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A conversation about religion, identity, and exclusion in a new political era

The Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy will present a symposium organized around Libby Professor of Law and Theology Cathleen Kaveny’s book, Prophecy without Contempt: Religious Discourse in the Public Square. The conversation will take April 7 from … Continue reading

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A geologist investigates Noah’s Flood

On Feb. 16 at 5 p.m. in Higgins Hall, room 300, scientist David R. Montgomery will talk about his investigation of the world’s flood stories and the counterintuitive role Noah’s Flood played in the development of both geology and creationism. … Continue reading

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Kaveny on religion, language and public life

There are two new books from Darald and Juliet Libby Professor Cathleen Kaveny, who is a faculty member in both the Theology Department and Boston College Law School. In Prophecy Without Contempt (Harvard University Press, 2016), Kaveny looks at the endurance … Continue reading

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Who are the “nones”?

Roughly one-third of younger adults now say they have no religious affiliation; but who are they and why aren’t they in church? Boston University Professor Nancy T. Ammerman will present “Who are the Nones?” on Feb. 25 at 5:30 p.m. in Simboli … Continue reading

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Gasson Prof: “What the Islamic Veil Reveals”

Gasson Professor of Political Science Pierre de Charentenay, S.J., will present “What the Islamic Veil Reveals” on Feb. 25 at noon at the Boisi Center  at noon. RSVP required. Fr. de Charentenay, who was born in France, has been a member of … 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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Richard Kearney debates God

What kind of faith, if any, can be proclaimed after the ravages of the Holocaust and the many religion-based terrors since? In the new book Reimagining the Sacred (Columbia University Press, 2015), Seelig Professor of Philosophy Richard Kearney debates God … Continue reading

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