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ACADEMIC NEWS What’s Dr. Philip Blosser, ­ rofessor of philosophy, p spent fall term on sabbatical. He finished his English translation of H.G. Stoker’s Das Gewissen: Erscheinungsformen und Theorien, a book published in a phenomenological series in 1925. He presented “The Concept of Person in Max Scheler and Keiji Nishitani,” Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture, Nanzan University, Nagoya, Japan, October 18. Dr. Patricia Cooney Hathaway, professor of spirituality and systematic theology, presented: “Spirituality of the Chaplains in their Role as Healers,” keynote address, National Association of Catholic Chaplains, October 16; “Weaving Faith and Experience: Brightening the Tapestry of Our Spiritual Life,” Detroit Society of Catechetical Leaders, November 7; “A Spirituality of Health Care Ministry,” Collaborative Formation Program for Public Juridic Persons, Oakbrook, IL, November 8; “Weaving Faith and Experience through the Seasons of Life,” Spiritual Directors Program, Manresa Spiritual Center, Bloomfield Hills, MI, November 17-20; “Seasons of Life, Seasons of Faith,” Day of Reflection, Lial Renewal Center, Whitehouse, OH, March 1. Dr. Robert Fastiggi, professor of systematic theology, presented “The Ends of the Marriage According to the 1917 and 1983 Codes of Canon Law in Light of Vatican II,” Society for Catholic Liturgy, Mundelein Seminary, Mundelein, IL, October 3-4, and “The Role of the Magisterium in Catholic Moral Teaching,” Society of Catholic Social Scientists, Franciscan University, Steubenville, OH, October 25-26. He presented: “Catholic Devotion to Mary,” Knights of Columbus, Taylor, MI, November 5; “Marian Apparitions,” Our Lady of Victory, Northville, MI, November 21; “Catholic Doctrines on Mary,” Theology on Tap, Novi, MI, December 8; “The Authority of the Roman Pontiff and Other Points of Division Today,” mini-conference on The Eastern Schism, Franciscan University, January 31. He attended the American Catholic Philosophical Association conference, Indianapolis, IN, November 2-3. Christopher Gawel, part-time instructor, presented Basic Evangelization Training, SHMS, December 6-7; co-led a CYO staff retreat on kerygma, discernment, and 34 MOSAIC developing camp programs, Camp Ozanam, Carsonville, MI, January 2-3; presented “Ecclesiology” to the Ministerial Certification Course, January 2014; and emceed the Life is a Gift Conference, SHMS, January 25. Fr. Marc Gawronski, part-time instructor, attended the USCCB Committee on Divine Worship’s Symposium on the 50th Anniversary of Sacrosanctum Concilium, Baltimore, MD, November 8-9. Fr. Pierre Ingram, CC, assistant professor of sacramental theology, presented “How Do Bishops and Priests Teach, Sanctify, and Govern in persona Christi? A Study of Ingram Evidence from Eight Patristic Theological Sources,” Society for Catholic Liturgy, Mundelein Seminary, Mundelein, IL, October 3-5. Dr. Daniel Keating, participated in the Catholic-Evangelical Dialogue, St. Paul MN, October 10-12, and consulted for the USCCB Committee on Doctrine meeting, Washington DC, November 10. He presented: “Friendship with Christ,” St. Mary Cathedral parish council, Lansing, MI, November 13; “The Doctrine of Deification,” Brotherhood of Hope, Boston, MA, November 23; a four-talk series “Perspectives on Homosexuality,” University Christian Outreach, Lansing, MI, December 18-21. Dr. Mark Latkovic, professor of moral theology, is on sabbatical for winter term. He published: What’s A Person to Do? Everyday Decisions that Matter (Our Sunday Visitor, 2013); “The Three Aspects of the Moral Life, Plus One,” Truth and Charity Forum, October 11, truthandcharityforum.org; “Condoms, Consequences, and the Christian Vision of Moral Conduct,” Truth and Charity Forum, October 23, truthandcharityforum.org; book review of Brainwashed: The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience, coauthored with psychologist Scott O. Lilienfeld (Basic Books, 2013), in Fellowship of Catholic Scholars Quarterly (Fall 2013); “What’s Wrong with ENDA?” Truth and Charity Forum, January 20, truthandcharityforum.org. He presented: “The Moral Dimension of Obamacare/ HHS Mandate,” Theology on Tap, St. Clair Shores, MI, October 8; “Catholic Social Teaching,” RCIA presentation, St. Frances Cabrini Parish, Allen Park, MI, November 10. He gave radio interviews about his book, What’s a Person to Do?: “Catholic Connection with Teresa Tomeo,” Ave Maria Radio, October 18; KVSS Spirit Catholic Radio, hosted by Kris McGregor, October 21; “SonRise Morning Show,” EWTN Radio, hosted by Brian Patrick, October 23; Relevant Radio’s “Morning Air” show, hosted by Sean Herriott, October 28; TAPING with EWTN-radio-affiliate Redeemer Radio, hosted by Matthew Bunson, November 11; Sirius XM’S Catholic Channel’s program “Busted Halo,” hosted by Fr. Dave Dwyer, November 15; Relevant Radio’s “Drew Mariani Show,” guest-hosted by Taylor Marshall, November 22; Radio Maria’s “Meet the Author” show, hosted by Ken Huck, December 5; Relevant Radio’s “Morning Air” show, hosted by Sean Herriott, January 2. He gave a dinner presentation to the SHMS Board of Trustees, November 25. Dr. Ralph Martin, associate professor of theology, was involved in these activities: He published The Urgency of the New Evangelization: Answering the Call, Our Sunday Visitor, and Martin “The pastoral strategy of Vatican II: time for an adjustment?” in G. D’Costa & E. Harris, eds., The Second Vatican Council: Celebrating its Achievement and the Future (Bloomsbury, 2013). He presented: October 4, Seminary Rectors Association, “New Evangelization and Seminary Fo