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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Professor Nathan Eubank on early Christian reception of the New Testament

In this short video Nathan Eubank, associate professor in the area of Christianity and Judaism in Antiquity, discusses his teaching and research at Notre Dame, particularly his current projects on the understanding of merit in earliest Christianity and on the Sermon on the Mount.

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Theology and neuroscience major Sofia Carozza named valedictorian

Sofia Carozza of South Bend, Indiana, has been named valedictorian of the 2019 University of Notre Dame graduating class


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.