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Resources on Spiritans and Religion in Higher Education

Spiritan Resources

Daly, C.S.Sp., J. (Ed.). (1986). Spiritan wellsprings – The original rules, with commentaries, of the Holy Ghost Congregation. Dublin, Ireland: Paraclete Press.

Farragher, S. P. (1992). Led by the Spirit: The life and work of Claude Poullart des Places. Dublin, Ireland: Paraclete Press.

Gilbert, C.S.Sp., A. G. (1983). You have laid your hand on me…a message of Francis Libermann for our time. Rome, Italy: Spiritan Research and Animation Centre.

Koren, C.S.Sp., H. J. Essays on the Spiritan charism and on Spiritan history. Bethel Park, PA.: Spiritus Press.

Koren, C.S.Sp., H. J. (1983). Life began at forty: The second conversion of Francis Libermann, C.S.Sp. Dublin, Ireland: Paraclete Press.

Koren, C.S.Sp., H. J. (1983). To the ends of the earth: A general history of the Congregation of the Holy Ghost. Pittsburgh, PA.: Duquesne University Press.

Spiritan Horizons: A journal of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Published annually by the Center for Spiritan Studies, Duquesne University.

Spiritan Rule of Life

Van Kaam, C.S.Sp., Ph.D., A. L. (1959) A light to the Gentiles: The life story of the Venerable Francis Libermann, New York, NY: Ad Press, Ltd.

Duquesne University and Catholic Higher Education Resources

Burtchaell, J. T. (1998). The dying of the light: The disengagement of colleges & universities from their Christian churches. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.

Donovan, V. J. (1978). Christianity rediscovered. Chicago, IL: Fides/Claretian Press.

Elias, J. L. & Nolan, L. A. (2009). Educators in the Catholic Intellectual Tradition. Fairfield, CN: Sacred Heart University Press.

Gallin, O.S.U., A. (2000). Negotiating identity: Catholic education since 1960. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press.

Langan, S.J., J. P. (Ed.). (1993). Catholic universities in church and society – a dialogue on Ex Corde Ecclesiae. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press.

Morey, M. M. & Piderit, S.J., J. J. (2006). Catholic higher education: A culture in crisis. New York, NY: Oxford University Press

Rishel, J. F. (1997). “The Spirit that gives life” – The history of Duquesne University, 1878-1996. Pittsburgh, PA: Duquesne University Press.