Dissertations & MA Theses

Dissertations & MA Theses

Recent graduates are invited to submit copies of their theses or dissertations for our collection.

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Arsenault, Kevin J. Ethics and Awareness: A Social Psychological Study of Impediments to Dynamic Moral Awareness. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1995.

Ascheman, Thomas J. The Conversion of the Missionary: An Interpretation of the Guadalupan Narrative. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1991.

Avesani, Giuseppe. La Conoscenza Come Struttura Secondo Bernard J.F. Lonergan. Facultate Philosophica Pontificiae Universitatis Gregorianae Romae 1970. Three folders.

Bedford-Jones, Michael H. H. Some Aspects of Inquiry in the Acquisition of Religious Knowledge. Master of Arts. University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1979. Two folders.

Benefiel, Margaret J., Ph.D. The early Quaker suspicion of theology in light of the work of Bernard Lonergan and J. B. Libanio. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1989.

Bland, Rex I. Theological Ecumenism in Four Contemporary Catholic Ecclesiologies. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1997.

Bommarito, Bernard Angelo. The Meaning of Methodical Reorientation of Science and Common Sense in the Thought of Bernard Lonergan. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1972.

Boyle, John Phillips. Faith and Community in the Ethical Theory of Karl Rahner and Bernard Lonergan. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1972.

Braman, Brian Joseph. The Drama of Human Authenticity: Bernard Lonergan's Notion of Authenticity. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1995.

Braman, Brian Joseph. The Primordial Nature of God, and a Notion of God: A Comparative Study between Alfred North Whitehead and Bernard Lonergan SJ. Master of Arts. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1984.

Braxton, Rev. Edward K. Images of Mystery: A Study of the Place of Myth and Symbol in the Theological Method of Bernard Lonergan. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1975.

Brennan, Anne Marie Martin. Bernard Lonergan’s World View: Emergent Probability and the God-World Relation. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1973.

Buckley, Charles John. Method in Mathematics: Bernard Lonergan’s Theory of Cognition and Its Application to Mathematical Education. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1977.

Byun, Anselm Hee Sun, S.j. The Reality of God is the Subject-Matter of Theology: A Study of Bernard Lonergan’s Position. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1995.

Cacopardo, Rocco. A Study of On-going Social Processes. Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex, England, 1974. Two Folders.

Carmody, John Tully. Lonergan's Christology: A Dialogue with Religious Studies. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1972.

Cassidy, Joseph P. Extending Bernard Lonergan's Ethics: Parallels Between the Structures of Cognition and Evaluation. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1996.

Christie, Robert C. The Logic of Conversion: The Harmony of Heart, Will, Mind, and Imagination in John Henry Newman. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1997.

Clark, Robert Michael. Towards a Theology of Peace: Contributions to an Understanding of Nonviolence from the Thought of Bernard Lonergan. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International., 1994.

Codron, Patricia Annette, Ph.D. The Quest for Self-Integration in the thought of Bernard Lonergan and John Macmurray. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1994.

Conley, Peter Vincent. The Development of the Notion of Hermeneutics in the Works of Bernard J. Lonergan. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1973.

Conn, Joann W. From Certitude to Understanding: Historical Consciousness in the American Catholic Theological Community in the 1960’s. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International., 1947.

Conn, Walter Eugene. Conscience and Self-Transcendence. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International., 1973.

Corso, Michael Joseph, Ph.D. Christian Religious Education for Conversion: A Lonerganian Perspective. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1994.

D-F

Dalton, Anne Marie. Thomas Berry’s Religious Ecology in the Light of Bernard Lonergan’s Theory of Emergent Probability. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1994.

Delaney, Hubert, S.J. The Tree of Life A General Theory of Personal Development Based on the Writings of Bernard Lonergan, S.J. National University of Ireland at University College, Cork, 1988.

de Neeve, Eileen O'Brien. Bernard Lonergan's "Circulation Analysis" and Macrodynamics. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1990.

de Sa Earp, Ney Affonso. Love and Transcendent Knowledge. Gregorian University, Rome, 1974. Three folders.

