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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Eugene Cullen Kennedy  

Pen Name: Eugene C. Kennedy, Eugene Kennedy

Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Non-Fiction

Born: 1928 in Syracuse, New York


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Kennedy lived in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

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.

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