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Robert Koerpel

Adjunct Professor
Ph.D. Catholic University of America

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Ph.D., The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC

M.T.S., Duke University, Durham, NC

B.A., University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN






Books Authored:

Reason, Revelation, and Action: Maurice Blondel and the Transformation of Tradition in Modern Catholicism (University of Notre Dame Press, forthcoming Fall 2018)

Maurice Blondel and Modern Theology (under contract with Fortress Press)


Books Edited:

Contemplating the Future of Moral Theology: Essays in Honor of Brian V. Johnstone, CSsR, co-edited with Vimal Tirimanna, CSsR. (Eugene: Wipf & Stock, 2017)


Articles in Edited Volumes:

"The Second Vatican Council in Context" co-authored with Massimo Faggioli and Elaine MacMillan in The Christian Theological Tradition, eds. Michael J. Hollerich and Mark McInroy (New York: Routledge Press, forthcoming 2018).

“Tradition, Truth, and Time: Remarks on the 'Liturgical Action' of the Church,” in The Hermeneutics of Tradition, eds. Craig Hovey and Cyrus Olsen (Eugene: Wipf & Stock, 2014): 173-192.


Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals:

"Maurice Blondel and the Sacramentality of Human Rationality," The Heythrop Journal: A Quarterly Review of Philosophy and Theology (forthcoming 2018)

“Between History and Dogma: On the Spirit of Tradition in the Demands and Limitations of Modernity,” New Blackfriars 95:1055 (2014): 3-20

“Blondel’s L’Action: The Liturgy Between Two Worlds,” The Heythrop JournalA Quarterly Review of Philosophy and Theology 52:3 (2011): 430-444

“The Form and Drama of the Church: Hans Urs von Balthasar on Mary, Peter and the Eucharist,” Logos: A Journal of Catholic Thought and Culture 11:1 (2008): 70-99

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