Research and Scholarship

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Dr. Jonathan Yates

Coming in 2017 

Is the Tongue Tamable? James 3:8 and the Date of Augustine’s Sermo 180, Revue d’Études Augustiniennes et Patristiques 

Dr. Stefanie Knauss

"Sexual Minorities: The Rainbow-Colored Body of Christ” Concilium issue (3/2017) 

Dr. Massimo Faggioli

“Evangelii Gaudium” as an Act of Reception of Vatican II," in Pope Francis and the Future of Catholicism: Evangelii Gaudium and the Papal Agenda, ed. Gerard Mannion (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017), pp. 38-54.

Francesco e Trump, convergenze parallele, in Limes (Italian journal of geopolitics), 2017/7, pp. 191-197 

Dr. Paul Danove

“A Reconsideration of Λέγω Melding in the New Testament”, Filología Neotestamentaria 27-28 (2015-2016), pp. 92-108. 

Dr. Ilia Delio, OSF

"Is Natural Law Unnatural?   Exploring God and Nature Through Teilhard's Organic Theology"  Theology and Science ( Summer, 2017)

"Will Transhumanism Attain Point Omega?" Religious Transhumanism and Its Critics, ed. Ted Peters and Brian Green (Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2017). 

"Il Dio coinvolto in un universo en evoluzione" ADISTA n. 6/17 (February 11th, 2017).   

Dr. Gerald Beyer

"Advocating Worker Justice: A Catholic Ethicist's 'Toolkit'" Journal of Religious Ethics 45:2 (2017): 230-54. 

Dr. Timothy Hanchin

"'From below upwards': Worship and Wonder in Catholic Higher Education." Logos: A Journal of Catholic Thought and Culture 20, no. 3 (2017): 75-94 

Dr. Gerald Beyer

"Advocating Worker Justice: A Catholic Ethicist's 'Toolkit'" Journal of Religious Ethics 45:2 (2017): 230-54. 

Dr. Carey Walsh

"The Beasts of Wisdom: Ecological Hermeneutics of the Wild" Biblical Interpretation 25:2 (2017): 135-48. 

Dr. Gerald Beyer

“Advocating Worker Justice: A Catholic Ethicist’s Toolkit,”Journal of Religious Ethics Vol. 45, No. 2 (2017): 226–250.

“John XXIII and John Paul II: The Human Rights Popes” in Kevin Ahern et al,eds. The Future of Public Theology and the Global Common Good: The Contribution of David Hollenbach (Maryknoll, N.Y: Orbis Books, 2016): 72-83  

Dr. Kathleen Grimes

Fugitive Saints: Catholicism and the Politics of Slavery, (Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2017). 

Dr. Massimo Faggioli

Catholicism and Citizenship: Political Cultures of the Church in the Twenty-First Century, (Collegeville MN: Liturgical Press, 2017).

"Francis and the New Beginning of Vatican II. Challenges and Prospects", in Vaticanum 21. Die bleibenden Aufgaben des Zweiten Vatikanischen Konzils im 21. Jahrhundert, eds. Christoph Boettigheimer – René Dausner, Freiburg i.Br.: Herder, 2016, pp. 29-37

"Per una riforma del governo centrale di una chiesa collegiale e sinodale, a cinquant’anni dal Vaticano II", in La riforma e le riforme nella chiesa, eds. Antonio Spadaro e Carlos Maria Galli, Brescia: Queriniana, 2016, pp. 320-336 

Dr. Martin Laird, OSA

Martin Laird and Sheelah Treflé, The Practice of the Presence of God: Theology as a Way of Life, (New York: Routledge, 2017). 

Dr. Rachel Smith

 “To Feel so as to Understand: Hadewijch of Brabant and the Legacy of St. Anselm,” The Practice of the Presence of God: Theology as a Way of Life, (New York: Routledge, 2017), 70-95. 

Dr. Martin Laird, OSA

“Etching the Ineffable in Words: The Return of Contemplation to Theology,” The Practice of the Presence of God: Theology as a Way of Life, (New York: Routledge, 2017), 96-108.  

