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Pope Francis’ Welcoming Church

In Go Into the Streets! The Welcoming Church of Pope Francis (Paulist Press, 2016), co-editors Joseph Professor of Catholic Systematic Theology Richard R. Gaillardetz and Thomas P. Rausch SJ, have collected essays by theologians exploring the ecclesial vision of Pope Francis. This volume … Continue reading

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Review of Kaveny’s books

America magazine has published a review of the most recent books from Libby Professor of Law and Theology Cathleen Kaveny, whom the magazine calls “one of this country’s most renowned public intellectuals focusing on the intersection of religion, law and … Continue reading

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Book reviews in Commonweal

A recent issue of the magazine Commonweal features book reviews by two members of the Boston College community. Canisius Professor James F. Keenan, S.J., director of the Jesuit Institute, reviewed American Jesuits and the World: How an Embattled Religious Order … Continue reading

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The Francis pontificate

Richard Gaillardetz, Joseph Professor of Catholic Systematic Theology, will present “The Francis Pontificate: Historical Anomaly or the Beginning of a Postmodern Papacy?” on Nov. 10 at 5:30 p.m. in the Heights Room of Corcoran Commons. He will talk about whether or not the first Jesuit … Continue reading

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Doing good

In America magazine, BC Professor of Theology Stephen Pope reviews the book Doing Good . . . Says Who?: Stories from Volunteers, Nonprofits, Donors, and Those They Want to Help by Connie Newton and Fran Early which uses the authors’ extensive experience of … Continue reading

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Grad student reviews Laurus

Theology Department doctoral student Nathaniel Peters reviews the award-winning book Laurus by Eugene Vodolazkin (translation by Lisa C. Hayden) for Commonweal magazine. Laurus, which has won two major Russian book prizes, has been listed in the company of such works as … Continue reading

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Karl Rahner

Fr. Robert Imbelli, associate professor of theology emeritus, offers an appreciation and critique of Jesuit Karl Rahner, one of the most influential Catholic theologians of the 20th century, in an article for First Things. Fr. Imbelli is the author of the … Continue reading

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