Antoine Vergote was born in Belgium in 1921. He is a professor at Louvain University and was a disciple of Jacques Lacan. A scholar in psychoanalysis, philosophy and theology, Vergote has devoted himself to the analysis of the religious phenomenon as it impacts modern man in the midst of his traumas and contradictions. He has written numerous books and has been particularly interested in the relationship between psychoanalysis, anthropology, and Christian faith. As a co-founder of the Belgian School of Psychoanalysis, he has attempted to refute those who view religion...
Antonio Gonzalez, a leading Spanish theologian, was born in Oviedo (Asturias) in 1961. He has worked in El Salvador and in Guatemala at the Jesuit University, as well as in various centers of higher education in Europe. He shares with liberation theology the perspective of Gods option for the poor and the centrality of praxis in the Christian message and life. He is a member of the Mennonite community and the General Secretary of the Fundacion Xavier Zubiri in Madrid, Spain. Gonzalez is a prolific author whose works include Structures...
Antonio Spadaro, SJ, is the editor in chief of the Jesuits' biweekly review, La Civiltà Cattolica. Since entering the Society of Jesus in 1988, he has worked in a variety of capacities, including joining the review's community in 1998. He has been a part of the review ever since. In late 2011, he became the review's editor in chief. Fr. Spadaro considers his work to be part of the new cybertheology – "thinking faith in the Internet age". Robert H. Hopcke holds two degrees in counseling: a Master of Arts in Theology,...
Armando Rojas Guardia
Armando Rojas Guardia, born in Caracas in 1949, is one of the seminal voices of contemporary poetry in Latin America. A poet and essayist, he is author of such well-known Spanish literary works as “Del mismo amor ardiendo” (“From the Same Love Burning,” 1979); “Yo supe de la vieja herida” (”I Knew About the Old Wound,” 1985); “Poemas de Quebrada de la Virgen” (“Poems from the Virgin´s Creek,” 1985); “Hacia la noche viva” (“Towards the Living Night,” 1989); “Antología poética” (“Poetic Anthology,” 1993); y “La nada vigilante” (“The Vigilant Nothingness,”...
Arnold Benz of ETH Zurich is an expert in the exploration of star and planet formation using ESA and NASA satellites. He is a past-president of Div.II of the International Astronomical Union, and member of the European Academy of Science.
Arthur Green is a rabbi and scholar of Jewish mysticism and New Hasidism. He is a professor in the non-denominational rabbinical program at Hebrew College in Boston.
Arthur P. Boyle
Arthur P. Boyle has traveled the world speaking to thousands of people in North and South America and Europe since his miraculous healing from cancer in Medjugorje in 2000. He and his wife Judy have 13 children, including professional hockey player Brian Boyle of the New York Rangers. He lives in Hingham, Massachusetts. Eileen McAvoy Boylen is a freelance writer and regular contributor to the Boston Globe and the Boston Herald. She also runs a successful communications consulting business writing web copy, marketing materials and e-newsletters for companies in the...
Avery Cardinal Dulles is the first American theologian to be elevated to cardinal. One of the most distinguished Catholic theologians of our day, he is the Laurence J. McGinley Professor of Religion and Society at Fordham University. His many books include The Splendor of Faith and The Craft of Theology.
Avis Clendenen, Ph.D., is an associate professor of religious studies at Saint Xavier University. She is an author and editor. Clendenen currently lives in Chicago, Illinois.
B. K. Iyengar
B.K.S. Iyengar was born in India in 1918 and has been teaching yoga since of the age of 17. He has been one of the world's leading teachers of yoga for over 70 years and is internationally recognized as an authority on Hatha yoga. His own style of teaching, "Iyengar Yoga," is taught by certified teachers across the globe. Iyengar was the first person to teach yoga to large groups of students. He lays great emphasis on precision and alignment, a style that is faithfully followed by his students. He...