Tag Archives: School of Theology and Ministry

A theology for the pilgrim church

BC School of Theology and Ministry Professor Rev. Richard Lennan explores the possibilities for a more faithful, just, and creative church—one responsive to the movement of grace—in his new book Tilling the Church: Theology for an Unfinished Project (Liturgical Press, … Continue reading

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The theology of pilgrimages

It is not surprising that pilgrimages attract broad interest from travelers, dreamers, and readers. Despite the enduring popularity of pilgrimages, Christian theology has not fully engaged this reality. In his new book, The Pilgrim Paradigm: Faith in Motion (Paulist Press, … Continue reading

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Texts Less Traveled

Texts Less Traveled: Exploring Hebrews, the Catholic Epistles, and Revelation (Paulist Press, 2022) is the latest book by New Testament scholar Thomas D. Stegman, S.J., dean and professor of the BC School of Theology and Ministry. Fr. Stegman highlights some key, … Continue reading

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What Makes Education Catholic

In his new book What Makes Education Catholic: Spiritual Foundations (Orbis Books, 2021), internationally renowned religious education expert Thomas Groome offers brief overviews of some of the important voices in the Catholic intellectual tradition and Catholicism with whom he feels … Continue reading

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Try a little tenderness

In his new book, Gregory Boyle, S.J., shares moving stories he has collected from his experience as founder and director of Homeboy Industries, the largest and most successful gang-intervention, rehabilitation, and re-entry program in the world. The Whole Language: The … Continue reading

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Saint Teresa of Avila

An English translation of André 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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Freedom Freed by Hope

Hope. Is it only for moments of despair or can hope free imagination, enlarge desires, and rehabilitate a zest for life? Jesuit priest Alberto Munaiz, S.J., a graduate of the BC School of Theology and Ministry, looks at how hope … Continue reading

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The social forces that shape moral character

In his book, The Structures of Virtue and Vice (Georgetown University Press, 2021), School of Theology and Ministry Associate Professor of Moral Theology Daniel J. Daly uses the lens of virtue and vice to reimagine a Catholic ethics that can … Continue reading

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New edition of Saint Ignatius’s memoirs

At the urging of the early Jesuits, Saint Ignatius of Loyola recounted the story of his spiritual conversion while recuperating from a battle wound to the founding of the religious order, the Society of Jesus. It’s an autobiography that would … Continue reading

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Guide to Vatican II

Edited by Boston College Joseph Professor of Catholic Systematic Theology Richard R. Gaillardetz, The Cambridge Companion to Vatican II (Cambridge University Press, 2020) offers a thorough overview of the Second Vatican Council. The first part examines the historical, theological, and … Continue reading

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