Crina Gschwandtner


Professor of Philosophy

Office: Collins Hall 115
Phone: 718-817-3319
Email: [email protected]

  • Ph.D. in Theology (2009–2012), University of Durham; Durham, UK
    Thesis Title: “The Role of Non-Human Creation in the Liturgical Feasts of the Eastern Orthodox Tradition: Toward an Orthodox Ecological Theology”

    Ph.D. in Philosophy (1999–2003), DePaul University
    Dissertation Title: “Sparks of Meaning at the Points of Friction: At the Boundary between Philosophy and Theology in the Work of Jean-Luc Marion”

    MA in Philosophy (1997–1999), Boston College

    MA in Theology (1996–1997), Nazarene Theological College/University of Manchester; Manchester, UK
    Thesis Title: “The Doctrine of Original Sin Reconsidered”

    BA in History and Religion (1993–1996), Eastern Nazarene College

  • Area of Specialization
    Continental Philosophy of Religion, Phenomenology

    Areas of Competence
    Hermeneutics, History of Philosophy, Ecological Theology, Liturgical Theology

    • Invited Keynote: “La forma fenomenologica dell’esperienza religiosa della redenzione,” Associazione Italiana di Filosofia della Religione (November 2023).
    • “Overcoming Dualistic Accounts of the Subject? The Constitution of the Human Self in the Phenomenological Project of Hedwig Conrad-Martius,” Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, 61st Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada (Oct. 2023).
    • Invited Keynotes: “Spirituality sans Sacred: Shapes of the Secular in Postmodern Culture,” “Flight, Pursuit, Encounter: Traces of Transcendence in Immanence,” Conference: Secularism and the Pursuit of Transcendence, McMaster Divinity School, Hamilton, Ontario (April 2023).
    • “The Manifestation of Saturation: Distinguishing between revelation and Revelation in Jean-Luc Marion’s Phenomenology of Givenness,” Conference: Givenness and Revelation: On Jean-Luc Marion, Trinity College, Dublin (March 2023).
    • “The Fragility of Finitude: Frailty and Fallenness in Paul Ricœur’s Phenomenological Anthropology,” Invited Keynote, Ricoeur Society, Los Angeles, CA (October 2022).
    • “Hearing God: Does Revelation Require Hermeneutics?” Conference “Hermeneutics of Revelation,” Munich, Germany (August 2022).
    • “Revelation and Ricœur’s Symbolism of Evil,” “Revelation and Ricœur’s Biblical Hermeneutics,” “Revelation and Ricœur’s Hermeneutics of the Self,” “Revelation and Ricœur’s Hermeneutic Legacy,” Summer Seminars on “Hermeneutics of Revelation,” Munich, Germany (August 2022).
    • “The Microcosm in the Macrocosm: Worldview, Human Agency, and the Environmental Crisis,” Seeing Nature: Contemplative Ecology Symposium, Trondheim, Norway (May 2022).
    • “Saving Nature? Passivity, Precarity, and Responsibility in a World in Crisis,” Invited Talk, Tromsø, Norway (May 2022).
    • Invited Keynote, “Between Phenomenology and Metaphysics: Hedwig Conrad-Martius’ Spiritual Cosmology,” Society for Early Phenomenology, Ottawa, Canada (April 2022).
    • “Distinguishing the Wesen of Beings: Phenomenological Method in Hedwig Conrad-Martius,” Boston Phenomenology Circle (April 2022).
    • Invited Panelist, Conference “God as the Unconditioned,” Villanova University, Philadelphia (April 2022).
    • “Distinguishing Between Ways of Living Religion: A Case for Phenomenology?” Theology Seminar, St. Andrew’s University, Scotland (March 2022, virtual).
    • “Thought as Passion and the Truth of the Heart: Jean-Luc Marion’s Accounts of Affectivity as Forms of Knowing,” Conference on Marion, Buenos Aires, Argentina (Nov. 2021, virtual).
    • “Self-Owning, Self-Transparency, and Inner Nudity: Hedwig Conrad-Martius on Interiority,” Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, 58th Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA (Nov. 2019).
    • “Phenomenology of Religion and Ways of Life,” Workshop: “Applying Phenomenology of Religion” Vienna, Austria (June 2019).
    • “La langue de la louange ou le sens de la liturgie,” Conference on “Sense and Non-Sense,” International Network in the Philosophy of Religion, Institut catholique, Paris, France (June 2019).
