Christ as the Foundation of Seminary Formation

Author:  Deacon James Keating PhD
Publisher:  The Institute For Priestly Formation
SKU: CSFS
Christ as the Foundation of Seminary Formation is a compilation of essays that address the integration of human formation in seminarians with their spiritual development. These essays carry practical import for all who minister to seminarians. Within them is found methods for mentoring seminarians into true men of communion, men who have matured in affect and prayer by clinging to Christ.

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Christ as the Foundation of Seminary Formation is a compilation of essays that address the integration of human formation in seminarians with their spiritual development. Seminaries are communities that reveal Christ to the seminarians and in so doing facilitate the seminarians spiritual and human maturation. These essays carry practical import for all who minister to seminarians. Within them is found methods for mentoring seminarians into true men of communion, men who have matured in affect and prayer by clinging to Christ and entering deeply into the way of formation each seminary offers. To be a good priest, a man must be emotionally mature and spiritually alive. The experts writing in this book will assist in facilitating this goal.

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Publisher The Institute For Priestly Formation
Author Deacon James Keating PhD
Product Type Paperback
Width (inches) 5.5
Height (inches) 8.5
Publication Date 3/17/2016
ISBN/UPC 9780988761377
Number of Pages 120

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Deacon James Keating, PhD, is Director of Theological Formation for the Institute for Priestly Formation (IPF) at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. Before joining IPF, he taught moral and spiritual theology for 13 years at the Pontifical College Josephinum in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Keating has led more than 400 workshops on moral theology and spirituality nationwide. He regularly conducts retreats and parish missions. Some of his more than 70 essays on Christian Ethics and Spirituality have appeared in publications throughout the country.

Dr. Keating has authored or edited 11 books and numerous articles in the field of moral and spiritual theology, and served as editor of the Josephinum Journal of Theology (1993-2006). He also has a weekly radio program addressing topics in Catholic spirituality and morality heard on KVSS, Omaha.

Married to Marianne, they have three sons, Kristoffer, Jonathan and Liam, and a daughter, Ina. He was ordained a deacon in 2001 for the Diocese of Columbus, Ohio.