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Fullbright: Fullbright American Studies Institute on Religion in Contemporary America: Church, State and Society
Gambling and the American Moral Landscape


Catholic-Jewish Dialogue: Death and Dying, Mortality and Immortality
• Catholics and the 2008 Election
Ethical Responsibilities toward Forced Migrants as a Framework for Advocacy: African Perspectives
The Future of American Religion: A Conversation about Two Books
•  Lived Religion Workshop
•  Pope Benedict After One Year
"The Theocons" in American Public Life


2005: Religious Diversity and the Common Good
2007: Religious Diversity and the Common Good


Ammerman, Nancy: Voluntary and Diverse: American Religion and American Society
Attridge, Harold: Truth and Fiction in the Da Vinci Code or the Enduring Appeal of Conspiracy Theories
Bernauer, James: The Holocaust and the Catholic Church's Current Search for Forgiveness
• Bilder, Mary Sarah: Madison's Hand: Remembering the Constitutional Convention (Thoughts on the History of the Book and the Catholic Intellectual Traditions)
Braude, Benjamin: The Abrahamic Attitudes Towards Racism and Slavery: Is Religion Moral?
Cardman, Francine: Ecclesial Ethics: What Can We Learn from the Early Church?
Clooney, Francis X: Studying Hinduism as an Interdisciplinary Practice: Notes from Boston, Oxford, and Delhi
Cunningham, Phillip: A Story of Shalom: The Calling of Christians and Jews by a Covenanting God
Demerath, Jay: Crossing the Gods: World Religions and Worldly Politics
DiIulio, John: "Yes, God Is Real": A Born-Again Public Intellectual Reflects on Catholic Faith in Reason and Community
Dillon, Michele: Catholic Identity: Balancing Reason, Faith, and Power
Dolan, James: In Search of an American Catholicism
Fleming, James: Good and Faithful Service: Findings from the BC Survey of Undergraduate Experience and Implications for Religious Mission of Catholic Universities
Griffith, Colleen: The Women Changing the Face of Christianity
Harris, Grove: The Pluralism Project: Research and Opportunities
Hehir, Bryan: What is the Prophetic Role of the Catholic Church in American Society Today?
Hollenbach, David: The Common Good
Keenan, James: Virtuous Sexual Ethics
Kennedy Townsend, Kathleen: Failing America's Faithful
Livezey, Lowell: Faith in Boston: How Congregations Confront the Changing Urban Structure
Mariani, Paul: Giving the Dead Their Living Voices: On Writing Biography
McGreevy, John: The Eliot School Rebellion, Boston, 1859: Education, Slavery and the Nineteenth Century Catholic Revival
Morris, James: "Ways of Knowing:" Re-integrating Spirituality in the Catholic University and Liberal Arts
O'Brien, David: The Role of Catholic Universities in American Public Life
O'Connor, Tom: Bishops and Bosses: Changing Trends in Church-State Relations in Boston
O'Toole, James: Unlikely Allies: Church and Society in Racial Passing
Prejean, Sr. Helen: Dead Man Walking: The Journey Continued
Roozen, David: Faith Communities Today: A Report from a National Survey of Congregations
Schloesser, Stephen: Georges Rouault's Epistemological Modesty
Schmalz, Matthew: The Silent Body of Audrey Santo
Schmalzbauer, John: From Ghetto to Mainstream: Catholics and Evangelicals in the "Knowledge Professions"
Schultz, Nancy: Fire and Roses: The Burning of the Charlestown Convent, 1834
Swaine, Lucas: The Legacy of Theocracy: Discord in the Public Realm
Weiss, James: The Conclave and the New Pope: Precedents, Paradoxes, and Priorities