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What Can Buddhist Artistic Traditions Learn From Christian Iconography, Jotipālo Bhikkhu May 2019

What Can Buddhist Artistic Traditions Learn From Christian Iconography, Jotipālo Bhikkhu

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The three images included come from the author’s year-long residency at the Collegeville Institute.


The Art Of Dying As The Art Of Living: Exploring Buddhist Death Meditation As A Path To Human Flourishing, Kayla Stock May 2018

The Art Of Dying As The Art Of Living: Exploring Buddhist Death Meditation As A Path To Human Flourishing, Kayla Stock

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Can spiritual practices that inform our ideas about death alleviate fear of death? Can they lead to human flourishing? To explore these questions, I will examine the Buddhist practice of death meditation, assessing the practice both theologically and scientifically, then discussing the merits of this practice toward the purposes of human flourishing. I will end with an exploration of the potential ministerial applications of Buddhist death meditation.


Different Approaches, Different Interpretations, Same Nonsense: Aquinas, Luther, And Ways Justification Does Not Work, Stephanie Falkowski May 2017

Different Approaches, Different Interpretations, Same Nonsense: Aquinas, Luther, And Ways Justification Does Not Work, Stephanie Falkowski

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The Priesthood Of The Laity, James J. Weidner May 2017

The Priesthood Of The Laity, James J. Weidner

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A Comparison Of The Christological Praxis Of Søren Kierkegaard And Pope Francis, Alex Juguilon O.S.C. May 2015

A Comparison Of The Christological Praxis Of Søren Kierkegaard And Pope Francis, Alex Juguilon O.S.C.

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Although faced with different needs and warrants from different eras, both Søren Kierkegaard and Pope Francis challenged the Christian populous of their times to live authentically. For the two, Christianity is a way of existence that transcends doctrine and speculation. Authenticity is predicated upon an internal transformation that is manifested externally by the way one relates to others. This paper outlines the unique approach each man takes to this challenge.


The Local Churches And The Universal Church: Reflections On The Kasper/Ratzinger Debate, Adam Koester May 2010

The Local Churches And The Universal Church: Reflections On The Kasper/Ratzinger Debate, Adam Koester

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Ignatius Of Loyola And Ignation Spirituality In The Life And Writings Of Adrienne Von Speyr, Elizabeth M. Cunneen May 2010

Ignatius Of Loyola And Ignation Spirituality In The Life And Writings Of Adrienne Von Speyr, Elizabeth M. Cunneen

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Something Old, Something New: In Search Of The New Monasticism, Julian Collette May 2010

Something Old, Something New: In Search Of The New Monasticism, Julian Collette

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Julian Collette is a student of monastic studies and pastoral ministry. He has lived in various intentional communities such as New Camaldoli Hermitage in Big Sur, California, and an Ecovillage and Zen Buddhist Meditation Center in Massachusetts. In June 2011, as part of his academic program at Saint John’s Theology•Seminary, Julian will embark on a 14 month bicycle tour of the United Stated, visiting various intentional communities including those identified with the New Monasticism movement. Along the way he will conduct interviews which will be made available in a podcast. Julian’s journey can be followed by visiting ...


Baptism By Desire: A Sacrament For Today, Audrey Seah May 2010

Baptism By Desire: A Sacrament For Today, Audrey Seah

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Audrey is a liturgy and liturgical music student with a special interest in music composition. She was born and raised in Singapore and began studies in the United States as an undergraduate at Fresno State University. As an adult convert to Catholicism, Audrey’s own questions regarding the necessity for baptism led her to explore the doctrine of baptism by desire.


Matteo Ricci And His Process Of Evangelization, Joel Cassady May 2010

Matteo Ricci And His Process Of Evangelization, Joel Cassady

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Beyond Settling Down, Jakob Rinderknecht May 2010

Beyond Settling Down, Jakob Rinderknecht

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Chauvet And O’Connor: An Encounter Of Sacramental Life And Aesthetics, Betsy Cunneen May 2010

Chauvet And O’Connor: An Encounter Of Sacramental Life And Aesthetics, Betsy Cunneen

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