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Eugene Cullen Kennedy

Born: 1928 in Syracuse, New York
Died: 2015 in Benton Harbor, Michigan

Pen Name: Eugene C. Kennedy, Eugene Kennedy

Connection to Illinois: Kennedy lived in Chicago.

Biography: Kennedy was a psychologist, former priest, columnist, a leading Catholic author and scholar. He joined in the Clinical Psychology department at Chicago's Loyola University in 1969, and eventually became professor and chairman of the department, retiring as professor emeritus.Kennedy has written over 50 books on psychology, religion, Catholic church, and psychology of religion, and has also published three novels. He wrote a column for the Religious News Service, distributed by the New York Times syndicate.

  • Carl Sandburg Award for Literature

Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction; Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Eugene Cullen Kennedy on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

9-11 :
ISBN: 1570754454 OCLC: 49859861

Orbis Books, Maryknoll, N.Y. : ©2002.

Takes us into the heart of unfathomable mystery--the sacramental mystery of September 11th--and reveals the sacred in the midst of sin, the goodness that is breaking through evil.

Bernardin :
ISBN: 156625082X OCLC: 37001628

Bonus Books, Chicago : 1997, ©1989.

  Cardinal Bernardin :
ISBN: 0933893981 OCLC: 19498730

Bonus Books, Chicago : ©1989.

  Fixes /
ISBN: 044914688X OCLC: 21505610

Fawcett Gold Medal, New York : 1990, 1989.

My brother Joseph :
ISBN: 0312171188 OCLC: 37011216

St. Martin's Press, New York : 1997.

A sensitive portrayal of Chicago's late Cardinal who was known for mercy rather than severity and whose tenure was marked by even-handed dealings with dissident priests, and his ministry to those rejected by the instiltutional church.

On becoming a counselor :
ISBN: 0826405053 OCLC: 20092419

Continuum, New York : 1990.

The unhealed wound :
ISBN: 031228358X OCLC: 45791434

St. Martin's Press, New York : 2001.

This man Bernardin /
ISBN: 0829409092 OCLC: 34583818

Loyola Press, Chicago : ©1996.

"This Man Bernardin is the visual diary of one of our nation's foremost religious leaders - Joseph Cardinal Bernardin, the Archbishop of Chicago." "The 180 striking black-and-white photos featured in this book capture the essence of the man who is Bernardin. Journey with the Cardinal from his Depression-era childhood in South Carolina to his present position as spiritual leader of the second-largest Catholic diocese in America - serving over 2.3 million parishioners." "Given unprecedented access to the Cardinal's daily life, Pulitzer-Prize-winning photojournalist John H. White takes you beyond the normal barriers and into the private life of a very public man. Bernardin's own words - collected from pastoral letters, homilies, personal interviews, and other writings - have been chosen to frame White's stunning duotone photographs." "White and Bernardin first met in New York City in 1979, when White was assigned to cover Pope John Paul II's visit to the United States. A special friendship grew between White, an African-American photojournalist and son of a Protestant minister, and Bernardin, then the Archbishop of Cincinnati and son of Italian immigrants. With Bernardin's trust, White has been able to observe and record the life of an American cardinal as no other photographer before him."--Jacket.

Tomorrow's Catholics, yesterday's church :
ISBN: 0060159804 OCLC: 17620112

Harper & Row, New York : ©1988.

Tomorrow's Catholics, yesterday's church :
ISBN: 0892435801 OCLC: 31435548

Triumph Books, Liguori, Mo. : 1995.