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SPRING 2014
Vol 48 No 3


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EDITORIAL

Tom Ryan
OUR PATHWAY TO GOD: DRAWN BY DESIRE

Krish Mathavan MSC
THE STORY OF MY VOCATION

Khoi Doan Nguyen MSC
MSC SPIRITUALITY OF THE HEART IN VIETNAM
A Liberating Mission

David W.T. Brattston
THE HUSBAND'S ROLE AND ITS DUTIES

John Frawley
CONTRACEPTION REVISITED

Neil Brown
LEARNING FROM THE NEW ATHEISM

Eugene Stockton
PLUMBING THE DEPTHS OF CONSCIOUSNESS

Reg Naulty
IS MYSTICISM FOR EVERYONE?

BOOK REVIEWS



 

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WINTER 2014
Vol 48 No 2


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Editorial
ON NOT LOSING HEART

Marie T. Farrell rsm
ECUMENISM: TOWARDS AN 'EXCHANGE OF GIFTS'

Gideon Goosen
ON BEING LESS CATHOLIC AND MORE CHRISTIAN

Tony Arthur MSC
JULES CHEVALIER AND THE TRANSFORMATION OF SOCIETY

Brian Lewis
SOCIAL SIN

Henry L. Novello
FOUNDATIONS OF CATHOLIC SOCIAL TEACHING

National Council of Priests, Phil Glendenning, Susan Connelly RSJ
ASYLUM SEEKERS

David W.T. Brattston
MIGRANTS, THEN AND NOW

Neil Brown
'PROVING' GOD EXISTS

Barry Brundell MSC, Reg Naulty
BOOK REVIEWS

Tom Ryan SM
REFLECTION: IF I WERE GOD FOR A DAY


AUTUMN 2014
Vol 48 No 1


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Editorial
MOTHER CHURCH

Richard Lennan
EVANGELII GAUDIUM
The Good News from Pope Francis

Malcolm P. Fyfe msc
DEAR PRIME MINISTER

Edmond Nixon CSSR
APPALLING SILENCE OR A VOICE FOR THE VOICELESS

David W.T. Brattston
THE AGELESS VIRTUE OF HOSPITALITY

Tom Ryan SM
CHRISTIAN ETHICS TODAY
Is the Ground Shifting?

Anthony Arthur msc
MISSION, CULTURE AND A SPIRITUALITY OF THE HEART

Neil Brown
EVOLUTION: SCIENCE AND HISTORY

Reg Naulty
THE IMAGINATION VERSUS SKEPTICISM

Margaret Ghosn, Dominic Al-Takchy, Maria Chalhoub, Yvonne Moussa, Chanice Nahmy and Antoinette Najim
STUDENTS' THEOLOGICAL PERCEPTIONS
A Case Study


Mary Barker and Mervyn Duffy sm
THE ART OF THEOLOGY
Mary as Bride of Christ


SUMMER 2013
Vol 47 No 4


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Editorial
THE LAST THINGS

Frances Moran
THE SEXUAL ABUSE CRISIS:
Two Essential Aspects

Marie T. Farrell RSM
HAIL, MOTHER OF CHRIST, BULWARK OF THE FAITHFUL!

Gideon Goosen
RECEPTIVE ECUMENISM
What have I learnt from Other Churches?

Brian Lewis
DEGREES OF MORAL IRRESPONSIBILITY: MORTAL SIN

Fergus J. King
'DEEP CHANGE OR SLOW DEATH'
Johannine Critique and Ignatian Resolution

Barry Brundell MSC
THE NEW ATHEISM
Some pre-history

Neil Brown
THE APPEAL TO REASON

BOOK REVIEWS


SPRING 2013
Vol 47 No 3


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Editorial
VATICAN COUNCIL II
The Council That Had to Happen

Barry Brundell MSC
VATICAN II AND AFTER
My Experience

Sophie McGrath rsm
VATICAN II AND FEMINISM

Brian Lewis
SIN AS FAILURE TO BE FULLY RESPONSIBLE

Bishop Eugene Hurley
DETENTION CENTRES

Brian V. Johnstone, C.SS.R.
THE MORALITY OF DRONES
Targeted Killing

Bishop Anthony Fisher O.P.
WHAT REALLY MATTERS

Neil Brown
FAITH VERSUS NATURALISM

Reg Naulty
RELIGION FOR ATHEISTS
A Response

Frank Mobbs
REVELATION OF A PERSON v. REVELATION OF TRUTHS--A NOTE


Dan O'Donovan
THE SPIRIT OF INDIGENOUS AUSTRALIA


Matthew Evans
WCCM PILGRIMAGE TO INDIA AND NEPAL


BOOK REVIEWS

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WINTER 2013
Vol 47 No 2


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Barry Brundell MSC
THE COMMUNICATIONS REVOLUTION

Marie T. Farrell rsm
COME HOLY SPIRIT, COME...

Clare Condon SGS
IS VOWED RELIGIOUS LIFE RELEVANT TODAY?

Anthony Arthur MSC
GLOBAL COMMUNICATION CULTURE
A Challenge to Spirituality of the Heart

Vincent Hunt
JUSTICE IN EDUCATION
Focus on the Student

Peter Stork
A THEOLOGIAN AMONG SCIENTISTS
'Wisdom' as Interdisciplinary Space for Science and Theology

Eugene Stockton
THE MIRACLE OF LIFE

Paul Stenhouse MSC
THE GOOD SAMARITAN
The unidentified man who fell among robbers on the Jericho road

John Ryan
WANGARATTA JUBILEE ADDRESS


AUTUMN 2013
Vol 47 No 1


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Barry Brundell MSC
WHY ARE WE STILL HERE?

