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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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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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