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Amy Levad

Associate Professor
Degree
Ph.D. Emory University

Office
JRC 146
Phone
(651) 962-5318
Toll Free
(800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-5318
Fax
651-962-5310
Mail
Mail #JRC 153, University of St. Thomas
2115 Summit Ave.
St. Paul MN 55105


Amy Levad is an associate professor of moral theology at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN. She has been on faculty since 2009 and teaches in areas of theology and criminal justice, environmental theology, and theological ethics. Her current work explores Christian responses to mass incarceration, particularly drawing on sacramental and liturgical ethics to argue for commitment to work for social justice and criminal justice reform. A 2016 recipient of a Louisville Institute Project Grant, Levad is conducting a study on faith-based involvement in activism, education, and ministry in efforts to dismantle mass incarceration.She has worked extensively in prison education and restorative justice, including as a member of the Board of Directors of Restorative Justice Community Action and as the founding coordinator of the Certificate in Theological Studies program at Metro State Prison in Atlanta (now housed at Arrendale State Prison). Levad is the ethics editor for Marginalia Review of Books and a managing editor of Symposium EthicsShe is the author of:

Fall 2017 Courses

Fall 2017 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
THEO 101 - L09 Christian Theo Tradition - T - R - - - 0800 - 0940 MHC 209
CRN: 40330 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Amy M. Levad This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

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THEO 101 - PL1 Christian Theo Tradition - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 JRC 222
CRN: 40316 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Amy M. Levad This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

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J-Term 2018 Courses

J-Term 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
THEO 101 - A01 Theology 101 in Rome - - - - - - - -
CRN: 10198 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Amy M. Levad, Mark E. DelCogliano STUDY ABROAD: Rome-Italy

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Spring 2018 Courses

Spring 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
THEO 459 - L01 Theology & Environment - T - R - - - 0800 - 0940 JRC 246
CRN: 21671 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Amy M. Levad This course examines Christian theological and moral reflection on the relation between human activity and the natural environment. It will address environmental issues that are of mutual concern to theologians and the natural or social sciences; thus it will study scientific analysis along with theological perspectives. The course will also review contemporary practices and/or policies that address environmental problems. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

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