• Statue of Jesus on Notre Dame campus

  • Vatican Sunset

  • Closeup of a manuscript

  • Duncan Hall chapel

The Department of Theology is the heart of Notre Dame’s education in faith and reason. Guided by the ideal of “faith seeking understanding,” the faculty engage in critical reflection in six areas: moral theology, world religions and world church, history of Christianity, liturgy, biblical studies, and systematic theology.



Fri Mar 23, 2018

Lunchtime Seminar Series in Modern Jewish Thought

Location: 415 Malloy Hall

Lead by Professor Alexandra Zirkle, this reading group will delve into selections of major works of modern Jewish thought over the course of three sessions.

March 23 | 415 Malloy Hall: Professor Zirkle will moderate a session on Moses Mendelssohn

April 13 | 415 Malloy Hall: Claire Sufrin (Northwestern) will moderate a session on Martin Buber

Life Lunch: Social, Demographic, Economic Consequences of Roe v. Wade

Location: W210 Duncan Student Center

Enjoy a free lunch and seminar-style conversation with William Evans (Keough-Hesburgh Professor and Economics Department Chair) who will present on “Social, Demographic, Economic Consequences of Roe v. Wade.”

Lunch is free but you must REGISTER

Sat Mar 24, 2018

Seminar in American Religion

Location: Morris Inn Ballroom


Judith Weisenfeld's New World A-Coming: Black Religion and Racial Identity During the Great Migration (New York University Press, 2017)

Mon Mar 26, 2018

Spirituality Series

Location: Duncan Student Center Room 2B

Join us for a short presentation by a Theology faculty member, followed by a conversation discussing the relationship between theological study and spirituality. We will meet in Room 2B (2nd floor) of the Duncan Student Center.

  • Monday 2/5 6 p.m. Fr. Kevin Grove, C.S.C. (Systematics and Holy Cross Spirituality)

Tue Mar 27, 2018