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A look at a medieval “bestseller”

The Book of Hours was the most commonly produced and owned book in medieval and early modern Europe. In her book French Books of Hours: Making an Archive of Prayer, c. 1400-1600 (Cambridge University Press), Boston College Associate Professor of … Continue reading

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US Catholic book review

US Catholic magazine has published a review of Catholic Spiritual Practices: A Treasury of Old and New, whose “contributors remind us of the spiritual wealth available to us through our Catholic faith tradition and instruct us in its practical application … Continue reading

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Spiritual practices: old and new

Catholic Spiritual Practices: A Treasury of Old and New,┬áco-edited by School of Theology and Ministry Associate Professor Colleen Griffith and Professor Thomas Groome, is the latest title from the award-winning Church in the 21st Century Center Book Series. The volume … Continue reading

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Transformation of a Jewish curse

A new book by Rabbi Ruth Langer, a professor of theology and associate director of the Center for Christian-Jewish Learning at Boston College, has been hailed as “masterful” by Jewish Ideas Daily. Rabbi Langer is an expert in Jewish tradition … Continue reading

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