Mannion: Assisi Event Advances Dialogue

Friday, May 4, 2012

Inside USD — Religion is steeped in traditional thought, beliefs and actions. University of San Diego’s Gerard Mannion, a Theology and Religious Studies professor and director of the Frances G. Harpst Center for Catholic Thought and Culture, respects these traits tremendously, but he also understands the importance of adjustment when a shift is necessary.

“At a time when dialogue within and between churches and faiths, and between faith communities and the wider world in which they live out their faith has been described as being in a state of impasse and decline for some time, sources of hope and transformation of such status quo are much needed,” Mannion said.(Full Story)

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