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Spring 2018 Events

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Bible Nation: Hobby Lobby, Scripture, and the Making of America
The Inaugural Wolfe Lecture on Religion and American Politics


Candida Moss
, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Gasson Hall 100 • 5:30 - 7pm


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Religion, Spirituality, and Compassionate Healthcare: A Conversation with Dr. Ronald Lacro
Lecture

Ronald Lacro, M.D., Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Devlin 101 • 5:30 - 6:45pm
 

Sponsored with the Connell School of Nursing and the Medical Humanities, Health, and Culture Program of the Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences.


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Catholic Afterlives: What Identities and Practices Persist When Catholics Leave the Church?
Luncheon Colloquium


Mara Willard
, University of Oklahoma
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Boisi Center • 12:00 - 1:15pm
 

RSVP required. Click here to register.


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Violence, Memory, and Religion among Survivors of Clerical Sexual Abuse
Lecture


Robert Orsi
, Northwestern University
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Devlin 101 • 5:30 - 7pm
 


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Truth and Lies in a Polarized Time

17th Annual Prophetic Voices Lecture

E.J. Dionne, Brookings Institution, The Washington Post, Georgetown University
Thursday, April 5, 2018
Cushing Hall 001 • 6:30 - 8pm *NOTE new time and location*


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Pope Francis and the American Church

Five Years and Counting--Celebrating the Fifth Anniversary of the Election of Francis to the Chair of Peter

Panel Discussion


Lisa Cahill,
Boston College
Massimo Faggioli, Villanova University
Rev. J. Bryan Hehir, Harvard University
Nancy Pineda-Madrid, Boston College
Thursday, April 26, 2018
McGuinn Hall 121 • 6:30 - 8pm
 

Co-sponsored with the Organization of Latin American Affairs.