Sep 16-17, 2011
Lonergan on the Edge 2011
Marquette University

The fourth annual "Lonergan on the Edge" conference, and the third at Marquette, will be held in the Raynor Conference Center, Marquette University, on Friday September 16-17 2011. The schedule of events is:

Friday September 16

9:10 am Opening Remarks,
Jeremy Blackwood — President, LSMU;
Dr. Susan Wood — Chair, MU Theology

9:30 am "The Unfoldimng of Intellectual Conversion," Thomas Cappelli, Loyola Marymount University

10:00 am "The Reluctant Phenomenologist: Lonergan and the Limits of Phenomenology," Gregory Floyd, Boston College

10:50 am "Human Responsibilities amid Human Rights: Lonergan's Complementary Reading of Aquinas for Migrants and Refugees," Jason Renken, Loyola University Chicago

11:20 am "Truly Good Medicine: The Promise of Catholic Social Teaching and Lonergan's Scale of Values for Catholic Healthcare Ethics," Juliana V. Vazquez, Marquette University

1:00 pm "Psychic Conversion in the Story of Joseph and His Brothers," Brian O. Sigmon, Marquette University

1:30 pm "Lonergan and Balthasar on Distance and Mutual Opposition in Trinitarian Relations," Rev. Chris Hadley, S.J., Marquette University

2:20 pm "Sinfulness: A Philosophy of Human Trans-Naturality," Jonathan Heaps, Boston University School of Theology

2:50 pm "Grace Considered from the Perspective of Lonergan's Worldview," Mary P. Utzerath, Marquette University

3:40 pm "Watching a Play Isn't Taking a Look, Either: Lonergan and Sontag on the Aesthetic Pattern," Ryan Miller, Boston College

4:10 pm "Seeking What Ought To Be: An Analysis of GEM in the Context of Adolescent Moral Decision-Making and the Exercises of St. Ignatius," Christopher Krall, S.J., Marquette University High School

5:00 pm "Keynote: Symbolic Liberation: Radiohead, Rothko, and Liturgical Minimalism," Dr. Joseph Mudd, Gonzaga University

Saturday, September 17

10:10 am "Insight into Forensic Science," John Vanderkolk, Indiana State Police Crime Laboratory

10:40 am "Lonergan’s Insight into Aquinas’s Account of Self-cognition in De veritate," Daniel D. DeHaan, Center for Thomistic Studies,
University of St. Thomas (Houston)

11:30 am "Suffering Subjectivity: Aquinas and Lonergan on Christ’s Experience of Pain," Eric Mabry, Center for Thomistic Studies, University of St. Thomas (Houston)

12:00 noon "Lonergan’s Position on the Natural Desire to See God as Corroborated by Aquinas’s Doctrine of Creation by Participation & His Nominal Definition of God as Ipsum Esse,” Brian Himes, Boston College School of Theology and Ministry

1:45 pm Panel: Lonergan as a Reader of Aquinas, Featuring: Dr. Jeremy Wilkins, University of St. Thomas (Houston); Dr. Gilles Mongeau, SJ, Regis College at University of Toronto; Dr. Mark Johnson, Marquette University; and Gregorio Montejo, doctoral candidate, Marquette University

Available contributions from this conference:
  1. Thomas A. Cappelli, Jr., The Unfolding of Intellectual Conversion
  2. Jason Renken, Human Responsibilities amid Human Rights: Lonergan's Complementary Reading of Aquinas for Migrants and Refugees
  3. Juliana V. Vazquez, Truly Good Medicine: The Promise of Catholic Social Teaching and Lonergan's Scale of Values for Catholic Healthcare Ethics
  4. Brian O. Sigmon, Psychic Conversion in the Story of Joseph and His Brothers
  5. Christopher M. Hadley, Lonergan and Balthasar on Distance and Mutual Opposition in Trinitarian Relations
  6. Jonathan Heaps, Sinfulness: A Philosophy of Human Transnaturality
  7. Mary P. Utzerath, Enlarging the Horizon of Transposition: Grace Considered from the Perspective of Lonergan's Worldview
  8. Ryan Miller, Watching a Play Isn't Taking a Look, Either: Lonergan and Sontag on the Aesthetic Pattern
  9. Christopher Krall, Seeking What Ought To Be: An Analysis of GEM in the Context of Adolescent Moral Decision-Making and the Exercises of St. Ignatius
  10. Joseph Mudd, Symbolic Liberation: Radiohead, Rothko, and Liturgical Minimalism
  11. John Vanderkolk, Insight into Forensic Science
  12. Daniel D. DeHaan, Lonergan's Insight into Aquinas' Account of Self-cognition in De veritate
  13. Eric Mabry, Suffering Subjectivity: Aquinas and Lonergan on Christ’s Experience of Pain
  14. Brian Himes, Lonergan’s Position on the Natural Desire to See God as Corroborated by Aquinas’s Doctrine of Creation by Participation & His Nominal Definition of God as Ipsum Esse
  15. J. Wilkins, G. Mongeau, M. Johnson, G. Montejo, Panel Discussion: Lonergan as a Reader of Aquinas
  16. J. Wilkins, G. Mongeau, M. Johnson, G. Montejo, Panel Discussion Q&A: Lonergan as a Reader of Aquiais
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