Call For Papers

Catholic Identity in Context

Resources for Formation and Critical Engagement

In this multi-volume series, scholars will respond to leaders in Catholic education, healthcare, and other ministries as they articulate questions, opportunities, and visions surrounding Catholic identity.  Drawing upon theology, ethics, spirituality, and other relevant fields, the series will offer practical resources for engaging Catholic identity in the following contexts:

Volume I: Primary and secondary education
Volume II: Service, healthcare, and social ministry
Volume III: University teaching, research, and administration

Authors from diverse traditions and backgrounds are encouraged to submit essays of approximately 3500 words responding to the following:

How do you promote dialogue, formation, and critical engagement around Catholic identity in your context?  Name the challenges, tensions, opportunities, and questions you encounter in your work.

Submissions are due August 15, 2017 and authors will be informed of acceptance by mid-September. All essays will be reviewed by an editorial board prior to publication. 

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About the Lane Center Series

Published by the Joan and Ralph Lane Center for Catholic Studies and Social Thought at the University of San Francisco, the Lane Center Series explores intersections of faith and social justice.  Featuring essays that bridge interdisciplinary research and community engagement, the series serves as a resource for social analysis, theological reflection, and education in the Jesuit tradition.