M. Shawn Copeland’s journey to BC was neither speedy nor direct. She first studied at Madonna College, joining the Felician Sisters who conduct the school. After graduating with a B.A. in English in 1969, she stayed in her hometown of Detroit for two years, initially as a high school teacher.
“The question is how are you most effectively going to engage with the political structures and political like, and I think again, dialogue, engagement, participation, and sometimes confrontation,” Von Arx said.
Richard Gaillardetz finds the best way to approach 2,000 years of Church history is first with a reminder that all are members of the baptized faithful.
“I didn’t see, during that period of time, a real push for considerations of equality from the Catholic Church,” Copeland said. “And sadly, I still don’t see that today … We don’t have any substantive response from our bishops about the deleterious racial situation we’re living in.”
“Throughout the nearly 13 years of his public, Christian social ministry, King so attuned himself to the word of God, as to recover and to exercise the biblical vocation of prophecy for his country, our country, indeed, for the world.” Theology professor M. Shawn Copeland said.
“As we spend time loving and caring for ourselves, our brain responds and our capacity to love and connect with our neighbor increases,” Roozeboom said. “What happens is people lose a sense of separateness between the self and others, and we have this experience of being at one.”
With her ever-present smile, McBarnett has her reputation of being one of BC’s most caring figures.
“If Catholic colleges need anything, they need resources to articulate a Catholic position in a way that assists personal growth and a sense of calling.”
Stephen Pope, who has taught at Boston College for 28 years, focuses his theology classes on a different approach from the Aristotelian concepts of love.