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Try a little tenderness

In his new book, Gregory Boyle, S.J., shares moving stories he has collected from his experience as founder and director of Homeboy Industries, the largest and most successful gang-intervention, rehabilitation, and re-entry program in the world. The Whole Language: The … Continue reading

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War diary of a Boston College Jesuit

A new digital publication provides an eyewitness account of war from a Boston College Jesuit priest who served as a chaplain in the North Africa and Pacific theaters during World War II. John P. Foley, S.J., who temporarily left his … Continue reading

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Nazis in Boston

Boston College Associate Professor of History Charles R. Gallagher, S.J., has written a new book about American terrorists who, in the name of God, conspired to overthrow the government and formed an alliance with Hitler. Nazis of Copley Square: The … Continue reading

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Spiritual nourishment

Homilies in a New Key is a newly published collection of homilies by Boston College Professor Emeritus of Theology Harvey D. Egan, S.J., that rethink–creatively but in an orthodox way–significant aspects of Christianity. They are the product of Fr. Egan’s … Continue reading

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Saint Teresa of Avila

An English translation of André Brouillette, S.J.’s revised and published dissertation has been released by Paulist Press. Teresa of Avila, the Holy Spirit, and the Place of Salvation looks at how the Spirit and salvation come together in the life … Continue reading

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Contemporary religion in Latin America

Boston College Associate Professor of Sociology Gustavo Morello, S,J., has spent the past six years trying to understand what the practice of religion looks like in Latin American today. His new book, Lived Religion in Latin America: An Enchanted Modernity … Continue reading

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Ignatian Christian Life

Ignatian Christian Life: A New Paradigm (2021), published by the Institute of Jesuit Sources, proposes a new model for the relationship between religion and culture, looking specifically at the Ignatian tradition and challenging the framework in which Ignatian scholars have … Continue reading

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Arrupe on the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Pedro Arrupe, S.J., who served as Superior General of the Society of Jesus from 1965 until 1983, frequently refers to the Sacred Heart of Jesus in his personal letters and writings. These writings become something of a collection of love … Continue reading

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Exhortation and advice

Francesco Sacchini (1570–1625) was a much-respected rhetorician, biographer, and official historian of the Society of Jesus. At his death, he left behind two essays—The Protrepticon (“exhortation”) and the Paraenesis (“advice”)—valuable, ever-ready resources for those assigned to teach the younger students … Continue reading

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Handing on the Fire

The Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies at Boston College is hosting a live webinar book launch on July 1 at 12 noon (ET) for one of its newest titles, Handing on the Fire: Making Spiritual Direction Ignatian. The book event … Continue reading

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