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James Carroll “Christianity and Anti-Semitism”

Thursday, April 10, 8 pm, Goddard Chapel
James Carroll is a New York Times bestselling author and a weekly columnist for The Boston Globe with a particular interest in the intersections of politics and religion, and mort notably that of his own Catholic Church.  The son of an Air  Force General and himself a former Catholic priest, Carroll has long wrestled with the challenging relationships between religion and discrimination, violence and war.  He won the 1996 National Book Award for his memoir An American Requiem:  God, My Father and the War that Came Between Us, which chronicles Carroll’s own faith-based anti-Vietnam protesting.  He has also written extensively on Christian anti-Semitism, including Constantine’s Sword.  Mr. Carroll’s books will be available for purchase and signing after the lecture and question and answer period.

Sponsored by the Office of the President and the University Chaplaincy.  Free  and open to the public.