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Bede Benjamin Bidlack
Ph.D., Boston College

I am a systematic theologian who utilizes Daoist thought to inspire new interpretations of Christian revelation. Two events attract my attention: Creation and Resurrection.

Daniel J. Daly (Chair)
Ph.D., Boston College

My current research develops a language for morally scrutinizing global social structures. It also investigates the ways in which social structures facilitate or impede a person's acquisition of the virtues. Medical ethics is my focus in the applied field. More specifically, I study the ethics of death and dying. I also serve as a clinical medical ethicist at both Catholic Medical Center and the Elliot Hospital in Manchester.  

Rev. Benedict M. Guevin, O.S.B.
S.T.D., Institut Catholique de Paris
Ph.D University of Paris

As a moral theologian, my research areas include medical ethics, sexual ethics, and general ethics.

R. Ward Holder
Ph.D., Boston College

My research concentrates on four areas. I work on the history of Christian doctrine in the early modern period -roughly the fifteenth to the seventeenth century. Secondly, I study the history of the interpretation of scripture. Thirdly, my work has more and more been drawn into the realm traditionally called political theology. Finally, I work on understanding the thought of the French reformer of Geneva, John Calvin.  Visit my research page for more information on my research projects.

Kevin A. McMahon
Ph.D., Marquette University

Having conducted my doctoral training primarily in the area of systematic theology, I have been concerned with a sustained reflection on the content of Catholic teaching and with the construction of an intellectual framework for the understanding of that teaching, a framework that is shaped by both Church teaching and its scriptural source.

Ahida E. Pilarski
Ph.D., Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago

My research focuses on the intersection of gender and culture/ethnicity/race in the interpretation of the Bible. Areas that informed my analysis include Biblical Hermeneutics, Gender Studies, Feminist Theory, Latina Studies, Cultural Studies, Ethnicity and Race. 

Gilberto Ruiz
Ph.D., 2013, Emory University: New Testament

My research has two broad components. First, I study the New Testament writings and other early Christian literature in light of Second Temple Judaism and life under the Roman Empire, focusing especially on the Gospel of John and how this gospel intersects with social, economic, religious, and political realities faced by Christians in the first and early second centuries.

Kelley E. Spoerl
Ph.D., University of Toronto

My research interests focus on the development of the doctrines of the Trinity and the person of Christ in fourth-century Greek theology.

Patricia A. Sullivan
Ph.D., Marquette University

A Catholic systematic theologian, I have diverse research interests that frequently have involved Mary and the saints.

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