Past Theology Dept Events

Oct 11 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

TNL: Theology professor Steven McMichael speaks about why Mary Magdalene remains important in the Christian tradition. Read More

Oct 10 2017

Tuesday, October 10, 2017, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The former U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See reflects on the current state and future prospects of the diplomatic relationship between the United States and the Vatican. Read More

Oct 02 2017

Monday, October 2, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Theology Department Colloquium to Feature Michael Rota Read More

Sep 27 2017

Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Kimberly Vrudny gives the Fall 2017 New Frontiers in Theological Research Lecture Read More

Sep 20 2017

Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

TNL: Theology professor Ry Siggelkow speaks about toppling white supremacy. Read More

May 01 2017

Monday, May 1, 2017, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students completing a major or minor in theology will present the results of their capstone research. Read More

Mar 02 2017

Thursday, March 2, 2017, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Professor of Historical Theology, Steven McMichael, speaks on "The Glory of Paradise: The Meaning of Medieval Theology of the Resurrection for Today" Read More

Apr 25 2017

Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Professor of Moral Theology, Paul Wojda, asks: should doctors help their patients die? Read More

Apr 24 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Here I Walk: A Thousand Miles on Foot to Rome with Martin Luther Read More

Apr 12 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

Professor of Systematic Theology, Kimberly Vrudny, asks: Is God black? Read More

Apr 06 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017, 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM

Lecture by Timothy Snyder Read More

Apr 05 2017

Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Professor of Moral Theology, Amy Levad, speaks on the topic of advancing the common good through faith-based community organizing Read More

Mar 14 2017

Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Professor of Systematic Theology, Mark McInroy, speaks on the topic of a theology of sport Read More

Mar 01 2017

Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Professor of Hebrew Bible, Kelly Wilson, speaks of reading the Bible from an LGBTQ+ perspective Read More

Feb 27 2017

Monday, February 27, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

The purpose of the colloquium is to discuss Dr. Timothy Pawl’s book In Defense of Conciliar Christology: A Philosophical Essay (Oxford University Press, 2016). Read More

Feb 15 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Professor of Systematic Theology, Cara Anthony, speaks of walking the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage Read More

Nov 30 2016

Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Professor of World Religions, Ted Ulrich, speaks on Catholic and Protestant approaches to other religious traditions. Read More

Nov 15 2016

Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Professor of Historical Theology, Michael Hollerich, speaks about the situation of Christians in the Middle East today. Read More

Oct 25 2016

Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Professor of Moral Theology, Gerald Schlabach, reviews the Church's position on war. Read More

Oct 24 2016

Monday, October 24, 2016, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

A presentation by Archbishop Joseph Tobin, C.Ss.R., who was recently named a Cardinal of the Church by Pope Francis Read More

Oct 19 2016

Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Professor David Penchansky, professor of the Hebrew Bible, speaks on the topic of violence recorded in the holy books of Christianity and of Islam. Read More

Oct 08 2016

Saturday, October 8, 2016, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The University of St. Thomas is proud to host an interdisciplinary conference addressing the challenges faced by engineers. Read More

Oct 07 2016

Friday, October 7, 2016, 9:00 AM - 9:30 PM

The University of St. Thomas is proud to host an interdisciplinary conference addressing the challenges faced by engineers. Read More

Oct 06 2016

Thursday, October 6, 2016, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The University of St. Thomas is proud to host an interdisciplinary conference addressing the challenges faced by engineers. Read More

Oct 05 2016

Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Professor Marguerite Spencer speaks on the topic of conscience in the context of the 2016 presidential election. Read More

Sep 28 2016

Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Professor Frederick Nairn asks: WWJVF on November 8th? Read More

Sep 26 2016

Monday, September 26, 2016, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Respondent, Dr. Wayne Roosa, Bethel University Read More

Sep 22 2016
McInroy, Mark

Thursday, September 22, 2016, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The department showcases recent scholarship by members of the department. Read More

May 12 2016

Thursday, May 12, 2016, 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Citizens are concerned about practices in higher education, and as a Catholic university, our mission challenges us to provide a valuable witness that promotes the common good. Read More

Apr 28 2016

Thursday, April 28, 2016, 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Citizens are concerned about practices in higher education, and as a Catholic university, our mission challenges us to provide a valuable witness that promotes the common good. Read More

Apr 20 2016

Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Professor Marguerite Spencer on the late Justice Antonin Scalia Read More

Apr 18 2016
Used with Permission from Georgetown University Press for the Kinship Across Borders Reading Group

