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The Faiths of a Catholic University: Personal or Impersonal?

FURTHER READINGS:

Persons in Relation by John Macmurray.  The second of Professor Macmurray’s three volumes from “Gifford Lectures on the Form of the Personal” focuses on the importance of mutual personal relationships.  Further information about this book and where to purchase it and the other two volumes can be found here.

Jesuit Postmodern: Scholarship, Vocation, and Identity in the 21st Century.  Edited by Francis X. Clooney.  This book addresses a number of issues that face Jesuits in the world of the university and scholarship, and includes an essay by James Bernauer. Excerpts and details of this book, as well as places from which to purchase it, can be found at Google Books here.

Promise Renewed: Jesuit Higher Education for a New Millennium.  Edited by Martin R. Tripole.  With contributions from twenty-seven Jesuits in higher education, this book addresses how the 34th General Congregation has had an impact on Jesuit higher-education.  James Bernauer has an essay in this collection.  Excerpts and details of this book, as well as places from which to purchase it, can be found at Google Books here.

Catholic Higher Education: A Culture in Crisis by Melanie M. Morey and John J. Piderit, S.J.  This recent book evaluates the current state of Catholic institutions of higher learning and addresses some of the challenges they currently face. Excerpts and details of this book, as well as places from which to purchase it, can be found at Google Books here.