The Sydney Lonergan Centre exists to promote the ongoing work of Bernard Lonergan, SJ. Lonergan’s achievement was to retrieve interiority as grounds for the far larger work of implementing a critical methodology of authentic collaboration in meeting history’s challenges.

Recent Articles

2015 Australian Lonergan Workshop

The Human Good and You 1-3 May, 2015 St Mary’s College, The University of Melbourne                        871 Swanson St , Parkville The structure of the human good (Method in Theology p 48) provides a grasp of Lonergan’s existential ethics as a position to subvert counter the contemporary counter positions which undermine authentic subjectivity. We gather biennially […]

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2013 Australian Lonergan Workshop

From Polarisation to Collaboration Friday May 24 – Sunday May 26, 2013 Thomas Carr Centre, 278 Victoria Parade, East Melbourne “Personal relations… bind a community together, or divide it into factions, or tear it apart.” (Method p.51) “Method… is a framework for collaborative creativity.” (Method p.xi) “Doing method fundamentally is distinguishing different tasks, and thereby […]

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Some Lonergan Resources

Lonergan’s writings Many of Lonergan’s writings are available as e-books. For purchase: Insight: A Study of Human Understanding CWL3 at http://www.utppublishing.com/Insight-A-Study-of-Human-Understanding-Volume-3.html Method in Theology at http://www.utppublishing.com/Method-in-Theology-Volume-14.html At libraries Search Ebrary and Ebscohost via your library. A library subscribing to Ebrary may have access to all the current published Collected Works of Bernard Lonergan. Lonergan websites […]

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Other Lonergan Sites

Below is a list as of August 2011 of currently active sites Bernard Lonergan … vida, obra, reception, Chile  fostering communication and collaboration among Lonergan scholars in the South American context Bernard J. Lonergan Institute, Seton Hall University,  USA South Orange, NJ serving as a Lonergan research center, with substantial amounts of primary and secondary […]

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Announcing 2011 Workshop

2011 Australian Lonergan Workshop: Creating And Healing In The Making Of History Worth Inheriting April 29 – May 1 2011 Melbourne   There will be three types or modes of gathering: Seminars Morning sessions Saturday & Sunday, about 1.5 hours each endeavour to discuss a short Lonergan “piece” chosen because it relates to general theme […]

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2009 Australian Lonergan Workshop

Hope and History: Implementing the Lonergan Legacy AUSTRALIAN LONERGAN WORKSHOP April 24th – 26th 2009 History challenges us to live at the level of our times; hope enables us to face that challenge by taking a stand—robust enough to resist the inconsistencies and injustices of human institutions, forgiving enough to promote the intelligence, reasonableness, and […]

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Bernard Lonergan SJ

  “Lonergan is considered by many intellectuals to be the finest philosophic thinker of the twentieth century.”~Time Magazine   Fr. Bernard Lonergan, S.J. was a philosopher-theologian, an economist, with an abiding interest in methodology. He taught at Loyola College (Montreal) (now part of Concordia University), Regis College (Toronto), the Pontifical Gregorian University (Rome), Harvard University, […]

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Location of the Lonergan Centre

Location of the Lonergan Centre to go here. Map included etc

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Workshops 1985 – 2013

The objectives of the workshop as we gather biennially are these: (1) to strengthen and develop our own grasp of Lonergan’s work, (2) to share ways in which it is being implemented in our own contexts, (3) to dispose ourselves to the ultimate judgments of history and divine providence. The workshops are designed for people […]

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