    • “Orthodox Liturgy and Ecology,” Halki Summit III, Istanbul, Turkey (June 2019).
    • “Habits of Repetition: Phenomenological Reflections on Practices of Prayer in the Eastern Christian Tradition,” Conference: “Meditation, Prayer, Contemplation,” St. Anselm Institute, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA (April 2019).
    • “Aliens in the Line? Hospitality to Strangers and the Ancestry of God,” Series in Biblical Humanities: “Why Do you Stand Outside? Hospitality and the Stranger,” DePaul Humanities Center, Chicago (Jan. 2019).
    • “Körper, Leib, Gemüt, Seele, Geist: Conceptions of the Self in Early Phenomenology,” Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, 57th Annual Meeting, Penn State, PA (Oct. 2018).
    • “Borders Imagined: Insulation, Isolation, and Identity in Fundamentalist Religious Communities,” SImagine: Social Imaginaries between Secularity and Religion in a Globalizing World, Vienna, Austria (May 2018)
    • “Alternative Communities: Phenomenological Reflections on Fundamentalist Forms of Life,” Conference: “The Ends of Religious Community,” Vienna, Austria (May 2018).
    • “Why Should Philosophers Not Abandon Religion? Or: Can Christianity Still Inspire Philosophical Thought Today?,” Keynote Address, Gonzaga Philosophy Graduate Student Conference, Spokane, WA (April 2018).
    • “Cosmic Redemption and Climate Change: Liturgy as a Resource for Ecological Theology,” Institute for Studies of Eastern Christianity, Annual Meeting, Union Theological Seminary, New York, NY (Dec. 2017).
    • “Ecological Action and Orthodox Liturgical Practice: Opportunities and Challenges,” Orthodox Theological Society of America, Annual Conference, Crestwood, NY (Oct. 2017).
    • “Everdayness, Primordiality, and the Reduction: Ambiguities in the Phenomenological Method of Heidegger and his French Followers,” Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, 56th Annual Meeting, Memphis, TN (Oct. 2017).
    • “Phronesis, Faith, and Violence: Narrative Identity and Rhetorical Praxis in Religious Communities,” Ricoeur Studies Annual Conference, Boston, MA (Oct. 2017).
    • “L’Invisible dans le visible. Phénoménologie et liturgie,” Conference on “Immanence and Transcendence,” International Network in the Philosophy of Religion, Institut catholique, Paris, France (June 2017).
    •  “‘My Body, My Flesh’: Jean-Luc Marion’s Phenomenological Reading of Descartes,” Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, 55th Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah (Oct. 2016).
    • “Phenomenology and Religion: For a more Substantive Account of Religious Experience,” Responses to Secularism, Wheatley Forum in Faith and Intellect, Brigham Young University (Oct. 2016).
    • “On the Way of Perfection—Alone or Together? Mystics and their Communities,” Philosophy and Theology Workgroup, Boston College (Jan. 2016).
    • “Can one give a philosophical account of religious fundamentalism? Methodological Reflections on the Shaping of Religious Identity,” Pleshette DeArmitt Alumni Memorial Lecture, DePaul University (Nov. 2015).
    • “How can we think through faith today? Or: Why Postmodernism might be good for Religion” and “In Defense of Liturgy: On the Meaning of Religious Practices,” Guest Lectures in Philosophy, Samford University (April 2015).
    • “A Spirituality of Adoration? Implications of Jean-Luc Marion’s Work for Phenomenology of Religion,” Centre for Advanced Research in European Philosophy: “Breached Horizons: The Work of Jean-Luc Marion,” King’s College, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario (March 2015).
    • “Phenomenology and Catholic Philosophy,” Colloquium, Marquette Lonergan Project, Milwaukee, WI (February 2015).
    • “Speaking Philosophically About Faith: Breton and Contemporary Philosophy of Religion,” Stanislas Breton and the “Theological Turn,” Boston College/Institut catholique de Paris, Boston, MA (January 2015).
  • Monographs

