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Book event for Poverty: Responding Like Jesus

Professor of Theology Ken Himes, O.F.M. and BC alumnus Conor Kelly, an assistant professor at Marquette University, will talk about poverty and Christian discipleship at an event celebrating their new book Poverty: Responding Like Jesus (Paraclete Press in cooperation with the … Continue reading

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A Church for the poor

Poverty: Responding Like Jesus is a new book from Paraclete Press and the Church in the 21st Century Center that takes a fresh look at the role of churches, and individual Christians, in relating to poverty and the poor among … Continue reading

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Book from BC’s Amoris Laetitia conference

The new book, Amoris Laetitia: A New Momentum for Moral Formation and Pastoral Practice (Paulist Press, 2018), is based on presentations and discussions from an October 2017 conference at Boston College where bishops and theologians considered how Pope Francis’ family … Continue reading

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Enhancing Catholic faith of adults

Enhancing the mature faith of adults is essential to the life of the parish and to the parish’s capacity to fulfill its fundamental mission of being and becoming a more effective agent of evangelization, according to School of Theology and … Continue reading

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Clare of Assisi

In her new book, Clare of Assisi and the Thirteenth-Century Church: Religious Women, Rules, and Resistance (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016), School of Theology and Ministry Associate Professor Catherine M. Mooney explores the story of Clare of Assisi (1193-1253), who … Continue reading

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Pope Francis’ Welcoming Church

In Go Into the Streets! The Welcoming Church of Pope Francis (Paulist Press, 2016), co-editors Joseph Professor of Catholic Systematic Theology Richard R. Gaillardetz and Thomas P. Rausch SJ, have collected essays by theologians exploring the ecclesial vision of Pope Francis. This volume … Continue reading

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Christianity and the Culture Machine

Vincent F. Rocchio, a faculty member in the Communication Department, incorporates theories of media and cultural studies in his new book to examine why both Hollywood and the institutional Church have such difficulty speaking about, and promoting, egalitarianism, non-materialism, and pacifism in compelling ways. In … Continue reading

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