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Fr. Keenan talk on university ethics

Canisius Professor James Keenan, S.J., will discuss his latest book, University Ethics: How Colleges Can Build and Benefit from a Culture of Ethics, at a Feb. 2 luncheon event sponsored by the Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life. … 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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The outlook for religious pluralism in Syria

Veteran journalist Charles Glass will present “The Outlook for Religious Pluralism in Syria” on Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. in the Heights Room of Corcoran Commons. The Syrian civil war has claimed in excess of 200,000 lives, with an estimated … 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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Two Faces of Political Islam

Boston College Professor of Political Science Ali Banuazizi will present “Politicization of Religion or Sacralization of Politics: Two Faces of Political Islam” on January 28 at 12:00 noon at the Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life at 24 Quincy Road. … Continue reading

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At Home in Exile

The Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life will sponsor a book panel Nov. 12 to mark the launch of its director’s new book, At Home in Exile: Why Diaspora Is Good for the Jews (Random House, 2014). Written by Boston … Continue reading

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