Tuesday, June 11 - Thursday, June 13, Rose Hill Campus
"Christianity, Democracy, and the Shadow of Constantine"
Third Solon and Marianna Patterson Triennial Conference on Orthodox/Catholic Relations
Keynote speakers: Father Emmanuel Clapsis (Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology), Stanley Hauerwas (Duke University), and Father J. Bryan Hehir (Harvard University). Registration is available here
Wednesday, April 24, 2:00-3:00 PM, Duane Common Room
Theology Department tea for faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates.
Wednesday, May 1, 3:30-5:30 PM, Butler Commons, Duane Library
Theology Department Celebration Symposium.
Wed May 8, 12:00-1:15 PM, Duane 140, Rose Hill Campus
"Did the Ancient Mysteries Influence Early Christianity?"
(Emeritus Professor of Science of Religion and Comparative Religious Studies
University of Groningen, The Netherlands)
A multimedia lecture.
Lunch will be served, so please RSVP to Michael Peppard at email@example.com
On Friday, February 1, the Arts and Sciences Deans presented the annual award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching
to Associate Professor Benjamin Dunning
, commenting especially on his groundbreaking work on the assessment of doctoral dissertations in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. The Department of Theology warmly congratulates Prof. Dunning on his achievement. He joins Professors Firer Hinze, Johnson, Nasuti, and Papanikolaou as Theology Department recipients of the deans' annual teaching awards.
On Friday evening, September 14, Fordham hosted Stephen Colbert
, Cardinal Timothy Dolan
, and James Martin, S.J.
, for a discussion on humor, joy, and the spiritual life that The New York Time
dupped possibly "the most successful Roman Catholic youth evangelization event since Pope John Paul II last appeared at World Youth Day." Theology faculty members Charles Camosy, Christine Firer Hinze, and Michael Peppard were all instrumental in making this event a reality: to them, and to the whole planning team, for a remarkable event. Coverage at http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/16/nyregion/stephen-colbert-and-cardinal-timothy-dolan-at-fordham-university.html
Congratulations to James T. Fisher and Margaret McGuinness, who won first place in their category from the Catholic Press Association for The Catholic Studies Reader.
The Rev. Richard J. Dillon, Professor Emeritus
of theology, was elected vice president of the CBA during the group’s annual meeting in June of 2011. Following his term as vice president, Father Dillon will assume his role as president during the 75th International Meeting of the CBA, which will be held July 28 through 31 at the University of Notre Dame. Click here
for more information.
Professor Terrence Tilley, the Avery Cardinal Dulles, S.J., Chair in Catholic Theology and chair of the Theology Department, was awarded the John Courtney Murray Award from the Catholic Theological Society of America (CTSA), the society’s highest honor, on June 9. For more information, visit http://www.fordham.edu/Campus_Resources/eNewsroom/topstories_2453.asp. To read a copy of the citation given at the ceremony, click here.