The Theology department provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary for reasoned reflection on their own values, faith, and tradition, as well as on the religious forces that shape our society and world. The department’s five primary areas of research include biblical studies, historical theology/history of christianity, comparative theology, systematic theology, and theological ethics.
Engaging Particularities Call for Papers
The annual Engaging Particularities Conference held by the Comparative Theology graduate students with the U.S. Jesuit Assistancy for Mission and Interreligious Dialogue announces their Call for Papers. This year's special theme is "Exclusivity and Inclusion in Religious Communities." Proposal submissions for the special theme or the general call are due by December 31, 2016. For details, see the Call for Papers or the Engaging Particularities conference website.
How Do We Talk About Diversity and Inclusion in the Context of Current Social Tensions and Change?
December 6, 5-7 p.m.
St. Thomas More Apartments, Commons Room
Professor John McDargh is among the panelists at this event sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs. Other panelists include Regine Jean-Charles (Romance Language and Literatures & African and African Diaspora Studies), Usha Tummala-Narra (Counseling, Developmental & Educational Psychology), and Craig Burns (Director, University Counseling Services). The discussion will be moderated by Julie AhnAllen (Assistant Director of Diversity and Inclusion, University Counseling Services). event details
An interview of James F. Keenan, S.J., Canisius Professor, Theology Department, and Director of the Jesuit Institute, on University Ethics. More resources available at Faculty Publication Highlights
Libbie Steiner, undergraduate student majoring in theology
Robert Elliot, student in the joint M.A. program in philosophy and theology
Jessica Coblentz, doctoral candidate in the systematic theology program
Jewish Liturgy: A Research Guide
by Ruth Langer, 2015
An Unfinished Council: Vatican II, Pope Francis, and the Renewal of Catholicism
by Richard R. Gaillardetz, 2015
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