Dr. Massimo Faggioli

"The Liturgical Reform from 1963 until Today...and Beyond," Toronto Journal of Theology 32:2 (2016), 201-217

For video abstract: http://dx.doi.org/10.3138/tjt.4202b 

Dr. Vincent Lloyd 

"Post-Racial, Post-Apocalyptic Love: Octavia Butler as Political Theologian," Political Theology 17:5 (2016), 449-464

Dr. Vincent Lloyd's paper is about the significance of the first black woman science fiction writer for discussions in Political Theology.  

Dr. Ilia Delio, OSF

Personal Transformation and a New Creation: the Spiritual Revolution of Beatrice Bruteau. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2016. 

"Can Consumer People be Christmas People?" Global Sisters Report / National Catholic Reporter, December 2016.

"From Aquinas to Teilhard: Divine Action and a Metaphysics of Love" in Heythrop Journal Early View. November 23, 2016. 

"Quantum Edge Catholicity." Global Sisters Report / National Catholic Reporter, November 2016. 

Dr. Kathleen Grimes 

"The Erotic Eucharist: Deus Caritas Est and the Queerness of God's Love," Journal of Religious Ethics 44:3 (2016), 495-517

"Theology of Whose Body? Sexual Complementarity, Intersex Conditions, and La Virgen de Guadalupe," Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion 32:1 (2016), 75-93  

Dr. Christopher Barnett

As part of the editorial work on his upcoming book, Theology and the Films of Terrence Malick (London: Routledge, forthcoming 2016), worked with Broad Green Pictures and arranged for a private screening of Malick’s new film, Knight of Cups (2016). This will take place in September in Manhattan, and contributors from Syracuse University and Baylor University will be attending.

Along with Prof. Jack Doody, confirmed and began organizing an upcoming conference, “Kierkegaard, Augustine, and the Catholic Tradition.” This event will be held on Villanova’s campus on Oct. 27-28, 2016.

Dr. Gerald Beyer

“Labor Unions, Adjuncts, and the Mission and Identity of Catholic Universities,” Horizons: The Journal of the College Theology Society, Vol. 42, No. 1 (2015): 1-37          

“Justice for All, Including Adjuncts,” Conversations in Jesuit Higher Education (Summer 2015): 13-14

"Solidarity Mends the Broken World,"  Health Progress: The Journal of the Catholic Health Association (July/August, 2015): 52-57

Dr. Paul Danove

New Testament Verbs of Communication: A Case Frame and Exegetical Study(Library of New Testament Studies 520; London: Bloomsbury, 2015).

Session chair:

Study of the Greek New Testament Workshop (Cordoba, Spain, 2015 Meeting of the European Association of Biblical Studies, July 14)

Hellenistic Greek Language and Linguistics Section (Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2015 Society of Biblical Literature International Meeting, July 20)

Greek of the New Testament Seminar (Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2015 Society for New Testament Studies International Meeting, July 29-31)

Conference papers:

"A Method for Analyzing the Semantic and Narrative Rhetoric of Repetition and Their Contribution to Characterization" (Cordoba, Spain, 2015 Meeting of the European Association of Biblical Studies, July 14)

"Rhetorical Applications of New Testament Verbs of Communication with Contrasting Secondary Emphasis" (Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2015 Society of Biblical Literature International Meeting, July 20)

"The Conceptualizations of Transference Grammaticalized by New Testament Verbs" (Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2015 Society for New Testament Studies International Meeting, July 31)

S. Ilia Delio

Essay on “Catholicity and the New Cosmology:  A Teilhardian Paradigm” Theological Studies  (under review).

Essay on  “Identity and the Catholic University:  Culture or Epistemology?” Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities  9.1 (2015):  56 – 68.

“Lex Credendi, Lex Vivendi:  A Response to Laudato Si,”  National Catholic ReporterJuly 21 (2015).

Making All Things New:  Catholicity, Cosmology, and Consciousness.  Maryknoll, NY:  Orbis Books.

