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Spirituality, discernment and tradition in Ignatius Loyola, Teresa of Avila and John of the Cross
This thesis examines the process of discernment as described by three Spanish Catholic mystics of the sixteenth century: Ignatius Loyola (1492-1556), Teresa of Avila (1515-1582), and John of the Cross (1542-1591). Discernment ...
Solidarity with outsiders: The quest for common ground in theological ethics
Definitions of solidarity multiply as religious communities respond to concerns of the marginalized and the oppressed. Roman Catholic social teaching and Sharon Welch's communicative ethics are compared with the communitarian ...
Jesus' parables, language and the common world: A response to Dominic Crossan's theology of story
For the last decade Dominic Crossan has been at the forefront of the movement from an historical to a language-based paradigm for interpretation of the New Testament. Much of his work during this time has addressed the ...
A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF WALTER RAUSCHENBUSCH AND GUSTAVO GUTIERREZ' RESPECTIVE USES OF THE KINGDOM OF GOD AS A NORMATIVE SYMBOL FOR THEOLOGICAL ETHICS (LIBERATION THEOLOGY)
Walter Rauschenbusch, a leading theologian in the uniquely North American social gospel movement, and Gustavo Gutierrez, a founding figure in the development of liberation theology, are two of the most ethically, socially ...
The death and resurrection of reason: On Kierkegaard's view of philosophy
Kierkegaard identifies "philosophy" as the perspective which seeks to grasp Truth with thought. Thought is taken as a passion for ideality, immanence, and closure. But for Kierkegaard Truth involves reality transcendence, ...