Articles, papers, presentations, and other materials authored by faculty from the Theology department of Loyola University Chicago's College of Arts & Sciences.

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Submissions from 2023

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Archaeology and Hauntology: An Ongoing, Stalled Conversation, Colby Dickinson

Submissions from 2022

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Turning Points in the Expansion of Christianity: From Pentecost to the Present, Alice T. Ott, Baker Academic, 2021 (ISBN 978-0-8010-9996-0), Xxii + 298 Pp., Pb $29.99.”, Olegs Andrejevs

Submissions from 2021

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Introduction, Miguel H. Diaz

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Ending Christian Hegemony: Jean-Luc Nancy and the Ends of Eurocentric Thought, Colby Dickinson

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Locating Love Amid the Violence: Girard, Vattimo, and the Radicality of Love, Colby Dickinson

Submissions from 2020

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Geneva Statement on Heritable Human Genome Editing: The Need for Course Correction, Roberto Andorno, Françoise Baylis, Marcy Darnovsky, Donna Dickenson, Hille Haker, Katie Hasson, Leah Lowthorp, George J. Annas, Catherine Bourgain, Katherine Drabiak, Sigrid Graumann, Katrin Grüber, Matthias Kaiser, David King, Regine Kollek, Calum MacKellar, Jing-Bao Nie, Osagie K. Obasogie, Mirriam Tyebally Fang, Gabriele Werner-Felmayer, and Jana Zuscinova

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We Breathe Together, Arturo J. Bañuelas, M.T. Dávila, Miguel H. Diaz, and Carmen Nanko-Fernández

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Neighbors with Nowhere to Rest their Heads, Miguel H. Diaz

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¡Virgen de la Caridad, save the United States! A Cuban American Reflects on the Upcoming Elections, Miguel H. Diaz

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Metaphor as Dynamic Myth in Ricoeur, Colby Dickinson

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From Political Theology to Critical Political Ethics, Hille Haker

The Fury That Destroys the World, Michael Murphy

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Narrative Readings of the Religious Authorities in John: A Response to Urban C. von Wahlde, Christopher W. Skinner

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Revealed History as Prophetic Rivalry: John’s Apocalypse, the Sibylline Oracles, and the Prophecy of Apollo, Olivia Stewart Lester

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Sibylline Oracles, Olivia Stewart Lester

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The Care Economy as Alternative Economy, Sandra Sullivan-Dunbar

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An Unpleasant Little Jolt: Flannery O’Connor’s Creation ex Chaos, Thomas Wetzel

Submissions from 2019

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An Enduring Peace, Andy R. Alexis-Baker

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Bruno Latour and The Myth of Autonomous Academic Discipline: Rethinking Education in the Light of Various Modes of Existence, Colby Dickinson

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Exercises in New Creation from Paul to Kierkegaard, Colby Dickinson

Polarized Readings of René Girard: Utilizing Girardian Thought to Break a Theological and Philosophical Impasse, Colby Dickinson

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Habermas and the Question of Bioethics, Hille Haker

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Towards a Decolonial Narrative Ethics, Hille Haker

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Beyond East Meets West: Space and Simultaneity in Post-Millennial Western Sufi Auto-Biographical Writings, Marcia Hermansen

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Cultural Diversities: The Implications for Radicalization Theory & Practice on Pakistani College Campuses, Marcia Hermansen

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Introduzione, Edmondo Lupieri

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The Earliest Magdalene: Varied Portrayals in Early Gospel Narratives, Edmondo Lupieri

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The Text and Its Problems, Edmondo Lupieri

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Fragile Beauty: Tension & Transcendence in Denise Levertov's Eco-Theological Poetics, Michael Murphy

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Srinivas, Tulasi: The Cow in the Elevator. An Anthropology of Wonder. Durham: Duke University Press, 2018. 269 pp. ISBN 978-0-8223-7079-6. Price: $ 26.95, Tracy Pintchman

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Introduction to "Echoes of Scripture in the Gospels", Christopher W. Skinner