Di Pietro, Paul Joseph. The Supernatural solution to the problem of evil: Bernard Lonergan’s understanding of grace in ‘Insight’ and later writings. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1994.

Donahey, Mary Ellen. The Knowing-Believing Relation in the Works of Bernard Lonergan and Leslie Dewart. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International., 1974.

Dool, John. Revelation and Meaning: The Contributions of Bernard Lonergan to a Theology of Revelation. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1994.

Doorley, C.Ss.R., Mark J. The Role of Feelings in the Ethical Intentionality Analysis of Bernard Lonergan. Boston College., 1994.

Drilling, Peter John. A Study of the Development of Bernard Lonergan’s Thought on the Material Starting Point for Theology. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1978.

Duffy, James G. The Ethics of Lonergan's Existential Intellectualism. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1996.

Dumestre, Marcel Jacob. The Contribution of Bernard Lonergan toward the Recovery of a Catholic Philosophy of Education. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1990.

Dunne, T. A. Lonergan on Social Progress and Community. On Microfiche.

Ekka, Valentine. Cultural Pluralism and the Possibility of Convergence in the Thoughts of Bernard J. F. Lonergan: Transcultural Heuristic Categories for Intercultural Communication. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1997.

Falbo, Mark Charles. Theory and Praxis of Conversion in the Religious Education of Non-poor Youth: An Educational Analysis of Bernard Lonergan on Conversion and Paulo Freire on Conscientization. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1991.

Finnamore, Rosanna. B. Lonergan e L'Education: "L'alveo in cui il fiume scorre". Roma: Editrice Pontificia Universita Gregoriana, 1998.

Fitterer, Robert J. The Notino of Common Sense in Bernard Lonergan's Insight: A Study of Human Understanding. M. Div. Regent College, 1996.

Flanagan, Joseph F. The Basic Patterns of Human Understanding According to Bernard Lonergan. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1967.

Flood, Ann Therese. B.C. Butler’s Developing Understanding of Church: An Intellectual Biography. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1981.

Fogliacco, Rev. Nicholas. Lo Sviluppo Del Dogma Nel Pensiero Di Bernard Lonergan. Arbor Ann, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1973.

Fullalove, Robin. Analysis of the Act of Faith. MA Thesis. Ann Arbor: Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1993.

G-J

Gregson, Vernon Joseph J. Bernard Lonergan and the Dialogue of Religions: A Foundational Study of Religion as Spirituality. Arbor Ann, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1978.

Grigg, Lance Miles. Bernard Lonergan’s Philosophy for Education. Ann Arbor: University Microfilms International, 1995.

Guth, Walter Henry. Knowledge Claims and the Intelligibility of Theological Method. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1978.

Hefling, Charles C., Jr. Lonergan on Development: The Way to Nicea in Light of his More Recent Methodology. Andover-Newton Theological School--Boston College Joint Graduate Program, 1982.

Helminiak, Daniel A. One in Christ: An Exercise in Systematic Theology. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University International, 1979.

Higgins, Jean M. Cultural Adaptation in a Revealed Religion: An Analysis of The Transcultural Problem, Using the Categories of Bernard Lonergan. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1972.

Hodes, Greg. Foundations and Aporiae: The Intellectual Realism of Bernard Lonergan. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1996.

Hosinski, Thomas E. Process, Insight, and Empirical Method: An Argument for the Compatibility of the Philosophies of Alfred North Whitehead and Bernard J.F. Lonergan, and Its Implications for Foundational Theology. Vol. 2 Chicago University, 1983.

Hosinski, Thomas E. Process, Insight, and Empirical Method: An Argument for the Compatibility of the Philosophies of Alfred North Whitehead and Bernard J. F. Lonergan, and Its Implications for Foundational Theology. Vol. 1 Chicago University, 1983.