Talks:

Association of Sisters of Providence General Assembly , June 19, 2015  Keynote speaker

“Pastoral Leadership in an Age of Science,” Clergy Pastoral Institute, San Alfonso Retreat Center, July 9-10, 2015. 

“The Vision of Teilhard de Chardin,”  San Alfonso Retreat House, July 13-15, 2015.

“The Francis Factor” Center for Action and Contemplation, August 30 – September 2, Keynote speaker.

Fr. Allan Fitzgerald

Mobile app: The Confessions of St. Augustine. Edited by Noël Dolan and Allan Fitzgerald, O.S.A. Translation of Maria Boulding. Villanova University, 2015. [Formal Launch date: November 13, 2015]

Oxford Patristic Conference, August, 2015: “Augustine and Conscience.” To be published in Studia Patristica, 2016.

“Leadership in the Spirit of Augustine,” a talk to the faculty of the College of Professional Studies, Villanova University, September 10, 2015.

“Augustine and the Whole Christ,” a talk to the pastoral musicians of Villanova University, August 19, 2015.

“Eucharist and culture in Ambrose and Augustine,” in Sacred Meals, Communal Meals, Table Fellowship and the Eucharist in Ancient Judaism, Christianity and the Greco-Roman environment, 3 vols., Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2015, p. 1259-1280.

Dr. Kathryn Getek Soltis

"Gaudium et Spes and the Family: A Social Tradition with Room to Grow," Journal of Catholic Social Thought 12, no. 2 (Summer 2015): 245-258.

"Theological Understandings of Mercy and Affectivity in Contemporary Expressions of Family Life," Panel Presentation, Catholic Conversation Project, Dover , MA, Aug. 11, 2015.

Dr. Anthony Godzieba

In May 2015, served as one of the readers of the Ph.D. dissertation of a graduate of our M.A. program, and was one of the examiners during his successful dissertation defense in the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.

At the Catholic Theological Society of America convention in June 2015, along with Bradford Hinze (Fordham), convened and moderated the final session of the three-year seminar on “Theological Hermeneutics and Critical Theories: Catholic Trajectories Since Vatican II.”  Hinze and Godzieba have recently entered into an agreement with Liturgical Press to publish all the papers from the seminar, along with additional materials, in a volume edited by them and scheduled for publication in late 2016.

In July 2015, was the subject of a podcast interview (episode 7) on the Daily Theology website (http://dailytheology.org), conducted by Dr. Stephen Okey (St. Leo University).

Dr. Kathleen Grimes

 “Breaking the Body of Christ: The Sacraments of Initiation in a Habitat of White Supremacy” in Political Theology

“Theology of Whose Body: Sexual Complementarity, Intersex Conditions, and La Virgen de Guadalupe” in Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion

“The Erotic Eucharist: Deus Caritas Est and the Queerness of God’s Love” in Journal of Religious Ethics

“Being Good, Doing Bad? Virtue Ethics and Sexual Orientation” in Catholic Women Speak: Bringing Our Gifts to the Table edited by Tina Beattie

Dr. Judith Hadley

In May 2015, delivered a lecture entitled "Falsifications, Forgeries and Fanatics: Some Threats to our Understanding of the Past" at St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Wayne PA, to an audience composed of University Professors, Clergy, Teachers, and other interested people.

Encyclopedia articles on Asherah, Khirbet el-Qom and Kuntillet Ajrud will be published by Routledge Press in December.

Dr. Timothy Hanchin

Successful defense of dissertation: “A Trinitarian Vision of Education: Bernard Lonergan’s Hermeneutics of Friendship and a Catholic University for Our Time.”

Presented on friendship and Catholic higher education at Boston College’s annual Institute for Administrators in Catholic Higher Education conference.

Dr. Edward Hastings

Chapter entitled "The Ignatian Examen for Coaches and Parents" in a just published book Youth Sport and Spirituality: Catholic Perspectives.

Dr. José Irizarry

Was asked to serve (for a third term after a recess) as a member of the Board of Directors for John Knox Westminster Press.

