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Syllabus "Externship: Mindfulness Meditation Retreat At Starved Rock State Park", Michael Skelley Sep 2011

Syllabus "Externship: Mindfulness Meditation Retreat At Starved Rock State Park", Michael Skelley

Michael Skelley, Ph.D.

No abstract provided.


Three Steps To Mindfulness Meditation, Michael Skelley Apr 2011

Three Steps To Mindfulness Meditation, Michael Skelley

Michael Skelley, Ph.D.

Intention, practice and reflection as the three steps to mindfulness meditation practice.


Syllabus "Mindfulness Meditation", Michael Skelley Jan 2010

Syllabus "Mindfulness Meditation", Michael Skelley

Michael Skelley, Ph.D.

No abstract provided.


Reconsidering The Common Good In A Business Context, Thomas W. O'Brien Mar 2009

Reconsidering The Common Good In A Business Context, Thomas W. O'Brien

Thomas W O'Brien

In our contemporary post-modern context, it has become increasingly awkward to talk about a good that is shared by all. This is particularly true in the context of mammoth multi-national corporations operating in global markets. Nevertheless, it is precisely some of these same enormous, aggrandizing forces that have given rise to recent corporate scandals. These, in turn, raise questions about ethical systems that are focused too myopically on self-interest, or the interest of specific groups, locations or cultures. The obvious traditional alternative to moral bellybutton gazing is the common good, which challenges the modern business enterprise to realize non-instrumental values ...


Religion And Political Thought, Thomas W. O'Brien Jan 2008

Religion And Political Thought, Thomas W. O'Brien

Thomas W O'Brien

No abstract provided.


Prophetic And Public: The Social Witness Of U.S. Catholicism, Thomas W. O'Brien Jan 2007

Prophetic And Public: The Social Witness Of U.S. Catholicism, Thomas W. O'Brien

Thomas W O'Brien

No abstract provided.


Utopia In The Midst Of Oppression? A Reconsideration Of Guaraní/Jesuit Communities In Seventeenth And Eighteenth Century Paraguay, Thomas W. O'Brien Dec 2004

Utopia In The Midst Of Oppression? A Reconsideration Of Guaraní/Jesuit Communities In Seventeenth And Eighteenth Century Paraguay, Thomas W. O'Brien

Thomas W O'Brien

This essay is an examination of the 17th–18th century Guaraní/Jesuit communities in Paraguay, which were exalted as utopias by countless witnesses. These authors have stressed the long periods of peaceful coexistence, the rich and fruitful syncretistic melding cultures, the successful and bountiful economic life, and the relative justice. Nevertheless, controversy has always marked these communities because many believe that the Jesuit/Guaraní missions are best understood as integral to the larger oppressive imposition of European polity and culture. These authors stress evidence of condescending paternalism, structural inequality, restricted freedom of choice, and the erosion of a pristine Guaraní ...


Bibliography Of Charles E. Curran, 1990-2000: Another Decade Of Catholic Moral Theology, Thomas W. O'Brien Jan 2001

Bibliography Of Charles E. Curran, 1990-2000: Another Decade Of Catholic Moral Theology, Thomas W. O'Brien

Thomas W O'Brien

No abstract provided.


The Nixon-Cronin Speeches : A Cold War Theology, Thomas W. O'Brien Jan 1994

The Nixon-Cronin Speeches : A Cold War Theology, Thomas W. O'Brien

Thomas W O'Brien

No abstract provided.


Bibliography Of Charles E. Curran, 1961-90: Thirty Years Of Catholic Moral Theology, Thomas W. O'Brien Jan 1991

Bibliography Of Charles E. Curran, 1961-90: Thirty Years Of Catholic Moral Theology, Thomas W. O'Brien

Thomas W O'Brien

No abstract provided.