Monday, April 18, 2016, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

This is the third meeting of the Kinship Across Borders Reading Group Read More

Apr 14 2016

Thursday, April 14, 2016, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The aim of the "New Frontiers" series is to present the scholarly research of the UST Theology Department faculty in a publicly accessible form. Read More

Apr 14 2016

Thursday, April 14, 2016, 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Citizens are concerned about practices in higher education, and as a Catholic university, our mission challenges us to provide a valuable witness that promotes the common good. Read More

Apr 12 2016

Tuesday, April 12, 2016, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Lisanne Winslow and Walter Schultz will give a public address on “The Solubility of Salt: Causation, Dispositions, and Divine Action” Read More

Apr 09 2016

Saturday, April 9, 2016, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Closing Panel with Dr. Kristin Heyer, Bishop Robert McElroy and Dr. Nicholas Cafardi Read More

Apr 09 2016

Saturday, April 9, 2016, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

“Pursuing the Common Good: Catholic Participation in Political Life” by Dr. Nicholas Cafardi (Duquense University) Read More

Apr 08 2016

Friday, April 8, 2016, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Public Lecture by Bishop Robert McElroy, Diocese of San Diego Read More

Apr 08 2016
Photo of Kristin Heyer by Lee Pelligrini

Friday, April 8, 2016, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

First Lecture of Symposium by Dr. Kristin Heyer (Boston College) Read More

Apr 06 2016

Wednesday, April 6, 2016, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Professor Barbara Sain will lead a discussion on electronic gadgets and the good life Read More

Mar 30 2016

Wednesday, March 30, 2016, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Fr. Steven McMichael will lead a discussion asking, "Why does resurrection matter?" Read More

Mar 15 2016

Tuesday, March 15, 2016, 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Citizens are concerned about practices in higher education, and as a Catholic university, our mission challenges us to provide a valuable witness that promotes the common good. Read More

Mar 14 2016

Monday, March 14, 2016, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Guests review works recently published by members of the Theology Department. Read More

Mar 14 2016
Used with Permission from Georgetown University Press for the Kinship Across Borders Reading Group

Monday, March 14, 2016, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

This is the second meeting of the Kinship Across Borders Reading Group. Read More

Mar 09 2016

Wednesday, March 9, 2016, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Professor Ted Ulrich will lead a discussion asking, "Christianity and Buddhism: Are They Compatible?" Read More

Mar 08 2016

Tuesday, March 8, 2016, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Glenda Wildschut, one of the commissioners who served with Desmond Tutu on South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, will speak on the role of the arts in the work of reconciliation. Read More

Mar 02 2016

Wednesday, March 2, 2016, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Professor Mark McInroy will lead a discussion on depictions of Christ in film. Read More

Feb 26 2016

Friday, February 26, 2016, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Citizens are concerned about practices in higher education, and as a Catholic university, our mission challenges us to provide a valuable witness that promotes the common good. Read More

Feb 22 2016

Monday, February 22, 2016, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Respondent, Rev. Dr. Michael Slusser, Duquesne University Read More

Feb 22 2016
Used with Permission from Georgetown University Press for the Kinship Across Borders Reading Group

Monday, February 22, 2016, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

This is the first of three meetings of the Kinship Across Borders Reading Group. Read More

Dec 09 2015

Wednesday, December 9, 2015, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

TNL: On Advent Read More

Nov 30 2015

Monday, November 30, 2015, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Theology Club: The Politics of Jesus Read More

Nov 16 2015

Monday, November 16, 2015, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Theology Club: Council of Chalcedon Read More

Nov 12 2015

Thursday, November 12, 2015, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The department showcases recent scholarship by members of the department. Read More

Nov 11 2015

Wednesday, November 11, 2015, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

TNL: Women & Vatican II Read More

Nov 09 2015

Monday, November 9, 2015, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Rev. Dr. Paul Chryssavgis (Archdeacon of the Ecumenical Throne) and Rev. Dr. Paul McPartlan (Catholic University of America) Read More

Nov 05 2015

Thursday, November 5, 2015, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

David Hollenbach (Boston College) and John McGreevy (University of Notre Dame) Read More

Nov 02 2015

Monday, November 2, 2015, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The Theology Department hosts a conversation with Dr. Ann Taves. Read More

Oct 28 2015

Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

TNL: McInroy on Public Theology Read More

Oct 26 2015

Monday, October 26, 2015, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The department hosts a lecture with Saint Louis University's John Greco. Read More

Oct 26 2015

Monday, October 26, 2015, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Theology Club: On Atonement Read More

Oct 19 2015

Monday, October 19, 2015, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Theology Club: Nostra Aetate Read More

