Dr. John Thiel is Professor of Religious Studies at Fairfield University. He has served as Chair of the Department of Religious Studies and currently is Director of the University Honors Program. He is the author of 5 books, including Senses of Tradition: Continuity and Development in Catholic Faith (Oxford University Press, 2000) and God, Evil, and Innocent Suffering: A Theological Reflection (Crossroad, 2002). His articles have appeared in Theological Studies, Modern Theology, The Heythrop Journal, New Theology Review, Horizons, Philosophy and Theology, and The Month. Twice a recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Dr. Thiel was elected to membership in the American Theological Society in 2006. Currently, he sits on the board of editorial consultants of the Jesuit-sponsored journal Theological Studies, and serves as President of the Catholic Theological Society of America.
The Oxford Handbook of Eschatology, edited by Jerry L. Walls, Theological Studies (2008)
Time, Judgment, and Competitive Spirituality: A Reading of the Development of the Doctrine of Purgatory, Theological Studies (2008)
Why has purgatory virtually disappeared front Catholic belief and practice since Vatican II? A competitive...
Kurze Einleitung in das Studium der Theologie mit Rücksicht auf den wissenschaftlichen Standpunkt und das Katholische System: Tübingen 1819, by Johann Sebastian Drey, Theological Studies (2008)
For What May We Hope? Thoughts on the Eschatological Imagination, Theological Studies (2006)
After reflecting on the reluctance of modem theology to engage in eschatological speculation, the author...
The Analogy of Tradition: Method and Theological Judgment, Theological Studies (2005)
The author examines a basic question for theological inquiry: how is congruence between past and...