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11-20-1999

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Who are you and who has influenced your scholarship?

Dr. Christine Bochen is a professor of religious studies at Nazareth College in Rochester New York. She attended D’Youville College in Buffalo New York where she was inspired by reading works by scholars such as Karl Rahner, S.J. Dr. Bochen received her Masters and PhD from Catholic University. Her work has a special focus on Thomas Merton.

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Playing Time: 5:44 minutes

About the Interviewee:

Dr. Christine Bochen is the William H. Shannon Chair in Catholic Studies and professor of religious studies at Nazareth College in Rochester, NY. She received her doctorate from the Catholic University of America and studies and teaches Roman Catholic theology, feminist theology, American religions, and spirituality with an emphasis on the works of Thomas Merton. Dr. Bochen is a founding member and past president of the International Thomas Merton Society. She is well known for her many publications on Merton.

About the Interviewer:

Dr. Alfred Benney is a professor of Religious Studies at Fairfield University. He has a Ph.D in Theology from the Hartford Seminary Foundation and teaches courses in Non-Traditional American Religions and Christian Religious Thought. His research interests include "how people learn"; "the appropriate use of technology in teaching/learning" and "myth as explanatory narrative". He has published work on teaching with technology.

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