The Lonergan Workshop Journal

The Lonergan Workshop journal, edited by Fred Lawrence, is the annual publication of papers presented at the previous year’s Lonergan Workshop. The Workshop journal is a rich resource for the important work taking place in ongoing conversations at the Boston College Lonergan Workshop each summer.

Below you will find Tables of Contents for each of the published Workshop Journals.

Volume One

1 — Dialectic and the Ignatian Spiritual Exercises | Frederick E. Crowe

27 — The Psychological Present to the Academic Community | Philip McShane

69 —Transcendental Dialectic of Desire and Fear | Joseph Flanagan

93 — The Theologian’s Psyche: Notes Toward a Reconstruction of Depth Psychology | Robert M. Doran

143 — On the Possibility and Desirability of a Christian Psychotherapy | Bernard Tyrrell

187 — Christian Self-Discovery | Sebastian Moore

223 — Political Theology and “The Longer Cycle of Decline” | Frederick Lawrence

257 — The Production Process and Exponential Growth: A Study in Socio-Economics and Theology | Matthew L. Lamb

309 — Religious Knowledge | Bernard Lonergan

 

Volume Two

1 — History and Social Theory in Ecclesiology | Joseph A. Komonchak

55 — The Foundation of Heresy | Quentin Quesnell

83 — Theological Models: An Exercise in Dialectics | David W. Tracy

109 — Culture and Morality | Joseph Flanagan

147 — Dramatic Artistry in the Third Stage of Meaning | Robert M. Doran

201 — Christotherapy and the Healing/Transformation of the Communal Consciousness with Special Reference to the American Consciousness | Bernard J. Tyrrell

231 — “The Modern Philosophic Differentiation of Consciousness” or What is the Enlightenment? | Frederick Lawrence

281 — Methodology, Metascience, and Political Theology | Matthew L. Lamb

 

Volume Three

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Volume Four

v — Editor’s Notes

viii — List of Contributors

1 — Dialectically-Opposed Phenomenologies of Knowing: A Pedagogical Elaboration of Basic Ideal-Types | Michael Vertin

27 — The Ethics of Jesus, Christ-Centered Ethics and Lonergan’s Method | Richard J. Cassidy

41 — Suffering Servant and the Scale of Values | Robert M. Doran, S.J.

69 — A Hope Embodied in Story: Flannery O’Connor’s Vision | Arthur L. Kennedy

85 — Original Sin, Sex, Resurrection and Trinity | Sebastian Moore

99 — The Primacy of Spiritual Experience in Theological Reflection | William Reiser, S.J.

115 — Theology and/or Religious Studies: Bernard Lonergan’s Option | Phillip Boo Riley

141 — Language, Prayer, and the Dynamics of Transformation | Nancy C. Ring

167 — Christian Imagination and Christian Prayer | Bernard J. Tyrrell, S.J.

 

Volume Five

iii — Editor’s Notes

1 — Son and Spirit: Tension in the Divine Missions? | Frederick E. Crowe, S.J.

23 — Primary Process and the Spiritual Unconscious | Robert M. Doran, S.J.

49 — Faith, Charity, Hope | Tad Dunne, S.J.

71 — The Dialectics of Theory and Praxis within Paradigm Analysis | Matthew L. Lamb

115 — Intellectual Conversion and Science Education | William Matthews, SJ

145 — The New Life | Sebastian Moore, O.S.B.

163 — Lonergan and the Foundation of a Contemporary Mystical Theology | James Robertson Price III

197 — Whether Sacraments Liberate Communities: Some Reflections upon Image as an Agent in Achieving Freedom | Stephen Happel

219 — Redemption and Intellectual Conversion: Notes on Lonergan’s “Christology Today” | Charles C. Hefling, Jr.

263 — Basic Christian Community: An Issue of ‘Mind and the Mystery of Christ’ | Fred Lawrence

289 — The Fundamental Attitudes of the Liberally Educated Person: Foundational Dialectics | Emil Piscitelli

 

Volume Six

iii — Editor’s Notes

1 — The Fabric of Lonergan’s Thought | Patrick H. Byrne

185 — From Psychic Conversion to the Dialectic of Community | Robert M. Doran, S.J.

