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What is the most important theological discussion going on today for the American Church?

Rev. Dr. David Tracy discusses the idea of the “ever-reforming” Church in the light of Vatican II. He sees these advancements in the specific movements of two groups: women and Hispanics. He is an advocate for the advancement of both of these groups especially in theological thought, and bridging the gap between today’s Catholicism and the experiences of these groups.

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Playing Time: 2:55 minutes

About the Interviewee:

Rev. Dr. David Tracy is the Andrew Thomas Greeley and Grace McNichols Greeley Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Catholic Studies and Professor of Theology and the Philosophy of Religions at the University of Chicago Divinity School. His publications include The Analogical Imagination: Christian Theology and the Culture of Pluralism and On Naming the Present: Reflections on God, Hermeneutics, and Church. Professor Tracy is currently writing a book on God.

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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