Bishop William Wright
THE ROYAL COMMISSION

Tom Ryan
COVENANTAL ETHICS:
The Church and the Royal Commission into Sexual Abuse

Elaine C Ledgerwood
THE HOPE OF FORGIVENESS

Bruce Duncan
HUMAN RIGHTS IMPERILLED BY THE GLOBAL FINANCIAL CRISIS:
The Ethical Collapse in Neoliberal Free-market Ideology

Neil Brown
NEW ATHEISM AND THE PROBLEM OF EVIL

Mary Barker
MARY'S MOTHERHOOD MATTERS MOST

Marie T. Farrell rsm
MARY, OUR MENTOR IN PRAYER


SUMMER 2012
Vol 46 No 4


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Editorial
THE 'NEW' EVANGELISATION

Graeme Mundine
A DECISION TO DISCRIMINATE
Aboriginal Disempowerment in the Northern Territory: The Launch Speech

Bishop Anthony Fisher OP
UNWELCOME PROPHETS

Neil Brown
NEW ATHEISM'S ALTERNATIVE TO RELIGION

Jim Quillinan
SHAPING AN AUSTRALIAN SPIRITUALITY

Sheelah Egan
SPIRITUALITY BEYOND EIGHTY YEARS OF AGE A Reflection

Andrew Murray SM
ARGUING FROM 'THE COMMON GOOD'

Marie T. Farrell rsm
CHRIST IN GLORY
The Ascension of Jesus

Eugene Stockton
ARCHETYPAL THEOLOGY

Reg Naulty
STOIC-SCEPTICISM
The Adult's Philosophy


BOOK REVIEWS


SPRING 2012
Vol 46 No 3


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Editorial
THE TIDE OF UNBELIEF

Neil Brown
THE NEW ATHEISM AND THE EXISTENCE OF GOD

Henry L. Novello
FAITH AS THE BASIC HUMAN QUALITY

Lawrence Cross
CHALLENGE TO CHRISTIAN ESCHATOLOGY

Peter Malone MSC
CHRIST-FIGURES IN CINEMA, IN RELIGION, IN THEOLOGY

Robert Andrews
'OUR PATTERN OF FAITH'
The Virgin Mary in John Henry Newman's Theory of Religious Development

Gideon Goosen
LAITY AND THE PROMISES OF VATICAN II


WINTER 2012
Vol 46 No 2


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Editorial
THE YEAR OF GRACE

John E. Ryan
AMAZING GRACE LOST AND FOUND

Daniel Ang
'THE NEW EVANGELISATION' AND THE NEW ECCLESIAL MOVEMENTS
Reflections on an Emerging Scene

Peter N.V. Hai
LAITY AND CHURCH
In the Documents of the Federation of Asian Bishops' Conferences

Vincent Hunt
WHAT'S IN A CHRISTIAN NAME?

Gavin Brown
CENTRIPETAL AND CENTRIFUGAL
Mapping Theological Understandings of Christ's Real Presence in the Eucharist

Gemma Tulud Cruz
INTERCULTURALITY AS PEDAGOGY
Challenges of Teaching and Learning Religion and Theology Beyond Borders

Joe Dimech
THINK GLOBALLY, ACT LOCALLY
Course And Immersion To Cambodia

BOOK REVIEWS


AUTUMN 2012
Vol 46 No 1


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Editorial
REVELATION DOWN THE AGES

Mark Kenney SM
VERBUM DOMINI AND THE INTERPRETATION OF SCRIPTURE

Edmund Chia
ASIAN CHRISTIANITY. THE POST-COLONIAL CHALLENGE OF IDENTITY AND THEOLOGY

Alan Gill
THE TURBULENT YEARS OF DOCTOR RUMBLE

Peter John McGregor
NEW WORLD, NEW PENTECOST, NEW CHURCH. POPE JOHN PAUL II'S UNDERSTANDING OF 'NEW EVANGELISATION'

Tom Ryan SM
CHRISTIAN ETHICS. MORAL DILEMMAS OR SOMETHING MORE?

Catherine Anderson
REFLECTING ON PRACTICE IN L'ARCHE ENCOUNTERING THE GRIEVING OTHER

Barry Brundell MSC, James Cowan, Reg Naulty
BOOK REVIEWS


SUMMER 2011
Vol 45 No 4


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Editorial
THE MYSTERY OF GOD

Jean Richard MSC
THEOLOGY AND GOD

Gerald O'Collins SJ
SOME REPRESENTATIVE
WORKS ON THE RESURRECTION

Simon Stevens
INTERPRETING THE BOOK OF REVELATION

Brian Lewis
THE MOVEMENT FOR SAME-SEX MARRIAGE

Sophie McGrath RSM
CARDINAL MORAN AND SOCIAL WELFARE
A Snapshot 1884-1911


SPRING 2011
Vol 45 No 3


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Editorial
THE TRUE CHURCH

Joel Hodge
WHY DO HUMANS COMMIT VIOLENCE?
Violence, War and Rioting in the Modern World and René Girard's Mimetic Theory

Mary Coloe PBVM
'A MATTER OF JUSTICE AND NECESSITY'
Women's Participation in the Catholic Church

