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Timothy Radcliffe, O.P.

Timothy Radcliffe, O.P. - July 11, 2009

Spirituality for the 21st Century: Beyond the Ghetto and Assimilation
This lecture reflects upon a spirituality that can help Christians reach beyond sectarianism while remaining well identified as something more than just “one of the crowd."

Margaret Nutting Ralph

Margaret Nutting Ralph - November 1, 2011

Catechesis on the Eucharist: New Testament Models
This lecture explores the literary forms that New Testament authors used to help us recognize the real presence of Christ.

Shelly Rambo

Shelly Rambo - March 7, 2014

Living in the “New Normal”:
Refiguring Resurrection in the Aftermath of Trauma

This session reaches deeply into the resources of the Christian tradition to explore the power of faith amidst the ongoing realities of trauma.
 

Jane E. Regan

Jane E. Regan - November 13, 2009

Called to Become an Adult Church
This Ministry Renewal Day, including John Shea, O.S.A., considers two unique perspectives on embracing the God of adulthood as individuals and as communities of faith.

Jane E. Regan

Jane E. Regan - January 28, 2010

Becoming a Community of Practice
This talk examines what it means to be intentional about bringing specific spiritual practices as essential components of our journey of faith.

Jane E. Regan

Jane E. Regan - November 2, 2012

New Evangelization for Today's Parish
This lecture celebrating Ministry Renewal Day focuses on the "new" evangelization, its relation to the overall mission of the Church and the vision of each parish, and its implementation in pastoral settings. 

Adele Reinhartz, F.R.S.C.

Adele Reinhartz, F.R.S.C. - April 8, 2014

The Gospel of John and the "Parting of the Ways"
This lecture examines how the Fourth Gospel has been used in the debate surrounding how and when the Jesus movement became a separate and distinct set of institutions, communities, beliefs, and practices within first-century Judaism.  It also considers the expulsion theory and its alternative in the context of the larger question of the “Parting of the Ways.”

Richard Rohr, O.F.M.

Richard Rohr, O.F.M. - July 10, 2010

The Christian Meaning of Enlightenment
In this lecture, Fr. Rohr presents the results of his research on the contemplative mind and tradition.

Ronald Rollheiser, O.M.I.

Ronald Rolheiser, O.M.I. - June 9, 2012

A Contemplative Vision of the Mystics
In this 2-part workshop, Fr. Rolheiser offers reflections on St. Thérèse of Lisieux and the contemporary Carmelite mystic Ruth Burrows.

Rabbi A. James Rudin

Rabbi A. James Rudin - February 7, 2012

Three Cardinals Who Transformed Catholic-Jewish Relations
Rabbi Rudin speaks about his book by this title, demonstrating how three cardinals influenced the Second Vatican Council to adopt Nostra Aetate and transform its sentiments into practical results.

Rosemary Radford Ruether

Rosemary Radford Ruether - September 20, 2012

Women In Interreligious Dialogue
This lecture takes stock of the contributions of women to interreligious dialogue and of interreligious dialogue to feminist thinking within particular religions, while also critically reflecting on present and future challenges and avenues for reflection and collaboration.