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Von Hügel Institute

for Critical Catholic Inquiry


  • De Campos, Thana Christina, The Global Health Crisis: Ethical Responsibilities, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.
  • Elliot, David, Hope and Christian Ethics, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.
  • Gioia, Luigi, The Theological Epistemology of Augustine’s De Trinitate, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016.
  • Göbel, Christian, Glücksgarant Bundeswehr? Ethische Schlaglichter auf einige neuere Studien des ZMSBw im Kontext von Sinn und Glück des Soldatenberufs, Innerer Führung und Einsatz-Ethos [Can the Armed Forces guarantee happiness? Ethical reflections on some recent studies by the Bundeswehr Centre for Military History and Social Sciences], Berlin: Miles, 2016.

Chapters and Contributions to Edited Volumes

  • Andrejč, Gorazd, Ludwig Wittgenstein, in F. Sleap and O. Sener (eds), Dialogue Theories, London: Dialogue Society, 2016.
  • Bellenger, Dominic Aidan, The Benedictine Revival: Roots and Branches. Buckfast and the Modern World, 1815-2017, in P. Beacham (ed.), Buckfast Abbey, London: Merrell, 2017.
  • Bellenger, Dominic Aidan, ‘What Catholics Believe’ and ‘The Saints’ in J. Hagerty, (ed.), The Global History of Christianity, London: Rowan Publishers, 2016.
  • Bellenger, Dominic Aidan, Ronald Knox and the Benedictines, in F. Bugliani Knox (ed.), Ronald Knox: A Man for All Seasons, Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies, 2016.
  • Bellenger, Dominic Aidan, Seeking God: Reflections on a Hidden Tradition, in E. Leigh and A. Haydon (eds), The Nation that Forgot God, Leominster: Gracewing, 2016.
  • Bellenger, Dominic Aidan, Cardinal Gasquet OSB (1846-1929): Monk Historian, in J. Broadley and P. Phillips (eds), The Ministry of the Printed Word: Scholar Priests of the Twentieth Century, Stratton on the Fosse: Downside Abbey Press, 2016.
  • Çetin, Elif, Migration in the Euro-Mediterranean Area, in C. Zickgraf, H. Bousetta and L.-A. Bernes (eds.), Migration in the Western Mediterranean: Space, Mobility and Borders, London: Routledge, 2017.
  • Çetin, Elif, and Sara Silvestri, Il fenomeno migratorio e i problemi del multiculturalismo in Italia, in M. Carbone and S. Piattoni (eds), Politica in Italia, Bologna: Il Mulino, 2016.
  • De Haan, Daniel, Hylomorphism, New Mechanisms, and Explanations in W. M.R. Simpson, R. C. Koons, N. J. TehBiology (eds), Neuroscience, and Psychology, in Neo-Aristotelian Perspectives on Contemporary Science, London: Routledge, 2017.
  • De Haan, Daniel, and Robert Turner, Bridging the Gap between System and Cell: The Role of Ultra-High Field MRI in Human Neuroscience, in N. Rose, T. Mahfoud, S. McLean (eds), Modeling Brains: The Making and Use of Animal Models in Neuroscience and Psychiatry, Elsevier Academic Press, 2017.
  • Laurent, Bernard, ‘Argent; Banque; Bien Commun; Caisses Rurales; Capitalisme; Catholicisme social; Concurrence; Consumérisme; Coopération; Denier de l’Eglise;Doctrine Sociale de l’Eglise; Economie; Economie sociale de marché; Economisme; Etat Providence; Ethique Economique; Finances de l’Eglise; Globalisation-Mondialisation; Individualisme; Juste prix; Justice Sociale; Justice Sociale Internationale; Le Play Frédéric; Libéralisme; Marché; Matérialisme; Option Préférentielle pour les Pauvres; Ouvrier; Perroux François; Prêt à intérêt; Propriété; Révolution Industrielle; Riches, Richesse; Salaire; Solidarité; Travail; Usure; Weber’, in J.-D. Duran and C. Prudhomme (eds), Le Monde du Catholicisme, Bouquins, 2017.
  • Ravenscroft, Simon, Charité, amour et don dans l’oeuvre d’Ivan Illich, in M. Fortier and T. Paquot (eds), Ivan Illich, l’alchimiste des possibles, Paris: Lemieux Editeur, 2016.
  • Ripamonti, Lidia, ‘Dasein’, ‘Geworfenheit’, ‘Geborgensein’, ‘Heidegger, Martin’, Man’, in M. Knaup, H. Seubert (eds.), Edith Stein – Lexikon, Freiburg: Herder, 2017)

