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Past Events at the Boisi Center

 spring 2002 Events


Reflections on Political Islam After September 11
Ali Banuazizi Psychology, Boston College
January 23, 2002
24 Quincy Road, Boisi Center

Economists Versus Human Beings?
A.W.C. Waterman Economics, University of Manitoba
Earhardt Foundation Visiting Fellow at the Boisi Center
January 30, 2002
24 Quincy Road, Boisi Center

Genetics, Religion, and Social Ethics
Lisa Cahill Theology, Boston College
February 6, 2002
24 Quincy Road, Boisi Center

Prospects for Peace in the Middle East
Ray Helmick, S.J.  Theology, Boston College
February 20, 2002
24 Quincy Road, Boisi Center

Judaism and Civic Participation in American Life
Professors David Novak, Michael Broyde,
Michael Gottsegen and Kevin Hasson
March 12, 2002
Gasson 100

Religion in a Deliberative Society: What really happened to us in the era of speculation?
Guido Dierickx, S. J.
Political Science, Marquette University
March 13, 2002
24 Quincy Road, Boisi Center

The Struggle for the Soul of Islam: Inclusive and Exclusive Tendencies Since September 11
Professor Michael Sells , Haverford College
March 13, 2002
Devlin 008

The Abrahamic Attitudes Towards Racism and Slavery:
Is Religion Moral?

Benjamin Braude History, Boston College
March 20, 2002
24 Quincy Road, Boisi Center

Faith, Reason and Democracy in Islam
Dr. Abdolkarim Soroush Visiting Professor Harvard Divinity School
March 25, 2002
McGuinn 121

What is the Prophetic Role of the Catholic Church in American Society Today?
Father Bryan Hehir
President, Catholic Charities USA
Inaugural “Prophetic Voices of the American Churches" Lecture
April 1, 2002
Gasson 100

The New Physics of Philanthropy:
Money, Meaning and Motives

Paul Schervish, Social Welfare Research Institute and Sociology Department, Boston College
April 2, 2002
24 Quincy Road, Boisi Center

Beyond the Synagogue Walls
Professor Lynn Davidman
Judaic Studies, Brown University
April 11, 2002
24 Quincy Road, Boisi Center

Melville, Our Contemporary
Andrew Delbanco, Humanities, Columbia University
April 11, 2002
Gasson 305

Lived Religion Workshop
Alan Wolfe, Boston College
Patricia M. Y. Chang, Boston College
Nancy Ammerman, Hartford Seminary
R. Marie Griffith, Princeton University
June 14 – 16, 2002
24 Quincy Road, Boisi Center