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    • Jazz Improvisation and Theology 

      Bivens, Jason (Center for Catholic Thought, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018)
      Jason Bivens reflects on the relationship between jazz and religion.|Bivens, who teaches at North Carolina State University, was on Creighton’s campus as a participant in the 2017 Ignite Talks.|Ignite talks: http://cuca ...
    • The Catholic Climate Covenant 

      Dileo, Daniel (Center for Catholic Thought, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018)
      Daniel Dileo discusses his work with the Catholic Climate Covenant.|Dileo is Assistant Professor of Cultural and Social Studies at Creighton University
    • Ancient Monk and Modern Walls 

      Krawiec, Rebecca (Center for Catholic Thought, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018)
      Rebecca Krawiec joins John O’Keefe and David McPherson to discuss what ancient monasticism has to say about the role of borders and walls in our lives.|Dr. Krawiec is Professor of Religious Studies and Theology at Canisius ...
    • The Christian Imagination and the Anthropocene 

      Miller, Richard (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2018)
      Evidence from Earth system science suggests that we have forced the earth system out of the relatively stable conditions of the Holocene into a new geological epic. Among the implications of this evidence is that human ...
    • Jewish Identity and Religious Commitments in the American Midwest: Results of a Limited Study on Interfaith Upbringing 

      Smith, Zachary B.; Young, Ashley (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2018)
      Previous research on continued religiosity in children of Jewish-Christian parents has provided mixed results. Most research indicates decreased religiosity, while recent research suggests a reverse of that trend among ...
    • Mission Trips, Culture and Causality: A Proposal to Re-Think How North Americans Religiously Engage the World 

      Kelly, Thomas M. (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2018)
      Analyzing the current reality of contemporary international mission trips reveals deep problems with the way participants are formed, oriented, educated, and engaged as they navigate cultural, social, political, and economic ...
    • Religion, Environment, and Economy: Living in a Limited World 

      Simkins, Ronald A. (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2018)
      Lynn White, Jr., laid out an intellectual framework that continues to dominate the relationship between religion and environment. White’s thesis that a religion’s cosmology and worldview is decisive in the human treatment ...
    • The Politics of Catholic Worship in Nineteenth-Century Mexico 

      Conover, Cornelius (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2018)
      Worship at the Mexico City cathedral from the 1840s to the 1890s was intentionally local, national, and universal. Canons actively promoted holy figures to convey messages of defiance to a reforming state, global Catholic ...
    • Refugees, Exiles, and Stoic Cosmopolitanism 

      Stephens, William O. (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2018)
      The Roman imperial Stoics were familiar with exile. This paper argues that the Stoics’ view of being a refugee differed sharply from their view of what is owed to refugees. A Stoic adopts the perspective of a cosmopolitēs, ...
    • Riba, Usury, and the Evolution of Moral Finance: A Comparison of Two Arguments 

      McRorie, Christina G. (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2018)
      This article compares the historical transformation of the prohibition of usury in Christianity and the current disagreement in Islam over what forms of finance are forbidden by the prohibition of riba, now often interpreted ...
    • Human Suffering, Evolution, and Ecological Niches: Edward Schillebeeckx in Dialogue with Niche Construction Theory 

      Feder, Julia (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2000)
      With the development of niche construction theory, a recent expansion of evolutionary theory, evolutionary anthropologists describe human beings as fundamentally relational organisms, affected by our environmental niches ...
    • Trinity and Justice: A Theological Response to the Sexual Assault of Migrant Women 

      Flores, Nichole M. (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2018)
      How should theology respond to sexual abuse of migrant women? An appropriate theological and ethical response must account for the role of both personal actions and social structures in perpetuating these abuses. Beginning ...
    • Seeking Community in a Capitalist Age: A Collective Response to Poverty and Debt, from the Bible to Today 

      Coomber, Matthew J.M. (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2018)
      Our global communities are divided, in part, by an individualistic economic paradigm that blames the impoverished for their poverty and champions bottom-line profits as a standard upon which good economic practice is judged. ...
    • Solidarity and Catholic Social Thought: Confronting the Globalization of Indifference 

      Salzman, Todd A.; Lawler, Michael G. (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2018)
      Pope Francis has introduced the idea of a “globalization of indifference” into Catholic social teaching. He imputes indifference to “people who close their hearts to the needs of others, who close their eyes to what is ...
    • Religion and the Commemoration of the Disappeared in Argentina 40 Years after the Dictatorship: A Study of Martyrological Memory at the Church of Santa Cruz 

      Lybarger, Loren D.; Damico, James S.; Brudney, Edward (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2018)
      This article analyzes how religion shapes Argentine memory of the period of state terror (1976-1983). The analysis focuses on the commemorative practices at the Church of Santa Cruz, a target of the former regime’s violence. ...
    • Religion as Social Capital for Resettled Refugees: Karenni Catholics in Omaha, United States 

      Rodlach, Alexander (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2018)
      Drawing on a case study of resettled Karenni refugees from Myanmar in Omaha, in the American Midwest, this article explores the role, function, and potential of refugees’ identification with a religious belief and value ...
    • The Church as a Workplace: Navigating Competing Ideas and Practices within Religious Employment Institutions 

      Knight Johnson, Lenore M. (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2018)
      The church, as an institution, is a religious community informed by certain beliefs and values but for clergy it is also employer. Drawing from interviews with 79 pastors and spouses, this paper explores the competing ...
    • Gendered Support for Democratic Values? Religion and the Mediating Influence of Psychological Security 

      Eisenstein, Marie A.; Clark, April K. (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2018)
      Past research indicates substantive gender differences in democratic norm commitment and political tolerance in the U.S. Analyzing gender differences in democratic values, we focus on religion and the separate traits of ...
    • Introduction 

      Simkins, Ronald A.; Smith, Zachary A. (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2018)
    • Go Set Africa on Fire? Lessons in Evangelization and Globalization from Early Jesuit Missions in Ethiopia 

      Carney, Jay (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2018)
      Despite their central importance for Ignatius of Loyola and the early generations of the Society of Jesus, sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Jesuit missions in Ethiopia are largely unknown in comparison to Jesuit encounters ...