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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"Rikers: An American Jail" Screening and Panel Discussion

October 23

5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Stokes Hall, South, S195

Kinship Across Borders: Catholic Ethics and Migration

November 07

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Corcoran Commons, The Heights Room

Human and Church Community and the Evil of Economic Inequality

November 14

5:30 PM – 7:15 PM

Corcoran Commons, The Heights Room

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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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