Tag Archives: Jesuit

“Citizen Kane” at 75

In America magazine, Fr. Richard A. Blake, S.J., writes about the relevance and timelessness of the film “Citizen Kane,” which had its general release to American audiences 75 years ago. Fr. Blake is a professor of film studies at BC … Continue reading

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Karl Rahner

Fr. Robert Imbelli, associate professor of theology emeritus, offers an appreciation and critique of Jesuit Karl Rahner, one of the most influential Catholic theologians of the 20th century, in an article for First Things. Fr. Imbelli is the author of the … Continue reading

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Jesuit Pedagogy, 1540-1616

Jesuit Sources has released its first publication since its relocation from Saint Louis to Boston College’s Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies in 2014. Jesuit Pedagogy, 1540-1616: A Reader, edited by Cristiano Casalini and Claude Pavur, S.J.,  offers—for the first time … Continue reading

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Genovese awarded O’Hare Fellowship

Nick Genovese, a member of the Class of 2016, has been awarded a Joseph A. O’Hare, S.J., Postgraduate Writing Fellowship. Presented by America Media, the O’Hare Fellows will spend a year at America’s offices in Manhattan editing and developing editorial content for its multi-media platform … Continue reading

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American Jesuits and the world

John T. McGreevy, the I.A. O’Shaughnessy dean of the College of Arts and Letters and professor of history at the University of Notre Dame, will present “American Jesuits and the World: Toward a More Global Religious History” on Nov. 19 at … Continue reading

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Book award for Sharlene Hesse-Biber

Boston College Professor of Sociology  Sharlene Hesse-Biber has been honored by Alpha Sigma Nu, the honor society for Jesuit colleges and universities, with a 2015 Alpha Sigma Nu Book Award for her book, Waiting for Cancer to Come: Women’s Experiences with Genetic Testing … Continue reading

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Kindness of strangers

A new book by Casey Beaumier, SJ, director of the Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies at Boston College, recalls his days as a Jesuit novice and a pilgrimage he took to help in his discernment.  A Purposeful Path: How Far Can … Continue reading

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