Articles and Reports

  • Andrejč, Gorazd, ‘When the Common Good Takes the Grand(est) Stage’, Reviews in Religion and Theology 24/3, 2017.
  • De Campos, Thana Christina, Zika, Public Health, and the Distraction of Abortion, Journal of Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy, 2016.
  • Comim, Flavio, T. Hirai, and Y. Ikemoto, Happiness and Human Development: A Capability Perspective, Journal of International Development 28/7, 2016.
  • Comin, Flavio, Beyond the HDI? Assessing Alternative Measures of Human Development from a Capability Perspective, background paper for the Global Human Development Report 2016, United Nations Development Program, 2016.
  • Elliot, David, The Turn to Classification in Virtue Ethics: A Review Essay, in Studies in Christian Ethics 29.4, 2016.
  • Kmec, Vlado, Transnational and Local: Multiple Functions of Religious Communities of EU Migrants in Dublin, Journal of the Irish Society for the Academic Study of Religions, Volume 5, 2017.
  • Laurent, Bernard, Fillon la catholique: la revanche de l’argent sur le sexe, Libération, 7 March 2017.
  • Laurent, Bernard, Primaire de la droite: mais où est passé le catholicisme social?, in La croix, 5 December 2016.
  • Ravenscroft, Simon, Irony as a Way of Life?, Reviews in Religion and Theology 24/2, 2017.
  • Ravenscroft, Simon, Levity and Theology: On Playing the Fool in Academia and Life, Noesis: Theology, Philosophy, Poetics 3, 2016.
  • Silvestri, Sara, Misperceptions of the “Muslim Diaspora”, Current History - Journal of Contemporary World Affairs, 2016.


  • Çetin, Elif, Review of Brazal, Agnes M. and Maria Teresa Davila, Living With(Out) Borders: Catholic Theological Ethics on the Migrations of Peoples, Reviews in Religion and Theology 24.2, 2017.
  • Çetin, Elif, Review of Houston, Fleur S., You Shall Love the Stranger as Yourself, Reviews in Religion and Theology 24.1, 2017.
  • De Haan, Daniel, Review of De Cruz, Helen and Johan De Smedt, A Natural History of Natural Theology: The Cognitive Science of Theology and Philosophy of Religion, Reviews in Religion and Theology 24.2, 2017.
  • Kmec, Vlado, Review of Joram Tarusarira, Reconciliation and Religio-Political Nonconformism in Zimbabwe, Reviews in Religion and Theology 24.2, 2017.
  • Kmec, Vlado, Review of Glady Ganiel, Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland Religious Practice in Late Modernity, Reviews in Religion and Theology 24.1, 2017.
  • Ripamonti, Lidia, Review of Andrew Sloane, Vulnerability and Care: Christian Reflections on the Philosophy of Medicine, Reviews in Religion and Theology, 24.3, 2017.

Knowledge Exchange and Public Media Engagement

Online Articles, Editorial and Blogs

  • Çetin, Elif, What Prospects for Change to Achieve a Sustainable EU Migration Policy?, EuropeNow, Iss. 11 (2 October 2017)
  • Göbel, Christian, Kein 'Bullshit-Job': Was Macht, Wer Macht, Was Wirklich Zählt? Behörden Spiegel 173 (January 2017)
  • Ravenscroft, Simon, Beyond the Impasse, The Living Church (1 June 2017)
  • Ravenscroft, Simon, Of Elephants and Cynics: Rehabilitating Truth in a Post-Truth Age, ABC Religion & Ethics (22 May 2017)
  • Ravenscroft, Simon, The Joyful Uselessness of Ivan Illich: Reply to Scialabba, The Luce Project on Religion and Its Publics, University of Virginia (31 March 2017)
  • Ravenscroft, Simon, Metamorphosis, or Falling in Love with Baseball, The Cambridge Globalist (30 October 2016)
  • Ripamonti, Lidia, Disabilità e intolleranza: perché dobbiamo educare alla gentilezza, Huffington Post Italia, (15 September 2016)
  • Silvestri, Sara, Brexit migration scenarios: from the politics of arrogance to reimagining solidarity, Brexit Blog #2, Centre for Catholic Social Thought and Practice (5 July 2016)
  • Silvestri, Sara, Don’t believe those who commit violence in the name of their faith, The Conversation UK (6 July 2016)



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