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theology department

2013

Between Past and Future: Centenary Celebration of Paul Ricoeur

Saturday, December 7
Chestunut Hill Campus, Higgins 300
Sponsors: BC Theology Dept, Psychology of the Other Institute at Lesley University

Boston College Department of Philosophy Albert J. Fitzgibbons Lecture Series

2:00–3:30 p.m. Rethinking Ricoeur
Moderator: Eileen Sweeney
Panelists: Brian Treanor, Timo Helenius, James Taylor

4:00–5:30 p.m. Remembering Ricoeur
Moderator: Jeffrey Bloechl
Panelists: Richard Kearney, David Rasmussen, Richard Cobb-Stevens

For more information, email Prof. Richard Kearney (BC Philosophy).


Iconography and Myth: from Nebuchadnezzar to the Fallen Angels

Wednesday, November 20, 6:30 p.m.
Chestnut Hill Campus, Devlin Hall 008 Auditorium

Presentation by Jonathan Ben-Dov (Haifa University). Event details


Religious Diversity and the Common Good (Boston College Sesquicentennial Symposium)

Wednesday, November 13, 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Chestnut Hill Campus, Corcoran Commons, Heights Room

A variety of speakers gathered to discuss the common good in a pluralistic society, including theology professor, Catherine Cornille. Video, audio, photos and transcripts


Women for a Contemporary Church: A Conversation

Tuesday, November 12, 5:30 p.m.
Sponsors: C21, BC School of Theology and Ministry, BC Theology Dept

A panel discussion including Francine Cardman, M. Shawn Copeland, and Megan McCabe. The moderator will be Patricia DeLeeuw. Video by C21


Meditation, Interfaith Learning, & Social Service: Deep Learning Across Religious Boundaries

Saturday, November 9, 9:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Retreat/workshop led by theology professor, John Makransky with Paul F. Knitter (Union Theological Seminary).


Collegiality in Church Leadership

Thursday, November 7, 6:00 p.m.
Cadigan Alumni Center Atrium, Brighton Campus
Sponsors: C21, BC Theology Dept

Mary McAleese, former President of Ireland and Canon lawyer, interviewed by theology professor, Richard Gaillardetz. Video by C21


The Dead Sea Scrolls: Discovery, Scandal, Mysteries

Thursday, October 17, 6:00–8:00 p.m.
Chestnut Hill Campus, Higgins 310

A public lecture and discussion with theology professors, David Vanderhooft and Yonder Gillihan. Event details


Therese, My Love
by Julia Kristeva

Tuesday, October 15, 5:00–7:00 p.m.
Chestnut Hill Campus, Corcoran Commons, 205 Heights Room
Sponsors: BC Theology and Philosophy Depts

Talk by Professor Julia Kristeva (University of Paris VII Diderot, Emeritus) on her new book, Therese, My Love. Other publications by Prof. Kristeva include This Incredible Need to Believe (2009) andTheir Gaze Pierces our Shadows (with Jean Vanier) (2011). For more information, email Prof. Richard Kearney (BC Philosophy).


A Tragedy and a Dream:  Disability Revisited

Tuesday, October 15, 5:00–7:00 p.m.
Chestnut Hill Campus, Corcoran Commons, 205 Heights Room
Sponsors: Consulate General of France, BC Theology Dept

Boston College Department of Philosophy Albert J. Fitzgibbons Lecture Series

The Philosophy Department of Boston College with the Psychology and the Other Institute at Lesley University welcome Professor Julia Kristeva (University of Paris VII Diderot, Emeritus). For more information, email Prof. Richard Kearney (BC Philosophy).


From Plurality to Solidarity through Justice

Friday, October 4, 12:30–4:00 p.m.

Symposium with John Baumann, S.J., Catherine Cornille, Larry Gordon, and Nancy Pineda-Madrid. Video


Beyond Ignorance, Hostility, and Fear: Organizing for Justice by Embracing Religious and Ethnic Passion

Thursday, October 3, 7:00 p.m.

A public lecture by John Bauman, S.J. Video


Living Catholicism: Roles and Relationships for a Contemporary World

Thursday, October 3, 5:30–6:30 p.m.
Chestnut Hill Campus, Gasson Hall, Room 100
Sponsors: C21 and BC Theology Dept

A public lecture by Father Michael Himes. Video by C21