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Spring 2018 Events

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Bible Nation: Hobby Lobby, Scripture, and the Making of America
The Inaugural Wolfe Lecture on Religion and American Politics

Candida Moss
, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Gasson Hall 100 • 5:30 - 7pm

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Religion, Spirituality, and Compassionate Healthcare: A Conversation with Dr. Ronald Lacro

Ronald Lacro, M.D., Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Devlin 101 • 5:30 - 6:45pm

Sponsored with the Connell School of Nursing and the Medical Humanities, Health, and Culture Program of the Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences.

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Catholic Afterlives: What Identities and Practices Persist When Catholics Leave the Church?
Luncheon Colloquium

Mara Willard
, University of Oklahoma
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 *NEW DATE*
Boisi Center • 12:00 - 1:15pm

RSVP required. Click here to register.

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Violence, Memory, and Religion among Survivors of Clerical Sexual Abuse

Robert Orsi
, Northwestern University
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Devlin 008 • 5 - 6:15 pm *NOTE: new location and time*

RSVP Requested.

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Truth and Lies in a Polarized Time

17th Annual Prophetic Voices Lecture


E.J. Dionne, Brookings Institution, The Washington Post, Georgetown University
Thursday, April 5, 2018
Cushing Hall 001 • 6:30 - 8pm *NOTE: new location and time*

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Pope Francis and the American Church

Panel Discussion

Lisa Cahill,
Boston College
Massimo Faggioli, Villanova University
Rev. J. Bryan Hehir, Harvard University
Nancy Pineda-Madrid, Boston College
Thursday, April 26, 2018
McGuinn Hall 121 • 6:30 - 8pm

Co-sponsored with the Organization of Latin American Affairs.