    Articles, Essays, and Chapters in Edited Volumes


    • "Escape from Finitude? Cosmic Redemption and Theosis in the Anthropocene,” The Saving Grace of the Story, eds. Ernst Conradie and Hilda Koster, vol. 5 of An Earthed Faith: Telling the Story amid the 'Anthropocene' (Wipf & Stock, invited).
    • “Der hermeneutische Umweg zur Religion: Paul Ricoeur, Phänomenologie, und Transzendenz,” Methodological Discourse in French Phenomenology, ed. Dominic Nnaemeka Ekweariri (Springer, invited).
    • “When World and Worldview Clash: Orthodoxy, Ecology, and the Issue of Phthora,” The Zygon Journal: A Journal of Religion and Science, Special Issue, eds. Gayle Woloschak and Elizabeth Theokritoff (forthcoming).
    • "The Language of Worship: Some Elements of Liturgical Imagination,” Imagining Christianity: A Phenomenological Discussion, ed. Javier Carreno (forthcoming).
    • “A Phenomenological Approach to Ritual Practices,” Handbook for Theology and Philosophy, eds. Joseph Rivera and Joe O’Leary (forthcoming).
    • “Postmodern Hermeneutics,” Handbook on Postconservative Theological Interpretation, eds. Ronald T. Michener and Mark A. Lamport (Cascade Books, forthcoming).
    • “Fragility and Finitude in Face of the Climate Crisis: Shift in Worldviews and Environmental Action,” Environmental Hermeneutics, eds. David Utsler and Forrest Clingermann (Edinburgh University Press, forthcoming).
    • “Jean-Luc Marion,” Encyclopedia of Phenomenology, eds. Nicolas de Warren and Ted Toadvine (Springer, forthcoming).
    • “The Phenomenology of the Orthodox Liturgy,” Oxford Handbook of Orthodox Theology, eds. Andrew Louth and Elena Ciubutaro (Oxford University Press, forthcoming).


