Tag Archives: Theology Department

Water ethics

Christiana Zenner of Fordham University, whose research is at the nexus of fresh water ethics, ecological theory, earth science, and Catholic social teaching, will give a public lecture on Dec. 4 at 5 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Zenner … Continue reading

Posted in Guest Authors | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Rabbi Langer honored

Rabbi Ruth Langer, a professor of Jewish Studies in the Theology Department, recently received the Eternal Light Award from Saint Leo University’s Center for Catholic-Jewish Studies, in recognition of her outstanding contributions to Catholic-Jewish studies. Langer is the associate director … Continue reading

Posted in Awards/Honors | Tagged , | Leave a comment

CPA Book Award winners

Publications written or edited by faculty members from the School of Theology and Ministry and the Theology Department are recipients of 2019 Catholic Press Association Book Awards, including two first-place honors. The Paulist Biblical Commentary (Paulist Press) received a first place award in the … Continue reading

Posted in Awards/Honors, Boston College Authors | Tagged , , | Leave a comment


Theologian M. Shawn Copeland, who retired from Boston College this month, was celebrated by colleagues and former students with a Festschrift in her honor. Enfleshing Theology: Embodiment, Discipleship, and Politics in the Work of M. Shawn Copeland (Lexington Books/Fortress Academic, … Continue reading

Posted in Boston College Authors | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The witness of African American religious experience

Knowing Christ Crucified: The Witness of African American Religious Experience (Orbis Books, 2018), a new book by Professor of Theology M. Shawn Copeland, “is a powerful reading of the Cross of Jesus, both as it is written in scripture and … Continue reading

Posted in Boston College Authors | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Blessed are the Peacemakers

In her new book Blessed Are the Peacemakers: Pacifism, Just War, and Peacebuilding (Fortress Press, 2o19), Monan Professor of Theology Lisa Sowle Cahill offers a historical understanding of pacifism and just war theory, while advocating a newer approach to conflict … Continue reading

Posted in Boston College Authors | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Paulist Biblical Commentary

The Paulist Biblical Commentary (Paulist Press, 2018) is a significant new compendium of the very best in contemporary biblical scholarship. The 1,686-page volume, which brings together in collaboration more than 70 international biblical scholars, consists of a commentary on each of … Continue reading

Posted in Boston College Authors | Tagged , , | Leave a comment