The Legacy of Avery Cardinal Dulles, S.J.
His Words and His Witness
Publication Year: 2011
Published by: Fordham University Press
Title Page, Copyright
I first had the privilege of meeting Avery Dulles when he was a young scholastic and came to Fordham University in the 1950s. I say young because, even though he was much older than we were, he had the gift of being able to be part of our life and he always knew how to find...
Fordham University stands as the bookends surrounding the beginning and the end of the long and influential academic career of Avery Dulles. He came to Fordham as Mr. Avery Dulles, S.J., a Jesuit regent, to teach philosophy in the fall of 1951. He ended that...
Part I: Cardinal Dulles’s Legacy in His Words
Choate School Writings
Articles and Essays
Reviews and Letters to the Editor
Forewords, Introductions, and Translations of Other Authors’ Works
Part II: Cardinal Dulles’s Legacy in His Witness
Lecture to Sodality Alumni
September 21, 1952
I am very happy to be able to talk to this group. My relatively large number of years as a layman gave me some opportunity to observe, from a layman’s point of view, the enormous possibilities of the apostolate of laymen by laymen. As you will hear from me in a few minutes, in my...
Farewell Address as McGinley Professor
Laurence J. McGinley Lecture
April 1, 2008
It is a matter of surprise that I have occupied the Laurence J. McGinley Chair in Religion and Society for twenty years. When I reached the statutory retirement age at The Catholic University of America in 1988, I received...
Response to Farewell Address
It is a great privilege to be here with you this evening: to be with the many friends and admirers of Cardinal Dulles, and to offer these words in deep appreciation and gratitude for all that he has been for us, all that he has shared with us as priest, as theologian, and as friend...
The Last Days of Avery Cardinal Dulles, S.J.
Sister Anne-Marie Kirmse, O.P., Ph.D., was Avery Dulles’s research associate
and executive assistant, August 1988–December 2008.
During his remarks at the McGinley Lecture of spring 2007, Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of Fordham University, announced that he was commissioning the publication of all the McGinley Lectures...
Homily at the Funeral Mass at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral
Homily at the Mass of Christian Burial in Auriesville
The burial of the dead is more than a corporal work of mercy urged on us as Christians. It is an ancient sacred tradition not only of the Jewish people but also of the ancient Greeks. In the Greek Old Testament Book of Tobit, the eponymous hero of the tale, an exile in Assyria, gets into trouble for burying fellow Jews in Nineveh. The crime of Antigone in the...
Page Count: 152
Illustrations: 4 b/w illustrations
Publication Year: 2011
OCLC Number: 821725669
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