Date of Award

Spring 1999

Document Type

Dissertation - Restricted

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)



First Advisor

Rossi, Philip

Second Advisor

Berkowitz, Marvin

Third Advisor

Copeland, M. S.


My original intention was to engage the disciplines of psychology and theology in a meaningful dialogue and work out a framework for a theology of Integrity. In fact, the original dissertation proposal was entitled, "A Theology of Integrity: Lonergan's Notion of Self-Transcendence and Kegan's Theory of Meaning-Making in Dialogue." As I was writing the dissertation, I realized that my original title would not be appropriate. When I completed the work, I had to change the title to, "A Framework for Christian Anthropology: A Study of Lonergan's Self-Transcending Subject and Kegan's Evolving Self." How did this change or better, transformation come about? The answer to this question will provide the background and the context for this study...



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