Hoyt-O'Connor, Paul Eugene. Lonergan's Analysis of Economic Life and the Dynamism of Human History. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1992.

Humphreys, John, S.J. The Law of the Cross in Bernard Lonergan’s Redemption Theory. Licentiate. Gregorian University, Rome, 1976.

Jackson, Arthur F. Can One Man Teach Another: A Comparative Analysis of Treatments in Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, Aquinas, Buber and Lonergan. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1973.

Jacobitz, Gerard Marin. Robert Sokolowski's Theology of Disclosure: A Constructive Appraisal. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1998.

James, Jenny. A Reconstructive Hermeneutic of Eastern Cherokee Spirituality via the Theology of Bernard Lonergan. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1996.

Joannis, Juan Fornelli, S.J. El Progreso En La Nocion De Metodo Teologico Segun Los Escritos De Bernard J. F. Lonergan, S.J. Interpretacion Historico Sistematica. Gregorian University, Rome, 1976. Two folders.

K-N

Kanaris, Jim. Lonergan's Notion of the Subject: The Relation of Experience and Understanding in Intellectually and Religiously Differentiated Consciousness. MA. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1995.

Kieser, Doris. The Love of God Flooding Our Hearts: Paul's Apocalyptic Theology and Lonergan on Human Authenticity. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1992. M.A. Thesis.

Kinberger, Mary Kay, Ed.D. Bernard Lonergan’s Notion of Conversion: A Foundation for the Novitiate Experience in Religious Congregation. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1988.

Klein, Dennis. Dimensions of Culture in the Thought of Bernard Lonergan. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1975.

Lardner, Mary Denise. The Notion of Person as Self-Transcendence in Bernard Lonergan’s Philosophy. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1970.

Leduc, Laurent J. Intellectual Conversion and the Gaia Hypothesis: A Paradigm for Science and Theology in Dialogue. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1993.

Leininger, Charles William, M.A. The roles of self-transcendence and individuation in the search for wholeness. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1987.

Livernois, Thomas Francis. The Recovery of Dogma: A Contribution to the Critical Understanding of Dogma. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1974.

Loewe, William P. Toward the Critical Mediation of Theology: A Development of the Soteriological Theme in the Work of Bernard Lonergan. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1974.

Maillet, Gregory. "Beyond a Common Joy": Criticism and the Value of Shakespeare's Romances. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1996.

Majzler, Robert Edward The Cross, Narrative, and Interiority: A Dialectical Comparison Between Theologians of the Cross and Bernard Lonergan. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1983.

Malits, Sister Elena, C.S.C. Journey Into the Unknown: Thomas Merton’s Continuing Conversion. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1974.

Manning, Paul Richard. A Descriptive Exposition of the Mathematics Used by Bernard Lonergan in the Development of his Philosophical-Theological System (1957-1972). Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1983.

Martinez, Gaspar. Catholic Post-Rahnerian Theology: Encountering the Mystery of God in History and Society, Vols. I and II. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1997.

Martos, Joseph. Bernard Lonergan’s Theory of Transcendent Knowledge. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1973.

Mathews, William A. Questioning and Its Object. Department of Philosophy, University of Leeds. 1980.

Maxwell, Michael P. Existential Foundations for a Methodical Ethics in the Work of Bernard Lonergan. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1997.

McGrath, Tom. The Implications of Lonergan’s INSIGHT for Psychological Method and Cognitional Theory. Thesis presented for the MA, Dept. of Psychology, University College, Dublin, March 1976.

McKelvey, Charles. The Problem of Objectivity in Sociology: The Implications of the Cognitional Theory of Bernard Lonergan. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1979.

McPartland, Thomas Joseph. Horizon Analysis and Historiography: The Contribution of Bernard Lonergan Toward a Critical Historiography. Ann Arbor, Michigan: Unversity Microfilms International, 1976.

