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Scholars to Discuss Global Health and Liberation Theology

Author: Elizabeth Rankin

Rev. Gustavo Gutiérrez, O.P., the John Cardinal O’Hara Professor of Theology at Notre Dame and a Kellogg Institute Faculty Fellow, is known around the world as the founder of liberation theology. Among the many people he inspired is Paul Farmer, a medical anthropologist, physician, chair of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and a founding director of Partners in Health. Their dialogue, “Re-imagining Accompaniment: Global Health and Liberation Theology,” will take place on Monday, October 24 at 7 p.m. in Room 101 of DeBartolo Hall. Part of the Discussions on Development series, the event is free and open to the public. Read More

Theology Doctoral Students Win International Honors

Author: Kate Cohorst

Three Ph.D. candidates in the University of Notre Dame’s Department of Theology have recently been awarded prestigious fellowships from organizations such as the American Academy in Rome, Harvard University’s Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, the Dolores Zorhab Liebmann Foundation, and the Louisville Institute. Read More

Notre Dame Announces First Chair in Byzantine Studies

Author: Julie Hail Flory

The University of Notre Dame has established an endowed chair in Byzantine Theology. The position, which will focus on the theology of the medieval Greek-speaking church, will be named in honor of Archbishop Demetrios Trakatellis, primate of the Greek Orthodox Church of America. Read More

The STEP Program Offers Theology Online

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Notre Dame’s Satellite Theological Education Program (STEP) makes use of the Internet, interactive videoconferences, and numerous distance learning technologies to offer courses in theology and spiritual life to interested Catholic lay people, pastoral ministers, and other believers nationwide and beyond. Read More

Carmen-Helena Tellez Joins MSM Faculty


Professor Carmen-Helena Tellez will be joining the Notre Dame faculty in July 2012, with an appointment as Professor of Conducting in the Department of Music, and a major role to play in the program of Sacred Music housed in the Department of Theology. Read More