Faculty Directory

Michael C. McCarthy, S.J.

Dean and Professor

Selected Courses

Selected Publications

“‘Consciente, comprometido, y responsible’: Futuros profesionales, educación superior, y valores sociales,’” Razon y fe (Madrid) 280:1441 (2019): 155-164.

“Liberté académique et identité religieuse aux États-Unis,” Études: Revue de Culture Contemporaine (Janvier, 2018): 7-18. [English Version: “Education and Liberty: Jesuit Higher Education in the United States.”]

“Reading Ignatius in Dystopia: Jesuit Universities in an Age of Anxiety,” America Magazine (October 1, 2018): 20-27.

“On the Augustinian Roots of The Spirit of the Liturgy,” Nova et Vetera 15:3 (Summer, 2017): 795-816.

“A Jesuit Inspiration,” New York Times (November 15, 2014). http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/15/opinion/a-jesuit-inspiration.html?_r=0

“A University is a Social Force,” Chronicle of Higher Education (November 7, 2014). http://chronicle.com/blogs/conversation/2014/11/07/a-university-is-a-social-force/

“Interpreting Augustine: Mirrors, Models, and the Middle Voice,” Augustinian Studies 43:1/2 (2012): 65-76.

“‘Let me love more passionately.’ (Aug. Conf. 13): Religious Celibacy in a Secular Age, Studies in the Spirituality of Jesuits 43/2 (Summer, 2011).

“The Psalms of Ascent as Word of God in Augustine’s Enarrationes in psalmos,” Augustinian Studies 41:1 (2010): 109-120.

“Why I Stay,” in “The Kolvenbach Generation,” Studies in the Spirituality of Jesuits (Spring, 2010): 1-12.

“Augustine’s Mixed Feelings: Vergil’s Aeneid and the Psalms of David in the Confessions,” Harvard Theological Review 102:4 (2009): 453-479.

“Modalities of Belief in Ancient Christian Controversy,” Journal of Early Christian Studies 17:4 (2009): 605-634.

“Divine Wrath and Human Anger: Embarrassment Ancient and New,” Theological Studies 70:4 (2009): 845-874.

Expectatio Beatitudinis: The Eschatological Frame of Hilary of Poitier’s Tractatus super Psalmos,” in In the Shadow of the Incarnation: Essays on Jesus Christ in the Early Church, ed. Peter Martens, (Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, November, 2008), 50-70.

“Augustine and the Construction of Christian Europe,” in Latineuropa. Latim e cultura neolatina no processo de construção da identidade europeia, eds. Nair Castro Soares, Margarida Miranda, Carlota M. Urbano, (Coimbra, Portugal: Centro de Estudos Clássicos e Humanísticos, 2008), 15-28.

“Religious Disillusionment and the Cross: An Augustinian Reflection,” Heythrop Journal 48:4 (July, 2007): 577-592.

We Are Your Books’ (Sermo 227): Augustine, the Bible, and the Practice of Authority,” Journal of the American Academy of Religion 75:2 (June, 2007): 324-352.

“Creation through the Psalms in Augustine’s Enarrationes in Psalmos,” Augustinian Studies 37:2 (2006): 191-218.

“Religious Disillusionment in a Land of Illusions,” in Rahner Beyond Rahner: A Great Theologian Encounters the Pacific Rim, ed. Paul Crowley (Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2005), 101-111.

“An Ecclesiology of Groaning: Augustine, the Psalms, and the Making of Church,” Theological Studies 66:1 (March, 2005): 23-48.