Jean Richard MSC
THE THREE FORMS OF THE WORD OF GOD

Maria Tiimon
THE HUMAN FACE OF CLIMATE CHANGE

Bishop George Browning
AUSTRALIAN RELIGIOUS RESPONSE TO CLIMATE CHANGE

Lawrence Cross
DAMIEN OF MOLOKAI
Sermon Delivered in the Church of St Damien, Leuven, Belgium 12 March 2010

Henry L. Novello
WRESTLING WITH HOLINESS
Sharing in the Travail of Creation

Peter C. Phan
BOOK REVIEW


WINTER 2011
Vol 45 No 2


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Editorial
THE MINISTRY OF CATHOLIC EDUCATION

Therese D'Orsa and Jim D'Orsa
GROUNDING HOPE IN UNCERTAIN TIMES
Mission and Catholic Schools

Dan White
RESTORING VENICE
A Call to New Evangelisation

Anthony Cleary
YOUNG PILGRIMS
In Search of Treasure Ancient and New

Richard Rymarz
TALES ABOUT THE FUTURE OF CATHOLIC SCHOOLS
The Story of Bob and Cathy

Denis Toohey
PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS OF TRINITARIAN LIFE FOR US
Part Three: Living Marriage as Vocation in the Life of the Trinity

Terry A. Veling
CATHOLIC PRACTICAL THEOLOGY
Reflections on an Emerging Field

Mark O'Brien OP
ST. JOHN'S ACCOUNT OF THE PASSION
A Reflection

BOOK REVIEW
Encounter, The Past and Future of Remote Kimberley


AUTUMN 2011
Vol 45 No 1


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Editorial
GOD AND EVIL

Phil Fitzgerald
OUR GREAT LOVE STORY
Spirituality of the Heart

Denis Toohey
PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS OF TRINITARIAN LIFE FOR US
Part Two: Marital Relationship as an Image of the Trinity

Terence Kennedy CSsR
TRADITION AS A SOURCE OF MORAL THEOLOGY

Tom Ryan SM
BY WAY OF MORAL BEAUTY

John McKinnon
CONTEMPORARY CHURCH PROBLEMS ILLUMINATED BY THE GOSPEL OF JOHN

Catherine Byrne
MATTER AND MIND
A non-theist exploration

BOOK REVIEW
MORE BOOKS ON SAINT MARY


SUMMER 2010
Vol 44 No 4



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OUR OWN SAINT!

Kevin Mark
BOOKS ON SAINT MARY

Cardinal George Pell
SAINT MARY OF THE CROSS

Jack Rendle
THE CANONIZATION AND ROME PILGRIMAGE

Claude Mostowik MSC
PEACE AND VIOLENCE IN AUSTRALIA

Denis Edwards
PLANETARY SPIRITUALITY
Exploring a Christian Ecological Approach

Denis Toohey
PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS OF TRINITARIAN LIFE FOR US

Reg Naulty
MEDITATION IN WESTERN MYSTICISM

Kerrie Hide
QUIET LOVING
The Prayer of Quiet in Teresa of Jesus


SPRING 2010
Vol 44 No 3



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Editorial
THE MacKILLOP PROVOCATION

Bishop Anthony Fisher O.P.
THEOLOGY AS NURSING CARE FOR CULTURES AND SOULS

Andrew Hamilton SJ
MARTYRDOM AND OTHER REVOLUTIONARY MIRACLES

Daniel Ang
THE PAROCHIAL SERMONS AND THE SPIRITUALITY OF JOHN HENRY NEWMAN

Archpriest Lawrence Cross
OTHER AUSTRALIAN SAINTS?

Rosemary Canavan
LAY MINISTRY AND LEADERSHIP IN TODAY'S CHURCH
Not Nympha nor Apphia but a Woman of Our Time

Gideon Goosen
THE WORLD MISSIONARY CONFERENCE EDINBURGH 1910-2010
A Time for Reflection

Geoff Nutting
BETWEEN BUREAUCRACY, SUPERVISION AND ORIGINALITY
The Power of Personal Narrative

BOOK REVIEWS

Kevin Mark
NEW RELIGIOUS BOOKS BY AUSTRALASIAN AUTHORS


WINTER 2010
Vol 44 No 2


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Editorial
FORWARD THINKING

Gerard M Goldman
CHURCH
Seeking First the Kingdom of God

Richard Rymarz
THE CHURCH IN AUSTRALIA
Some Thoughts on the Immediate Future

Paul Cashen MSC
THE CHURCH IN AUSTRALIA
An Awakening of Faith!

Karen Lunney
THE FUTURE OF YOUTH MINISTRY IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH OF AUSTRALIA

Richard Rymarz
THE NEW EVANGELIZATION
A Look at the Growing Range of Reference

Henry L Novello
THE NEW CREATION AND DOING THE TRUTH
Christianity as More than a Religion

Reg Naulty
MYSTICISM AND THE KINGDOM OF GOD

Timothy Smith
THE GERASENE DEMONIAC
A Disability Support Worker's Commentary

Kevin Mark
NEW RELIGIOUS BOOKS BY AUSTRALASIAN AUTHORS


AUTUMN 2010
Vol 44 No 1


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Editorial
RACISTS AMONG US

General Peter Cosgrove (RETD)
SUNSHINE AND SHADE
Address to the New South Wales Australia Day Function at the New South Wales Conservatorium of Music on 19 January 2010

Laurie Ferguson MP
A SENSE OF BELONGING
Some Thoughts on the Immediate Future

Desmond O'Donnell OMI
SCANDAL, ANGER AND ANXIETY

Ron and Mavis Pirola
GRANDPARENTS
Their Witness and Presence in the Family

Timothy Smith
THE FACE OF GOD

Michael Whelan SM
DOES GOD LOVE A HITLER LESS THAN A NEW BORN BABY?

