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Review: Frontiers Of Evangelization: Indians In The Sierra Gorda And Chiquitos Missions, Chris Delorenzo May 2019

Review: Frontiers Of Evangelization: Indians In The Sierra Gorda And Chiquitos Missions, Chris Delorenzo

Jesuit Higher Education: A Journal

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Ascetical Practice And Ignatian Pedagogy For Sustainability: Tools For Teaching Sustainable Living, James Leighter, John O'Keefe May 2019

Ascetical Practice And Ignatian Pedagogy For Sustainability: Tools For Teaching Sustainable Living, James Leighter, John O'Keefe

Jesuit Higher Education: A Journal

Inspired by Laudato Sí, we outline an application of the Ignatian Pedagogy for Sustainability to our course, Sustainable Practice: The Examined Life. We describe the development of the course in the context a new undergraduate program in the College of Arts and Sciences at Creighton University. In the course, we draw from the notion of ascetical practice, an approach for students as they strive for incorporating more sustainable practices into their daily living. We concentrate on four domains of asceticism: attention, sustenance, materials, and energy. Additionally, we argue that mindfulness through meditation is a necessary activity for students pursuing sustainable ...


The Phd Dissertation As Camino, Mark Slatter May 2019

The Phd Dissertation As Camino, Mark Slatter

Jesuit Higher Education: A Journal

This article identifies some of the psychological, ethical, and spiritual undertows of the dissertation process in view of the following themes: the dissertation as discipleship and Christian vocation, psychological healing and “Shadow work”, establishing a healthy work asceticism, strategic and spiritual facets to writing, and concluding remarks on research as self-appropriation for theological renewal. Is there more at stake then getting through the defense?


Compassion: A Way To Live In Community, Michael Lee Spangle, Richard Marsceau Dec 2018

Compassion: A Way To Live In Community, Michael Lee Spangle, Richard Marsceau

Jesuit Higher Education: A Journal

Beginning with a discussion about the meaning of compassion and its Judaic and Christian foundations, this article provides an understanding of how compassion builds and sustains community. It includes a model of the compassion process, a discussion of the barriers that prevent compassion from being expressed more freely, and examples about where compassion may need greater expression in our world


Teaching Magis At College: Meaning, Mission, And Moral Responsibility, Marcus Mescher Dec 2018

Teaching Magis At College: Meaning, Mission, And Moral Responsibility, Marcus Mescher

Jesuit Higher Education: A Journal

Jesuit colleges and universities highlight terms like magis to accentuate the specific charism of Jesuit education. But when these words and phrases are separated from their context in Ignatian spirituality and the mission of the Society of Jesus, they risk becoming banal jargon. When magis is properly understood and effectively taught, it provides a fundamental horizon of meaning, calls everyone to partner in the mission of Jesuit education, and empowers faculty, staff, and students to embrace moral responsibility in a world marked by sin and suffering. In the praxis of teaching magis, contemplation, imagination, and vocation discernment are three steps ...