Columnist

James Carroll

Carroll is Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence at Suffolk University, holder of the 2011 Alonzo L. McDonald Family Chair at Emory University, and a columnist for the Globe. He is author of ten novels and six works of non-fiction, including “Jerusalem, Jerusalem: How the Ancient City Ignited Our Modern World.”

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JAMES CARROLL

Canonization rules send an unsettling message about God

By James Carroll , Globe Columnist

This notion of a cure through God’s miraculous intervention implies a system whereby God actively declines to intervene in the countless other cases.

JAMES CARROLL

G-7 is West’s best tool against Vladimir Putin

By James Carroll , Globe Columnist

The new realpolitik of post-Cold War interconnectedness makes any threat of military force hollow.

JAMES CARROLL

Ireland looks to future, despite recent woes

By James Carroll , Globe Columnist

For an image of positive possibility, the Irish diaspora should reconnect to the impressive reality of today’s Ireland.

JAMES CARROLL

Shift in defense

By James Carroll , Globe Columnist

The Ukraine crisis reveals the need to push ahead with military downsizing.