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Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

Andrew L. Prevot

theology department

Andrew Prevot

Assistant Professor

Stokes N347
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Phone: 617-552-3070
Fax: 617-552-0794

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Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
M.T.S., University of Notre Dame
A.B., The Colorado College

Research Interests

Prayer, spirituality, and mystical theology
Political, liberation, and black theology
Phenomenology and continental philosophy of religion
Catholic systematic and fundamental theology


Introduction to Christian Theology (Core)
Exploring Catholicism (Core)
Classics of Christian Spirituality (Level 3)
The Mystery of God (Level 3)
Hans Urs von Balthasar (Grad)
Theology and Phenomenology (Grad)
Theology and the Mystical Turn (Grad)

Professional Activities

Prevot is a member of the College Theology Society, the Catholic Theological Society of America, the American Academy of Religion, the Society for the Study of Christian Spirituality, and Black Catholic Theological Symposium.

Selected Publications

Thinking Prayer: Theology and Spirituality Amid the Crises of Modernity. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2015.

“L’excès cruciforme. Stanislas Breton et la théologie mystique chrétienne.” Transversalités: Revue de l’Institut Catholique de Paris 135 (Oct.–Dec. 2015): 25–42.

“Responsorial Thought: Jean-Louis Chrétien’s Distinctive Approach to Theology and Phenomenology.” The Heythrop Journal (2014). Published online 10 Nov. 2014.

“The Gift of Prayer: Toward a Theological Reading of Jean-Luc Marion.” Horizons (Dec. 2014).

“Hearing the Cries of Crucified Peoples: The Prayerful Witness of Ignacio Ellacuría and James Cone.” In Witnessing: Prophecy, Politics, and Wisdom. Eds. Maria Clara Bingemer and Peter Casarella. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 2014.

“Ignacio Ellacuría and Enrique Dussel: On the Contributions of Phenomenology to Liberation Theology.” In A Grammar of Justice: The Legacy of Ignacio Ellacuría. Eds. J. Matthew Ashley and Kevin Burke. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 2014.

“Reversèd Thunder: The Significance of Prayer for Political Theology.” In The Other Journal 21 (Sept. 2012).

“The Aporia of Race and Identity: J. Kameron Carter and the Future of Black Liberation Theology.” In Religion, Economics, and Culture in Conflict and Conversation. Eds. Laurie Cassidy and Maureen O'Connell. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 2011. The College Theology Society Annual Volume 56 (2010): 49-62.


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