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Christopher Pramuk is an associate professor of theology and the University Chair of Ignatian Thought and Imagination at Regis University in Denver. He is the author of two award-winning studies of Thomas Merton, as well as Hope Sings, So Beautiful: Graced Encounters Across the Color Line, a meditation on race relations in society and church.
FaithFaith in Focus
Christopher Pramuk
Joyce Coleman sings the soul of a community whose faith has been tested by fire across generations, centuries, in this country. To sing such a faith is, for this white Catholic, to be filled with wonder and gratitude—beyond words, beyond speech, beyond concept.
FaithFaith and Reason
Christopher Pramuk
Adolfo Nicolás, S.J., former superior general of the Society of Jesus, helped to recenter the role of imagination in Jesuit education and in the intellectual and spiritual formation of the whole person.
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Arts & CultureBooks
Christopher Pramuk
Published in 1953, the children’s book can act a parable for coming to grips with climate change.
FaithFaith in Focus
Christopher Pramuk
It is in our acts of mercy, not retribution, that we share in the very life of God.
FaithFaith
Christopher Pramuk
Sister Thea did not hesitate to challenge and even chide the bishops for their complicity in a “church of paternalism, of a patronizing attitude” toward people of color.
Monastery of Christ in the Desert
Christopher Pramuk
I was 32 when I made my first trip into the high desert plains of northern New Mexico, known to many as the landscape that inspired artist Georgia O’Keeffe, and to a few as the home of the Taos Pueblo Indians. About an hour’s drive from Taos and 20 minutes more up the state highway from
Books
Christopher Pramuk
Roger Haight on the Spiritual Exercises
Christopher Pramuk
Rekindling the Spirit of the Nativity
Christopher Pramuk
Christopher Pramuk revisited Bruce Springsteen's 'The Rising' on the 10th anniversary of 9/11.
Christopher Pramuk

These resources are offered in conjunction with the article, "A Hidden Sorrow: Praying through Reproductive Loss. Christopher Pramuk teaches theology at Xavier University in Cincinatti, Ohio and is the author of Sophia: The Hidden Christ of Thomas Merton (Liturgical Press, 2009).

Books

A Silent Sorrow: Pregnancy Loss: Guidance and Support for You and Your Family, Ingrid Kohn, MSW and Perry-Lynn Moffitt with Isabelle A. Wilkins, MD. My sister notes of this book that "after Jack died, I could not have done without it."

Hope Deferred: Heart-Healing Reflections on Reproductive Loss, ed. Nadine Pence France and Mary Stimming. A collection of essays weaving together personal narratives, spirituality and theological reflection. This book includes the article by Serene Jones mentioned in my article.

Waiting with Gabriel: A Story of Cherishing a Baby's Brief Life (Loyola Press), by Amy Kuebelbeck