109 — Bernard Lonergan and James Joyce: Literature as De-Conversion | Toby Foshay

127 — Elements of Basic Communication | Frederick G. Lawrence

143 — Systematics, Communications, Actual Contexts | Philip McShane

175 — A Pseudo-Problem of Communication and Understanding | Hugo Meynell

195 — Reversing the Counter-Position: The Argumentum ad Hominem in Philosophic Dialogue | Mark D. Morelli

231 — The Promise of Narrative Theology: A Strategy of Communication | John Navone, S.J.

239 — Psychological Conversion, Methods of Healing, and Communication | Bernard Tyrrell, S.J.

 

Volume Seven

iii — Editor’s Note

1 — Mystery and Modern Mathematics  | Patrick H. Byrne

35 — An Expansion of Lonergan’s Notion of Value | Frederick E. Crowe, S.J.

59 — Duality and Dialectic  | Robert M. Doran, S.J.

85 — Preaching: A Mutual Self-Meditation of the Word of God, Preacher, and a Congregation  | Peter Drilling

105 — The Meaning of God Incarnate according to Friedrich Schleiermacher; or, Whether Lonergan is Appropriately Regarded as ‘A Schleiermacher for Our Time,’ and Why Not  | Charles C. Hefling, Jr.

179 — Hamlet and the Affective Roots of Decision  | Glenn Hughes and Sebastian Moore

203 — Meaning, Mystery, and the History of Consciousness | Thomas J. McPartland

269 — History, Ethics, and Emergent Probability  | Kenneth Melchin

295 — Pinning Down the Meaning  | Quentin Quesnell

313 — The Crisis of the Human Good  | Terry J. Tekippe

331 — Feelings as Apprehensive-Intentional Responses to Values  | Bernard J. Tyrrell, S.J.

 

Volume Eight

iii — Editor’s Note

1 — Insight and the Retrieval of Nature | Patrick H. Byrne

61 — Insight: Genesis and Ongoing Context | Frederick E. Crowe, S.J.

85 — Insight: Chapters 1-5 | Joseph Flanagan, S.J.

109 — The Affirmation of Order: Therapy for Modernity in Bernard Lonergan’s Analysis of Judgment  | Glenn Hughes and Sebastian Moore, O.S.B.

135 — Ethics in Insight | Kenneth R. Melchin

149 — How Right Plato Was | Hugo Meynell

165 — The Forming and Transforming of Ego: An Explanatory Psychology of Soteriology | Sebastian Moore, O.S.B.

191 — On First Reading Insight | Hamish Swanston

213 — Lonergan’s “Three Basic Questions” and a Philosophy of Philosophies | Michael Vertin

249 — Knowing, Objectivity, and Reality: Insight and Beyond  | Michael Vertin

265 — What Kind of Proof is Insight 19? | Quentin Quesnell

 

Volume Nine

iii — Editorial Note

v — Errata

1 — Imaginal Theologies of History  | Tad Dunne

25 — Spirit and Mission of the “Faithful Remnant”: A Study of Community in the Isaiah Scroll | Ann Johnston, R.S.C.J.

43 — Lonergan’s Apprenticeship 1904-46: The Education of Desire | William Matthews, S.J.

89 — Mission and Spirit: Questions of probability and Providence | Philip McShane

99 — Lonergan and Ricoeur: Emerging Complementary Philosophical Approaches for the Theological Views of Science | James R. Pambrun

145 — The Structure of Christian Prayer and its Integration with the Sciences | Eduardo Perez Valera, S.J.

195 — Intentionality Analysis, the Church, and Women’s Spirituality | Nancy Ring

209 — Grace, Mediation, and Liturgical Orientations | Louis Roy, O.P.

225 — Doing Theology in the Phillipine Context | Walter L. Ysaac, S.J.

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Volume Ten

iii — Editorial Note

vii — Dedication

xi — Preface

1 — Teleology, Modern Science and Verification | Patrick H. Byrne

49 — “All my work has been introducing history into Catholic Theology” | Frederick E. Crowe

83 — Where the Late Lonergan Meets the Early Heidegger | Joseph Flanagan, S.J.

