Loyola Visit Notes

Here is the presentation I gave on 17 February 2012 to the Institute of Pastoral Studies at Loyola University of Chicago: Loyola Slides PDF.

These notes were also shared with people in the audience that day…

Web projects

  • feautor.org, an open source religious resource sharing site.
  • storyingfaith.org, a site devoted to digital storytelling as a form of faith formation.

Some of my writing

  • Teaching Reflectively in Theological Contexts: Promises and Contradictions. Mary E. Hess and Stephen D. Brookfield, editors. Krieger Publishing, 2008.
  • Engaging Technology in Theological Education: All That We Can’t Leave Behind. Mary E. Hess. Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2005.
  • Belief in Media: Cultural Perspectives on Media and Christianity. Mary Hess, Peter Horsfield, AdΔn Medrano, editors. Ashgate Publishing Company, 2004.
  • “Listening and learning to teach in theological contexts: An appreciative inquiry model,” in Revitalizing Practice: Collaborative Models for Theological Faculties, edited by Malcolm Warford. Peter Lang, 2008, pp. 67-97.


  • A New Culture of Learning. Douglas Thomas and John Seely Brown. Createspace, 2011.
  • Hanging out, Messing Around, Geeking Out. Ito, et.al. MIT Press, 2010. Free at http://goo.gl/x7FQs.
  • Now You See It. ΔCathy Davidson. Penguin, 2011.
  • The Heart of Higher Education. Parker Palmer and Arthur Zajonc. Jossey-Bass, 2010.
  • Too Big to Know. David Weinberger. Basic Books, 2011.