Oct 29-30, 2009
Doing Catholic Systematic Theology in a Multi-religious World
Marquette University

The First Colloquium of the Marquette Lonergan Project, Marquette University

The Marquette Lonergan Project hopes to sponsor an annual colloquium on the subject ‘Doing Catholic Systematic Theology in a Multi-religious World’ and to place the proceedings of the project on the website sponsored by Marquette University, www.lonerganresource.com. These are the proceedings of the first colloquium, held at Marquette University on October 29-30, 2009. Three lectures were presented:

October 29, 4:00 pm, Robert M. Doran, S.J., Marquette University, ‘What Is the Gift of the Holy Spirit?’

October 30, 10:00 am, John D. Dadosky, Regis College, University of Toronto, ‘Methodological Presuppositions for Engaging the Other in the Post-Vatican II Context: Insights from Ignatius and Lonergan’

October 30, 2:00 pm, Darren J. Dias,O.P., St Michael’s College, University of Toronto, ‘Trinitarian Theology and Religious Diversity: Finding a Systematic Framework’

A panel of Marquette professors of theology, D. Stephen Long, Danielle Nussberger, and Irfan Omar, addressed the papers of Professors Doran and Dadosky on Friday morning, and a panel of Marquette graduate students of theology, Jeremy Blackwood, Juliana Vazquez, and John Volk, addressed Professor Dias’s paper in the afternoon.

PDF files of the papers and panelists’ remarks are presented here, as well as MP3 recordings of the proceedings, which included the presentation to Professor Doran of a Festschrift in his honor, Meaning and History in Systematic Theology, ed. John D. Dadosky (Milwaukee: Marquette University Press, 2009).

Available contributions from this conference:
  1. Robert M. Doran, S.J., What Is the Gift of the Holy Spirit?
  2. John D. Dadosky, Methodological Presuppositions for Engaging the Other in the Post-Vatican II Context: Insights from Ignatius and Lonergan
  3. D. Stephen Long, Danielle Nussberger, Irfan Omar, Panel Response to Robert Doran and John Dadosky
  4. Darren J. Dias, Trinitarian Theology and Religious Diversity: Finding a Systematic Framework
  5. Jeremy Blackwood, Juliana Vazquez, John Volk, Panel Response to Darren Dias
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