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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?