Avery Dulles
Catholic cardinal
Avery Dulles
Avery Robert Dulles S.J. was a Jesuit priest, theologian, cardinal of the Catholic Church and served as the Laurence J. McGinley Professor of Religion and Society at Fordham University from 1988 to 2008. He was an internationally known author and lecturer.
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Új apologetika, mint az új evangelizáció programjának egyik dimenziója ... - Vatikáni Rádió
Google News - over 5 years
Avery Dulles bíboros a II. Vatikáni Zsinatot megelőző apologetikai kézikönyvekről mondta, hogy először ekkor fordult elő az apologetika két évezredes történetében, hogy a maga korának racionalista igényeihez túlzottan is hozzáidomuló, túlracionalizált
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Social media is more than a tool - The Christian Century (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Over at the New Media Project at Union Theological Seminary, Jim Rice brings up Avery Dulles's influential book Models of the Church, which proposes five basic paradigms--overlapping, not mutually exclusive--for understanding the church
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Father John Corapi/s Kafka-esque Catch-22 ordeal - Spero News
Google News - over 5 years
I was glad to see Father Guarino take this up, especially in First Things which has been too silent on these issues since the deaths of Father Richard John Neuhaus and Cardinal Avery Dulles. Both were strong voices in opposition to “zero tolerance
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Johnson letter to U.S. bishops' Doctrine Committee - National Catholic Reporter
Google News - over 5 years
In trying to figure out why the committee's Statement concludes the opposite, I recalled Avery Dulles' classic work Models of the Church. Here he describes different ways of thinking about the church: as institution, as people of God, as sacrament,
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The Man Who Rebuilt Steubenville - National Catholic Register
Google News - over 5 years
Father Michael Scanlan looks back on a career that included an early friendship with Avery Dulles, 42 years at Franciscan University and leading the charismatic renewal. by TIM DRAKE 05/31/2011 Comments (3) Father Michael Scanlan is retiring from
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Dead people, and some living ones, that have inspired holiness - The Pilot
Google News - over 5 years
Not surprisingly, some of the same people are sketched: Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta, Cardinal Terence Cooke, Archbishop of New York, Cardinal Avery Dulles, the outstanding Jesuit theologian who converted to Catholicism while at Harvard and went
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The Christophers: Bearing Christ in the Stories - Patheos
Google News - over 5 years
What do Akira Kurosawa, M. Night Shyamalan, Denzel Washington, Ken Burns, Jason Reitman, Cardinal Avery Dulles, Rod Serling, Bishop Fulton Sheen, David Mamet, Pierce Brosnan, Patricia Heaton, Will Smith, Bob Dole,
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Why church teaching on women's ordination isn't infallible - U.S. Catholic magazine (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
Francis Sullivan, BC Butler, and Avery Dulles are among those who have argued that if a papal definition of infallibility failed to enjoy widespread reception on the part of the church, this would prove the definition had not, in fact,
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Hans Küng: an ageing enfant terrible going nowhere - Catholic Herald Online (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
Consider, first, the character of the Jesuit Henri de Lubac, who according to Cardinal Avery Dulles, even throughout times of great adversity, …remained staunchly committed to the Catholic tradition in its purity and plenitude. He humbly and
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Father Reese on accountability - Catholic Culture
Google News - almost 6 years
The late Cardinal Avery Dulles, SJ, was not terribly fond of the book; he criticized its implicit liberal bias. Yet Cardinal Dulles still recognized Passionate Uncertainty as “a wake-up call” for the Jesuits. Other Jesuits, McDonough reports,
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For a Modest Cardinal, A Farewell Full of Majesty
NYTimes - about 8 years
As it had to be, the majestic high Mass on Thursday for Cardinal Avery Dulles at St. Patrick's Cathedral was an occasion of splendor and vivid remembrance for a soft-spoken cardinal who -- though he wielded intellectual and moral influence as a Jesuit, a theologian and a writer -- once said, ''I'm not particularly made for ceremonies.'' The
