Tag Archives: Jesuit author

Translating Joseph de Jouvancy, S.J.

Joseph de Jouvancy, S.J., (1643–1719) is known for his plays, biographies, histories, orations, and, perhaps most notably, for his influential work De discendi et docendi ratione (The Way to Learn and the Way to Teach, 1703). In this work, Jouvancy describes … Continue reading

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A deeper look at Karl Rahner

A scholar of Christian mysticism, Boston College Professor Emeritus Harvey D. Egan, S.J., earned his doctorate in theology under the direction of the influential Jesuit priest and theologian Karl Rahner. He combines his interest and expertise in both mysticism and … Continue reading

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STM scholarly publications

The School of Theology and Ministry’s annual celebration of its faculty’s scholarship was virtual this year due to the pandemic. The video showcase recognizes 2019-20 scholarly publications by STM faculty, including book chapters and journal articles, translations, authored and edited … Continue reading

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Jesuit Kaddish

Kraft Family Professor of Philosophy James Bernauer, S.J., takes a critical look at the Jesuit order in his new book Jesuit Kaddish: Jesuits, Jews, and Holocaust Remembrance (Notre Dame Press, 2020). According to the publisher, Jesuit Kaddish “is a long … Continue reading

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In the School of Ignatius

A major dimension of Jesuit and Ignatian spirituality is the spirituality of docta pietas (learned devotion) or of a “teaching that is holy, devout, righteous, revelatory.” For centuries this spirituality’s great legislative expression within the Society of Jesus has been … Continue reading

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Making Ignatian spirituality accessible

Boston College alumnus Joe Laramie, S.J., a priest and experienced retreat leader and spiritual director, offers accessible wisdom from the foundations of Jesuit spirituality in his new book Abide in the Heart of Christ (Ave Maria Press, 2019). Using St. … Continue reading

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Twice ordained

John R. Willis, S.J., (1917-2001) was a popular professor of history at Boston College who was known for his humility, sense of humor, and eclectic interests, which ranged from opera to movies to motorcycles. He also served as dean of … Continue reading

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A Jesuit Cossack

Before assuming the presidency of Boston College in 1932, Louis J. Gallagher, S.J., spent 15 months on a mission of danger and diplomacy in Russia. His adventure is recounted in the newly published memoir A Jesuit Cossack: A Memoir by Louis J. Gallagher, … 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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Book launch for Fr. Stegman’s new book

The School of Theology and Ministry is hosting a book launch on Oct. 19 to celebrate the publication of STM Dean Thomas Stegman, S.J.‘s latest book, Written for Our Instruction: Theological and Spiritual Riches in Romans (Paulist Press, 2017). The event will … Continue reading

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