119 — Knowledge Makes a Noisy Entrance: The Struggle for Self-Appropriation in Law | Mary Ann Glendon

145 — The Drama of Living, and Lonergan’s Retrieval of Transcendence | Glenn Hughes

159 — Lonergan’s Early Essays on the Redemption of History | Joseph A. Komonchak

179 — Historicity and Eternity: Bernard Lonergan’s Transpositions and Differentiations | Matthew L. Lamb

229 — Lonergan’s Foundations for Constitutive Communication | Frederick Lawrence

279 — Spirituality and the Primacy of the Dramatic Pattern of Living | Sebastian Moore

297 — Coleridge, Newman and Lonergan: Conscience and Imagination in the Moral Argument of God’s Existence | Philip Rule, S.J.

319 — Bernard Lonergan and the Return of Ancient Practice | David W. Tracy

333 — Interview with Lonergan | Pierre Robert

 

Volume Eleven

iii — Dedication

vii — Editorial Note

1 — Image, Symbol, Cosmopolis: Art and the Critical Role of Culture | Glenn Hughes

21 — Still Life and Landscape: The Sacred in Secular Attire | Paul Kidder

35 — Painting as Spiritual: The Philosophical and Pedagogical Tasks | Paul Kidder

53 — What Bernard Lonergan Learned from Suzanne K. Langer | Richard Liddy

91 — In Water and in Blood | Sebastian Moore, O.S.B.

105 — Question and Imagination: Eric Voegelin’s Approach | John Ranieri

145 — Questions on the Fifth Level and the Processes of the Spiritual Subject | Pierre Robert

165 — Another Thing Needful: Reason , Feeling, and Imagination in 19th-Century Literature | Philip C. Rule, S.J.

179 — ‘Development’ and the Imagining Subject in Method | Hamish Swanston

213 — Complacentia boni and the Mission of the Church | Colleen Keene Webster

 

Volume Twelve

iii — Dedication

v — Editorial Note

1 — Metaphysics of Form, Matter, and Gender | Sr. Prudence Allen, R.S.M.

27 — Byway of the Cross: The Early Lonergan and Political Order | R. Michael Clark

45 — The Idea of the Descriptive Equality: Lonergan Explains Jefferson | John E. Coons/Patrick Brennan

77 — John Courtney Murray on Legitimate and Needed Social Plurality | Leon Hooper, S.J.

95 — Plurality, Love, Marriage: Debating Justice in the Family | Paulette Kidder

111 — Liberty, History, and the Common Good: An Exercise in Critical review | Michael McCarthy

147 — Critical and Symbolic Realism: Lonergan and Coleridge | Sebastian Moore, O.S.B.

179 — Affinities of Lonergan and Voegelin | Mark D. Morelli

199 — Voegelin, Religious Experience and Immortality | Michael P. Morrissey

227 — Universal Viewpoint and Universal Humanity: Attunement or Discord in the Philosophies of Voegelin and Lonergan | Brendan Purcell

 

Volume Thirteen

iii — Editorial Note

1 — Human Freedom  | Dave Burrell, C.S.C.

7 — Medieval Jewish, Islamic, and Christian Perspectives on Love and Will  | Dave Burrell, C.S.C.

13 — The Structure and Rhythms of Love in Today’s World | Dave Burrell, C.S.C.

17 — Complacency and Concern in the Risen Life | Frederick Crowe, S.J.

33 — Resting in Reality: Reflecting on Crowe’s ‘Complacency and Concern’ | Mark Doorley

57 — ‘Complacency and Concern’ and a Basic Thesis on Grace | Robert Doran, S.J.

79 — The Motion of Operative and Cooperative Grace: Retrievals and Explorations | Jean-Marc LaPorte

95 — Limits, the Illimitable, and the Disciplined Imagination: George Eliot’s Middlemarch | Robert Lewis

115 — Early Christianity and the Public Realm: Troeltsch’s Distinctions of Gospel, Kingdom, and World | Michael McCarthy

127 — Enlightenment: Old and New | Hugo Meynell

141 — The Doxology of Joy | Sebastian Moore, O.S.B.