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Paid Notice: Deaths DULLES, AVERY CARDINAL
NYTimes - about 8 years
DULLES--Avery Cardinal, S.J. The New York Province of the Society of Jesus and Fordham University mourn the death of Avery Cardinal Dulles, S.J., who died on Friday, December 12, 2008, at the age of 90. The Laurence J. McGinley Professor of Religion and Society, Cardinal Dulles was an internationally renowned author and lecturer on theological
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Cardinal Avery Dulles, 90, Elder Statesman of Catholic Theology in America
NYTimes - about 8 years
Cardinal Avery Dulles, a son of diplomats and Presbyterians who converted to Roman Catholicism, rose to pre-eminence in Catholic theology and became the only American theologian ever appointed to the College of Cardinals, died on Friday at Fordham University in the Bronx, where he had taught. He was 90. His death, at the Jesuit infirmary at the
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Canada Arrests Worker Aiding Refugees
NYTimes - over 9 years
An American refugee aid worker accompanying Haitians seeking asylum in Canada was charged by Canadian authorities this week with immigrant trafficking. Canadian lawyers said it was the first time that a 2002 immigration law, intended to prosecute organized criminal smugglers, had been used against someone working for an immigrant assistance
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Prisons Purge Books on Faith From Libraries
NYTimes - over 9 years
Behind the walls of federal prisons nationwide, chaplains have been quietly carrying out a systematic purge of religious books and materials that were once available to prisoners in chapel libraries. The chaplains were directed by the Bureau of Prisons to clear the shelves of any books, tapes, CDs and videos that are not on a list of approved
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Christine Terlep, Dylan Murphy
NYTimes - over 9 years
Christine Marie Terlep, the daughter of Kathleen M. Terlep of Kensington, Md., and the late Vincent B. Terlep Jr., was married yesterday to Dylan John Murphy, the son of Monica D. Murphy and John J. Murphy Jr. of Manhattan. Cardinal Avery Dulles, a Jesuit theologian at Fordham, performed the ceremony at Fordham University Church in the Bronx. Mrs.
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The Way We Live Now: Encounter; A Place at the Altar
NYTimes - over 9 years
On a late winter Sunday in San Diego, Jane Via, dressed in the traditional garb of a Roman Catholic priest -- a white alb, a gold stole draped over her narrow shoulders and a green, flowing robe called a chasuble -- led the 100 or so congregants of the Mary Magdalene Apostle Catholic Community in a forbidden Mass. Via is 59, and if it were not for
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POPE BENEDICT XVI: THE LEADERSHIP; Meeting With Cardinals, Benedict Offers Reminders of His Predecessor's Service and Legacy
NYTimes - almost 12 years
Pope Benedict XVI personally greeted the most powerful prelates in the church on Friday in a ceremony that illuminated two central elements of the new papacy: his vast Vatican experience and his efforts to cement bonds with his beloved predecessor. One by one, more than 150 cardinals kissed the pope's hand and chatted briefly with him under the
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A TRANSITION IN THE VATICAN: THE OVERVIEW; Cardinals Hint At the Profile Of a New Pope
NYTimes - almost 12 years
The Roman Catholic Cardinals will take an oath of secrecy when they enter the conclave to elect the next pope, but in the week since John Paul II's death many have been publicly dropping hints about what kind of man the church now needs. The enormous outpouring of affection for John Paul has clearly had an impact on their thinking. Many of the
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Avery Dulles
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2008
    Age 89
    On April 19, 2008, Pope Benedict XVI gave the ailing Cardinal Dulles a private audience during his apostolic trip to the United States.
    More Details Hide Details Dulles prepared his written remarks to the pope prior to the visit.
    In his later years, the cardinal suffered from the effects of polio from his youth. On Tuesday April 1, 2008, Cardinal Dulles gave his Farewell Address as Laurence J. McGinley Professor of Religion and Society.
