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Uses and Abuses of Christianity

February 29, 5–7 p.m.
Gasson 305
This year's Duffy Lectures in Global Christianity, themed "21st Century Christianity in Africa: Promises, Prospects and Pathologies," features Professor Agbonkhianmenghe Orobator, S.J. (Bator) from Kenya. Prof. Orobator's third lecture is entitled "Uses and abuses of Christianity: contemporary pathologies of Christology." flyer

The Backbone of the Church?

March 14, 5–7 p.m.
Gasson 305
This year's Duffy Lectures in Global Christianity, themed "21st Century Christianity in Africa: Promises, Prospects and Pathologies," features Professor Agbonkhianmenghe Orobator, S.J. (Bator) from Kenya. Prof. Orobator's lecture is entitled "The backbone of the church?: ecclesiological morphology and gender rhetoric." flyer

"An immense pile of filth"

March 29, 5–7 p.m.
Gasson 305
This year's Duffy Lectures in Global Christianity, themed "21st Century Christianity in Africa: Promises, Prospects and Pathologies," features Professor Agbonkhianmenghe Orobator, S.J. (Bator) from Kenya. Prof. Orobator's final lecture is entitled "'An immense pile of filth': human ecology and communitarian salvation." flyer

Engaging Particularities Conference

April 3–4
The Boston College Comparative Theology area is holding its 14th annual Engaging Particularities conference from April 3–4, 2016. This year's special focus is "The Otherness of the Self: Exploring Boundaries between Religious Traditions." See the Engaging Particularities website for details.

Immigration and Christian Ethics

April 5, 12–1:15 p.m.
Boisi Center
Professor of theological ethics, Kristin Heyer, speaks on the resources that Christian ethics can contribute to the dialogue on immigration. Event details

The Challenge of Interreligious Dialogue in the Age of Laudato Si'

April 7, 5 p.m.
Corcoran Commons, Heights Room
This year's Brien O'Brien and Mary Hasten Lecture in Interreligious Dialogue features Mary Evelyn Tucker. Tucker will speak about the promises and challenges of interreligious dialogue surrounding today's ecological challenges. Event details

Faith in the Future: Religion in Ireland in the 21st Century

April 16, 9 a.m.5 p.m.
Devlin 101
Boston College Theology joins the Irish Studies Program, the School of Theology and Ministry, the Boisi Center, and the Church in the 21st Century Center in presenting this conference. Speakers include Dr. Michael Jackson (Church of Ireland Archbishop of Dublin), Baroness Nuala O'Loan, Maire Collins, Patsy McGarry (Religion Affairs Correspondent of The Irish Times) and Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin. Event details

Theology of Pope Francis: Real Reform or Window Dressing

April 20, 5:30 p.m.
Corcoran Commons, Heights Room
Boston College Theology Professor Kristin Heyer is among the panelists at Boston College School of Theology (STM) and Ministry's Fifth Annual Dean's Colloquium on Religion and Public Culture, along with James Bretzke, S.J. (STM), Susannah HeschelThomas Reese, S.J., and Michael Sean Winters. Dean Mark Massa, S.J., will moderate. Event details


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