James Carroll

A lecture in celebration of Carroll's newest book

March 26, 2009
C.Walsh Theatre

"SCIENCE VS. RELIGION: Can A Scientist Believe in God? Can a Believer Think Critically? James Carroll Presents His New Book Practicing Catholic."

James Carroll has the distinction of being the first participant in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Distinguished Visiting Scholars program and is now with the College on a permanent basis as a Distinguished Scholar in Residence.

Carroll is an award-winning author and a columnist for the Boston Globe.  His novels include Madonna Red, Mortal Friends (New York Times bestseller), Family Trade, Prince of Peace, The City Below, and Secret Father.  His memoir, American Requiem: God, My Father and the War that Came Between Us, won the National Book Award in 1996.  He has published Constantine’s Sword: the Church and the Jews: A History, which was a New York Times bestseller and listed Best Book of 2001 by the Los Angeles Times and the Christian Science Monitor, and has since been the subject of Oren Jacoby's documentary James Carroll's Constantine's Sword; Toward a New Catholic Church: The Promise of Reform, in response to the Catholic Church abuse scandal; and Crusade: Chronicles of an Unjust War, a compilation of op-ed pieces written for the Boston Globe since 9/11; and House of War: The Pentagon and the Disastrous Rise of American Power, a history of the Pentagon, was called "the first great non-fiction book of the new millennium" by the Chicago Tribune

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