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Saint Teresa of Avila

An English translation of AndrĂ© Brouillette, S.J.’s revised and published dissertation has been released by Paulist Press. Teresa of Avila, the Holy Spirit, and the Place of Salvation looks at how the Spirit and salvation come together in the life … Continue reading

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Paul the Apostle

Boston College Professor Emeritus of Theology Harvey Egan, S.J., a renowned expert on Christian mysticism, has released an audio series that illuminates the mysticism of Saint Paul. In The Apostle Paul: Christianity’s Original Mystic, Fr. Egan educates listeners about the … Continue reading

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Book prize for Catherine Mooney

School of Theology and Ministry Associate Professor Catherine Mooney has been awarded the Hagiography Society Book Prize for her publication Clare of Assisi and the Thirteenth-Century Church Religious Women, Rules, and Resistance (University of Pennsylvania Press). Founded in 1990, the … Continue reading

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Clare of Assisi

In her new book, Clare of Assisi and the Thirteenth-Century Church: Religious Women, Rules, and Resistance (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016), School of Theology and Ministry Associate Professor Catherine M. Mooney explores the story of Clare of Assisi (1193-1253), who … Continue reading

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“Blessed are the pure in heart”

Boston College alumna Patricia Sodano Ireland, director of theology programs in the division of Graduate and Professional Studies at Saint Joseph’s College in Maine, is the author of the book, Guardian of a Pure Heart: St. Augustine on the Path … Continue reading

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The joy of the saints

In his new book, Between Heaven and Mirth: Why Joy, Humor, and Laughter Are at the Heart of the Spiritual Life, television commentator and author Rev. James Martin, SJ, shows how the saints used humor in their spiritual journeys, how … Continue reading

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