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VIDEO: Introduction to GTF faculty member The Rev. Dr. Jorge Colón

The Rev. Dr. Jorge Colón, C.Ss.R., is Fellow and François-Xavier Durrwell Professor of Religious Studies at the GTF. A Redemptorist priest, he is a native of Puerto Rico, where he is also currently based, and has earned degrees from… Continue reading

VIDEO: 2013 Runcie Convocation Lecture by The Rev. Fr. Bernard O’Connor

Homepage-OConnor-socialOn May 2, we welcomed The Rev. Fr. Bernard O’Connor to deliver this year’s Runcie Convocation Lecture in which he discussed papal resignation. Watch a full-length video of his lecture and learn more about this former Vatican official and expert… Continue reading

GTF professor Dr. Bernard O’Connor on American religious attitudes



The Rev. Dr. Bernard O’Connor, a former official at the Vatican with the Congregation of Eastern Churches and a faculty member for the Graduate Theological Foundation, discusses American attitudes towards religion in this video below.

Dr. O’Connor is… Continue reading

A Study of Clergy Stress, Part IV

This week, we finish our four-part series on a study of clergy stress conducted by Dr. John H. Morgan, Karl Mannheim Professor of the History and Philosophy of the Social Sciences.  This study addresses clergy perceptions of congregations’ expectations… Continue reading

A Study of Clergy Stress, Part III

Continuing with our four-part series on clergy stress, this week, Dr. John Morgan addresses the issue of stress inducers within all four traditions covered in this study: Methodist, Lutheran, Episcopal and Catholic.

Take a look at the first two… Continue reading

A Study of Clergy Stress, Part II

We continue this week with the second part of Dr. John Morgan’s four part study on clergy stress.  If you’ll remember from last week, this study covers four traditions: Methodist, Lutheran, Episcopal and Catholic, and looks at points… Continue reading