Oct 07 2015

Wednesday, October 7, 2015, 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM

TNL: Ted Ulrich Read More

Oct 05 2015

Monday, October 5, 2015, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The department hosts a lecture with Notre Dame professor Dr. Cyril O'Regan. Read More

Oct 05 2015

Monday, October 5, 2015, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Guests review works recently published by members of the Theology department. Read More

Sep 28 2015

Monday, September 28, 2015, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The department hosts a lecture with Abilene Christian University's Frederick D. Aquino. Read More

Sep 28 2015

Monday, September 28, 2015, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Come explore how contemporary Christian beliefs about Jesus compare with those of the ancient Church. Read More

Sep 21 2015

Monday, September 21, 2015, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Guests review works recently published by members of the department. Read More

May 07 2015

Thursday, May 7, 2015, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

University of St. Thomas Read More

Apr 29 2015

Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Last one for the year! John Martens will lead a discussion on Lives of Children in the Ancient World Read More

Apr 15 2015

Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Mark DelCogliano will lead a discussion on Introducing a New Doctor of the Church: St. Gregory of Narek Read More

Mar 18 2015

Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Marquerite Spencer will lead a discussion on Environmental Racism and the Cardinal Virtues: Assessing the "Toxic Donut" on Chicago's South Side Read More

Mar 12 2015

Thursday, March 12, 2015, 9:18 AM - 9:18 AM Thursday, March 12, 2015 through Saturday, March 14, 2015

The Theology Department of the University of St. Thomas announces a call for papers for a March 2015 conference marking the fiftieth anniversary of the promulgation of Gaudium et Spes. Read More

Oct 22 2013
New Frontiers 10/22/14

Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

New Frontiers in Theological Research presents: "Let the Little Children Come to Me"; How Christianity Changed the Lives of Children by John Martens, Ph.D. Read More

Nov 19 2013
TNL Flyer

Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Theology Night Live is a chance for students to have an open dialogue with professors in their areas of expertise. All are welcome. Pizza and beverages served! Read More

Nov 14 2013
Panel Discussion on Pope Francis

Thursday, November 14, 2013, 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for a panel discussion on the newly elected Pope Francis. Read More

Nov 13 2013
Theology Night Live 11/13&16

Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Theology Night Live is a chance for students to have an open dialogue with professors in their areas of expertise. All are welcome. Pizza and beverages served! Read More

Oct 29 2013
Neuroscience and Soul

Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

This event is free and open to the public. Neuroscience and the Soul is sponsored by UST Theology Department and the Science and Technology Network (STN). Read More

Oct 16 2013
Theology Night Live 11/13&16

Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Theology Night Live is a chance for students to have an open dialogue with professors in their areas of expertise. All are welcome. Pizza and beverages served! Read More

Oct 09 2013

Wednesday, October 9, 2013, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Theology Night Live is a chance for students to have an open dialogue with professors in their areas of expertise. All are welcome. Pizza and beverages served! Read More

Sep 25 2013

Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Theology Night Live is a chance for students to have an open dialogue with professors in their areas of expertise. All are welcome. Pizza and beverages served! Read More

Upcoming Department Events

Oct 25 2017

Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

TNL: Theology professor Marguerite Spencer offers a theological perspective on white privilege. Read More

Nov 07 2017

Tuesday, November 7, 2017, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Patrick Jordan will speak on Dorothy Day's advocacy for social justice through the Catholic Worker movement. Read More

Nov 08 2017

Wednesday, November 8, 2017, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

TNL: Theology professor Kimberly Vrudny explores James Cones' assertion that "God is Black." Read More

Dec 06 2017

Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

TNL: Theology professor Hans Gustafson speaks on experiencing religious diversity through interreligious encounter. Read More

ICC Annual Lecture for 2015-2016

The Church of Pope Francis: Theological and Practical Responses to Laudato Si'

Erin Lothes will speak on "The Church of Pope Francis: Theological and Practical Responses to Laudato Si'" on May 4, 2016 at 7pm in Woulfe Alumni Hall (third floor of the Anderson Student Center).

Lothes is an assistant professor of theology at the College of St. Elizabeth. She has written about the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace’s recently-published Energy, Justice and Peace: A Reflection on Energy in the Current Context of Development and Environmental Protection, and she coordinated the “Discipleship and Sustainability” Interest Group of the Catholic Theological Society of America, resulting in “Catholic Moral Traditions and Energy Ethics for the Twenty-First Century,” Journal of Moral Theology.  Her forthcoming book, Inspired Sustainability: Planting Seeds for Action (Orbis April 2016), analyzes the motivations driving environmental advocacy in diverse American congregations.