Proclaiming the Joy Experienced – Diane Bergant, CSA


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The Joy of the Gospel

In his Apostolic Exhortation The Joy of the Gospel, Pope Francis challenges all of us to embark on “a new chapter of evangelization.” This presentation will examine what this might mean in a world “pervaded as it is by consumerism…desolation and anguish born of a complacent yet covetous heart.”


Dianne Bergant, CSA is Carroll Stuhlmueller, CP Distinguished Professor Emerita of Biblical Studies at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. She was President of the Catholic Biblical Association of America (2000-1) and has been an active member of the Chicago Catholic/Jewish Scholars Dialogue for the past thirty years. For more than twenty-five years she has been the Old Testament book reviewer of The Bible Today, having been a member of the editorial board for twenty-five years. Five of these years she served as the magazine’s general editor. She wrote the weekly column The Word for America magazine (2002-5), reflections that have now been published by Paulist Press. She is currently working in the areas of biblical interpretation and biblical theology, particularly issues of peace, ecology and feminism.

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