The Journal of Formation Science, Anthropology, and Theology
An annual publication of the Epiphany Association's advanced study program in formative spirituality. Its aim is to prepare scholars, teachers, and practitioners in this new field, originally initiated by Adrian van Kaam. His ecumenical theology of the ongoing transformation of life and world, as taught in the Epiphany Certification Program (ECP), is rooted in the scriptures, in ecclesial formation doctrines, and in the classics of experiential human and Christian formation theology. His unique approach to formation theology includes the pre- and prototheological disciplines of experiential formation science and formation anthropology. They enable students in our programs as well as our readers to clarify and synthesize the compatible classical wisdom of the transcendent formation efforts of humanity over the ages. The goal of our ecumenical approach is to serve respectfully the formative, reformative, and transformative healing of wounded cosmos and humanity. The Epiphany Association is dedicated, therefore, to fostering the transformation of life and world in fidelity to each person's unique communal life call as disclosed by the mystery over a lifetime.
Susan Muto, PhD
International Board of Editors
Br. Romeo Bonsaint, SC, PhD . . . . . . . . North America East
Fr. Patrick Deegan, MA. . . . . . . . . Great Britain
Beatus A. B. Kitururu, PhD . . . . . . . . East Africa
Fr. Young Sik (Paul) Jung, MA . . . . . . . . South Korea
Fr. Albert Kuuire, S.T.D., PhD . . . . . . . . West Africa
Fr. Xavier Manavath, C.M.F., PhD. . . . . . . . . India
Rev. Stephen Martyn, PhD. . . . . . . . . NorthAmerica Southeast
Sr. Sharon Richardt, DC, PhD . . . . . . . . NorthAmerica Midwest
Fr. Robert Stewart, OFM, MA . . . . . . . . South Africa
Fr. Michael Whelan, SM, PhD . . . . . . . . Australia
Mary Lou Perez
Vicki L. Bittner
Manuscripts submitted for publication should be 12 to 15 pages in length, typewritten and double spaced. All material is subject to editorial revision. The opinions and views of contributing authors are not necessarily those of the editors. The deadline for submission of manuscripts is May of each calendar year. Send your manuscript to:
Epiphany International: The Journal of Formation Science, Anthropology, and Theology
c/o Dr. Susan Muto
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15216-3050
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