Reg Naulty
WAS SAINT JOAN OF ARC A PROPHET?

Henry L. Novello
PARTICIPATING IN THE NEW CREATION
A Theological Appreciation of Work

Kevin Mark
NEW RELIGIOUS BOOKS BY AUSTRALASIAN AUTHORS


SUMMER 2009
Vol 43 No 4


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EVOLUTION AND THEOLOGY

Richard Rymarz
THE PARAMETERS OF DIALOGUE IN A NEW MILLENNIUM
Some Comments

Anne Hunt
INTERFAITH DIALOGUE
Lessons from the Ecumenical Movement

Mark O'Brien OP
THE BIBLE ON HISTORY

Brendan Daly
PRIESTLY CELIBACY
The Obligations of Continence and Celibacy for Priests

Henry L Novello
GRACE IN EVOLUTIONARY PERSPECTIVE
The Furthering of Nature

Frank Fletcher MSC
HOLY FIRE
Religious Poetry and Theology


SPRING 2009
Vol 43 No 3


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OF PRIESTS AND PRIESTLY PEOPLE

Stephen Bevans, SVD
THE MISSION HAS A CHURCH, THE MISSION HAS MINISTERS
Thinking Missiologically about Ministry and the Shortage of Priests

Gail Gill
ANIMATING LEADERSHIP IN THE PEOPLE OF GOD

Ron and Mavis Pirola
THE FAMILY: TEACHER OF HUMAN AND CHRISTIAN VALUES
An Australian Perspective

Margaret Ghosn mshf
SO WHAT IF YOU'RE EASTERN MARONITE CATHOLIC?

Brendan Daly
SEXUAL ABUSE AND CANON LAW

Kevin Mark
NEW RELIGIOUS BOOKS BY AUSTRALASIAN AUTHORS


WINTER 2009
Vol 43 No 2


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Editorial
WE NEED GOD!

Mary Eastham
HEALING THE WOUNDED ADOLESCENT

Brian Kelty and Fr Alex Kenez
EASTERN CATHOLIC STUDENTS IN CATHOLIC SCHOOLS
The Background Paper

Richard Rymarz
EASTERN CATHOLIC STUDENTS IN CATHOLIC SCHOOLS
Challenges and Responses

Kath Engebretson
RELIGIONS OF THE WORLD
Why Catholic Schools Should Teach About Them

Terence Kennedy, C.Ss.R.
THE BIBLE AND MORALITY

Geoffrey Nutting
PALM SUNDAY HOMILY 2009

Terry A. Veling
A GOOD FRIDAY REFLECTION
On the 900th Anniversary of the Death of St. Anselm

BOOK REVIEW
Sue Richardson pbvm, and Brian Gallagher msc
Communal Wisdom: A Practical Guide for Group Discernment

Frank Fletcher MSC
HOLY FIRE
Religious Poetry and Theology


AUTUMN 2009
Vol 43 No 1


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Editorial
WE BELIEVE IN THE CHURCH

Gerard Hall SM
CONVERSING WITH OTHERS
Interreligious Dialogue in Catholic Health and Aged Care

Vivienne Keely CHF
MUSLIM-CATHOLIC DIALOGUE IN WESTERN SYDNEY
The People Speak

Peter Malone MSC
THE DEVIL

Michael Modini
BENEDICT, MAXIMUS AND THE GREATER HOPE (Part II)

John S McKinnon
THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT
Part Two: A Pastoral Reflection

John Ryan
BOOK REVIEW

Frank Fletcher MSC
HOLY FIRE
Religious Poetry and Theology


SUMMER 2008
Vol 42 No 4


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Editorial

Mark Kenney SM
SYNOD ON THE WORD OF GOD

Mark O'Brien OP
THE BIBLE IN TIME

Brendan Byrne, SJ
PAUL THE APOSTLE:
Personal Story, Mission, and Meaning for the Church Today

Michael Trainor
TOWARDS A PARISH SPIRITUALITY OF THE WORD OF GOD

Anne Hunt
POVERTY, RICHES AND CHRISTIAN DISCIPLESHIP

John S. McKinnon
THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT
Part One: The Second Conversion


SPRING 2008
Vol 42 No 3


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Editorial:
THE EMPTY PEWS


David George and Chakri Castillo
WYD08 AN UNFORGETTABLE EVENT: Two young people share their experiences of WYD08


Ron and Mavis Pirola
A NEW CATHOLIC NARRATIVE


Paul Monkerud
THE MODERN URBAN PARISH: Challenges and Opportunities


Daniel Ang
DIMINISHING MASS ATTENDANCE: A pressing ecclesial concern


Michael Putney
THE CHURCHES AND ECUMENISM, 2008


Joseph Sobb SJ
THE PRAYER FOR THE JEWS ON GOOD FRIDAY: A Reflection


John Grace
REVIEW


WINTER 2008
Vol 42 No 2


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Editorial:
MAKE DISCIPLES


Gerald O'Collins SJ
POPE BENEDICT AND PETER'S PROCLAMATION

Tony Doherty
THE MANY WAYS OF TELLING THE STORY OF JESUS

Geoffrey Plant
EVANGELIZATION 2008: TELLING THE STORY IN CYBERSPACE

Leslee Sniatynskyj
THE THEME OF JOURNEY IN LUKE

Chris Fleming and John O'Carroll
A MODERN ITINERARY: KEYNOTES IN THE SEARCH FOR MEANING

