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School of Theology and Ministry

John F. Baldovin, S.J.

professor of historical and liturgical theology


Contact Information:
Office: 218
Office Phone: 617-552-6513

Boston College
School of Theology and Ministry
140 Commonwealth Ave.
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-3800

Areas of Interest:
History of Liturgy, Theology of Liturgy, Sacramental Theology, History of Christian Doctrine.

Fall 2014

Introduction to Liturgy (TMST 7054)
Seminar:Post-Modern Sacramental Theology (TMST 8509)

Spring 2015:
Eucharistic Theology (TMST 7091)
Master of Divinity Closure Seminar (TMPS 8048)

Other Courses:
TM 501- Theological Synthesis
TM 529- Ministry & Theology of Sacrament of Reconciliation
TM 531- Rites Practicum
TM 628- Sacramental / Liturgical Theology
TM 617- Liturgy & Time
TM 646- Ecclesial Ministry
TM 646- Medieval Theology
TM 766- Sacraments of Initiation

Recent Publications:
Co-editor, Commentary on the Order of Mass of the Roman Missal, Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2011

The Urban Character of Christian Worship; The Origins, Development and Meaning of Stational Liturgy. Orientalia Christiana Analecta 228, Rome, Pontifical Oriental Institute Press, 1987. Reprint 2002.

Liturgy in Ancient Jerusalem, Alcuin/GROW Studies in Worship, Bramcote, Nottingham: Grove Books, 1989.

Worship: City, Church and Renewal, Washington, DC: Pastoral Press, 1991.

Bread of Life, Cup of Salvation: Understanding the Mass, Lanham (Md): Rowman and Littlefield, 2003.

Reforming the Liturgy: A Response to the Critics, Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2008.