161 — Reflections on the Appropriation of Moral Consciousness | Elizabeth Morelli

189 — Lonergan’s Metaphysics of Value and Love: Some Proposed Clarifications and Implications | Michael Vertin

 

Volume Fourteen

iii — Editorial Note

viii — Dedication

1 —The Contribution of the Nurse to the Human Good | Jean Belair

59 — Contexts and Horizons of Desire: Sebastian Moore’s Contributionto Fundamental Theology | Michael Paul Gallagher

73 — The Meditative Path: “The Monk and the Poet Are One” | Dorothy Judd Hall

99 — Grace, Christ, Redemption, Lonergan (In That Order) | Charles Hefling

115 — An Analogy for the Divine Self-Gift | Matthew Lamb

155 — Intersubjectivity, Groups, and Common Life | Kevin McGinley

173 — Where the Spirit of the Lord Is, There Is Freedom | Sebastian Moore

197 — Ressentiment and Redemption | Elizabeth Murray Morelli

229 — Paul Ricoeur’s Philosophy of Desire | Louis Roy

243 — Economic Analysis within Redemptive Praxis: An Achievementof Lonergan’s Third Decade | Michael Shute

265 — Theological Categories: The Transposition Needed forComparative Theology | Carla Mae Streeter

 

Volume Fifteen

iii — Editor’s Introduction

ix — Dedication

1 — Beyond Onto-Theology: Negative Theology and Faith  | David B. Burrell, CSC

13 — Modern Architecture and Ignatian Vision  | Paul Kidder

27 — Authority and Its Exercise  | Joseph Komonchak

43 — Understanding the Author as Artist: Composing Insight | William Mathews, SJ

77 — Critical Christian Renewal  | Michael McCarthy

99 — What Is Democracy, Anyway? A Discussion between Lonergan and Rawls  | Kenneth Melchin

117 — Authentication of Common Sense from Above Upwards: Mediating Self-Correcting Folk Psychology | Mark Morelli

141 — Images and Witnesses | Francesca Murphy

173 — Reflections on the Future of Education in Light of Montessori and Lonergan | Phyllis Wallbank

 

Volume Sixteen

iii — Editor’s Introduction

viii — Photograph of William Alfred by Elsa Dorfman

1 — Is There a Constitutional Right To Privacy? | Michael Vertin

49 — The “Far Larger” Work of Insight’s Epilogue  | Frank Braio

67 — Theology and Philosophy  | David Burrell, CSC

83 — “ Et Judaeus Et Graecus E Methodo:” The Transcultural Mediation of Christian Meanings and Values in Lonergan  | Ivo Coelho, SDB

107 — Snapshots of a Holy Man: Harvard Professor William Alfred  | Dorothy Judd Hall

121 — Scholarship’s Impenetrable Wall  | Sean McEvenue

139 — Foundations, the Subject of Psychology, and Science | Tom McGrath, SJ

153 — The Body Speaks and God Is a New Language | Sebastian Moore, OSB

173 — Method in the Arts and Sciences  | William Murnion

199 — Kant’s Theory of Knowledge | Giovanni Sala, SJ

 

Volume Seventeen

1 – The Future: Charting the Unknown with Lonergan | Frederick E. Crowe

23 – Reflections on Method in Systematic Theology | Robert M. Doran

53 – From Analogy of ‘Being’ to the Analogy of Being | David Burrell, CSC

67 – The Conversions of Paul in Light of Lonergan’s Theory of Conversion | Richard J. Cassidy

85 – Bernard Lonergan: Educationist and Philosopher | Joseph Fitzpatrick

95 – About What Might a “Girard-Lonergan ‘Conversation’” Be? | Charles C. Hefling

125 – The Future of American Cities | Paul Kidder

143 – Authority, Autonomy, and Authenticity | Michael McCarthy

163 – What God has Joined and Man Has Put Asunder | Sebastian Moore

175 – From the Historicity of Consciousness to the Ontology of the Person | Giovanni Rota

197 – The Encyclical Letter of Pope John Paul II, Fides et Ratio: A Service to Truth | Giovanni Sala

 

Volume Eighteen

vi – “Leaping” | a poem by Dorothy Judd Hall

viii – “The Poet” | a poem by Patricia Benzmiller

1 – Kierkegaard and Lonergan on the Prospect of Cognitional-Existential Integration | Paul St. Amour

63 – The Sacred as Real: Eliade’s Ontology of the Sacred and Lonergan’s Philosophy of God | John Dadosky