David Ranson
SUFFERING, PRAYER AND HOPE: AN AUSTRALIAN PERSPECTIVE ON THE ENCYCLICAL OF BENEDICT XVI, SPE SALVI: ON CHRISTIAN HOPE

Michael Modini
BENEDICT, MAXIMUS AND THE GREATER HOPE (PART 1)


AUTUMN 2008
Vol 42 No 1


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Editorial:
THE PHENOMENON OF FAITH

Marie Turner
GOD AS WISDOM

Marie T. Farrell RSM
THE ASSUMPTION OF MARY

Anthony J. Kelly, CSsR
A TRADITION OF HOPEFUL INTELLIGENCE: The Catholic Intellectual Tradition

Barry Brundell MSC
THE DEVIL

Gideon Goosen
THE RATIONALE BEHIND INTERRELIGIOUS DIALOGUE


SUMMER 2007
Vol 41 No 4


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Editorial:
BISHOP ROBINSON'S BOOK

Terry A. Veling
'ONE OF THE BEST CLASSROOMS EVER': A REFLECTION ON KAREN REFUGEE STUDENTS ON THE THAI-BURMA BORDER

Richard Lennan
'INTERNATIONAL PRIESTS' AND THE MISSION OF THE CHURCH

Mark O'Brien OP
THE BIBLE AND THE BLURB

Marie Turner
EVOLUTION, GOD AND JOB'S OSTRICH

Kerrie Hide
SACRED HEART

Desmond O'Donnell OMI
THE GOOD SAMARITAN
Michael Trainor
REVIEWS

Kevin Mark
NEW RELIGIOUS BOOKS BY AUSTRALASIAN AUTHORS


SPRING 2007
Vol 41 No 3


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Editorial:
MANY WAYS OF BEING MISSIONARY

Gerard Hall SM
CHRISTIAN MISSION TODAY

Dennis J. Murphy MSC
A DATED VIEW OF MISSION? Jules Chevalier (1824-1907)

Bishop Christopher Prowse
GLOBAL FRIENDSHIP: The Christian Perspective

Joseph Grayland
THE TRIDENTINE MASS AGAIN: Can the Church Celebrate in Two Rites?

Sharon Messina
HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT FOR CHURCH MINISTRY

Desmond O'Donnell OMI
GOOD NEWS FOR THE RICH

Editor
REVIEW


WINTER 2007
Vol 41 No 2


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Editorial:
DAWKINS' WAR ON EVERYTHING

Barry Brundell MSC
THEOLOGY AND CONTEMPORARY SCIENCE. RIDING THE BOUNDARIES

Denis Edwards
MIRACLES AND THE LAWS OF NATURE

Diana Carrigan
GENETIC SCIENCE AND THE CHRISTIAN UNDERSTANDING OF FREE WILL

Paul McQuillan
YOUTH MINISTRY IN A WORLD OF DIVERSITY: THE INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH PROJECT ON YOUTH SPIRITUALITY

Charles Hill
GOING TO GOD

Kevin Mark
NEW RELIGIOUS BOOKS BY AUSTRALASIAN AUTHORS


AUTUMN 2007
Vol 41 No 1


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Editorial:
SELF-APPRECIATION

James Quillinan
WHAT LIES AHEAD FOR THE CATHOLIC SCHOOL?

Neil Darragh
THE VOCATIONS PROJECT IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND

Helen McCabe
MARRIAGE IN THE LIFE OF THE PARISH: He sent them out two by two ... Luke 10:1

Francine and Byron Pirola
COMMENT ON THE GSELL LECTURE

Brian Lewis
FREEDOM OF CONSCIENCE

Marie Farrell RSM
ECUMENICAL CONSENSUS ON MARY

Desmond O'Donnell OMI
A LENTEN MEDITATION

REVIEWS


SUMMER 2006
Vol 40 No 4



Editorial:
MISSIONARY CREATIVITY

Martin Wilson MSC
GSELL CENTENARY. MISSIOLOGICAL REFLECTIONS

Dawn Cordona
COMMENT ON THE GSELL LECTURE

Lorraine Erlandson
COMMENT ON THE GSELL LECTURE

Pat Mullins SJ
COMMENT ON THE GSELL LECTURE

Peter Hearn MSC
COMMENT ON THE GSELL LECTURE

John Wilcken SJ
THE ALICE SPRINGS ADDRESS AND THE CONCEPT OF NATION

Patrick McInerney
THE ADDRESS OF POPE BENEDICT ON FAITH AND REASON

Abe Ata
DEMONISING AUSTRALIA'S CHRISTIAN AND MUSLIM ARABS IN CARTOONS

Anthony Gooley
WHAT'S IN A NAME? PART II: 'ORDAINED' AND 'LAY APOSTOLATE'

Kevin Mark
NEW RELIGIOUS BOOKS FROM AUSTRALASIAN AUTHORS


SPRING 2006
Vol 40 No 3



Editorial:
THE CHALLENGE OF COMMUNICATION

Barry Brundell MSC
DRAW THEM WITH THE BONDS OF LOVE: THE PRACTICE OF HEART SPIRITUALITY

Gerard Kelly
A PAPACY COMMUNICATED: POPE JOHN PAUL II

Thomas Groome
BRINGING LIFE TO FAITH AND FAITH TO LIFE: FOR A SHARED CHRISTIAN PRAXIS APPROACH AND AGAINST A DETRACTOR

Anthony Gooley
WHAT'S IN A NAME? PART I: 'MINISTRY' AND 'COMMON PRIESTHOOD'

Daniel Ang
SUSTAINABLE YOUTH MINISTRY: EXPLORING THE ROLE OF THE SPIRIT

John O'Carroll and Chris Fleming
GOD AND PHENOMENOLOGY: RE-READING JEAN-LUC MARION



WINTER 2006
Vol 40 No 2

Editorial
NO FOUNDATIONS

John Rate MSC
THE CHALLENGE OF POSTMODERNISM

Michael Fallon MSC
CATHOLICISM IN THE POSTMODERN WORLD

Martin Borg
HEALTH AND ILLNESS IN MARK'S GOSPEL: Physical or Spiritual?