    • “Hospitality and Responsibility: The Possibility of an ‘Antiphonal Ethics’ in Jean-Louis Chrétien,” Fragility and Transcendence: Essays on the Thought of Jean-Louis Chrétien, ed. Jeffrey Bloechl (Rowman & Littlefield, 2023), 99-115.
    • “Vulnerability, Fragility, and Humility: Jean-Louis Chrétien as a Thinker of Precarity,” Finitude’s Wounded Praise: Responses to Jean-Louis Chrétien, eds. Philip John Paul Gonzales and Joseph Micah McMeans (Wipf & Stock, 2023), 66-89.
    • “Eternal Being and Creaturely Existence: Hedwig Conrad-Martius and Edith Stein on Divine-Human Ontology,” Hedwig Conrad-Martius and Edith Stein: Philosophical Encounters and Divides, eds. Antonio Calcagno and Ronny Miron (Springer, 2023), 85-103.
    • “Reading Prayerfully Before God: Jean-Yves Lacoste’s Treatment of Lectio Divina as an Instance of Existence Coram Deo,” God and Phenomenology: Thinking with Jean-Yves Lacoste, eds. Martin Koci and Joeri Schrijvers (Wipf & Stock, 2023), 116-140.
    • “The Gift of Forgiveness: Perspectives from the French Philosophical Tradition,” The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy and Psychology of Forgiveness, eds. Glen Pettigrove and Robert Enright (Routledge, 2023), 194-209.
    • “Why Philosophy Should Concern Itself with Liturgy: Philosophical Examination of Religion and Ritual Practice,” Philosophies of Liturgy: Explorations of Embodied Religious Practice, eds. J. Aaron Simmons, Bruce Ellis Benson, Neal DeRoo (Bloomsbury, 2023), 27-45.
    • “Generous Existence: Gift, Giving, and Gratitude in Contemporary Phenomenology,” Philosophical Perspectives on Existential Gratitude: Analytic, Continental, and Religious, eds. Joshua Lee Harris, Kirk Lougheed, Neal DeRoo (Bloomsbury, 2023), 65-88.
    • “Self-Owning, Self-Transparency, and Inner Nudity: Hedwig Conrad-Martius on Interiority,” Rethinking Interiority: Phenomenological Approaches, eds. Elodie Boublil and Antonio Calcagno (State University of New York Press, 2023): 55-69.
    • “Theopoetik und Anatheismus: Französische Philosophie auf Amerikanisch,” Religionsphilosophie heute: Stimmen – Schauplätze – Systeme, eds. Esther Heinrich-Ramharter and Michael Staudigl (Karl Alber, 2023), 231-252.
    • The Creativity of Creatures in a Coherent Cosmos: Reading Hedwig Conrad-Martius in the Direction of Eco-Phenomenology,” Phenomenological Investigations 2 (2022), 65-108.
    • “The Embodied Human Being in Touch with the World: Richard Kearney and Hedwig Conrad-Martius in Conversation,” Anacarnation and Returning to the Lived Body with Richard Kearney, eds. Brian Treanor and James L. Taylor (Routledge, 2022), 49-65.
    • “Agency and Responsibility: Ecologically-Inflected Insights from the Syriac Tradition,” Eastern Christian Approaches to Philosophy, eds. James Siemens and Joshua Matthan Brown (Palgrave, 2022), 199-225.
    • “Guarding the Heart: The Phenomenality of the Heart in Early Christian Asceticism,” Phenomenology and Perspectives on the Heart, ed. Anthony Steinbock (Springer, 2022), 19-50.
    • Offering Life, Love, and Hospitality: The Icon as Lens for the Intersection of Aesthetic and Religious Phenomenality in Three Contemporary Accounts,” Journal of Orthodox Christian Studies 5.1 (2022): 1-22.
    • Faith, Religion, and Spirituality: A Phenomenological and Hermeneutic Contribution to Parsing the Distinctions,” Special Issue on “Phenomenology, Spirituality, and Religion,” ed. Neal DeRoo, Religions 12.7 (2021).
    • “On Seeing Nothing: A Critique of Marion’s Account of Religious Phenomenality,” The Experience of Atheism: Phenomenology, Metaphysics, and Religion, eds. Claude Romano and Robyn Horner (Bloomsbury, 2021), 163-180.
    • Is Liturgy Ludic? Distinguishing Between the Phenomena of Play and Ritual,” Special Issue on "Phenomenology and Liturgical Practice," ed. Crina M. Gschwandtner, Religions 12.4 (2021).
    • Faith, Violence, and Phronesis: Narrative Identity, Rhetorical Symbolism, and Liturgical Embodiment in Religious Communities,” Special Issue on “Phenomenologies of Religious Violence,” ed. Michael Staudigl, Continental Philosophy Review 53.3 (2020): 371-384.
    • “Kann die Natur als »gesättiges Phänomen« interpretiert werden?” Der Primat der Gegebenheit: Zur Transformation der Phänomenologie nach Jean-Luc Marion, ed. Michael Staudigl (Karl Alber, 2020), 183-215 [translation into German of Chapter 3 of Jean-Luc Marion's Degrees of Givenness].
