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Paul Fitzgerald, S.J. Engages with the Question: What Led You to the Jesuits and an Interest in Theology?
What led you to the Jesuits and an interest in theology?
Dr. Paul Fitzgerald, S.J. talks of his process of becoming a Jesuit – from his studies at Santa Clara University as an undergraduate, to his doctoral studies in Paris. His academic focus has been in systematic theology and the social sciences/sociology of religion.
Fitzgerald, Paul J. S.J. and Benney, Alfred. Created by Alfred Benney. "Paul Fitzgerald, S.J. Engages with the Question: What Led You to the Jesuits and an Interest in Theology?" April 2002. DigitalCommons@Fairfield. Web. https://digitalcommons.fairfield.edu/asrvideos/3
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About the Interviewee:
Rev. Dr. Paul Fitzgerald, S.J. is the Senior Vice President For Academic Affairs at Fairfield University. He formerly taught theology at Santa Clara University and has written on a variety of theological topics. He received doctorates from La Sorbonne and Institut Catholique de Paris and specializes in Sociology of Religion and Practical Theology.
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