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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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The outlook for religious pluralism in Syria

Veteran journalist Charles Glass will present “The Outlook for Religious Pluralism in Syria” on Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. in the Heights Room of Corcoran Commons. The Syrian civil war has claimed in excess of 200,000 lives, with an estimated … Continue reading

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Having a Heart for God

Boston College alumna Tracy Baumer Fox, a certified life coach, is the author of a new devotional for busy Christians seeking to be inspired by God’s word while also learning about the Bible. Fox is the founder of Having a Heart … Continue reading

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Writing about religion in a polarized age

Boston College will host a panel of writers who will discuss their insights regarding contemporary discourse on religion, including the challenges that exist for those who desire to engage in thoughtful reflection on provocative topics. “Writing about Religion in a Polarized … Continue reading

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When religion and child welfare collide

In his new book The Child Cases: How America’s Religious Exemption Laws Harm Children (University of Massachusetts Press, 2014), Boston College History Professor Alan Rogers looks at several high-profile cases in the 1980s and ’90s involving parents who refused to seek medical treatment … Continue reading

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John Paul II lecture

Rev. Dr. Christian M. Rutishauser, S.J., provincial of the Swiss Jesuits, will deliver the Third Annual John Paul II Lecture in Christian-Jewish Relations on Feb. 16 at 4 p.m. in Stokes Hall, S195.  Fr. Rutishauser’s talk is titled “The Jewishness of … Continue reading

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Post-Western Christianity

The Boston College Institute for the Liberal Arts will present Post-Western Christianity and the Post-Christian West with Lamin Sanneh, D. Willis James Professor of Missions and World Christianity at Yale Divinity School and Professor of History at Yale University on Feb. … Continue reading

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