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Thao Nguyen, SJ: New Articles and a Talk in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Thao Nguyen, S.J.

Thao Nguyen, S.J. finished three articles during his Junior Faculty Development Leave last Fall. Two articles will be published in edited volumes in Fall 2018: “Examination of Consciousness for Transformation: Ignatian Examen and Vietnamese Zen Buddhist Repentant Rituals” in Elizabeth Harris, ed. Meditation in Buddhist-Christian Encounter: A Critical Analysis (European Network of Buddhist Christian Studies), and “A Vibrant Church: Roman Catholicism in Vietnam” in Erin Brigham, ed. Catholic Identity (USF: Lane Center for Catholic Studies and Social Thought). Fr. Nguyen’s third article, “Resistance, Negotiation, and Dialogue: Roman Catholic Church in PostColonial Vietnam” will come out in the journal of Studies in World Christianity published by Edinburgh University Press.

Last November, Fr. Nguyen gave a talk on “Asian Catholic Women’s Movements” to a group of doctoral students at Payap University in Chiang Mai, Thailand.