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Paul Fitzgerald, S.J. Engages with the Question: What is the Relationship of Theological Theory to Practice?
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  • Paul J. Fitzgerald, S.J., Fairfield University
  • Alfred Benney, Fairfield University
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Video
Interview Date
4-14-2002
Abstract

What is the relationship of theological theory to practice?

Fr. Paul Fitzgerald, S.J. speaks of his personal project and devotion to working with people living in a very poor neighborhood in South Los Angeles. He is most captivated by the women who have transitioned to an entirely different culture, and yet motivated by their Catholic faith serve their community with great generosity.

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About the Interviewee: Rev. Dr. Paul Fitzgerald, S.J. is the Senior Vice President For Academic Affairs at Fairfield University. He formerly taught theology at Santa Clara University and has written on a variety of theological topics. He received doctorates from La Sorbonne and Institut Catholique de Paris and specializes in Sociology of Religion and Practical Theology.

About the Interviewer:

Dr. Alfred Benney is a Professor of Religious Studies at Fairfield University. He has a Ph.D in Theology from the Hartford Seminary Foundation and teaches courses in Non-Traditional American Religions and Christian Religious Thought. His research interests include “how people learn”; “the appropriate use of technology in teaching/learning” and “myth as explanatory narrative”. He has published work on teaching with technology.

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Paul J. Fitzgerald and Alfred Benney. "Paul Fitzgerald, S.J. Engages with the Question: What is the Relationship of Theological Theory to Practice?" (2002)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/alfred_benney/179/