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the distinctive Jesuit approach

By Diogenes (articles ) | May 10, 2005

When a theologian says that he "wants to experience teaching theology in a Jesuit environment," what does that mean?

John Norris explains: "I honor the Jesuit approach to education and theological formation." So he needs to get away from "a school where we are distinguished primarily by our fidelity to the magisterium." Because, you see, "this this emphasis upon magisterial fidelity [has] a strong, stultifying influence upon the intellectual and spiritual life of the university."

Ain't no stultifying going on at Jesuit schools.

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  • Posted by: Meg Q - May. 10, 2005 10:39 PM ET USA

    The previous Jesuit suppression was incredibly unjust and damaging to the Church. A Jesuit suppression now would (almost) be the only merciful answer.

  • Posted by: Gil125 - May. 10, 2005 6:50 PM ET USA

    How lucky they are to be rid of him! They can only pray that it's permanent.

  • Posted by: - May. 10, 2005 6:48 PM ET USA

    UD is a fine school. It will be better off without this guy. And he will be happier consorting with the Manichaeans and other assorted heretics.

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