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Dr. Christine Bochen Engages with the Question: What Is Of Greatest Concern to American Catholic Theologians?
What is of greatest concern to American Catholic Theologians?
Dr. Christine Bochen discusses the major contribution that American Catholic Theologians are making to the greater Catholic Church. She explains that American Theologians are showing what it means to be a Catholic in relationship. They are addressing issues such as ordination of women, and helping Catholics to understand what it means to be Catholic in the Church in the modern pluralistic world.
Bochen, Christine and Benney, Alfred. Created by Alfred Benney. "Dr. Christine Bochen Engages with the Question: What Is Of Greatest Concern to American Catholic Theologians?" November 1999. DigitalCommons@Fairfield. Web. https://digitalcommons.fairfield.edu/asrvideos/273
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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.