News and Events
Congratulations to Professor Richard Gaillardetz whose recent book, Keys to the Council (Liturgical Press), co-authored with Catherine Clifford, received first place in the Religion/Philosophy category by the Midwest Independent Publishers Association.
Included among the Association of Catholic Publishers (ACP) 2013 awards for "Excellence in Publishing" are two of professor Richard Gaillardetz's publications. Gaillardetz is the editor of When the Magisterium Intervenes (Liturgical Press) which won first place in the "Theology" category. Keys to the Council (Liturgical Press), co-authored with Catherine Clifford, won third place in the "General Interest" category.
Graduate students Kevin Ahern and Nicholas DiSalvatore recently won the Donald J. White Teaching Excellence Award for 2012-2013. Congratulations to Kevin and Nicholas!
Congratulations to M. Shawn Copeland, professor of systematic theology, recently promoted to full professor. In addition to being beloved by her students, Professor Copeland is a renowned scholar of theological and philosophical anthropology, political theology, as well as African American Catholic experience and history. She is the recipient of numerous awards and author of over 100 publications, including Enfleshing Freedom: Body, Race, and Being.
Just released from Orbis Books, Visions of Hope: Emerging Theologians and the Future of the Church, edited by Kevin Ahern, student in Theological Ethics. This volume includes articles from young scholars all over the world reflecting on the Church in light of the Second Vatican Council. Among the authors whose works were selected for this publication include B. Kevin Brown, Christopher Conway, Benjamin Durheim, Eduardo Gonzalez, Michael P. Jaycox, and Stephen Okey.
The Boston College Chronicle profiled professors Andrew Prevot and Brian Robinette, both of whom joined our systematics faculty this past year.
Professor James Keenan recently shared his thoughts on the election of Pope Francis I with the National Catholic Reporter.
Congratulations to Professor Catherine Cornille, Chairperson of the Theology Department, for her recent appointment to the Newton College Alumnae Chair in Western Culture.
A new book by Professor of Theological Ethics, Kenneth Himes, O.F.M., will be released in April 2013 by Orbis Books. The title is Christianity and the Political Order: Conflict, Cooptation, and Cooperation.
Global Justice, Christology and Christian Ethics, a book by Lisa Sowle Cahill, J. Donald Monan Professor of Theological Ethics.