Miller, Mark Chester. Attending to a Common Language: Pursuing the Christian Specificity of Moral Theology Out of the Thought of Bernard Lonergan. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1992.

Monsour, Daniel. The New Context in Theology in the Thought of Bernard Lonergan: A Discussion of the Underlying Significance of his Claim. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1992. M.A. Thesis.

Naickamparambil, Thomas. Through Self-Discovery to Self-Transcendence: A Study of Cognitional Self-Appropriation in B. Lonergan. Thesis for the doctorate in philosophy, Gregorian University, 1997.

Nichols, Jeffrey. The Relationship of Symbols and Bias in the Philosophy of Bernard Lonergan: An Exploration and Expansion. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1995.

Nucoll, Daniel Adrian, M.A. Values in Epistemology and Economic Methodology. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1987.

O-R

O’Brien, William James. The Role of Judgement in Lonergan’s Insight. University of Chicago, 1972.

O’Grady, Desmond William, S.J. The Notion of the Good in Bernard Lonergan’s INSIGHT and METHOD IN THEOLOGY. Faculty of Arts, University College, Cork., 1975.

Painter, Rebecca M. Attending to Evil: Fiction, Apperception, and the Growth of Consciousness. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1998.

Paleczny, Barbara. Socio-economic Ethics as Transformative Theology: Homeworking in the Toronto Garment Industry. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1994.

Parker, James Vincent. Doctrinal Pluralism: A Study of Bernard J.F. Lonergan’s Theory Regarding Pluralism And The Unity of Faith. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1976.

Pelzel, Morris Wayne, Ph.D. A Genetic Study of the Metaphor of Development “From Below” and “From Above” in the Writings of Bernard Lonergan. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1994.

Perez Valera, J. Eduardo, S.J. Hacia Una Filosofia Transcultura. La Facultad Filosofia S.J. Munchen-Pullach, 1971. Two folders.

Piscitelli, Emil J. Language and Method in the Philosophy of Religion: A Critical Study of the Development of the Philosophy of Bernard Lonergan. Part 1.Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1977.

Piscitelli, Emil J. Language and Method in the Philosophy of Religion: A Critical Study of the Development of the Philosophy of Bernard Lonergan. Part 2. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1977.

Poissant, L. J. An Analysis and Evaluation of Bernard Lonergan’s ... On Microfiche.

Raymaker, John Anthony. Theory-Praxis of Social Ethics: The Complementarity Between Bernard Lonergan’s and Gibson Winter’s Theological Foundations. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1977.

Rende, Michael. The Development of Fr. Bernard Lonergan 2's Thought on the Notion of Conversion. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International,1983.

Riley, Philip Boo The Development of Doctrine: A Study in Bernard Lonergan’s Method in Theology. McMaster University, 1980.

Ring, Nancy Carolyn. Doctrine Within the Dialectic of Subject and Object: A Critical Study of Paul Tillich and Bernard Lonergan. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1980.

Rivello, Sister Joseph Roberta. An Adaptation of Bernard Lonergan’s Heuristic Structure: A Response to Institutional Moral Scotosis. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1974.

Rixon, Gordon Ambrose, S.J. Bernard Lonergan’s Notion of Vertical Finality in his Early Writings. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1995.

Roach, Richard R. Fidelity: The Faith of Responsible Love. Part 1. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1974.

Roach, Richard R. Fidelity: The Faith of Responsible Love. Part 2. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1974.

Rota, Giovanni. "Persona" E "Natura"  nell'Itinerario Speculativo di Bernard J. F. Lonergan, S.J. (1904-1984). Pubblicazione del Pontificio Seminario Lombardo in Roma, 1998.

S-Z

Sanders, Ronald John. Coventry Patmore: The Poetic Drama of a Victorian Intellectual. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1972.