    • “Wagering for a Second Naïveté? Tensions in Ricoeur’s Account of the Symbolism of Evil,” A Companion to Ricoeur’s The Symbolism of Evil, ed. Scott Davidson (Rowman & Littlefield, 2020), 87-101.
    • “Climate Change and Liturgical Praxis,” T&T Clark Handbook of Christian Theology and Climate Change, eds. Hilda P. Koster and Ernst M. Conradie (Bloomsbury, 2019): 566-575.
    •  “Phenomenology and Catholic Theology: Unfolding the Logos of the Logos,” The Catholic Reception of Continental Philosophy in North America, eds. Gregory P. Floyd and Stephanie Rumpza (University of Toronto Press, 2020): 146-177
    • Phenomenology and Ritual Practice: For Broadening Contemporary Philosophical Study of Religious Experience,” Journal for Continental Philosophy of Religion 1.1 (2019): 43-70.
    • What is Phenomenology of Religion? (Part I): The Study of Religious Phenomena,” Philosophy Compass 14.2 (2019): e12566
    • "What is Phenomenology of Religion? (Part II): The Phenomenology of Religious Experience," Philosophy Compass 14.2 (2019): e12567.
    • “Orthodoxy and Phenomenology: Religious Experience in the Eastern Christian Tradition," Theology and Philosophy in Eastern Orthodoxy: Essays on Orthodox Christianity and Contemporary Thought, ed. Christoph Schneider (Wipf & Stock, 2019), 53-75.
    • “Körper, Leib, Gemüt, Seele, Geist: Conceptions of the Self in Early Phenomenology,” Gerda Walther’s Phenomenology of Sociality, Psychology, and Religion, ed. Antonio Calcagno (Springer, 2018), 85-99.
    • Mystery Manifested: Toward a Phenomenology of the Eucharist in its Liturgical Context,” Special Issue on “Sacramental Theology: Theory and Practice from Multiple Perspectives,” ed. Bruce T. Morrill, Religions 10.5 (2019): 1-18.
    • Grounding Ecological Action in Orthodox Theology and Liturgical Practice? A Call for Further Thinking,” Journal of Orthodox Christian Studies 1.1 (2018): 61-77.
    • Can We Learn to Hear the Ethical Call? In Honor of Scott Cameron,” Special Issue on "Environmental Hermeneutics: In Memory of W. S. K. "Scott" Cameron", ed. Brian Treanor, Environmental Philosophy 15.1 (2018): 21-42.
    • “Performing Anatheism: Dialogic Hospitality in Syriac Liturgical Poetry,” The Art of Anatheism, eds. Richard Kearney and Matthew Clemente (Rowan & Littlefield, 2017), 175-195.
    • “Turn to Excess: The Development of Phenomenology in Late Twentieth-Century French Thought,” The Oxford Handbook of the History of Phenomenology, ed. Dan Zahavi (Oxford University Press, 2018), 445-466.
    • Phenomenology, Hermeneutics, and Scripture: Marion, Henry, and Falque on the Person of Christ,” Special Issue on “Beyond Myth and Enlightenment: Phenomenological Reconsiderations of Religion,” eds. Ludger Hagedorn and Michael Staudigl, Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory 17.2 (2018): 281-297.
    • “Jean-Luc Marion’s Spirituality of Adoration and its Implications for a Phenomenology of Religion,” Breached Horizons: The Philosophy of Jean-Luc Marion, eds. Rachel Bath, Antonio Calcagno, Kathryn Lawson, and Steve G. Lofts (Rowan & Littlefield, 2017), 188-217.
    • Mimesis or Metamorphosis? Eastern Orthodox Liturgical Practice and Its Philosophical Background,” Special Issue on “Inward Being and Outward Identity: The Orthodox Churches in the 21st Century,” ed. John Jillions, Religions 8.5 (2017): 1-22.
    • Philosophical Reflections on the Shaping of Identity in Fundamentalist Religious Communities,” Special Issue on “Phenomenology and the Post-secular Turn: Reconsidering the 'Return of the Religious,’” eds. Michael Staudigl and Jason W. Alvis, International Journal of Philosophical Studies 24.5 (2016): 704-724.
    • Knowing God as Our True Life: Phenomenology of Redemption in Michel Henry and Julian of Norwich,” Special Issue on "Michel Henry," ed. Andrew Sackin-Poll, Pli: The Warwick Journal of Philosophy 28 (2017): 90-118.
    • Phenomenology as a Theological Project,” Syndicate Symposium on Kevin Hart’s Kingdoms of God (2016).
    • What Has Paris to Do With Byzantium?,” The Wheel 4 (2016): 32-37.
    • “L’expérience de la liturgie comme phénomène religieux commun : Falque et Marion,” Une analytique du passage. Rencontres et confrontations avec Emmanuel Falque, ed. Claude Brunier-Coulin (Éditions franciscaines, 2016), 135-153.
    • “Space and Narrative: Ricoeur and a Hermeneutic Reading of Place” in Place, Space and Hermeneutics, edited by Bruce B. Janz (Springer: 2017): 169-181.
