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Aristotelian logic and China

Jesuit missionaries and Chinese literati first introduced Aristotelian logic to China during the late Ming dynasty (in the first half of the 17th century). They collaborated to translate this specific part of the Cursus Conimbricensis, a set of commentaries on Aristotle’s philosophy developed by … Continue reading

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Biography of James Martin, S.J.

Thanks to his appearances on television with talk show host Stephen Colbert, his Twitter following of more than a quarter of a million people, and his bestselling books, James Martin, S.J., may be the most recognized Catholic priest in the … Continue reading

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Alpha Sigma Nu Book Awards

Associate Professor of Communication Matt Sienkiewicz and Roche Center for Catholic Education Executive Director Melodie Wyttenbach have received 2019 Alpha Sigma Nu Book Awards from the honor society of Jesuit colleges and universities. Books are judged on the basis of … Continue reading

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A Prisoner’s Tears 

Professor Emeritus of Theology Harvey D. Egan, S.J., has played an instrumental role in the publication of two works by a man who has been incarcerated for more than 40 years. Fr. Egan copyedited and helped to get published two books written by … Continue reading

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Saint Alberto Hurtado, S.J.

Saint Alberto Hurtado (1901-1952), a Jesuit priest from Chile who ministered to the poor, is highly regarded in Latin America, but less well-known in the English-speaking world. BC Law Professor Scott FitzGibbon and BC Law alumna Fernanda Soza hope to bring St. Hurtado’s prophetic … Continue reading

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Lebanon’s Jewish community

In his new book, Lebanon’s Jewish Community: Fragments of Lives Arrested (Palgrave MacMillan), BC Associate Professor of Near Eastern Studies Franck Salameh presents both history and memory of Lebanon’s Jews, considering what, how, and why they choose to remember their Lebanese … Continue reading

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Feore Family Lecture on Jesuit Studies

University of Toronto Professor Emeritus of History Paul F. Grendler will deliver the annual Feore Family Lecture on Jesuit Studies on Oct. 2 in the Heights Room of Corcoran Commons. The event will begin with a 4 p.m. reception, followed by … Continue reading

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In honor of T. Frank Kennedy, S.J.

A book of essays in memory of Canisius Professor of Humanities and Music T. Frank Kennedy, S.J. (1948-2016) will be unveiled at a special celebration of Fr. Kennedy’s legacy on March 25 in Gasson Hall. An internationally recognized scholar of the … Continue reading

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Jesuit mysticism

In A Companion to Jesuit Mysticism (Brill Publishers, 2017), editor Robert A. Maryks presents 13 essays on the Jesuit mystical tradition, a somewhat neglected aspect of Jesuit historiography that stretches as far back as Ignatius of Loyola, his spiritual visions at … Continue reading

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Jesuit-Catholic leadership

Boston College alumnus Maduabuchi Leo Muoneme, S.J. is the author of a new book, The Hermeneutics of Jesuit Leadership in Higher Education (Routledge, 2017). Fr. Muoneme interviewed seven Jesuits who served as university leaders, as well as University of Notre Dame President Theodore … Continue reading

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