• Shah to Shia

    Shah to Shia

    SCM Staff, 16 Nov 2015

    Days of Revolution takes a close look at how the Islamic Revolution in Iran played out in one village. And it sheds new light on the causes of discontent. 

    Fall 2015

  • Children in the Dark

    Children in the Dark

    SCM Staff, 16 Nov 2015

    Evil, bloodthirsty creatures and three misfit children on a quest. Anthropology lecturer Matthew Jobin’s The Nethergrim delivers young readers into a creepy but plausible world.

    Fall 2015

  • Don’t Be Cruel

    Don’t Be Cruel

    SCM Staff, 16 Nov 2015

    One could fill a book with reasons why people are cruel or compassionate. Several of our faculty just did.

    Fall 2015

  • Kid Respect

    Kid Respect

    SCM Staff, 16 Nov 2015

    Mindful Discipline is a guide for rearing respectful, responsible children.

    Fall 2015

  • Lost Record

    Lost Record

    SCM Staff, 16 Nov 2015

    The discovery of a long-lost manuscript might just undo a century of thinking about George Romanes—scientist, poet, and one of Darwin’s close friends. And change the conversation about Darwin, faith, and science.

    Fall 2015

  • The good, the bad, and the genius

    The good, the bad, and the genius

    Rich Karlgaard and Michael S. Malone ’75, MBA ’77, 12 Aug 2015

    Ronald Reagan knew how to build a winning political team. So did Bill Clinton. Their secret? They ignored the conventional wisdom.

  • Use these powers for good

    Use these powers for good

    Lee Daniel Kravetz M.A. ’13, 1 Feb 2015

    There’s no magic pill you can take to bounce back from tragedy. But there are stories of people who’ve bounced forward to great things. Call them supersurvivors.

    Winter 2015

  • Deep delight

    Deep delight

    Steven Boyd Saum, 16 Dec 2014

    With her latest and stunning book of photographs, Susan Middleton ’70 portrays tiny ocean creatures in a way that opens up the whole blessed world anew.

  • La verdad

    La verdad

    Mary Jo (Hull) Ignoffo ’78, 3 Nov 2014

    Historian Mary Jo (Hull) Ignoffo ’78 talks about the 1989 UCA massacres in El Salvador and how she helped tell the story of witness Lucía Cerna.

  • The open window

    The open window

    Lucía Cerna, 15 Oct 2014

    A first-person account by the housekeeper in the Jesuit community at the University of Central America. She witnessed the killing of six Jesuits by government soliders, and telling the truth about that night cost her dearly.

    Fall 2014