Welcome to the Theology Department

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 studieshistorical theology/history of christianitycomparative theologysystematic theology, and theological ethics.


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The Dead Sea Scrolls after 70 Years: What Have We Learned

April 24

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Theology and Ministry Library Auditorium, Brighton Campus

Pope Francis and the American Church

April 26

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

McGuinn Hall, 121

Día de reflexión para líderes hispanos

June 09

9:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Corcoran Commons, Heights Room

10th Annual Mary of Magdala Celebration, Images of the Magdalene: A Natural History

July 20

12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

St. Ignatius Church, and Corcoran Commons, Height Room

Truth and Lies in a Polarized Time

April 05

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Cushing Hall, 001

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'A blessed week'

Canisius Professor of Theology James Keenan, S.J., director of the University's Jesuit Institute, led a contingent of Catholic Theological Ethics in the World Church members on a trip to Rome, which culminated in a private audience with Pope Francis.


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