The book “The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Latino/a Theology” was released August 15, 2015.  Includes his chapter “The Ecumenical Narrative and the Latino/a Experience”

Dr. Stefanie Knauss

Elected as a member of the editorial board of Concilium: International Journal of Theology.

Participated in a panel discussion on homosexuality and religion at the Deutsches Historisches Museum in Berlin in July.

Publications:

“The Journey of a Symbol through Western Imaginaries: The Curious Case of the Apple.” In: Pezzoli-Olgiati, D. (ed.): Religion in Cultural Imaginary: Explorations in Visual and Material Practices. Nomos: Baden-Baden, 2015, 279-302.

Let’s be Noah: Toys as Material Religion. Scholarly Blog. http://materialreligions.blogspot.com/ (July 2015).

Fr. Martin Laird

"Down by the Lover's Well: Gregory of Nyssa and Annie Dillard on Divinization" in Theosis and Divinization East and West. Edited by Robertus Faesen, et al. Leiden, Brill, 2016.

Contributing co-editor of The Practice of the Presence of God: Theology as a Way of Life. Ashgate, 2016.

Fr. Joseph Loya

On the basis of his short essay, “Christian West Engaging Christian East,” was invited in July to join international scholars in the upcoming internet Vatican II conference, “Catholic Changes (1965-2015) and the Future of the Church” (Ecumenism & Inter-religious Dialogue Unit; Pierre Hegy, Conference Chair), scheduled for this coming December.

Dr. Jessica Murdoch

Appointed to the National Advisory Council of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

Dr. Bernard Prusak

Presented a paper entitled “The Universe as Our Wilderness: Thinking Anew about God while Revolving around a Third Generation Star” at the Annual Convention of the College Theology Society at the University of Portland, OR, on May 29.

Dr. Rachel Smith

Review in the Journal of Religion of James Charlton’s" Non-Dualism in Eckhart, Julian of Norwich and Traherne.” July 2015.

Dr. Suzanne Toton

Coordinated and participated in a university faculty delegation to Madagascar July 25 - August 5.  The purpose was to see Catholic Relief Services programming and meet with its national programming partners to better determine how the Colleges of Nursing, Business,  Arts and Science and Engineering can contribute to its efforts.  Villanova will be signing a Collaborative Agreement with CRS Madagascar early this fall.

Dr. Carey Walsh

Article in Interpretation: A Journal of Bible and Theology. "Surrounded by Mercy: Jonah and His Book."

Article accepted by Biblical Interpretation: A Journal of Contemporary Approaches, "The Beasts of Wisdom: Ecological Hermeneutics of the Wild."

Coedited Biblical Theology: Past, Present and Future. Carey Walsh and Mark W. Elliott (eds). It will published in Fall, 2015.

Keynote speaker for the weeklong Castelot Scripture Series (Detroit, MI) for a series of lectures on Creation Theology.

Dr. Paul Danove

On August 8, 2017 in Berlin, Germany, Dr. Paul Danove gave "A Semantic and Syntactic Study of Ἄγω and Ἄγω Compounds in the New Testament” at the 2017 Society of Biblical Literature International Meeting, Hellenistic Greek Language and Linguistics Section

Dr. Jessica Murdoch

In August 2017, Dr. Murdoch was an invited member of the ecumenial dialogue group Evangelicals and Catholics Together.  

Dr. Paul Danove

In August 2017, Dr. Danove gave “The Conceptualization of Communication in the New Testament: A Feature Description” at the 2017 European Association of Biblical Studies Annual Meeting, The Greek of Jewish and Christian Writings through the Pax Romana Seminar.

Dr. Kathryn Getek-Soltis

On July 22, 2017, Dr. Soltis gave a plenary talk entitled, “Augustinian Passion for Justice and Peaceat the International Congress of the International Commission for Augustinian Centers of Education. 

Dr. Stefanie Knauss

In July 2017, Dr. Knauss gave a paper on "Aisthetic Theology: Pleasure, Resistance, Empowerment” at the Concilium conference on “Asian Christianities” in Manila. 

