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Lonergan, Bernard
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(Dec 17, 1904, Buckingham, Québec – Nov 26, 1984, Pickering, Ontario), SJ, Canadian theologian. Lonergan studied philosophy in Heythrop (England) and theology in Rome. He taught dogmatic theology in Montreal and Toronto (1940–1953), at the Gregoriana in Rome (1953–1965), at Harvard University (1971/1972), and at Boston College (1975–1983). His thought, which was oriented toward Aristotle and Thomas Aquinas and marked by knowledge of the natural sciences, was devoted to the speculative and methodological questions of theology. Two stu…

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Sala, Giovanni B., “Lonergan, Bernard”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 19 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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