Schultz, Rev. James Carl. From Insight to Metaphysics: The Metaphysics of Bernard J. F. Lonergan’s “Insight.” Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1972. (2 copies)

Shea, William Michael. Intelligence, Intelligibility and God: An Horizon Analysis of the American Naturalist Philosophies of Frederick J. E. Woodbridge and John H. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1973.

Siejk, Catherine L. Toward a Religious Practice that Promotes Authentically Lived Christian Faith within a Christian Faith Community: A Religious Education Interpretation of Bernard Lonergan's Understanding of Christian Authenticity. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1992.

Skrenes, Billie Carol. Love and the Ways of Knowing: Reflections on Bernard Lonergan’s Theory of Knowing and its Contributions to Theology’s Philosophical Foundations, Based in Part on Comparisons with Bultmann, Piaget, Langer, and Gadamer. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1979.

Slinger, Joseph T. Sociology and Consciousness: An Initial Integration of Contemporary Sociological Theory and Bernard Lonergan’s Theories. Part 1 and Part II.. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1977.

Smith, Francis R., S.J. The Permanence and Historicity of Dogma According to Bernard Lonergan S.J. Excerpta ex dissertatione ad Doctoratum in Facultate Theologiae Pontficiae Universitatis Gregorianae, Roma 1977.

Smith, George Terence. Liberal Education and the Role of Empirical Science: A New Understanding of an Old Problem, According to the Early Writings of Bernard Lonergan. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1990. M.A. Thesis.

St. Amour, Paul. Existence and Thought: Exploring the Complementarity of Existentialism and Intellectualism in the Works of Soren Kierkegaard and Bernard Lonergan. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1998.

Stebbins, J. Michael. Bernard Lonergan’s Early Theology of Grace: A Commentary on De Ente Supernaturali. Department of Theology, Boston College, 1990.

Steenburg, David John Fredrick. Nature and History in the Knowledge of Value: A Study in Bernard Lonergan’s Account of Value. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1994.

Stinson, James Gerard, M.A. Pope Paul VI and law ministries. Ann Arbor: University Microfilms International, 1987.

Stogre, Michael, S.j. Papal Social Thought on Aboriginal Rights: A Study in History. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1992.

Tamura, Ryoko C. Why ‘Interiority Analysis’ and ‘Method’?: A Study of Bernard J. F. Lonergan’s Methodological Reflections on Christology Today. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1995.

Teevan, Donna M. Bernard Lonergan’s Transendental Method as a Hermenutical Approach to Theology. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1994.

Tekippe, Terry Joseph. The Universal Viewpoint and the Relationship of Philosophy and Theology in the Works of Bernard Lonergan. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1972.

Thompson, D. F. Ethics of Metaphysics and... On Microfiche.

Tori, Michael J. The Roman Catholic Church on the Eve of Renewal: Editorial Perspectives from The Commonweal and America Magazines, 1958-1963. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1996.

Traynor, John T. The Moral Bases of Ghandi's Transformational Leadership: Satyagraha and Ahimsa. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1996.

Ware, Charles. A Critical Realist’s Inquiry into the Ontological Significance of Human Movement in Sports, Exercise, and Dance. Master of Arts. San Jose State University, San Jose, 1970.

Webster, Colleen Keene. A Passion for Complacency: The Role of complacentia boni in the Ecclesial Good of Order. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1991

Welch, Margaret M. A Critical Realist Assessment of the Moral Realism Debate: Objectivity as Authentic Subjectivity and the Epistemology of Bernard Lonergan. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1998.

Whelan, Gerard Kevin, SJ. The Development of Lonergan's Notion of the Dialectic of History: A Study of Lonergan's Writings 1938-53. Ann Arbor: University Microfilms International, 1997.

White, Leland J. Act in Theology: A Dramatist Inquiry Into Method in Karl Barth and Bernard Lonergan. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1974.

Zanardi, William Joseph. Transcendental Method and the Crisis of Historicism. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1975.

Zeno, Carl Arthur. The Meaning of “Real” According to Bernard Lonergan. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International., 1976. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International, 1976.