This week's notes feature faculty Dave Brennan, Mark DelCogliano, Massimo Faggioli, Ken Goodpaster, T. Dean Maines, Mike Naughton, Brian Shapiro, Shersten Johnson, Jennifer McGuire, Phil Rolnick, Buffy Smith, Artika Tyner, Bob Werner; staff Jim Rogers; and students Shannon Kelly and Meaghan Scott.
Students in Thomas Bushlack’s Christian Theological Tradition class will discuss their experiences at a Dec. 2 poster session.
It has been 50 years since the Second Vatican Council and the lifting of excommunications between the Roman Catholic and Orthodox churches.
The new Institute for Catholicism and Citizenship is bringing to campus Father David Hollenbach from Boston College and Dr. John McGreevy from Notre Dame.
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Philip Rolnick is a professor of theology at the University of St. Thomas. His work on theology, cosmology, and evolution will be featured in the Theology Department’s New Frontiers Series, at 7 p.m. Nov. 12. The lecture is based on his book Origins: God, Evolution, and the Question of the Cosmos forthcoming from Baylor University Press, October 15, 2015.
This week's notes feature faculty Jennifer Awes-Freeman, Father Juan Miguel Betancourt, John Froula, David Jamieson, Shersten Johnson, David Kelley, Ray MacKenzie, Deborah Savage, Angela Senander, William Stevenson, Phil Stoltzfus, AnnMarie Thomas, Artika Tykner and Christian Washburn; and students Jackie Milbrandt (also staff) and Caitlin Woodard.
Hebrew Bible scholar David Penchansky reviews the popular television series.
Mark McInroy is an assistant professor of systematic theology at the University of St. Thomas. This essay offers a preview of an interdisciplinary colloquium scheduled for 3 p.m. Oct. 5, with Cyril O’Regan, Huisking Professor of Theology in the theology department at the University of Notre Dame, responding.
This summer, the department reached out to a few of our alumni to ask them to reflect on where they are now after having completed a major in theology. Here is a sampling of what we heard.
Mark DelCogliano writes about the proclamation of a new doctor of the church.
Angela Senander surveys how the department will teach Pope Francis' Encyclical, Laudato Si', and reflects on her own experience with the encyclical in a course she taught over the summer.
Dominic Longo is an assistant professor of comparative theology at the University of St. Thomas; he also will serve as a co-director of the Muslim-Christian Dialogue Center.
In his third column for theology matters, Bernard Brady reflects on the value of a Catholic education.
Pope Francis took time to reflect on the role of an ideal bishop – a position waiting to be filled in the Twin Cities.
The first American pope arrives in the United States with great expectations.
This week's notes feature faculty, an alumna and a student from the departments of chemistry, history, mathematics, modern and classical languages, and sociology and criminal justice, and the Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity.
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Associate Vice Provost for Global and Local Engagement Dr. Camille George has appointed Dr. Kimberly Vrudny as the director of civic engagement and Dr. Elise Amel as the director of sustainability initiatives within the newly formed Center for Global and Local Engagement.
Associate professor Timothy Pawl seeks answers to some of the Catholic tradition’s most difficult questions.
This week's notes feature faculty John Buri, Vanessa Cornett-Murtada, Massimo Faggioli, Hans Gustafson, Mike Klein, John Martens, Thomas Redshaw, Deborah Savage, Father Scott Carl, John Wendt and Victoria Young; staff Josh Hengemuhle, Lindsey Loree and Talia Nadir; and students from St. Thomas' Geography, Psychology, and Justice and Peace Studies departments.
MLS is headed for Minnesota, Lilly Pulitzer crashes Target and a ‘Good Question’ about lie detector tests in recent headlines.
Social Justice Advocate John Carr to Deliver Inaugural Lecture for Institute for Catholicism and Citizenship April 23
After serving more than 20 years with the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, the University of St. Thomas graduate now heads Georgetown’s Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life.
Professor Kimberly Vrudny interviews St. Thomas junior Sarah Van Stralen, who is completing a major in criminal justice.