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Integrating Spiritual Perspectives With The Law School Experience: An Essay And Invitation, Lucia A. Silecchia Jan 2000

Integrating Spiritual Perspectives With The Law School Experience: An Essay And Invitation, Lucia A. Silecchia

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Reports of burn-out, disillusionment, and stress abound in modern literature as the legal profession faces a period of rapid change and sobering self-reflection on the ways in which it should operate as an honorable and noble profession.

In a seemingly unrelated development, there is a steadily growing interest in the spirituality of modern professional life. As those in other fields have also grappled with both outward critique and inward self-reflection, the past several years have seen a renewed interest in the spiritual aspects of worldly occupations. As time goes on and interest in spirituality and professional life increases, the legal ...


A Theological Method For Legal Education, Raymond C. O'Brien Jan 1984

A Theological Method For Legal Education, Raymond C. O'Brien

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Is it possible to engraft theology' into legal education? Does the law school seeking to inculcate any particular theology into its curriculum jeopardize the fabric of legal education? Are theology and law irretrievably broken, one to speak only of the things of God and the other to speak of Caesar? Finally, if there is to be interaction between law and theology within the context of legal education, is there a methodology that can offer significant and fruitful dialogue? This is the real issue.