The Bernard J. Lonergan Institute at Seton Hall Co-Sponsors "Journey of Transformation – Perspectives from Bernard Lonergan," an International Conference at the University of Oxford
The Bernard J. Lonergan
Institute at Seton Hall University and The Maryvale Institute of
Birmingham, UK, are proud to co-sponsor "Journey of Transformation –
Perspectives from Bernard Lonergan." The conference will be held on
Saturday, June 29, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. at the
University of Oxford, Catholic Chaplaincy, Oxford,
About the Conference
The international conference features scholars on the work of
Canadian philosopher-theologian Bernard J. Lonergan (1904-1984). The
implications of Lonergan's though spans the disciplines and highlights
human transformation – intellectual, moral and religious. His method
links religion with economics, literature with science, philosophy with
Seton Hall University's own Msgr. Richard Liddy, director of the Center
for Catholic Studies and the University Professor of Catholic Thought
and Culture, will be the convener and among the distinguished speakers
presenting at the conference.
Other distinguished speakers include:
- Bishop Philip Egan (Diocese of Portsmouth) on Lonergan and Being a
- Andrew Beards (Maryvale Institute) on Lonergan and
- Timothy Walker (Maryvale Institute) on Lonergan and the
Science/Religion Question in Education.
- Christopher Friel (Maryvale Institute) on Transformation and
- Gerard Whelan, SJ (Gregorian University) Lonergan on
- William Mathews (Milltown Institute, Dublin) on Finance, Inequity
and the Pure Cycle.
- Deborah Savage (University of St. Thomas, MN) on Word, Idea and
Women’s Ways of Knowing.
Attendance at the conference is free of charge.
To register or for more information, please e-mail Danute Nourse (USA)
at firstname.lastname@example.org or
Andrew Beards (UK) at email@example.com.
Interested parties may also call (973) 275-2525.
Please visit the Bernard J Lonergan
Institute website and the Maryvale Institute. For general
questions about Seton Hall University, 400 South Orange Avenue, South
Orange, NJ, visit www.shu.edu.
About the Center for Catholic Studies
Focusing on the central role of the faculty, the Center is the
sponsor of regular Faculty Development programs, including lectures,
seminars and retreats. The Center also administers two national faculty
development programs: Collegium: A Colloquy on Faith and Intellectual
Life, and The Lilly Fellows Program.
The Center maintains a global focus in international scholarship and is
the home of the G.K. Chesterton Institute for Faith & Culture, as
well as the Bernard J. Lonergan Institute. The Institutes offer
opportunities for study and research, as well as ongoing programs
related to faith and culture. In addition, the Micah Institute for
Business and Economics concentrates on communicating Catholic Social
Teaching and ethics to business education at Seton Hall and the wider
business community. The Center also publishes the prestigious
Chesterton Review, The Lonergan Review, and Arcadia, a student journal.
For more information, visit www.shu.edu/go/ccs
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