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The Privately Printed Bible

The Privately Printed Bible: Private & Fine Press Editions of Biblical Texts in the British Isles and North America, 1892-2000 (Oak Knoll Press) by Boston College alumnus Ronald D. Patkus is the first book to offer a broad survey of … Continue reading

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The Paulist Biblical Commentary

The Paulist Biblical Commentary (Paulist Press, 2018) is a significant new compendium of the very best in contemporary biblical scholarship. The 1,686-page volume, which brings together in collaboration more than 70 international biblical scholars, consists of a commentary on each of … 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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Book review by Perkins

Professor of Theology Pheme Perkins takes a timely look at The World’s Oldest Church: Bible, Art, and Ritual at Dura-Europos, Syria by Michael Peppard in a review for America magazine. Peppard’s text offers a historical and theological reassessment of art and … Continue reading

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This Is Why I Came

Alumna Mary Rakow blends fable and theology in her new novel, This Is Why I Came (Counterpoint, 2015). The novel offers readers biblical stories reimagined by Bernadette, a lapsed Catholic who comes back to church on Good Friday after a … Continue reading

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The Bible in Early America

Mark Noll, author of In the Beginning Was the Word: The Bible in American Public Life, 1492-1783 (Oxford University Press, 2015), will present “The Bible in Early America: Colonies, Empire, Revival, War ” on Oct. 29 at 5 p.m. in Devlin Hall, room … Continue reading

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Festschrift in honor of Frs. Clifford and Harrington

School of Theology and Ministry colleagues Fr. Thomas Stegman, SJ, Christopher R. Matthews and Christopher Frechette have edited Biblical Essays in Honor of Daniel J. Harrington, SJ, and Richard J. Clifford, SJ (Paulist Press), a Festschrift  in honor of the late … Continue reading

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Having a Heart for God

Boston College alumna Tracy Baumer Fox, a certified life coach, is the author of a new devotional for busy Christians seeking to be inspired by God’s word while also learning about the Bible. Fox is the founder of Having a Heart … Continue reading

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Catholic Press Association Awards

Several books by Boston College professors were honored with awards from the Catholic Press Association of the U.S. and Canada. Theology Professor Kenneth Himes, O.F.M., received the first-place award in the category of social teaching for his book Christianity and the Political Order. … Continue reading

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Cursed

Author Anne Marie Kitz will deliver a lecture on “Angels, Demons, Cain, and the Madness of King Saul” on Mar. 26 at 5:30 p.m. in the School of Theology and Ministry Library Auditorium on BC’s Brighton Campus. Kitz is the author of  Cursed are You! The Phenomenology of … Continue reading

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