I am the director of Center for World Catholicism and Intercultural Theology (CWCIT)
and a professor of Catholic Studies at DePaul University in Chicago. I received a B.A. in
theology from Notre Dame in 1984, and an M.A. from Cambridge University in 1987. After
working as a lay associate with the Holy Cross order in a poor area of Santiago, Chile, I
worked at the Center for Civil and Human Rights at the Notre Dame Law School. I then
studied at Duke University, where I received a Ph.D. in religion in 1996. I taught at the
University of St. Thomas since 1995 and at DePaul University starting in 2010. My areas
of specialization are in political theology, economic ethics, and ecclesiology. 

Books

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Migrations of the Holy: Theologies of State and Church (2011)

Whether one thinks that “religion” continues to fade or has made a comeback in the...

 

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El Mito de la Violencia Religiosa, Editorial Nuevo Inicio (2010)

El mito de la violencia religiosa consiste en creer que la “religión” es un fenómeno...

 

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Migrations du Sacré: Théologies de l'Etat et de l'Eglise (2010)

Face à la crise mondiale, l'État se présente à nouveau comme le sauveur qui peut...

 

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Pozarci: Gospodarka a powolanie chrzescijanskie (2010)

Mieć czy być? Czy chrześcijanie powinni opowiadać się za czy przeciw wolnemu rynkowi? Dlaczego konsumpcjonizm...

 

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Le Mythe de la violence religieuse (2009)

C’est une idée dominante : la religion promeut la violence car elle est absolutiste, source...

 

Books Edited and Essays in Edited Volumes

“Eucharistic Identity in Modernity,”, Between the State and the Eucharist: Free Church Theology in Conversation with William T. Cavanaugh (2014)
 
“The Future of Political Theology,”, Witnessing: Prophecy, Politics, and Wisdom (2014)
 
“The Invention of the Religious-Secular Distinction,”, At the Limits of the Secular: Reflections on Faith and Public Life (2014)
 

Academic Journals Articles

Reviews

Other Articles and Interviews

“A Response to Radner’s A Brutal Unity,”, Syndicate theology blog (2014)
 
“Good Corp, Bad Corp,”, America (2014)
 
“On Being Thankful: A Rejoinder to Brad Littlejohn’s Rejoinder”, There is Power in the Blog: The Blog for Political Theology (2013)
 
“Puncturing Progressive Myths”, There is Power in the Blog: The Blog for Political Theology (2013)