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Sibylline Oracles 4–5, Olivia Stewart Lester

Submissions from 2018

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Medically Modified Eyes: A Baptismal Cataract Surgery in Clement of Alexandria, Emily R. Cain

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Making America Inclusive Again, Miguel H. Diaz

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Dealing with the Fragmentation of Knowledge: The Complex Grounds for Faith in Newman, Adorno, and Later, Colby Dickinson

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Developing A Theologically Self-Reflexive Critique With Comparative Theologians And The Sociological Analysis Of Pierre Bourdieu, Colby Dickinson

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Compassion und eine prophetische Ethik des Friedens, Hille Haker

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Going It Alone: Political Ethics and the Rights of Unaccompanied Migrant Children, Hille Haker

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Homeland Theology? Decolonizing Christianity and the Task of Public Theology, Hille Haker

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Illness Narratives in Ethical Counseling, Hille Haker

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The Right to Religious Freedom - A Theological Comment, Hille Haker

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'The Good Shepherd Lays Down His Life for the Sheep' (John 10:11, 15, 17): Questioning the Limits of a Johannine Metaphor, Christopher W. Skinner

Submissions from 2017

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Pope Francis and Ignatian Discernment, Peter Bernardi SJ

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Book Review: Catholic Theology after Kierkegaard. By Joshua Furnal. Pp. xv, 255, Oxford University Press, 2016, $99.00., Colby Dickinson

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Book Review: Form and Object: A Treatise on Things. By Tristan Garcia, trans. Mark Allan Ohm and Jon Cogburn, ‘Speculative Realism’, ed. Graham Harman. Pp. xxv, 462, Edinburgh University Press, 2014, $39.95, Colby Dickinson

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Book Review: The Fall Out of Redemption: Writing and Thinking Beyond Salvation in Baudelaire, Cioran, Fondane, Agamben, Nancy. By Joseph Acquisto. Pp. 218, London: Bloomsbury, 2015, $110.00, Colby Dickinson

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Fragmented, Messianic, Paradoxical, Antinomian, Revolutionary, Secular: The Hermeneutics of Eschatology, Colby Dickinson

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What if Anything Comes After the Insurrection of Theology?, Colby Dickinson

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The Continuing Relevance of “Queer” Theology for the Rest of the Field, Colby Dickinson and Meghan Toomey

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Die Genveränderung von Embryonen bürdet Kindern eine unzumutbare Last auf, Hille Haker

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Die Wahrheit ist dem Menschen zumutbar (I. Bachmann), Hille Haker

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Mehr als die Weitergabe von Genen: Eine neue Ethik der Elternschaft, Hille Haker

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No Space. Nowhere: Refugees and the Problem of Human Rights in Arendt and Ricœur, Hille Haker

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Transcending Liberalism – Avoiding Communitarianism: Human Rights and Dignity in Bioethics, Hille Haker

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Wissenschaft und Ethik - Mit den Augen eines Affen gesehen. Ein Bericht, Hille Haker

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American Milad: Celebrating the Birthday of the Prophet, Marcia Hermansen

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Enoch A Patmos: In margine al cosiddetto "approccio canonico", Edmondo Lupieri

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A Spirituality of Citizenship: Cultivating the Ignatian Charism for Dialog, Michael Murphy

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Shame and the Signs of Hope: Encyclical as Examen, Michael Murphy

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The Prince of This World, Michael Murphy

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Structures of Grace: Catholic Organizations Serving the Global Common Good. By Kevin Ahern. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2015, 224 pages, $35.00 (paper), Tisha Rajendra

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White Supremacy, the Election of Donald Trump and the Challenge to Theology, Susan Ross

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The World Cathedral: Lessons from Standing Rock, Michael Schuck

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War in the Bible, Thomas Wetzel

Submissions from 2016

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Police, Technique, and Ellulian Critique: Evaluating Just Policing, Andy R. Alexis-Baker

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"Homicide," IV. Christianity, Hille Haker