    More Details Hide Details As Dulles was unable to speak, former President of Fordham University Father Joseph O'Hare, S.J., read his address. In addition to the loss of speech, the use of his arms was impaired but his mind remained clear and he continued to work and communicate using his computer keyboard. Current Fordham President Father Joseph McShane, S.J. also presented him with the University's President's Medal that evening. April 1, 2008 also marked the date the Cardinal's book, Church and Society: The Laurence J. McGinley Lectures, 1988–2007 (Fordham University Press, 2008) was released. In his Farewell Lecture, the cardinal reflected on his weakening condition: Suffering and diminishment are not the greatest of evils but are normal ingredients in life, especially in old age. They are to be expected as elements of a full human existence. Well into my 90th year I have been able to work productively. As I become increasingly paralyzed and unable to speak, I can identify with the many paralytics and mute persons in the Gospels, grateful for the loving and skillful care I receive and for the hope of everlasting life in Christ. If the Lord now calls me to a period of weakness, I know well that his power can be made perfect in infirmity. "Blessed be the name of the Lord!"
  • 1994
    Age 75
    In 1994, he was a signer of the document Evangelicals and Catholics Together.
    More Details Hide Details Past President of both the Catholic Theological Society of America and the American Theological Society, and Professor Emeritus at The Catholic University of America, Dulles served on the International Theological Commission and as a member of the United States Lutheran/Roman Catholic Dialogue. Dulles was critical of dual-covenant theology, especially as understood in the US Conference of Catholic Bishops' document Reflections on Covenant and Mission. He was a consultant to the Committee on Doctrine of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops. Although Jesuits make a promise against pursuing ecclesiastical dignities and do not normally accept promotion within the Church hierarchy, Dulles was created a cardinal of the Catholic Church in Rome on February 21, 2001 by Pope John Paul II. At the time of his elevation to cardinal, he was not raised to the rank of bishop, as is normally the case, as he had successfully petitioned the pope for a dispensation from episcopal consecration due to his advanced age. His titular assignment was as Cardinal-Deacon of SS. Nome di Gesù e Maria in Via Lata (the Most Holy Names of Jesus and Mary). Because he had reached the age of 80 before becoming cardinal, Dulles had exceeded the mandatory age limit of retirement; he was never eligible to vote in a conclave (of which one occurred during his cardinalate, that of the 2005). Because he was a cardinal but not a bishop, Dulles became an honorary, non-voting member of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.
  • FORTIES
  • 1960
    Age 41
    Dulles served on the faculty of Woodstock College from 1960 to 1974, and that of The Catholic University of America from 1974 to 1988.
    More Details Hide Details He was a visiting professor at: The Gregorian University (Rome), Weston School of Theology, Union Theological Seminary (New York), Princeton Theological Seminary, Virginia Theological Seminary, Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg, Boston College, Campion Hall, Oxford, the University of Notre Dame, the Catholic University at Leuven, Yale University, and St. Joseph's Seminary, Dunwoodie. He was the author of over 700 articles on theological topics, as well as twenty-two books.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1946
    Age 27
    Upon his discharge from the Navy in 1946, Avery Dulles entered the Society of Jesus, and was ordained to the priesthood in 1956.
    More Details Hide Details After a year in Germany, he studied ecclesiology under the American Jesuit Francis A. Sullivan at the Gregorian University in Rome, and was awarded the Doctorate of Sacred Theology in 1960.
  • 1940
    Age 21
    He converted to Catholicism in the fall of 1940.
    More Details Hide Details After both winning the Phi Beta Kappa Essay Prize and graduating from Harvard in 1940, Dulles spent a year and a half at Harvard Law School, during which time he founded the "St. Benedict Center". (The Center later became well-known due to the controversial Jesuit priest, Leonard Feeney, S.J.) He served in the United States Navy during World War II, attaining the rank of Lieutenant. For his liaison work with the French Navy, Dulles was awarded the French Croix de guerre.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1936
    Age 17
    He then enrolled at Harvard College in 1936.
    More Details Hide Details Dulles was raised a Presbyterian but had become an agnostic by the time he was a student at Harvard. His religious doubts were diminished during a personally profound moment when he stepped out into a rainy day and saw a tree beginning to flower along the Charles River; after that moment he never again "doubted the existence of an all-good and omnipotent God." He noted how his theism turned toward conversion to Catholicism: "The more I examined, the more I was impressed with the consistency and sublimity of Catholic doctrine."
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1918
    Born
    Born on August 24, 1918.
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