Dr. Gerald Beyer

Between July 10-13, 2017, Dr Beyer was a discussant at "The Future of Work, Labour after Laudato Si" organized by the International Catholic Migration Comission Catholic and International Labor Organization in Gevena, Switzerland. 

Dr. Jessica Murdoch

In July 2017, Dr. Mudoch wasa panelist at the Convocation for Catholic Leaders run by the USCCB.

Dr. Gerald Beyer

On June 2, 2017, Dr. Beyer presented “Racial Inclusion and Justice at U.S. Catholic Colleges and Universities: From Tokenism to Participation,” at the CTS Annual Conference, Salve Regina University. 

Dr. Massimo Faggioli

On Thursday March 30, 2017, Dr. Faggioli gave the St. Catherine of Siena Lecture: : The Ecclesiology of Pope Francis tonight in the Priory Auditorium at Dominican University.

Dr. Vincent Lloyd

On Thursday March 30, 2017, Dr. Lloyd was a panelist for "From Exile to Fugitivity: What We Talk About When We Talk About Refugees" at the International House in Philadelphia, sponsored by the Herberted D. Katz Canter for Advanced Judaic Studies.

Dr. Gerald Beyer

On Thursday March 29, 2017, Dr. Beyer spoke at Catholic University of America Graduate Students Association Town Hall on the right to unionize in Catholic Social Teaching.

Dr. Gerald Beyer

On Thursday March 23, 2017, Dr. Beyer was a panelist for the panel discussion as a part of Saint Joseph's University Mission Week "Is there Social Justice in the Ivory Tower" a panel discussion on contingent teaching, Catholic social teaching and academic freedom.

Dr. Vincent Lloyd

On Monday March 20, 2017, Dr. Lloyd gave a public lecture at the Catholic University of America titled "Racial Justice, Theologically." 

Dr. Ilia Delio

Febraury 23, 2017, Dr. Ilia Delio, OSF gave the Vivian Lamb Lecture at Villanova University. Her lecture was titled "Catholicity, Cosmology and Consciousness: In Search of the Whole." 

Fr. Allan Fitzgerald

February 22, 2017, Fr. Allan Fitzgerald gave a talk at Villanova University in Bartlley 1001 titled "An Augustinian Proposes a Toast." It was a reflection on C.S. Lewis' Sequel to The Screwtape Letters.  

Dr. Massimo Faggioli

February 16, 2017, Dr. Massimo Faggioli gave the St. Joseph Anuual Lecture at Le Moyne College in Syracuse, NY. This talk "The Trump Presidency and the Catholic Church between the US and the Vatican" explored the implications and possible consequences of the presidential election results for the Catholic Church.

Fr. Allan Fitgerald, PhD

February 10, 2017, Fr. Allan Fitzgerald gave a talk "The Virtue of Hope in a Complex World" as part of the lecture series "The Arca of Virtues: From Augustine to the 21st Century." The talk will be published in the conference proceedings: L'Arca delle Virtu: Da Agostino al XXI Secolo.   

Dr. Massimo Faggioli

January 19-20, 2017 Dr. Massimo Faggioli attended Il cristianesimo al tempo di papa Francesco (Christianity at the time of pope Francis) in Rome, Italy and presented "I laici nella chiesa di Francesco" (The Laity in Pope Francis' Church). Conference organized by Catholic Univ. of Sacred Heart (Milan) and University Roma Tre. 

Dr. Timothy Brunk 

On Thursday, January 12, 2017 Dr. Timothy Brunk presented "Baptism and Ecumenism" to a meeting of the Philadelphia Litrurgical Institute. 

Dr. Massimo Faggioli 

January 9th - January 12th, 2017,  Dr. Massimo Faggioli gave the first keynote lecture and a workshop at the Cathedral Ministries Conference in San Antionio. He presented, "Polyhedron, not Polarized. A Vision for the Church in the 21st Century."