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Aux Origines du Mandéisme : la Question de Jean le Baptiste, Edmondo Lupieri

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Cormac McCarthy and the Signs of Sacrament: Literature, Theology, and the Moral of Stories, by Matthew L. Potts. NY: BloomsBury Academic, 2015. 232 pages. $110.00. Hardcover., Michael Murphy

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Ambivalent Solidarity, Tisha Rajendra and Laurie Johnston

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Power and Weakness: Liturgy, Justice, and the World, Susan A. Ross

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Editorial: Families, Susan Ross, Lisa Cahill, Erik Borgman, and Sarojini Nadar

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The Jesuit Difference in International Education: Two Projects That Teach a Lot, Michael Schuck

Submissions from 2015

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Maurice Blondel: Precursor of the Second Vatican Council, Peter J. Bernardi SJ

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Slavoj Žižek on Jacques Derrida, or On Derrida’s Search for a Middle Ground Between Marx and Benjamin, and His Finding Žižek Instead, Colby Dickinson

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What Christians Need No Longer Defend: The Political Stakes of Considering Antinomianism as Central to the Practice and History of Theology, Colby Dickinson

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Swipe Left: A Theology of Tinder and Digital Dating, Michael Murphy

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Why Teach Theology?, Susan Ross

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The Hair: Reflections by a White Parent, Aana Marie Vigen

Submissions from 2014

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Are the Only True Atheists Actually Theologians?, Colby Dickinson

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Book review: René Girard and Secular Modernity: Christ, Culture, and Crisis, written by Scott Cowdell, Colby Dickinson

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Citing ‘Whatever’ Authority: The Ethics of Quotation in the Work of Giorgio Agamben, Colby Dickinson

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Searching for a Self-Reflexive Theology: Ways Forward for Systematic Theology in Relation to (Non) Religious Thought in Contemporary Western Culture, Colby Dickinson

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The Problem of Having both a Body and a Name in the Work of Jean-Luc Marion: Names, Fathers and the Hopeful Possibilities of a Queer Phenomenology, Colby Dickinson

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The Profanation of Revelation: On Language and Immanence in the Work of Giorgio Agamben, Colby Dickinson

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The Profanation of Revelation: On Language and Immanence in the Work of Giorgio Agamben, Colby Dickinson

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Soziale Roboter für ältere Menschen? Ethische Überlegungen zur sozialen Interaktion mit Robotern im Gesundheitswesen, Hille Haker

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Business and Merchants Will Not Enter The Places of My Father: Early Christianity and Market Mentality, Edmondo Lupieri

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Suspicious Minds: The Spirituality of the Postmodern Nones, Michael Murphy

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Justice Not Benevolence: Catholic Social Thought, Migration Theory, and the Rights of Migrants, Tisha Rajendra

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The Rational Agent or the Relational Agent: Moving from Freedom to Justice in Migration Systems Ethics, Tisha Rajendra

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To Speak of God in a Feminine Way in the Churches and Theologies of the Americas, Susan Ross

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Christian-Jewish Relations 1000-1300: Jews in the Service of Medieval Christendom, Devorah Schoenfeld

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The Challenge of Received Tradition: Dilemmas in Radak's Biblical Commentaries, Devorah Schoenfeld

Submissions from 2013

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God & Being: An Enquiry, by George Pattison, Colby Dickinson

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The "Violence" of the Canon: Revisiting Contemporary Notions of Canonical Forms, Colby Dickinson

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The “Violence” of the Canon: Revisiting Contemporary Notions of the Canonical, Colby Dickinson

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Introduction: The New Voices of Muslim Women Theologians, Marcia Hermansen

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To Bible or Not to Bible: How on Earth Does a Text Become Scripture? (In Jewish, Christian, and Derived Traditions), Edmondo Lupieri

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Review of Piety and Responsibility: Patterns of Unity in Karl Rahner, Karl Barth, and Vedanta Decika, Hugh Nicholson

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James Baldwin's Challenge to Catholic Theologians and the Church, Jon Nilson