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Thomas J. Farrell, Professor Emeritus  [61]

Persistent link to this collection: http://hdl.handle.net/11299/185754

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Pope Francis' 2020 Apostolic Exhortation and Walter J. Ong's Thought

Farrell, Thomas (This version was not previously published., 2020-02)
On February 12, 2020, Pope Francis issued his new apostolic exhortation about the Amazon region -- addressed not only to practicing Catholics but also to all persons of goodwill. In my 4,000-word review essay "Pope Francis' ...

Claude Pavur's 2019 Book about Jesuit Education and Walter J. Ong's Thought

Farrell, Thomas (N/A, 2020-02)
My 5,700-word review essay is about the American Jesuit classicist Claude Pavur's 2019 book In the School of Ignatius [Loyola]: Studious Zeal and Devoted Learning (Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts: Institute of Jesuit Sources). ...

Some Thoughts about Andrew Hui's 2019 Book A Theory of the Aphorism

Farrell, Thomas (This version was not previously published., 2020-01)
In my 4,500-word review essay, I begin with an overview of Andrew Hui's 2019 book A Theory of the Aphorism: From Confucius to Twitter (Princeton University Press). I then pivot to discussing certain related scholarly work, ...

M. David Litwa's 2019 Book About the Gospels and Walter J. Ong's Thought

Farrell, Thomas (This version was not previously published., 2019-12)
In my 10,775-word review essay "M. David Litwa's 2019 Book About the Gospels and Walter J. Ong's Thought," I provide a detailed overview of the contents of Litwa's book How the Gospels Became History: Jesus and Mediterranean ...

Contextualizing Marshall McLuhan

Farrell, Thomas (This version was not previously published., 2019-12)
My 5,500-word essay "Contextualizing Marshall McLuhan" reviews the life and thought of the Canadian Renaissance specialist and cultural historian Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980), a convert to Roman Catholicism, up to about ...

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