Roy J O'Neill MSC
THE MINISTRY OF THE SKILLED STRANGER: Religion and Spirituality in Public Hospital Ministry

David Ranson
FROM FEAR TO LOVE: Building an Australian Culture of Hospitality

Kevin Mark
NEW RELIGIOUS BOOKS BY AUSTRALASIAN AUTHORS


AUTUMN 2006
Vol 40 No 1

Editorial
REMEMBERING FOR THE PRESENT AND FUTURE

Noel Connolly
MISSION: Mother of the Church and of Theology

Mark Kenney SM
A SYMPHONY OF VOICES: The Legacy of Vatican II

Mark O'Brien OP
CHANGING PERCEPTIONS OF GOD'S WORD: Bible Study Since Vatican II

Anthony Maher
THE EMERGING ROLE OF LAITY: Tensions And Opportunities

David Ranson
THE NEW AGE OF HOLINESS: Vatican II: Today and Tomorrow

Laurence Mcnamara CM
MORALITY AND ETHICS FOR A NEW WORLD

Tim Brennan MSC
AUDACITY TO THE POINT OF FOLLY: Celebrating the Centenary of the Australian Province of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart

Hon. Sir Gerard Brennan, AC
CENTENARY KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Barry Brundell MSC
REVIEWS




SUMMER 2005
Vol 39 No 4



Editorial
CELEBRATE US!

Francis Mansour LCM
WELCOME THE STRANGER

Charles Hill
HOLY, OR SAINTLY?

Terry Lyons
MINISTRY APPRAISAL: ONE PRIEST'S EXPERIENCE

Vincent Battaglia
THE RESURRECTION OF THE BODY: SOME REFLECTIONS ON THE BIBLICAL DATA

Sophie McGrath RSM
VOICES OF THE WOMEN

Peter Malone MSC
THE ABUSE OF MINORS: A CINEMA RESOURCE

Kevin Mark
NEW RELIGIOUS BOOKS BY AUSTRALASIAN AUTHORS

 


SPRING 2005
Vol 39 No 3


Editorial
ENGAGING WITH CHANGE

Richard Lennan
STILL RELEVANT? Vatican II Forty Years On

Tony Paganoni CS
ETHNIC MINISTRY IN AUSTRALIA: History, Present Realities and Future Options

Frank Fletcher MSC
THE SPIRITUALITY OF THE HEART: The EJ Cuskelly Memorial Lecture 2005

Brian San
GOD SHOUTS TO US IN OUR PAIN

Rev Dr Lawrence Cross, Australian Catholic University
TOPICAL COMMENT - TERRORISTS, MARTYRS AND SUICIDES: Consulting the Early Church

John Falzon
STATS AND STONES: Vinnies' report from the trenches on the poverty wars

Danny Kinnane
MERTON: A Modern Perspective

Janiene Wilson
REVIEW: Jane Anderson, Priests in Love: Australian Catholic Clergy and Their Intimate Friendships
.

Kevin Mark
NEW RELIGIOUS BOOKS BY AUSTRALASIAN AUTHORS


WINTER 2005
Vol 39 No 2


Editorial:
POPE BENEDICT XVI

Kristina Keneally
A PAPAL CONDOLENCE MOTION

Tim Costelloe SDB PRIESTHOOD IN THE THEOLOGY OF JOHN PAUL II

Jim Quillinan
LEARNING NEW WAYS OF EVANGELISING

Vincent Battaglia
BELONGING, COMMUNITY, AND THE CHURCH: Some Theological and Pastoral Reflections

Lawrence Cross
THE TRINITY'S FIRST CREATION THE CHURCH: An Orthodox Bishop's Appreciation Of The West's Greatest Father Of The Church

Anthony Arthur MSC
CONTEMPLATIVE MISSIONARY SPIRITUALITY: The Way of the Heart

Mark Raper SJ
THE CHURCH AS AGENT OF HOPE: What can Religious Faith Contribute to Life in Contemporary Australia?

Bruce Duncan CSsR A NEW CATHOLIC SOCIAL MANIFESTO? The Compendium Of The Social Doctrine Of The Church

Review
RICHARD LENNAN, "RISKING THE CHURCH. THE CHALLENGES OF CATHOLIC FAITH"





AUTUMN 2005 Vol 38 No 4

Editorial:
God does care!

Charles Hill
JOB AND THE TSUNAMI

Richard Colledge
INNOCENT SUFFERING AND THE CHRISTIAN GOD: SOME PHILOSOPHICAL REFLECTIONS

Joseph Grayland
SIXTY YEARS AFTER AUSCHWITZ: WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY?

