Bernard J.F. Lonergan





Bernard J.F. Lonergan

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in Buckingham, Quebec, Canada
December 17, 1904

died
November 26, 1984

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Fr. Bernard J.F. Lonergan, CC, SJ (1904-1984) was a Canadian Jesuit Priest. He was a philosopher-theologian in the Thomist tradition and an economist from Buckingham, Quebec. He taught at Loyola College (Montreal) (now Concordia University), Regis College (now federated within the University of Toronto), the Pontifical Gregorian University and Boston College.

He is the author of Insight: A Study of Human Understanding (1957) and Method in Theology (1972), which established what he called the Generalized Empirical Method (GEM). The University of Toronto Press is in process of publishing his work in a projected 25-volume collection edited by staff at the Lonergan Research Institute at Regis College.

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Insight: A Study of Human U...
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Method in Theology
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The Subject (The Aquinas Le...
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A Second Collection
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Collection: Papers by Berna...
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Understanding and Being: Th...
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“To demand the absolute and to be content with absolutely nothing else results in a skepticism.”
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“One cannot play fast and loose with what one knows to be true.”
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