Tag Archives: Theology Department

Review of Paul Farmer’s book

Canisius Professor of Theology James Keenan, S.J., vice provost for global engagement at BC, reviewed Fevers, Feuds, and Diamonds: Ebola and the Ravages of History by Dr. Paul Farmer. In his new book, Farmer, the renowned physician and anthropologist who … Continue reading

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Candlemas Lecture with David Tracy

Internationally respected theologian David Tracy will give the Lowell Humanities Series’ Candlemas Lecture on February 3 at 7 p.m. on the topic of his upcoming book on God, based on his Gifford Lectures, “This Side of God.” His webinar presentation … 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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A case for identity in Ezekiel

In his new book Ezekiel, Law, and Judahite Identity (Mohr Siebeck, 2020), Boston College alumnus Joel B. Kemp highlights how the book of Ezekiel uses legal elements to advocate for the reconfiguration of a Judahite identity under Neo-Babylonian dominance. The consistent … Continue reading

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In honor of Lisa Sowle Cahill

A new book has been published to mark Monan Professor of Theology Lisa Sowle Cahill’s remarkable 45-year career as a teacher, research scholar, and leading voice in the field of Christian theological ethics. Reimagining the Moral Life: On Lisa Sowle … 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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Catholic Press Assoc. awards

The Catholic Press Association of the U.S. and Canada bestowed honors on three Boston College faculty members at its 2020 Catholic Media Conference. The CPA awards recognize outstanding Catholic media, including books, newspapers, and magazines. Book Awards went to School … Continue reading

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A deeper look at Karl Rahner

A scholar of Christian mysticism, Boston College Professor Emeritus Harvey D. Egan, S.J., earned his doctorate in theology under the direction of the influential Jesuit priest and theologian Karl Rahner. He combines his interest and expertise in both mysticism and … Continue reading

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Green bioethics

In her book Principles of Green Bioethics: Sustainability in Health Care (Michigan State University Press, 2019), author Cristina Richie lays out a framework for evaluating the sustainability of medical developments, techniques, and procedures. She calls for a joining of biomedical … Continue reading

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Candlemas Lecture

Sarah Coakley, honorary professor at St Andrews University and a visiting professorial fellow at the Australian Catholic University, will deliver the Candlemas Lecture on Feb. 5 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Her talk is titled “‘For Mine … Continue reading

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