David Bosworth, University of Washington
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Boisi Center • 12:00-1:15PM
Rod Dreher, American Conservative
Mark Oppenheimer, New York Times
Sarah Posner, Religion Dispatches
Alan Wolfe, Boston College
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Devlin 101 • 5:30-7:00PM
Michele Broemmelsiek, Catholic Relief Services
Rev. J. Bryan Hehir, Archdiocese of Boston
Rev. Larry Snyder, Catholic Charities USA
Moderated by Alberto Godenzi, Boston College
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
McGuinn 121 • 7:00-8:30PM
Sponsored by the Church in the 21st Century Center
Author Meets Critics Book Panel
Alan Wolfe, Boston College (author)
Ben Birnbaum, Boston College
Susannah Heschel, Dartmouth College
Kevin Kenny, Boston College
Moderated by Erik Owens, Boston College
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
McGuinn 121 • 5:30-7:00PM
Reception to follow
Check out our new Boisi Center Interviews format!
"Realism, Ethics & U.S. Foreign Policy"
February 18, 2009, interview with Jean Bethke Elshtain
"Diaspora: An Introduction"
September 19, 2012, interview with Kevin Kenny
There is great buzz around the release of the iPhone 6. At a Tuesday, September 23, Boisi Center lunch, David Bosworth will consider whether our enhanced devices are actually driving us apart, as he presents on his latest book, The Demise of Virtue in Virtual America: The Moral Origins of the Great Recession.
This past summer Pew Research released a new study on how the increasing polarization in America goes beyond mere politics. On October 23, the Boisi Center is hosting a panel on the challenges of writing thoughtfully about religion in this polarized age. Distinguished panelists include Rod Dreher, Mark Oppenheimer, Sarah Posner and Alan Wolfe.
Our Spring 2014 Newsletter is available online. Check out our new design!
Resources from the Boston College sesquicentennial conference, Religion and the Liberal Aims of Higher Education, are now available online.
Check out our updated Resources page and browse audio, videos, recaps, remarks, and interviews related to Boisi Center programs.
The Boisi Center is pleased to welcome David Cowan as our visiting scholar for the spring 2014 semester.
The Boisi Center fosters conversations that seek to clarify the moral consequences of public policies in ways that help to maintain the common good while respecting America's increasing religious diversity.
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