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Spiritual Exercises for a Secular Age

Spiritual Exercises for a Secular Age: Desmond and the Quest for God (University of Notre Dame Press, 2020) by Boston College alumnus Ryan G. Duns, S.J., is at the crossroads of theology and philosophy.  In his book, Fr. Duns frames … Continue reading

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Kierkegaard’s Lily Discourse

More than 150 years ago, the philosopher Kierkegaard wrote a series of discourses about the Gospel of Matthew. In her book The Lily’s Tongue: Figure and Authority in Kierkegaard’s Lily Discourse (State University of New York Press), author Frances Maughan-Brown … Continue reading

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Continental philosophy & Catholic higher ed

The Catholic Reception of Continental Philosophy in North America (University of Toronto Press, 2020) is a new volume of essays by leading philosophers and theologians exploring the reception of continental philosophy in North America and its ongoing relation to Catholic … Continue reading

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Martha C. Nussbaum

Martha C. Nussbaum, the Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago, will present “Fear, Anger, Democracy: Our Need for the Liberal Arts” on Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. … Continue reading

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Michael Sandel

Political philosopher and best-selling author Michael Sandel will present “Bioethics and the Common Good” on Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Sandel is the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Government Theory at Harvard University. … Continue reading

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Essays by Frederick G. Lawrence

The Fragility of Consciousness: Faith, Reason, and the Human Good (University of Toronto Press, 2017) is the first published collection of essays by Professor of Theology Frederick G. Lawrence, considered the authoritative interpreter of the work of Bernard Lonergan and an … Continue reading

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Puzzled

Puzzled?!: An Introduction to Philosophizing (Hackett Publishing Company, Inc., 2015) by Philosophy Assistant Professor Richard Kenneth Atkins seamlessly fuses two traditional approaches to the study of philosophy at the introductory level. It is thematic, examining fundamental issues in epistemology, metaphysics … Continue reading

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Thinking Prayer

In Thinking Prayer: Theology and Spirituality amid the Crises of Modernity (University of Notre Dame Press, 2015), Assistant Professor of Theology Andrew Prevot presents a new, integrated approach to Christian theology and spirituality, focusing on the centrality of prayer to … Continue reading

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The other side

Boston College alumnus Robert Colacurcio has published The Other Side of Suicide (Xlibris, 2015) to offer a full discussion and consideration of a host of questions not being asked today in the discussion of suicide. Colacurcio has a number of book titles … Continue reading

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Identity

BC alumnus Tim Holmes has published the second edition of Beyond Faith and Reason (Tate Publishing), an expanded and revised edition of his seminal critique of identity. From Soren Kierkegaard to Jean-Paul Sartre, Emmanuel Levinas and more, a carefully selected array … Continue reading

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