Dr. Kathryn Getek-Soltis 

January 5th-8th, 2017, Dr. Kathryn Getek-Soltis presented "Raising Our Kids: Social and Theological Accounts of Child-Rearing amid Inequality and Mass Incarceration" at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Christian Ethics. 

Dr. Vincent Lloyd

December 14, 2016 Dr. Vincent Lloyd presented "Exile, Diaspora, Fugitivity" at Jewish Political Thought beyond Borders at University of Pennsylvania's Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies

Dr. Mark Graham 

On Saturday, December 3, 2016, Dr. Mark Graham presented "The Coming of Techno Ambiguity" at the Third Internation St. Nicholas of Myra Conference on Catholic Social Thought in Providence RI.

Dr. Jonathan Yates 

November 19th-22nd, 2016, Dr. Jonathan Yates presented "The Rahab Narrative in Augustine and the North African Tradition" at the 2016 AAL/SBL Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas.

Dr. Kathleen Grimes

In October 2016, Dr. Kathleen Grimes attended Anti-Blackness and Christian Ethics Conference where she presented "Black Exceptionalism: Anti-Blackness Supremacy in the Afterlife of Slavery." 

Dr. Jonanthan Yates 

May 26th-28th, 2016, Dr. Jonathan Yates presented “Is the Tongue Tamable? Augustine (and Pelagius) on Post-Lapsarian Speech Ethics” at The North American Patristics Society Annual Conference.  

5/30/17 Dr. Massimo Faggioli "Trump and Francis: Détente, not armistice" on Religion News Service, to read the article, click here

5/30/17 Dr. Massimo Faggioli "Pope Francis' Italian gap" on La Croix International, to read the article, click here

5/16/17 Dr. Vincent Lloyd "How Black Lives Matter Can Get Religion" on Religion and its Publics, to read the article, click here

5/15/17 Dr. Massimo Faggioli "Francis and the new sultan: Trump, the Vatican and US Catholics" on La Croix International, to read the article, click here

5/11/17 Dr. Massimo Faggioli "Continental Drift" on Commonweal, to read the article, click here

5/2/17 Dr. Massimo Faggioli "The peculiar Benedict complex" on La Croix, to read the article, click here

5/1/17 Dr. Timothy Brunk "Are you willing to help" on PrayTell, to read the article, click here

4/28/17 Dr. Massimo Faggioli "Theology 101: Vatican II" on Daily Theology, to read the article, click here

4/27/17 Dr. Massimo Faggioli "Francis goes to Egypt" on Commonweal, to read the article, click here

4/18/2017 Dr. Massimo Faggioli "Catholic Traditionalism, Old & New" on Commonweal, to read the article, click here

4/18/2017 Dr. Massimo Faggioli "Are bishops up to the Pope's challenge to build a synodal Church" on La Croix International, to read article, click here

4/3/2017 Dr. Massimo Faggioli "The opposition to Pope Francis is not really about 'Amoris Laetitia'" on La Croix International, to read the article, click here

3/29/2017 Dr. Massimo Faggioli "'Post-Truth' and Church History" on Commonweal, to read the article, click here

3/21/2017 Dr. Gerald Beyer "Nike's Token Equality: New Campaign Masks the Truth about Worker's Rights" on Religion Dispatches, to read the article, click here

3/17/2017 Dr. Brett Grainger was quoted in "New twist for deportation opponents: sanctuary in the streets" on Christian Science Monitor, to read the article, click here

3/6/2017 Dr. Ilia Delio, OSF "Do we make a difference to God? on The Omega Center, to read the article, click here

3/6/2017 Dr. Massimo Faggioli "A Chuch-State Crisis that is Post-Christendom and Post-Confessional" on La Croix International, to read the article, click here

3/3/17 Dr. Ilia Delio, OSF "Do We Make a Difference to God?" on The Omega Center, to read the article, click here

3/2/2017 Dr. Massimo Faggioli "What's Happened to the Holy See Press Office" on Commonweal, to read the article, click here

2/21/2017 Dr. Jessica Murdoch "The New Jansenism: A Pessimism that would Canonize All" on First Things, to read the article, click here

