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Milltown holds double book launch

The Department of Spirituality at Milltown Institute is launching two books on May 30 at 5pm in the Institute Theatre. The first book is entitled With Wisdom Seeking God: The Academic Study of Spirituality. It is edited by Una Agnew, Bernadette Flanagan and Greg Heylin, and will be launched by Dr. Caroline Renehan, of Mater Dei and DCU. Jesuit contributors ...

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Spirituality on the up

Milltown Institute’s programmes in Applied Spirituality are consistently the most subscribed postgraduate courses. The External Examiner for the programmes last year, Peter Tyler from St. Mary’s University College, London, emphasised that they are the only ones of their kind in Britain and Ireland. Traditionally the domain of religious and priests, they now attract professionals in the fields of medicine, social ...

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Reflections on the Sobrino Notification

March 28, 2007 Reflections on the Sobrino Notification by Michael O’Sullivan SJ Michael O’Sullivan has taught liberation theology at third level and with community groups for over 20 years and has lived and worked with the economically poor in El Salvador and elsewhere for almost as many years. He was the co-organiser and the chairperson of the first conference in Ireland on Liberation theology in 1976, and the editor of the conference proceedings entitled The Liberation of Theology: Theology of Liberation and the Irish Context (Dublin: Student Christian Movement, 1978). The Latin American Catholic bishops met for only the second time at Medellín, Colombia, in 1968. (1) They met, three

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Remembering James McPolin SJ

January 26, 2006 Remembering James McPolin SJ Michael O’Sullivan’s homily at the funeral of James McPolin SJ by Michael O’Sullivan SJ About two years ago Jimmy said to me that he felt most alive and of most use during the years he was in El Salvador (1989- 96) - despite the awful suffering among the people and the deadly danger that shadowed his own life. He went there straight after his term as President of Milltown Institute (1983- 89). He did so because of his commitment to and companionship with the God whose love makes the promotion of justice an absolute requirement. Jimmy had hardly arrived in the country when six Jesuits, a woman (Elba

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