Doctor of Philosophy, Theological Studies
Graduate Theological Foundation, Mishawaka, Indiana
Emphasis: Integral Theory in Christian Theology and Spirituality
Thesis: Integral Christianity: A Theological Analysis of Ken Wilber’s Envisioned Future of Christianity
Doctor of Ministry, Applied Ministry
Graduate Theological Foundation, South Bend, Indiana
Thesis: “Bêt ha-t’pillâ: House of Prayer in the Christian Tradition-A Spiritual and Theological History”
Master of Arts, Christian Spirituality
Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska
Thesis: “Attending Wonder: An Implementation of Bernard Lonergan’s Transcendental Method in Spiritual Direction”
Certificate, Spiritual Direction
Benedictine Peace Center, Sacred Heart Monastery, Yankton, South Dakota
“Listening to the Wisdom of the Heart” Two-year Spiritual Direction Ministry Formation Program
Bachelor of Arts, Religious Studies/Philosophy
Mount Marty College, Yankton, South Dakota
Associate of Science, Registered Nursing
Skagit Valley College, Mount Vernon, Washington
“Situating the Enigma: The Enneagram as a Theological Possibility.” In Foundation Theology 2015: Essays for Ministry Professionals, edited by Bernard J. O’Connor, 109–30. Mishawaka, IN: Graduate Theological Foundation, 2015.
With Ann Kessler. Benedictine Men and Women of Courage: Roots & History, Revised Edition. Seattle: Lean Scholar Press, 2014.
“Conscious Cosmopolis: Bernard J. F. Lonergan’s Critical Realism as a Complementary Approach to Integral Theory” (2014). Journal of Integral Theory and Practice 9(1): 12-37.
Reweaving the Threefold Cord: Integral Theory and the Christian Tradition, An Introduction. (2012). Manuscript under review.
“Babel Reconsidered: Enacting an Integral Christian Multilingualism,” (accepted for publication). In S. Esbjörn-Hargens (Ed.), Enacting an Integral Future: New Horizons for Integral Theory. Albany, NY: SUNY Press.
“Prolegomenon to an Integral Christianity: Phenomenology and Christology” [expanded article]. Journal of Integral Theory and Practice, 6 (September 2011): 32-57.
“Prolegomenon to an Integral Christianity: Phenomenology and Christology” [short article]. In Foundation Theology 2011: Student Essays for Ministry Professionals, ed. John H. Morgan. Mishawaka, IN: Graduate Theological Foundation, 2011. 97-117.
“The Unique Self as Imago Dei: Approaching an Integral Christian Anthropology.” Journal of Integral Theory and Practice 6, 1 (January 2011): 78-100.
“Attending Wonder: The Transcendental Method of Bernard Lonergan as Schema for Spiritual Development and Direction.” In Foundation Theology 2009: Student Essays for Ministry Professionals, ed. John H. Morgan. Mishawaka: Victoria Press, 2009. 95-116.
“City of Ruins: City of God.” Desert Call: Contemplative Christianity and Vital Culture, Journal of the Spiritual Life Institute of America 7 (Spring 2007): 22-23.
“Early Contributors to Christian Asceticism: Body and Soul in Plato and Saint Paul.” In Foundation Theology 2007: Student Essays for Ministry Professionals, ed. John H. Morgan. South Bend, IN: Cloverdale Books, 2007. 91-109.
“To Christ of the Waves.” In Prayer in All Things: A Saint Benedict’s-Saint John’s Prayer Book, eds. Kate E. Ritger and Mark Kwatera, O.S.B. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2004. 48.
“Pilgrimage: En Route to the Holy.” Father Flanagan Movement for Canonization, Pilgrimage Guide Formation Literature, Fall 2004.
“The Platonic Roots of Christian Contemplation.” Journal of Theta Alpha Kappa 27, 1 (Spring 2003): 44-62.
“Marriage & Annulments in the Roman Catholic Church: A Talk on the Annulment Process by Reverend Gerald Melchior, JCL.” Audio recording, Sacred Faith House of Prayer, 1999.
“A Gathering of Stones.” Sacred Faith House of Prayer Newsletter, Lent 1999. 1-3.
“An Audio Introduction to the Domestic Expression of the Brothers and Sisters of Charity.” Audio recording, Sacred Faith House of Prayer. 1998.
Generous Poverty: A Call to Radical Finance for Domestic Brothers and Sisters of Charity. Pamphlet, Spiritual Formation Materials. Brothers and Sisters of Charity Domestic, 1996.
“Reflections on the Novitiate, With an Examen.” Spiritual Formation Materials. Brothers and Sisters of Charity Domestic, 1996.
“Wasted on the Reservation.” Brothers and Sisters of Charity Domestic Newsletter (Summer 1994): 6-7.
“Ignatian Reflection & Discernment: Considering Your Decisions—An Expansion.” Sacred Heart Church, La Conner, Washington. January 15, 2017.
“Conscious Cosmopolis: Bernard J. F. Lonergan’s Critical Realism as a Complementary Approach to Integral Theory,” Integral Theory Conference 2013: Connecting the Integral Kosmopolitan, San Francisco, California. July 21, 2013.
“Roots and Ladders: Benedictine Monasticism and the Integral Christian Future — Patterning a Dialogue,” Pre-conference Workshop with Sister Jeanne Ranek, O.S.B., Ph.D., D.Min., Integral Theory Conference 2013: Connecting the Integral Kosmopolitan, San Francisco, California. July 18, 2013.
“Why? Who? & What? Relationships — The Spark Note Version,” Noon Forum with Dr. Janice Lindgren, Mount Marty College. April 11, 2013.
“Surviving the Hot, Horrible, and Holy of Human Relationships: Successful Dating, Love, and Taking Out the Trash in Three Easy Steps,” Noon Forum, Mount Marty College. February 23, 2011.
“Babel Reconsidered: Enacting an Integral Christian Multilingualism,” Integral Theory Conference: Enacting an Integral Future, John F. Kennedy University. August 1, 2010.
“Lectio Divina: The Nourishing Bread of Scripture,” Multi-parish Adult Education Program, St. Ludger’s Catholic Church, Creighton, Nebraska. January 30, 2008.
“Pilgrimage: En Route to the Holy,” Creighton University Christian Spirituality Program. July 26, 2004.
“Dental Disparity: Biblical Justice and the New U.S. ‘Out-caste,’” Creighton University Christian Spirituality Program. July 8, 2004.
“Asteroids and Answers: The Transcendental Method of Bernard Lonergan as a Schema for Spiritual Development,” Mount Marty College. April 25, 2002.
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