The Lonergan Review

Volume 11, 2020

At the Level of our Time

John D. Dadosky
Pages 53-75

Mediation, Culture, and Religion: Approaching Lonergan’s Method in Theology

In this paper I explore the “Introduction” to Method in Theology and examine the presuppositions of this important text. These are concepts that Lonergan deemed necessary for introducing his work on functional specialization. I focus on mediation as a two-way process and the empirical notion of culture. It is interesting how these two significant ideas make their way into the brief introduction, which Lonergan wrote last when composing the text.