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By James Heft

How do Catholic intellectuals draw on religion of their paintings? and the way does their paintings as students impression their lives as humans of faith?

For greater than a new release, the collage of Dayton has invited a renowned Catholic highbrow to provide the once a year Marianist Award Lecture at the basic subject of the come upon of religion and occupation. through the years, the lectures became crucial to the Catholic dialog approximately church, tradition, and society.

In this e-book, ten top figures discover the connections of their personal lives among the non-public nation-states of religion and their public calling as lecturers, students, and intellectuals.

This final decade of Marianist Lectures brings jointly theologians and philosophers, historians, anthropologists, educational students, and lay intellectuals and critics.

Here are Avery Cardinal Dulles, S.J., at the tensions among religion and theology in his occupation; Jill Ker Conway at the non secular dimensions of reminiscence and private narrative; Mary Ann Glendon at the roots of human rights in Catholic social educating; Mary Douglas at the fruitful discussion among faith and anthropology in her personal lifestyles; Peter Steinfels on what it rather potential to be a “liberal Catholic”; and Margaret O’Brien Steinfels at the advanced background of ladies in today’s church. From Charles Taylor and David Tracy at the fractured courting among Catholicism and modernity to Gustavo Gutiérrez at the enduring name of the bad and Marcia Colish at the ancient hyperlinks among the church and highbrow freedom, those essays tune a decade of provocative, illuminating, and crucial suggestion.

James L. Heft, S.M., is President and Founding Director of the Institute for complicated Catholic stories and college Professor of religion and tradition and Chancellor, collage of Dayton. He has edited past Violence: non secular resources for Social Transformation in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam (Fordham).

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