Tag Archives: Christianity

The Shepherd of Hermas

The Shepherd of Hermas is one of the oldest and most widely read Christian works. Copied in Latin, Ethiopic, Coptic, Middle Persian, and Georgian, the Shepherd had far-reaching influence. A new volume of essays looks at the religious experience in … Continue reading

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Kelly Brown Douglas on ‘Resurrection Hope’

The Lowell Humanities series presents the Very Reverend Kelly Brown Douglas for a webinar presentation on her new book Resurrection Hope: A Future Where Black Lives Matter, followed by a moderated Q&A. The event, cosponsored by Theology Department and the … Continue reading

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Religious minorities in the Middle East

Franck Salameh, associate professor of Near Eastern Studies, has contributed a chapter to the new book, The Future of Religious Minorities in the Middle East (Lexington Books/Rowman & Littlefield, 2017), edited by John Eibner. The book, which addresses the domestic and international politics that … 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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Ellie Lofaro

Alumna Ellie Lofaro, founder of Heart Mind & Soul Ministries, is a nationally noted speaker and teacher. She is the author of several books, including Leap of Faith: Embracing the Life God Promised You; From Battle Scars to Beauty Marks and Slices of Life: Unexpected … Continue reading

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US Catholic recommends Hope

U.S. Catholic magazine recommends Hope: Promise, Possibility, and Fulfillment, a book edited by School of Theology and Ministry faculty members Rev. Richard Lennan and Nancy Pineda-Madrid that features essays on the theology of hope from 16 STM faculty members. The collection of essays … Continue reading

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Post-Western Christianity

The Boston College Institute for the Liberal Arts will present Post-Western Christianity and the Post-Christian West with Lamin Sanneh, D. Willis James Professor of Missions and World Christianity at Yale Divinity School and Professor of History at Yale University on Feb. … Continue reading

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Talking about Hope

Rev. Richard Lennan and Nancy Pineda-Madrid, editors of Hope: Promise, Possibility, and Fulfillment, were interviewed for a Boston College Chronicle article about their new book. Hope features essays on the theology of hope from 16 faculty members from the School … Continue reading

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Spirituality for the family

Alumni Tim Muldoon, who works in Boston College’s Division of Mission and Ministry, and his wife, Sue, have published Six Sacred Rules for Families: A Spirituality for the Home (Ave Maria Press, 2013), which offers tips to parents to help … Continue reading

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Charity, a sacramental action

Author Gary A. Anderson will present “I Give, Therefore I Am: The Primacy of Charity in the Christian Life” on Dec. 5 at 6 p.m. in the Cadigan Alumni Center, Brighton Campus. Anderson, the Hesburgh Professor of Catholic Theology at … Continue reading

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