    • “Der Mensch als lebendige Doxologie: Theologische und hermeneutisch-phänomenologische Annäherungen an die Kosmische Liturgie,” in Beten als verleiblichtes Verstehen. Neue Zugänge zu einer Hermeneutik des Gebets, Ingolf Dalferth and Simon Peng-Keller, hg (Herder, 2016): 173-196.
    • “The Vigil as Exemplary Liturgical Experience: On Jean-Yves Lacoste’s Phenomenology of Liturgy,” Special Issue (ed. by Joeri Schrijvers), Modern Theology 31.4 (2015): 648-657.
    • “Faith: Belief or Practice?” Special Issue (ed. by J. Aaron Simmons), Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory 14.2 (2015): 299-318.
    • “Revealing the Invisible: Michel Henry and Jean-Luc Marion on Aesthetic Experience,” The Journal of Speculative Philosophy (SPEP Supplement) 28.3 (2014): 305-314.
    • “Jean-Luc Marion,” invited contribution to Religion and European Philosophy: Key Thinkers from Kant to the Present, edited by Philip Goodchild and Hollis Phelps (Routledge, 2017), 324-338.
    • “How Do We Become Fully Alive? The Role of Death in Michel Henry’s Phenomenology of Life” contribution to The Role of Life in Death, edited by John Behr (Wilf & Stock, 2015), 56-75.
    • “The Category of Experience: Orthodox Theology and Contemporary Philosophy,” Special Issue, Journal of Eastern Christian Studies 69.1-2 (2017): 181-221.
    • “The Phenomenon of Kenotic Love in Contemporary Continental Philosophy of Religion,” invited contribution to Thinking about Love” Contemporary Continental Approaches, eds. Diane Enns & Antonio Calcagno (Pennsylvania State University Press, 2015), 63-80.
    • “‘Adhesion’ to the ‘Essential’: From Sacred Text to Faithful Action,” contribution to Hermeneutics and the Philosophy of Religion: The Legacy of Paul Ricoeur, edited Ingolf U. Dalferth & Marlene A. Block (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2015), 231-272.
    • “The Truth of Christianity? Michel Henry’s Words of Christ,” Journal of Scriptural Reasoning 13.1 (2014): n.p.
    • “Where May the Praise of God’s Creatures Still Be Heard? Liturgy, Life and Land,” invited contribution to Christian Faith and the Earth: Current Paths and Emerging Horizons, edited by Ernst Conradie, Celia Deane-Drummond, Sigurd Bergmann and Denis Edwards (London: T&T Clark, 2014), 177-194.
    •  “Corporeality, Animality, Bestiality: Emmanuel Falque on Incarnate Flesh,” Analecta Hermeneutica 4 (2012): 1-16.
    • “Paul Ricoeur and the Relationship between Philosophy and Religion in Contemporary French Phenomenology,” Études Ricoeuriennes/Ricoeur Studies 3.2 (2012): 7-23.
    • “What About Non-Human Life? An ‘Ecological’ Reading of Michel Henry’s Critique of Technology,” Journal of French and Francophone Philosophy XX.2 (2012): 116-138.
    • “Creativity as Call to Care for Creation? Between John Zizioulas and Jean-Louis Chrétien,” contribution to Being-in-Creation: Human Responsibility in an Endangered World, edited by Bruce Benson, Norman Wirzba, and Brian Treanor (Fordham University Press, 2015), 100-112.
    • “Marion and Negative Certainty: Epistemological Dimensions of the Phenomenology of Givenness,” Philosophy Today 56.3 (2012): 363-370.
    • “Overwhelming Abundance and Every-Day Liturgical Practices: For a Less Excessive Phenomenology of Religious Experience,” contribution to The Future of Continental Philosophy of Religion, edited by Clayton Crockett, B. Keith Putt, and Jeffrey Robbins (Indiana University Press, 2014), 179-196.
    • “Might Nature be Interpreted as Saturated Phenomenon?” contribution to Interpreting Nature: The Emerging Field of Environmental Hermeneutics, edited by Forrest Clingerman, Brian Treanor, Martin Drenthen and David Utsler (Fordham University Press, 2013), 82-101.
    • “Sabbath and Eighth Day: On the Messianic Dimensions of Ecological Practices,” Sobornost/Eastern Churches Review 33.2 (2011): 56-94.
    • “The Excess of the Gift in Jean-Luc Marion,” contribution to Gift and Economy, edited by Eric Severson (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011), 20-32.
    • “‘All Creation Rejoices in You’: Creation in the Liturgies for the Feasts of the Theotokos,” contribution to Toward an Ecology of Transfiguration: Orthodox Christian Perspectives on Environment, Nature, and Creation, edited by Bruce Foltz and John Chryssavgis (Fordham University Press, 2013), 307-323.
    • “Toward a Ricoeurian Hermeneutics of Liturgy,” Worship 86.6 (2012): 482-505.
    • À Dieu or From the Logos? Emmanuel Lévinas and Jean-Luc Marion—Prophets of the Infinite,” Philosophy and Theology 22.1–2 (2010): 177-203.