2/20/17 Dr. Massimo Faggioli "Can We Count on the Church to Resist Trump? And Which Church Exactly" on La Croix International, to read the article, click here

2/13/2017 Dr. Massimo Faggioli "It's Not Just Cardinal Burke" on Commonweal, to read the article, click here

2/10/2017 Dr. Gerald J. Beyer "A Prayer to St. John XXIII and St. John Paul II at the Dawn of the Trump Era" on Political Theology Today, to read the article, click here

2/6/2017 Dr. Timothy Brunk "Anointing of the Sick and Consumerism" on PrayTell, to read the article, click here

2/6/2017 Dr. Massimo Faggioli "A Trump-Bannon presidency and neo-Americanist Catholicism" on La Croix, to read the article, click here

2/6/2017 Dr. Christopher Barnett "Silence" on Theology + Movies, to read the article, click here

1/30/2017 Dr. Massimo Faggioli "Teaching American Catholicism on a Green Card" on Commonweal, to read the article, click here

1/24/2017 Dr. Massimo Faggioli "Trump's Presidency & Catholic Anti-Americamism" on Commonweal, to read the article, click here

1/23/2017 Dr. Ilia Delio, OSF "Discovering the true self in God with Merton's guidance" on National Catholic Reporter, to read the article, click here

1/23/2017 Dr. Massimo Faggioli interviewed by The Hollywood Reporter titled "Fact Checking 'The Young Pope:' How Accuracte is the HBO series" on The Hollywood Reporter, to read the article, click here

1/23/2017 Dr. Massimo Faggioli "A Time for a Vatican Westpolitik" on La Croix, to read the article, click here  

1/16/2017 Dr. Vincent Lloyd "MLK Day and The Emergence Of The New 'Sacred' Politics'" on Political Theology Today, to read the article, click here

1/9/2017 Dr. Massimo Faggioli "A Theologian Watches 'The Young Pope'" on Commonweal, to read the article, click here

1/2/2017 Dr. Christopher Barnett "Manchester by the Sea" on Theology + Movies, to read the article, click here

1/2/2017 Dr. Ilia Delio, OSF "God is born again and again" on The Omega Center, to read the article, click here

12/26/16 Dr. Timothy Brunk "Liturgy and Patience" on PrayTell, to read the article, click here

12/5/2016 Dr. Ilia Delio, OSF "Waiting in an Unfinished Universe" on The Omega Center, to read the article, click here

11/7/2016 Dr. Ilia Delio, OSF "The Depth of Love in a Shallow Culture" on The Omega Center, to read the article, click here

Dr. Christopher Barnett  Theology + Movies 

Dr. Gerald Beyer Twitter and Academia.edu

Dr. Ilia Delio, OSF The Omega Center

Dr. Massimo Faggioli Twitter and Academia.edu 

Dr. Kathleen Grimes Women in Theology 

Dr. Massimo Faggioli 

Dr. Ilia Delio, OSF

On Thursday March 23, 2017, PhD candidate, Jacob Given gave a paper presentation at the "Liturgy, The Arts and Religious Experience," the 2017 Meeting of the Society of Continental Philosophy and Theology at Furman University. His paper was titled "Reflecting on the Way Along the Way: Formal Indication as Theological Method." 

8/25/2017 "My weekend at the Falwells' South Beach Flophouse"

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3/16/2017 "The Invention of Heterosexuality"

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2/8/2017 "The Not-Quite-Humans of "HUMANS:" What Happens When Robots Take Our Place?" by MA student Brandon Ambrosino

1/17/2017 "Examining 'The Young Pope' in light of contextual theology" by MA student Brandon Ambrosino

1/13/2017 "Nostalgia for Now" by MA student Brandon Ambrosino

12/16/2016 "If we made contact with aliens, how would religions react?" by MA student Brandon Ambrosino

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3/24/2015 "Modern films - like the Gospels - both write and interpret Jesus' life" by MA student Brandon Ambrosino

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