87 – Over Thin Ice: Comments on ‘Gratia: Grace and Gratitude’ | Charles Hefling

121 – To Begin Anew: Reflections on Freedom, Destiny and Ethics in the Work of Bernard Lonergan and Julia Kristeva | Christine Jamieson

139 – Derrida and Lonergan on the Gift | Paulette Kidder

155 – Lonergan’s Critique of Aristotle’s Notion of Science | Michael Maxwell

189 – Historicity and Normative Order | Jerome Miller

203 – A Word for Sexual Desire | Sebastian Moore, OSB

225 – Theology, Philosophy, and Interiority: Experience Speaks to Experience | James Pambrun

 

Volume Nineteen

1 – The Postconciliar Jesuit Congregations: Social Commitment Constructing a New World of Religious Meaning | Peter Bisson, S.J.

37 – Reflections on Ignatian Soteriology: The Contributions of Ignacio Ellacuría | Kevin Burke, S.J.

51 – The Models of Avery Dulles and Some References to Lonergan | Richard Cassidy

61 – Francis Xavier, Lonergan, and the Problem of Missions Today | Ivo Coelho, S.D.B.

83 – Ignatian Themes in the Thought of Bernard Lonergan: Revisiting a Topic that Deserves Further Reflection | Robert M. Doran, S.J.

107 – Gerard Manley Hopkins and Lonergan’s Notion of Elemental Meaning | Glenn Hughes

137 – Thinking with Fr. Richardson | Paul Kidder

149 – Ignatian Discernment from Lonergan’s Perspective | Colin J. Maloney

197 – Collingwood and Lonergan on Historical Knowledge | Robert Miner

211 – Trivium Pursuit: Lonergan on Aquinas | Gilles Mongeau, S.J.

225 – Joyful Sorrow | Elizabeth Murray

235 – What Really Happened at Vatican II – A Response to O’Malley and Schloesser | Neil Ormerod

251 – Gratia Christi, The Heart of the Theology of Karl Rahner: Ignatian Influences in the Codex De Gratia Christi(1937/38) and its Importance for the Development of His Work | Roman Siebenrock
267 – The Finality of Human Spirit: From Maréchal to Lonergan | Michael Vertin

287 – The Transformation of Consciousness: Walter J. Ong and the Presence of the Word in the Making of Culture | João Vila-Chã

325 – Raymund Schwager, S.J.: Dramatic Theology | Nikolaus Wandinger

 

Volume Twenty

iii – Editor’s Introduction

1 – Consilience? Edward O. Wilson, Lonergan, and Other Proposals for the Unity/Differentiation of Knowledge | Philip Berryman

17 – Foundations of “The Ethics of Embryonic Stem Cell Research” | Pat Byrne

71 – Action Research as a Method of Praxis | David Coghlan, S.J.

87 – Edging (Toward) the Center | M. Shawn Copeland

93 – “Centering the Church”: A Development in Ecclesiology Based on Balthasar and Lonergan | John Dadosky

105 – Envisioning a Systematic Theology | Robert Doran, S.J.

127 – Another Perhaps Permanently Valid Achievement: Lonergan on Christ’s (Self-) Knowledge | Charles Hefling

165 – Lonergan and Post-Conciliar Ecclesiology | Joseph Komonchak

185 – Emerging Probabilities and the Operators of Musical Evolution | Greg Lauzon

197 – Theology as Praxis in Augustine’s Confessions: A Community Founded on the Humanity of Christ | Paul LaChance

223 – Startling Strangers: A Memoir | Richard Liddy

253 – Toward a Catholic Christianity: A Personal Narrative | Michael McCarthy

271 – “At the still point” where “there is only the dance”: Logos, Lonergan, and T.S. Eliot’s Four Quartets | Gregory Maillet

295 – “A Perhaps Not Numerous Center” | Hugo Meynell

305 – Theology, Philosophy, & Interiority: Experience Speaks to Experience | Mark Morelli

337 – Shankara and Aquinas: A Case Study in Comparative Ethics | William Murnion

357 – Robert Doran and Pastoral Theology: Reflections from Nairobi, Kenya | Gerard Whelan

391 – The Adolescent and the Use of the Philosopher Lonergan’s Questions | Phyllis Wallbank