    • “Orthodox Ecological Theology: Bartholomew I and Orthodox Contributions to the Ecological Debate,” International Journal for the Study of the Christian Church 10.2–3 (2010): 130-143.
    •  “Our Responsibility for Universal Evil: Rethinking Fallenness in Ecological Terms,” contribution to: I more than Others, edited by Eric Severson (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010), 60-74.
    • “Sharing Our Weakness: Christ, Creation and Fallenness,” Wesleyan Theological Journal 44.1 (2009): 164-178.
    • “Jean-Luc Marion,” contribution to: International Encyclopedia of Ethics, edited by Hugh LaFollette, Oxford: Blackwell, 2013.
    • “Can We Hear the Voice of God? Michel Henry and the Words of Christ,” contribution to: Words of Life: New Theological Turns in French Phenomenology, edited by Bruce Benson and Norman Wirzba (New York: Fordham University Press, 2010), 147-157.
    • Response to Jean-Luc Marion’s “Sketch of a Phenomenological Concept of Sacrifice,” Martin Marty Center’s Religion and Culture Web Forum, University of Chicago, November 2008.
    • “Jean-Luc Marion: On the Possibility of a Religious Phenomenon,” contribution to Continental Philosophy and Philosophy of Religion, edited by Morny Joy (Springer, 2011), 165-186.
    • “Love as a Declaration of War? On the Absolute Character of Love in Jean-Luc Marion’s Phenomenology of Eros,” contribution to: Transforming Philosophy and Religion: Love’s Wisdom, edited by Norman Wirzba and Bruce Ellis Benson (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2008), 185-198.
    • “Translator’s Introduction” to Jean-Luc Marion, On the Ego and on God (New York: Fordham University Press, 2007), xi–xxvi.
    • “The Neighbor and the Infinite: Marion and Levinas on the Encounter between Self, Human Other, and God,” Continental Philosophy Review 40 (2007): 231-249.
    •  “A new ‘Apologia’: The Relationship Between Theology and Philosophy in the Work of Jean-Luc Marion,” Heythrop Journal 46 (2005): 299-313.
    • “Ethics, Eros, or Caritas? Lévinas and Marion on Individuation of the Other,” Philosophy Today 49.1 (Spring 2005): 78-95.
    • “‘Pious Doctrines and Virtuous Actions’: The Relation between Theology and Practice in Early Catechetical Instruction,” Wesleyan Theological Journal 40.1 (2005): 36-57.
    • “Praise—Pure and Personal? Jean-Luc Marion’s Phenomenologies of Prayer,” contribution to: The Phenomenology of Prayer, ed. Bruce Benson and Norman Wirzba (Fordham University Press, 2005), 168-181.
    • “Do Race and Gender Matter?” contribution to: Philosophy of Religion: Introductory Essays, edited by Thomas J. Oordt (Kansas City: Beacon Hill Press, 2003), 244-258.
    • “A Wesleyan Model for Reconciliation and Evangelism? In Conversation with Hegel and Lévinas,” Wesleyan Theological Journal 37.1 (Spring 2002): 70-85.
    • “Ricoeur’s Hermeneutic of God: A Symbol that Gives Rise to Thought,” Philosophy & Theology 13 (2001): 287-309.
    • “Threads of Fallenness According to the Fathers of the First Four Centuries,” European Explorations in Christian Holiness (Summer 2001): 19-40.
    • “A Holy People Worshipping in a Holy Land: The Importance of Creation for Salvation,” European Explorations in Christian Holiness (September 1999): 23-32.
    • Metaphysical Conversations and Related Phenomenological Essays (DeGruyter, 2023); translation of: Hedwig Conrad-Martius, Metaphysische Gespräche (Halle: Max Niemeyer, 1921) and two further essays.
    • On Descartes’ Passive Thought (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2018); translation of: Jean-Luc Marion, Sur la pensée passive de Descartes (Paris: PUF, 2013).
    • The Rigor of Things (New York: Fordham University Press, 2017); translation of: Jean-Luc Marion, La rigueur des choses (Paris: Flammarion, 2012).
    • Believing In Order to See (New York: Fordham University Press, 2017); translation of: Jean-Luc Marion, Le croire pour le voir (Paris: Parole et Silence, 2010).
    • Words of Christ (Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2012); translation of: Michel Henry, Paroles du Christ (Paris: Seuil, 2002).
    • The Visible and the Revealed (New York: Fordham University Press, 2008); translation of: Jean-Luc Marion, Le visible et le révélé (Paris: CERF, 2005).
    • On the Ego and on God (New York: Fordham University Press, 2007); translation of: Jean-Luc Marion, Questions cartésiennes II: L’ego et Dieu (Paris: PUF, 1996).

