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Surgeons and the Spirit

Spring 2001 -- an interdisciplinary team of researchers from DeSales University designed a pilot study to assess the possible relationship between a surgeon's religiosity and his/her clinical practice.

Fall 2001 -- researchers gathered and analyzed data from the study among surgeons in the Eastern Pennsylvania Health Network

Fall 2002 -- the final report on the study is completed, submitted to the Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons, and accepted for publication

Summer 2003 -- due to repeated editorial delays, the study is withdrawn from the B.A.C.S. and submitted for publication to the Journal on Religion and Health


Fall 2003
 -- the study is accepted for publication in the Journal on Religion and Health 

JORH
Spring 2005
 -- the study is published in the Journal of Religion and Health, volume 44, number 1, pages 67-80.

► read an abstractof the published study ► read the complete text of the published study

 

Summer/Fall 2005 -- following publication of the pilot study, the team may expand the research project to a national level

 

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R. Wayne & Joan Kraft Memorial Lecture

Thursday, January 25, 2018, 08:00 PM
DeSales University 2755 Station Avenue, Center Valley, PA
DeSales University Center

This annual lecture series is designed to offer the public a humanistic viewpoint on an issue of national prominence. The topic of discussion for this event will be The attractive beauty of holiness: the influence of St. Francis de Sales in the married  spirituality of Elisabeth Leseur. FR. THOMAS KEVIN KRAFT, OP, Friar of the Province of Saint Joseph USA, currently assigned to Saint Dominic's House, Nairobi, Kenya is our featured speaker. 

This event is FREE and open to the public. No tickets are required. 

Salesian Spirituality