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Conferences and symposia sponsored by the McFarland Center have resulted in scholarship published in the following volumes:

Resistance to Tyrants, Obedience to God
Reason, Religion and Republicanism at the American Founding
Edited by Dustin Gish and Daniel Klinghard
2013, Lexington Books

With scholarship derived from the 2010 conference "Religion and Reason in the American Founding."


Jesuit Liberal Arts at Holy Cross (pdf)
In 2011-12, President Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J. appointed 16 faculty and administrators to the Presidential Colloquium on Jesuit and Liberal Arts at Holy Cross. Their responsibility was to develop a document that articulates how these two powerful educational heritages shape the education we offer at Holy Cross and can provide a vision for education for the next generation of students. Colloquium members are:

Susan Amatangelo, Modern Languages and Literatures
Robert Bellin, Biology
Melissa Boyle, Economics
Mary Conley, History
Daniel DiCenso, Music
Gregory DiGirolamo, Psychology
Mary Ebbott, Classics
Margaret Freije, Associate Dean of the College
Rev. Paul F. Harman, S.J., Vice President for Mission
Kendy Hess, Philosophy
Matthew Koss, Physics
Thomas M. Landy, McFarland Center for Religion, Ethics
and Culture
Shawn Maurer, English
Kenneth Mills, Chemistry
Gareth Roberts, Mathematics and Computer Science
Mathew Schmalz, Religious Studies


Doestoevsky's Brothers Karamazov: Art, Creativity and Spirituality
Predrag Cicovacki and Maria Granik (eds.)
2010, Universitätsverlag Winter

With scholarship from the conference "Art, Creativity, and Spirituality in Dostoevsky's Brothers Karamazov," held at the College of the Holy Cross, April 10-12, 2008.


Practicing Catholic
Ritual, Body, and Contestation in Catholic Faith
Edited by Bruce T. Morrill, Joanna E. Ziegler, and Susan Rodgers
2006, Palgrave MacMillan



Destined for Evil?
The Twentieth-Century Responses
Edited by Pedrag Cicovacki
2005, University of Rochester Press



Toward a Deeper Understanding of Forgiveness
A Special Collection of Talks from the Inaugural Conference of the Center for Religion, Ethics and Culture
2001, College of the Holy Cross