    Article Translations


    • Knut Wenzel, “Thinking Hermeneutics,” in Paul Ricoeur, Philosophical Hermeneutics, and the Question of Revelation (Lexington Press, forthcoming 2023).
    • Daniel Frey, “From the ‘Revealed’ to the ‘Revealing’: Uses of the Notion of Revelation in the Philosophy of Paul Ricœur,” in Paul Ricoeur, Philosophical Hermeneutics, and the Question of Revelation (forthcoming).


    • “Phenomenology with Big-Hearted Reason: A Conversation with Claude Romano,” Philosophy Today1 (2021): 183–200.
    • Jean-Luc Marion, “Violence and Forgiveness: From one mimesis to another,” Continental Philosophy Review 53.3 (2020): 385–397.  
    • Michel Henry, “Christianity: A Phenomenological Approach,” Journal for French and Francophone Philosophy 26.2 (2018): 91–103.
    • Emmanuel Falque, “Toward an Ethics of the Spread Body,” Somatic Desire: Rethinking Corporeality in Contemporary Thought, ed. Richard Kearney et al. (Lexington Press, 2019), 91–116.
    • Michel Henry, “The Experience of the Other: Phenomenology and Theology,” The Henry Reader, ed. Scott Davidson (Northwestern University Press, 2019), 238–245.
    • Emmanuel Falque, “Evil and Finitude,” Keynote Address at Society for Continental Philosophy and Theology Meeting, Fordham University, May 2015, printed in Evil, Fallenness, Finitude, ed. Bruce Ellis Benson and Keith Putt (Fordham University Press, 2017), 77–96.
    • Jean-Luc Marion, “Givenness—Dispensation of the World,” in Religion, War, and the Crisis of Modernity: A Special Issue dedicated to the Philosophy of Jan Patočka, ed. Ludger Hagedorn and James Dodd, The New Yearbook for Phenomenology and Phenomenological Philosophy XIV (Routledge, 2014), 273–286.
    • Emmanuel Falque, “Toward a Philosophy of the Eucharist,” Address at Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Australia (May 2013), printed in Kearney, Richard and Brian Treanor, eds. Carnal Hermeneutics (New York: Fordham University Press, 2015), 279–294.
    • Violetta Waibel, “From the Metaphysics of the Beautiful to the Metaphysics of the True: Hölderlin’s Philosophy in the Horizon of Poetry,” in The Palgrave Handbook of German Idealism, edited by Matthew Altman (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014).
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