonweal magazine. In his review, Pope writes “Coakley and Nowak’s book provides an … Continue reading

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Fr. Lennan on Mercy

Rev. Richard Lennan, a professor of systematic theology in the School of Theology and Ministry and co-editor of Hope: Promise, Possibility, and Fulfillment, has written a review of Cardinal Walter Kasper’s Mercy for America magazine.

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