Jesuit Postmodern: Scholarship, Vocation, and Identity in the 21st Century

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Overview

In Jesuit Postmodern, Francis X. Clooney has gathered nine American Jesuit scholars teaching at universities to reflect on their scholarly work, why they engage in it, and how the work they do coheres with their self-understanding as Jesuits. In accounts that weave together scholarly lives and personal stories, the contributors to this volume explore the irreducible diversity of their experiences and criticize the dominant modern synthesis that shaped Jesuit institutions of higher education from the 1960s to the 1990s. While the contrapuntal display of voices enunciated in this collection will unsettle the conventional and still dominant ways of talking about Jesuits, scholarship, and religious intellectual inquiry, Jesuit Postmodern does not end the conversation, but pushes scholars to talk more critically and imaginatively.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780739114001
  • Publisher: The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
  • Publication date: 3/7/2006
  • Pages: 228
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Meet the Author

Francis X. Clooney, S.J., is the Parkman Professor of Divinity at the Harvard Divinity School.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introducing Ourselves Chapter 2 Confessions of an Aristotelian Christian Chapter 3 A Philosophical Dissection of a Jesuit Scholar Chapter 4 What Difference Does It Make for Me as a Liturgist to be a Jesuit—or Vice Versa? Chapter 5 The American Jesuit Theologian Chapter 6 Philosophizing after the Holocaust Chapter 7 Studying Physics and Jesuit Life: Worldliness and Life as an Immigrant Chapter 8 Francis Xavier, and the World/s We (Don't Quite) Share Chapter 9 A Tale of Two Comings Out: Priest and Gay on a Catholic Campus Chapter 10 Epilogue: Do Jesuit Scholarly Endeavors Cohere? Self-Reckoning and the Postmodern Challenge

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