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About Dr. Eric Cunningham, Ph.D.

Eric Cunningham is an associate professor of history at Gonzaga University. A specialist in modern Japanese intellectual history, he received an MA in modern Japanese literature from the University of Oregon in 1999, and a Ph.D. in history from the same institution in 2004. Cunningham’s research interests include Japanese intellectual history, Zen Buddhism, Anthroposophy, Catholicism, psychedelia, and postmodernism. He is the author of Hallucinating the End of History: Nishida, Zen, and the Psychedelic Eschaton, (Academica Press, 2007), and Zen Past and Present (Association for American Studies, 2011). Cunningham lectures and writes on a wide range of topics, including Japanese history, film, and contemporary Catholic culture.

The Beauty That Beckons Us

Cunningham photos 5-27-15

(As HPR’s way of honoring the lifelong work of our brother Jesuit, Fr. John Navone, S.J., we are running an essay in two parts by Gonzaga University’s Dr. Cunningham. See the previous issue for Part One.) Part Two Conversion John … [Read more...]

The Beauty That Beckons Us

Cunningham photos-5-9-15

(As HPR’s way of honoring the lifelong work of our brother Jesuit, Fr. John Navone, SJ, we shall run Gonzaga University’s Dr. Cunningham’s essay in two parts over the next two months.) Part One Introduction This work was written … [Read more...]

Observations on “Ex Corde Ecclesiae” and Its Fitful Implementation

Cunningham photos 2-4-14

Ex Corde was promulgated in 1990, and its purpose was to lay out the general place and function of Catholic universities in the modern Church ... {providing}  a useful starting point for dialogues on Catholic identity. I suppose the … [Read more...]

NeverWinter Astral Diamonds