Tag Archives: Europe

Pope Benedict and German Enlightenment

The lifelong engagement of Josef Ratzinger (Pope Benedict XVI) with the German Enlightenment and its contemporary manifestations and heirs is the subject of a new book written by Fr. Maurice Ashley Agbaw-Ebai, who recently earned a doctorate in philosophy from … Continue reading

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Award for Laurence

Congratulations to Boston College Associate Professor of Political Science Jonathan Laurence, whose book The Emancipation of Europe’s Muslims: The State’s Role in Minority Integration was honored with the 2013 Hubert Morken Award for the best publication on religion and politics by … Continue reading

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World History Association Book Prize

Professor of History Prasannan Parthasarathi has won the 2012 World History Association Book Prize for his work, Why Europe Grew Rich and Asia Did Not: Global Economic Divergence, 1600-1850. The WHA, considered the foremost organization for the promotion of world history … Continue reading

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Inaugural Chautauqua Prize winner

College of Arts and Sciences Honors Program faculty member Andrew Krivak’s novel The Sojourn, already a 2011 National Book Award Finalist for Fiction, has been named the inaugural winner of  the Chautauqua Prize, a new national literary prize that celebrates … Continue reading

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Muslims in Europe

 The Emancipation of Europe’s Muslims: The State’s Role in Minority Integration, a new book by Boston College Associate Professor of Political Science Jonathan Laurence, traces how governments across Western Europe have responded to the growing presence of Muslim immigrants in … Continue reading

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