A partnership between the Franciscan Study Center at Tilburg University, NL and the Franciscan Institute at Saint Bonaventure University, NY
Trust and the Franciscan Tradition
The Editors    |   January 27, 2022
Politics | Church | Ethics | Society | Spirituality | Economy | Ecology | Leadership

Drawing on the ideas and examples of St. Francis and those he inspired, this conference will seek to provide fresh resources for conceiving of and developing trust.

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Mythical Landscapes on the Journey to God
David Couturier   |   January 27, 2022
Church | Spirituality

Like many Christian writers of mystical texts, Bonaventure makes use of landscapes (seas, stars, seraph winds, etc. ) to explore the process of spiritual growth.

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Water in Times of Climate Change
The Editors    |   January 26, 2022

This book on water and climate change goes beyond the usual and predictable analyses, by bringing religion and values into a discussion that is often dominated by technocratic solutions.

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Prophetic Preaching After a War
David Couturier   |   January 25, 2022
Church | Society

Preaching before a war may be difficult. But, it is after the war that preachers may be most needed for their prophetic message.

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Why We Need the Virtues
The Editors    |   January 19, 2022

The ethical life used to have numerous windows, which we called the “virtues” – virtues such as courage, honesty, prudence, and justice.

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