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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Poverty: Responding Like Jesus

September 25

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Gasson Hall, 100

Faith and Border Ethics: Immigration and Human Dignity in Trump's America

September 26

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

McGuinn Hall, 121

Signs of Hope in Muslim-Christian Relations

September 27

5:00 PM

Robsham Theater Arts Center, Chestnut Hill Campus

Disability and Advocacy in the Book of Job

October 04

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Corcoran Commons, Heights Room, Chestnut Hill Campus

Spirit and Truth: No Alternative Facts

October 11

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Corcoran Commons, Heights Room, Chestnut Hill Campus

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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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