Sr. Helen Mary Josephine Alford, who was born in London and graduated with a doctorate in engineering from the University of Cambridge, is a member of the Congregation of St Catherine of Siena of KwaZulu Natal. She is currently the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences of the Pontifical University of St Thomas, also known as the Angelicum since November 2021. She was the Vice Rector of the same University from November 2017 to Sept 2021 and the Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences from November 2013 to November 2021. Previously, also the Dean of Social Sciences, from May 2001 to September 2013. Sr. Helen is a consultor to the Dicastery for the Promotion of Integral Human Development in the Vatican as well as an ordinary member of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences since 2020. She teaches courses on economic ethics, the history of technology, labor politics, and Catholic social thought; most of her teaching since becoming a Dominican has been at the Angelicum. Her numerous publications address questions of social ethics, health equity, and the responsible distribution of wealth. She also contributed many editorials to the journal OIKONOMIA: rivista di etica e scienze sociali. Her most recent publications include: Responsabilità sociale d’impresa e dottrina sociale della Chiesa cattolica. Milan: F. Angeli, 2010; and Preaching justice. Contributions of Dominican sisters to social ethics in the twentieth century (with Francesco Compagnoni and Mary McAleese), several volumes. Dublin: Dominican Publications, 2016.

Communitas 2021. Ediz. integraleHe has written extensively on the life of St Dominic and the early
history of the Order of Preachers. His most recent publications in the
Monumenta Ordinis Fratrum Praedicatorum Historica series are the legendas
of St. Dominic by Humbert of Romans (2008) and Petrus Ferrandi (2015).

Curatore: Helen Alford

Editore: Angelicum University Press

Anno edizione: 2022

In commercio dal: 30 luglio 2022

Pagine: 342 p., Brossura

EAN: 97888996165

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