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Reading Lonergan's Insight: A Study of Human Understanding: Time: 10:30 am – 12 pm, alternate Saturdays. This seminar meets live at the Lonergan Institute and online via the Internet, which allows Dr. David Fleischacker to conduct the seminar remotely from Bismarck, North Dakota. Dr. Ron Vardiman and Br. Dunstan...

Understanding Lonergan’s Triune God: Systematics: Chapter One

This is a direct link to a pdf file which attempts to explain what Lonergan says in chapter one of his The Triune God: Systematics where he speaks about the nature of theology and how one best distinguishes between dogmatic and systematic theology. Revised as of December 10, 2010...

Summary – Part 2, Ch. 4-6

03/13/10 – Joanne Tetlow – Voegelin – Order and History, Volume One: Israel and Revelation – Part II – chaps. 4-6 – The Historical Order of Israel Summary The emergence of Israel as a historical form occurs when God chooses a people under the Mosaic covenant. Exodus from Egypt...

Summary – Part 1, Ch. 1-3

02/27/10 – Joanne Tetlow Voegelin – Order and History, Volume One: Israel and Revelation Part I – chaps. 1-3 – Mesopotamia, Achaemenian Empire, and Egypt Summary Voegelin begins his study of Israel and Revelation with an introductory chapter about his philosophy of symbolization of order. There is a dialectical...

Part III – Chap. 7 – From Clan Society to Kingship

Summary by Joanne Tetlow Ambiguity exists in the symbols of Israelite history. According to Voegelin, the compactness of the cosmological myth holding together Israel’s community prevented a “leap in being” prompted by the Yahwist prophetic experience. Particularist beliefs as a Chosen People always thwarted the universal impulse inspired by...

Newman Forum

  CURRENT SEMINAR: Newman's Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine: Online Text Online Audio Order Book Sign Up to Attend the Seminar in Person or Online A speculative inquiry and argument about how development, as a principle, can be properly applied as a hermeneutic for the study of...