Theology Department Faculty

Elizabeth L. Antus

Assistant Professor of the Practice



Selected Publications

“‘Was it Good for You?’ Recasting Catholic Sexual Ethics in Light of Women’s Sexual Pain Disorders” [forthcoming in December 2018 for Journal of Religious Ethics; winner of the CTSA’s 2018 LaCugna Award] 

In Progress:

The Doors of the Soul: A Critical Augustinian Account of Self-Love
[fully drafted; proposal well received; currently being revised for full review at Notre Dame Press]

Catholic Approaches to Marriage: An Introduction
[under contract with Bloomsbury/T&T Clark]

“‘The Silence of the Dead’: Depressive Suicide and the Moral Responsibility of Memory”
[article under review]

Recent Presentations

“Catholic Theological Anthropology After #Metoo: Charting a New Course in Systematic Theology" (“The Future of Systematic Theology: Traditions, Politics, and Possibilities" Conference, September 2019)

“‘It Was Simply the End of What I Could Bear’: Using Psychology in a Metzian Frame for a Better Christian Response to Suicide” (“Psyche, Soul, and Salvation: An Interdisciplinary Conference on the Intersection of Psychology and Contemporary Christian Theology,” March 2019)

“The Enduring Legacy of Sexual Racism: #MeToo’s Complicity in the Silencing of Black Women’s Sexual Traumas” (American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, November 2018)

“‘The Silence of the Dead’: Depressive Suicide and the Eclipse of Grace and Freedom" (Catholic Theological Society of America, June 2018)