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Centre Bibliography

This bibliography provides a list of books, essays and articles written by members of our international team in the specific areas of interest of the Centre:

Insight, Peace and Conflict


  • Melchin, Kenneth Rand Cheryl Picard, Transforming Conflict through Insight. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2008.

  • Picard, Cheryl, Peter Bishop, Rena Ramkay, and Neil Sargent. The Art and Science of Mediation. Toronto: Emond Montgomery Publications Limited, 2004.

  • Picard, Cheryl, Mediating Interpersonal and Small Group Conflict. New edition: revised and updated. Ottawa: The Golden Dog Press, 2002.

Essays and Articles

  • Picard, Cheryl A. and Kenneth R. Melchin. “Insight Mediation: A Learning-Centered Mediation Model.” Negotiation Journal 23, no. 1 (2007): 35-53.

  • Melchin, Kenneth R. “Reaching Toward Democracy: Theology and Theory When Talk Becomes War” In CTSA Proceedings of the Fifty-eighth Annual Convention 55 (2003), 41-59.

  • Melchin, Kenneth R. “Pluralism, Conflict, and the Structure of the Public Good.” The Promise of Critical Theology: Essays in Honour of Charles Davis, edited by Marc Lalonde, 75-92. Waterloo: Wilfred Laurier University Press, 1995.

  • Melchin, Kenneth R. “Military and Deterrence Strategy and the ‘Dialectic of Community’.” In Religion and Culture, edited by T. Fallon and P.B. Riley, 293-309. Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press, 1987.

Economics, Business Ethics and Community Economic Development

Essays and Articles

  • Melchin, Kenneth R. “What is "the Good" of Business? Insights from the Work of Bernard Lonergan.” The Anglican Theological Review 87, no. 1 (2005): 43-61.

  • Melchin, Kenneth R. “Exploring the Idea of Private Property: A Small Step Along the Road from Common Sense to Theory.” Journal of Macrodynamic Analysis 3 (2003): online only, http://www.mun.ca/jmda/pastissues.htm

  • Melchin, Kenneth R. “Economics, Ethics and the Structure of Social Living.” Humanomics 10, no. 3 (1994): 21–57.

  • Stebbins, J. Michael. “Toward a Developmental Understanding of the Common Good.” In Religion and Public Life: The Legacy of Monsignor John A. Ryan, edited by Robert G. Kennedy et al., 119-131. Lanham MD: University Press of America, 2001.

  • Stebbins, J. Michael. “The Meaning of Solidarity,” in Labor, Solidarity and the Common Good: Essays on the Ethical Foundations of Management, edited by S.A. Cortright, 61-74. Durham NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2001.

  • Stebbins, J. Michael. “Business, Faith and the Common Good,” Review of Business 19 (1997): 5-8.

Lonergan’s Ethics


  • Melchin, Kenneth R. L’art de vivre ensemble : introduction à une éthique chrétienne. Trans. Pierrot Lambert. Ottawa: Novalis, 2006.

  • Doucet, Hubert, Jean-Marc Larouche and Kenneth Melchin. Ethical Deliberation in Multiprofessional Health Care Teams. Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, 2001.

  • Melchin, Kenneth R. Aprender a convivir: Introducción a la ética cristiana de Bernard Lonergan. Trans. Elizabeth Hanh Villagrán. Mexico: Trillas, 2000.

  • Melchin, Kenneth R. History, Ethics, and Emergent Probability: Ethics, Society and History in the Work of Bernard Lonergan. 2nd ed. Ottawa: The Lonergan Web Site, 1999.

  • Melchin, Kenneth R. Living with Other People: An Introduction to Christian Ethics Based on Bernard Lonergan. Ottawa: Novalis, 1998.

Essays and Articles

  • Melchin, Kenneth R. “Democracy, Sublation, and the Scale of Values.” In The Importance of Insight: Essays in Honour of Michael Vertin, ed. John J. Liptay Jr. and Daniel S. Liptay, 183-196. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007.

  • Melchin, Kenneth R. “What is a Democracy Anyway? A Discussion between Lonergan and Rawls.” Lonergan Workshop 15 (1999): 99-116.

  • Melchin, Kenneth R. “Moral Knowledge and the Structure of Cooperative Living.” Theological Studies 52 S (1991): 495-523.

  • Melchin, Kenneth R. “Ethics in Insight.” Lonergan Workshop 8 (1990): 135-147.

  • Melchin, Kenneth R. Revisionists, Deontologists, and the Structure of Moral Understand Theological Studies 51 S (1990): 389-416.

  • Melchin, Kenneth R. “History, Ethics, and Emergent Probability.” Lonergan Workshop 7 (1988): 269-294.

  • Melchin, Kenneth R. “Moral Decision-Making and the Role of the Moral Question.” Method: Journal of Lonergan Studies 11 (1993): 215-228.

  • Melchin, Kenneth R. “Liberation and Spirituality in Gustavo Gutiérrez.” Pastoral Sciences/Sciences pastorales 6 (1987): 65-80.

Other Publications related to Lonergan’s Thought


  • Clifford. Catherine. E. The Group des Dombes: A Dialogue of Conversion. American University Studies, Series VII, Theology and religion, Vol. 231. New York: Peter Lang, 2005.

Essays and Articles

  • Clifford, Catherine E. “Lonergan’s Contribution to Ecumenism.” Theological Studies 63, no. 3 (2000): 521-538.

  • Clifford, Catherine E. “The Collaboration of Theology and Canon Law in Light of Lonergan’s Theory.” Studia Canonica 40 (2006): 116-136.