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Theology Professors Receive Catholic Press Association awards

Author: Michael O. Garvey

“The Preferential Option for the Poor beyond Theology,” edited by Rev. Daniel G. Groody, C.S.C., associate professor of theology at Notre Dame, and Rev. Gustavo Gutierrez, O.P., John Cardinal O’Hara Professor of Theology at Notre Dame, received the second-place award in the social teaching category of the 2014 Book Awards from the Catholic Press Association.

Jospeh Blenkinsopp, the John A. O’Brien Professor Emeritus of Biblical Studies, recieved the third place prize in the Scripture category for his book, David Remembered: Kingship and National identity in Ancient Israel.

The awards were announced during the association’s annual June meeting in Charlotte, N.C. Congratulations to all! Read More

Theology Professor Awarded Two Prestigious Research Grants

Author: Aaron Smith

Peter Casarella, associate professor in Notre Dame’s Department of Theology, has been awarded two prestigious grants for a book project that will explore the idea of God from the perspective of Latino Catholicism, including the complex challenges of “translating” God in a modern world. Read More

Professor John C. Cavadini Receives Foreword Reviews Book Award

Author: Emily Hammock

Explorations in the Theology of Benedict XVI, edited by Professor John C. Cavadini, has received the Bronze Award in the Religion category from the 2013 Foreword Reviews Book of the Year Award. According to their website, a panel of over 100 librarians and booksellers determine the winners of these awards, announced on June 27. Congratulations to Prof. Cavadini! Read More

Philoshopy and Theology Joint Major Publishes Article on Pope John Paul II

Author: Emily Hammock

Homiletic & Pastoral Review recently published an article by rising senior Philosophy and Theology joint-major, Christian Serena. Christina spent Fall Break in Poland on a Nanovic Institute grant, researching Pope John Paul II's lasting impact on the people of his homeland. She interviewed 23 poles in three cities and presented her findings in an article entitled: "Poland Remembers: A Firsthand Look at Blessed John Paul II’s Impact on the People of His Homeland Read More

Senior Awards in Theology

Author: Emily Hammock

The Theology Department is pleased to announce the winners of our annual Senior AwardsJenna Ahn has received The Gertrude Austin Marti Award in Theology and Brittany Abt has received The Reverend Joseph H. Cavanaugh, C.S.C. Award. There were many outstanding candidates among our graduating seniors, but we were particularly impressed with the academic and extracurricular achievements Jenna and Brittany have made during their Notre Dame careers. Congratulations to our 2014 award winners Read More

Theology Alumnus Ministers From the Bench

Author: Kevin Brennan

As presiding judge of the Marion County Superior Court, David Certo ’93 doles out his unique brand of ministry from inside a courtroom that is turning heads in Indianapolis for its innovative and compassionate approach to criminal justice. Read More

Notre Dame theologians explore life, death and resurrection in Rwanda

Author: Michael O. Garvey

"Return to Rwanda: A Journey of Hope"

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The genocide in Rwanda, whose 20th anniversary is being observed worldwide this month, began only a few days after Easter. That the hatred that cost the lives of a million people in this overwhelmingly Christian country could be unleashed so near to Holy Week seems paradoxical, ironic or even blasphemous. Read More

Theology Student Participates in HHS Mandate Panel Discussion

Author: Emily Hammock

A panel discussion, titled “After the Mandate: The Consequences of Compliance,” was held April 15 in the Carey Auditorium of the University of Notre Dame’s Hesburgh Library.

Panelists included Notre Dame Theology Major Erin Stoyell-Mulholland. Erin spoke as a student representative and discussed the message that the HHS mandate sends to women about their success and their health. She also analyzed the government's view of women versus the Catholic Church's. The panel also  Read More