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John Paul II Lecture

Amy-Jill Levine will present “Christian Privilege, Christian Fragility, and the Gospel of John: How American Race Relations Inform Jewish-Christian Dialogue” on Oct. 14 at 4 p.m. in Stokes Hall South Auditorium S195. Levine is University Professor of New Testament and Jewish … Continue reading

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Bible Nation

Professor Candida Moss of the University of Birmingham in the UK will present the inaugural Wolfe Lecture on Religion and American Politics on Feb. 7 at 5:30 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Titled “Bible Nation: Hobby Lobby, Scripture, and … Continue reading

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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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