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Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

Michael Himes

theology department

Michael Himes


Stokes N421
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Phone: 617-552-3953
Fax: 617-552-0794

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Ph.D., University of Chicago
M.Div., The Seminary of the Immaculate Conception
A.B., Cathedral College


Introduction to Christian Theology I & II
Belief in Modernity
Sacramental Principle
Introduction to Ecclesiology
Approaches to Faith
Contemplation and Ethics
Twilight of Belief
Golden Age of Atheism
Newman and Kierkegarrd
Theology and the Rise of Humanistic Atheism Part I: Slouching towards Feuerbach

Selected Publications

Ongoing Incarnation: Johann Adam Möhler and the Beginnings of Modern Ecclesiology (New York: Crossroad Herder, 1997).

Doing the Truth in Love: Conversations about God, Relationships and Service (Paulist Press, 1995).

Associate Editor, The Harper Encyclopedia of Catholicism (Harper/Collins, 1995).

Translation and Introduction: Johann Sebastian Drey: A Brief Introduction to the Study of Theology (University of Notre Dame Press, 1994).

Fullness of Faith: The Public Significance of Theology, with Kenneth Himes, O.F.M. (Paulist Press, 1993).