Award-winning author, novelist, and highly acclaimed lecturer to speak on the SouthCoast this month
James Carroll may arguably be one of the greatest modern minds to have taken on the task of deciphering the relationship between Christianity and Judaism over the last 50 years.
His background; the son of an Air Force general—who served as the Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, may at first glance, appear to be an odd influencer on a man who has been described as sensitive and thoughtful. However, in reality, what shaped this man’s morality and understanding of humankind, may be traced back to his time spent at Georgetown University and St. Paul’s College, (the Paulist Fathers’ seminary in Washington). Ordained into the Catholic priesthood in 1969—who later left the order to write in the mid-seventies, he shares his passion for teaching and discussing his views through volumes of published articles, best-selling novels, and non-fiction works.
Recently, the 12th Annual Author’s Brunch sponsored by the Claire T. Carney Library Associates drew a full complement of guests.
Those in attendance spanned a surfeit of careers, which included politics, literature and other vital affiliations. But it is their interest in the written word that continues to unite this group and keep them returning year after year.
As quiet and unobtrusive as an insect drawn to a flame, The Moth—an NPR affiliate, and live storytelling performance company, took the stage at UMASS-Dartmouth in April.
After a comedic introduction of the program’s theme, “Giving is Living,” by Ophira Eisenberg, it wasn’t long before a few hundred fans in the audience held their collective breath for what would be a touching communicative performance.
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