Cardinal Idris Edward Cassidy
CATHOLIC DEVOTION AND THE UNITY OF CHRISTIANS

Paul Babie
THE UKRAINIAN GREEK-CATHOLIC CHURCH IN AUSTRALIA AND THE FILIOQUE: A RETURN TO EASTERN CHRISTIAN TRADITION

Elaine Wainwright RSM
IN FEAR AND GREAT JOY: FORTY YEARS OF FEMINIST BIBLICAL SCHOLARSHIP

Reviews

Kevin Mark
NEW RELIGIOUS BOOKS BY AUSTRALASIAN AUTHORS



SUMMER 2004 Vol 38 No 4


Editorial:
God–Lover or Judge?


Leslee Sniatynskyj
A REFLECTION ON LOSS: IN THE CONTEXT OF MATTHEW'S PASSION NARRATIVE


Cormac Nagle OFM
PUBLIC POLICY AND MORALITY


Brian Lewis
SOME POPULAR MYTHS ABOUT GAYS AND LESBIANS


Frank Fletcher MSC
INTRODUCING HEART SPIRITUALITY


Brendan Byrne SJ
CAN THE SCRIPTURAL WORLD STILL BE OUR WORLD? EARLY MILLENNIAL REFLECTIONS OF AN AUSTRALIAN BIBLICAL SCHOLAR


Michael Trainor
ON THE RISE AGAIN NEO-FUNDAMENTALISM IN AUSTRALIAN CATHOLICISM (PART THREE)


REVIEWS

Kevin Mark
NEW RELIGIOUS BOOKS BY AUSTRALASIAN AUTHORS



SPRING 2004 Vol 38 No 3

Editorial
SPIRITUALITY FOR EARTHLINGS


Frank Andersen MSC
THE LONG JOURNEY HOME: SEARCHING FOR EUCHARIST TODAY


Kerrie Hide
MY SOUL MAGNIFIES GOD: WOMEN’S WAYS OF PRAYER


Tony Kelly CSsR
REFLECTIONS ON SPIRITUALITY AND THE CHURCH


Michael Trainor
ON THE RISE AGAIN: NEO-FUNDAMENTALISM IN AUSTRALIAN CATHOLICISM (PART TWO)


Andrew and Liz Chatelier
MARRIAGE: GROWING IN LOVE


Denis Uhr MSC
KEEPING ALIVE THE MSC TRADITION


REVIEWS

Kevin Mark
NEW RELIGIOUS BOOKS BY AUSTRALASIAN AUTHORS


WINTER 2004 Vol 38 No 2

Editorial
FUNDAMENTALISM AND THE WIGGLES

Jim Quillinan
NEW EVANGELISATION AND LEARNING FROM OTHERS

Michael Trainor
ON THE RISE AGAIN: NEO-FUNDAMENTALISM IN AUSTRALIAN CATHOLICISM (PART ONE)

Trish Madigan OP
THE THREAT OF FUNDAMENTALISM? SOME CHRISTIAN AND MUSLIM PERSPECTIVES

Michael Fallon MSN
BIBLICAL FUNDAMENTALISM

Phil Riordan
CLERGY SEXUAL ABUSE: NEW PARADIGMS FOR HEALING

Mark Raper SJ
TO BUILD PEACE AND BRING HOPE

Bob Irwin MSC
CELEBRATING 150 YEARS

REVIEWS





AUTUMN 2004 Vol 38 No 1

Editorial
A TIME TO CELEBRATE

Frank Fletcher MSC
HEART SPIRITUALITY AND THE LAY VOCATION

Neil Brown
CONSCIENCE AND THE ECOLOGICAL CRISIS

Veronica Lawson RSM
VATICAN II IN HOPE AND MEMORY: THE POWER OF VATICAN II AND THE STRUCTURES OF POWER

Peter Price
VATICAN II: END OF A CLERICAL CHURCH?

Matthew C Ogilvie
IS THE CATECHISM ENOUGH? A THEOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE ON USING THE CATECHISM IN EDUCATION

Kevin Mark
NEW RELIGIOUS BOOKS BY AUSTRALASIAN AUTHORS





Vol 37 No 4 - Summer 2003

Editorial:
CONSCIENCE OUR GUIDE


Brian Lewis
THE ROLE OF THE CHURCH IN THE FORMATION OF CHRISTIAN CONSCIENCE


Philip Malone MSC
THE COMPLETE IDIOT’S GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING MORAL THEOLOGY


Liz Hepburn IBVM
THE CULTIVATION OF CONSCIENCE


Tom Ryan SM
IN GOD’S IMAGE: TOWARDS A THEOLOGY OF OUR EMOTIONS


Neil Pembroke
JUNG AND THE MORAL SELF


Bruce Duncan CSsR
A SCHIZOPHRENIC PROCESS IN THE CHURCH? THE CONSERVATIVE RETREAT FROM THE SOCIAL DIMENSION OF THE GOSPEL


John Ryan
PRAYER - ANSWERED?


