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Symposium on Stanislas Breton between Faith and Dialogue

Wednesday, January 21 through Friday, January 23
Symposium organized by the Boston College Theology and Philosophy departments with the Institut Catholique de Paris. For information regarding conference registration, email Prof. Jeffrey Bloechl (BC Philosophy) at bloechl@bc.edu. Conference schedule

Boisi Center Event: Ali Banuazizi

Wednesday, January 28, 12–1:15 p.m.
Boisi Center, 24 Quincy Road
The Boisi Center hosts Boston College professor Ali Banuazizi. The topic of Prof. Banuazizi's discussion is "Politicization of Religion or Sacralization of Politics: Two Faces of Political Islam." RSVP and event details

Candlemas Lecture featuring M. Catherine Hilkert

Monday, February 2, 5:30 p.m.
Gasson 305
The Institute for the Liberal Arts invites theologian M. Catherine Hilkert, OP (University of Notre Dame) for this year's Candlemas Lecture. Prof. Hilkert's lecture is entitled "The Word Entrusted to the Entire Church: Handing on the Faith of Our Mothers." Event flyer

Duffy Lectures in Global Christianity: South America

Every Monday and Wednesday from February 9–23, 5:30 p.m.
Boston College, Chestnut Hill (Stokes Hall 461S)
The Boston College Theology Department welcomes Professor Maria Clara Luchetti Bingemer, professor of theology at the Pontifical Catholic University in Rio de Janeiro Brazil. Prof. Bingemer will give a series of lectures (February 9, 11, 16, 18). Course and registration details

Mr g – The Story of Creation as Told by God

Wednesday, February 11
Prof. Lisa Sowle Cahill is a featured panelist at this American Academy of Arts & Sciences staged reading and panel discussion. Event details

Boisi Center Event: Benjamin Braude

Wednesday, February 11, 12–1:15 p.m.
Boisi Center, 24 Quincy Road
The Boisi Center hosts Boston College history professor Benjamin Braude. The topic of Prof. Braude's discussion is "Simone's Svengalis: A Petainist, a Missionary, and the Making of Simone Weil." RSVP and event details

14th Annual Prophetic Voices Lecture

Thursday, February 12, 5:30–7 p.m.
Higgins 300
This annual lecture is sponsored by the Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life. This year, the center welcomes professor Charles Marsh (University of Virginia). Prof. Marsh's lecture is entitled "‘I Heard the Gospel Preached in the Church of the Outcasts’: Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Transformative Encounters with the American Prophetic Tradition, 1930-1931." RSVP and event details

Islam for Catholics 101

Thursday, March 5, 5:30 p.m.
Corcoran Commons, Heights Room
The Boston College School of Theology and Ministry invites the theology department's visiting professor Natana DeLong-Bas. Prof. DeLong-Bas's discussion will include major themes in Islam as well as topics surrounding interfaith dialogue. Registration and event details

Center for Christian-Jewish Learning Conference

March 12–March 13
The Center for Christian-Jewish Learning is holding a conference entitled, "Righteous Among the Nations: A Conference Exploring the Spiritual & Ethical Witness of Holocaust Rescuers." Speakers include professors Ruth Langer (also the center's associate director), Stephen Pope, and Meghan Sweeney. conference details, center website

Engaging Particularities XIII

Thursday, March 26–Friday, March 27
Boston College, Chestnut Hill
Annual conference of the U.S. Jesuit Assistancy for Mission and Interreligious Dialogue and Boston College Comparative Theology. The special focus for this year is "Suffering and Mortality." Paper proposals are due January 16 (Call for Papers). See the Engaging Particularities website for more details.


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