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.
On April 5th, Professor Emeritus Robert J. Daly, S.J., will speak at the 2014 Rev. Robert J. Randall Conference on Christian Culture at Providence College. The lecture theme is "The Living Sacrifice of the Body of Christ."
Gathering for majors and minors
On April 7th, from noon until 1:30 p.m., Theology Majors and Minors (both current and prospective) are invited to a gathering to meet faculty, teaching fellows, graduate students, and one another. Registration required (email Gloria Rufo).
Stotzky Prize Announcement
The Boston College theology department invites undergraduates only to submit an essay to compete for the Stotzky Prize on "The Holocaust and Interreligious Understanding." Submissions are due by April 2015 (one year from now). View details regarding essay submission.
Revelation in the Context of Interfaith Dialogue
Monday, April 7, 2014, 5 p.m.
Chestnut Hill Campus, Corcoran Commons, Heights Room
Sponsors: C21, STM, and BC Theology Dept
Brien O'Brien and Mary Hasten Lecture presented by Rowan Williams, Emeritus Archbishop of Canterbury, Professor of Theology, Cambridge University. Event details
One Year of the Francis Papacy
David Hollenbach, S.J., is one of the featured experts in this video by the Catholic News Service detailing the history of religious liberty and Catholicism. Watch the video
Matthew Richey A&S '12 has been awarded a Fulbright grant to study toward a master’s degree at Tel Aviv University in Archaeology and the History of the Land of the Bible. His seminar paper, “The Use of Greek at Qumran,” is slated for publication in the flagship journal Dead Sea Discoveries.
Rekindling the Christic Imagination: Theological Meditations for the New Evangelization
by Robert P. Imbelli
Liturgical Press, 2014
Poetic Astronomy in the Ancient Near East: The Reflexes of Celestial Science in Ancient Mesopotamian, Ugaritic, and Israelite Narrative
by Jeffrey Cooley
Women and Interreligious Dialogue
edited by Catherine Cornille, Jillian Maxey, Wipf & Stock, 2013