Faith Seeking Understanding

The Department of Theology is at 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.


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Theology Major Brady Stiller named Valedictorian

Brady Stiller of Madisonville, Louisiana, has been named valedictorian of the 2020 University of Notre Dame graduating class

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Questions of Faith in the Early Modern Church - Ulrich L. Lehner

Ulrich Lehner is William K. Warren Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame. His research and training interests include history of Christianity after 1500, transnational and global Catholic studies, Early Modern history, and 20th century German history.


Major in Theology

Encounter the great questions of life: What is truth? What is justice? What happens after death?

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Our graduate programs offer Notre Dame’s distinctive combination of resources in teaching, research, the dynamic life of a supportive academic community, and a well-rounded, person-centered preparation for service to the Church and the Academy.