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CPA Book Award winners

Publications written or edited by faculty members from the School of Theology and Ministry and the Theology Department are recipients of 2019 Catholic Press Association Book Awards, including two first-place honors. The Paulist Biblical Commentary (Paulist Press) received a first place award in the … Continue reading

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Faith for the Heart

Renowned author and religious education expert Thomas Groome, a professor in BC’s School of Theology and Ministry, has written a new book “especially for the ‘nones,’ for the ‘spiritual but not religious,’ and for anyone challenged in their faith at … Continue reading

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Paradigm shift for American Catholics

On July 29, 1968, Pope Paul VI ended years of discussion and study by Catholic theologians and bishops by issuing an encyclical on human sexuality and birth control entitled Humanae Vitae. According to Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life … Continue reading

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Understanding Gaudete et Exsultate 

In his apostolic exhortation Gaudete et Exsultate, Pope Francis calls on Christians to fully embrace their baptismal call to live the Gospel. Franciscan friar and author Daniel P. Horan, a Boston College alumnus, has written a book to guide readers … Continue reading

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Canonization in America

Canonization may be fundamentally about holiness, but it is never only about holiness.  In the U.S., it was often about the ways in which Catholics defined, defended, and celebrated their identities as Americans. On Oct. 11, Kathleen Sprows Cummings, director … Continue reading

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CPA Book Awards

Faculty members from Boston College were honored for their publications by the Catholic Press Association of the U.S. and Canada at the organization’s annual conference in June. Canisius Professor of Theology James Keenan, S.J., won third place in the category … Continue reading

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The Theology of the People

An English translation of Pope Francis and the Theology of the People (Orbis Books) by School of Theology and Ministry Associate Professor of the Practice Rafael Luciani has been published. Originally written in Spanish, the book focuses on the pastoral and theological vision … Continue reading

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