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Sex and the Bible: BU professor’s new book breaks it down

In her recently published book, Unprotected Texts: The Bible’s Surprising Contradictions About Sex and Desire, Boston University School of Theology (STH) Professor Jennifer Wright Knust addresses the many questions and debates surrounding what the  Bible says about sex.  Covering everything from premarital sex and sexual desire to same-sex relations, Knust argues that the Bible cannot and […]

Changing Huck Finn? BU Education Dean Weighs-in

Hardin Coleman, Dean of the Boston University School of Education (SED), offers his take on the new edition of Huckleberry Finn being published in February that removes the 219 references to the n-word.  Will this change make the book more accessible to teachers and students in the classroom or is altering Twain’s work censorship?  Dr. […]