BOOKROOM


Kevin Mark
NEW RELIGIOUS BOOKS BY AUSTRALIASIAN AUTHORS






Vol 37 No 3 - Spring 2003

Editorial
AGAINST RACISM

George Rosendale
BREAKING OPEN THE WORD FOR ABORIGINES

John Leary MSC
FIFTY YEARS WITH TRADITIONAL ABORIGINES

John Wilcken SJ
RACISM IN AUSTRALIAN HISTORY

Tony Paganoni CS
THE ITALIAN EXPERIENCE

Andrew Murray SM
LIVING IN DARK TIMES

Michael Trainor
AMROZI AND LUKE'S GOSPEL

BOOKROOM


Vol 37 No 2 - Winter 2003

Editorial
THE EXCITING COUNCIL

Brendan Byrne SJ
SCRIPTURE AND VATICAN II: A VERY INCOMPLETE JOURNEY

Gerard Moore SM
FORDING THE IMPASSE: BEYOND THE 'REFORM OF THE REFORM' OF THE LITURGY

Neil Brown
THE CHURCH IN THE POST-POSTMODERN WORLD

John Ozolins
LOVE YOUR ENEMIES

Claude Mostowik MSC
PALM SUNDAY RALLY FOR PEACE

Bruce Duncan CSsR
WHAT THE JUST WAR TRADITION HAS TO OFFER TODAY

BOOKROOM

Kevin Mark
New religious books by Australasian authors


Vol 37 No 1 - Autumn 2003

Editorial
The call to ecological conversion

Sandra Menteith
Planting seeds for the future: Building a life-sustaining society

Neil Brown
Earth and spirit: A spirituality for our times

Brendan Mackey
The Earth Charter and the Catholic Church in Australia

Mark Raper SJ
Globalisation and human solidarity

Kuruvilla Pandikattu SJ
Spiritual information for integral transformation

Andrew Murray SM
Weigel on war

Michael Trainor
Mark's Passion Narrative: A story of abuse and failed intimacy

BOOKROOM

Kevin Mark
New religious books by Australasian authors


Vol 36 No 4 - Summer 2002

Editorial
Religion for Australians

John Henry Thornber CFC
The folk Voice-eric Bogle

Eugene Stockton
Mysticism in the Australian environment: Calls to a new consciousness

Tony Kelly CSsR
The consumer does pay

Kerrie Hide
Living in the Presence of God

Tom Elich
Liturgical translation at a crossroads

Andrew Murray SM
Political life in Australia post-Bali

Michael Trainor
Unearthing Ancient Colossae in Southern Turkey: Theology and archeology in dialogue

Kevin Mark
Books


Vol 36 No 3 - Spring 2002

Editorial
Speaking of God

John Ryan
The priest a diminishing figure?

John-Baptiste Bornand
A case in point

Terry Lyons
Ministry supervision-one priest's experience

Charles Hill
The street of ashen dreams

Mark Raper SJ
Catholic Social Teaching and strategies for the future in Australia

Michael Trainor
Matthew's Passion narrative-the physical and sexual abuse of Jesus

Peter Malone MSC
Social Communications to media

Bookroom
Editor, JSD, Stephen Hackett MSC, Kevin Mark


Vol 36 No 2 - Winter 2002

Editorial
TRUST NOT IN HORSES

Sonia Wagner SGS
TO SPEAK A WORD OF HOPE

Richard Lennan
IS THE CHURCH PAST ITS USE-BY DATE?

Bronwyn Dekker, Julie McCoy, Duke Badger, Cathie Stone, Damien Murtagh
SPIRITUAL JOURNEYS IN YOUNG ADULTHOOD

Ruth Connelly
MIX

Graham Neist FMS
BEING A YONG ADULT TODAY: FRUSTRATION OR OPPORTUNITY?

Terence Kennedy CSsR
THE SYNOD FOR OCEANIA

Gerard Moore SM
ECCLESIA IN OCEANIA: LITURGICAL PERSPECTIVES

Michael Trainor
MATTHEW'S PASSION NARRATIVE: THE ABUSE OF JESUS

BOOKROOM



VOL. 36, No. 1
- Autumn 2002

Editorial
Calculated Meanness

Mark Raper SJ
Ask Any Mother

Andrew Hamilton SJ
The Invisible Worm: Australian Treatment of Asylum Seekers

Tom Rouse SSC
This is Australia Today

Sandie Cornish
Refugees and Catholic Social Teaching

Sue Harris
Tampering with the Racism Conference

Susan Connolly RSJ
Address to Palm Sunday Marchers 2002

Carlo Maria Martini SJ
Welcome the Stranger

Pauline Rae SMSM
Christian-Muslim Relations

Michael Trainor
A Story that Subverts: Jesus' Resurrection in Matthew's Gospel




VOL. 35, No. 4 - Summer 2001

Editorial
Post-Election Liturgy

Anthony Kain
When Morale Improves: Viewing the Present Condition of Liturgical Renewal in Oz

David Orr OSB
Reverencing Christ the Word

Anne McMillan RSM
A Statement of Concern Occasioned by the Growing Practice of Sunday Celebrations in the Absence of a Priest

Gerard Moore SM
Underneath Translation: An Examination of the Theological Foundations of Liturgiam Authenticam

John Hill
Catholics on Death and Dying

Anthony Cappello
Italian Catholics: Evolving with the Church?

Vincent Hunt
The Creative Dimension of Moral Decision-Making



VOL. 35, No. 3 - Spring 2001

Editorial
Suffering, Dying Care and Grieving

Meg Hegarty
Strangers in a Wild Place: Dying in Australia in 2001

Margaret Byrne
'Is Anybody There Said the Traveler': Prayer in a Time of Need

Roy O'Neill MSC
The Death of a Child

Pauline Small
Death as Family Tragedy

Peter Wood MSC
Grief, Alienation and Jesus

THEOLOGY FORUM:
Terry McCarthy and John Wicks
Wealth and Poverty in Australia

Michael Kelly OSB
The Challenge of the Interior: Monasticism and the Desert in an Australian Context

Bernadette Mercieca
A Golden Opportunity: Parish-based First Eucharist Program as Vehicle for Adult Faith Development

Editor / Kevin Mark
Theology News; Bookroom