About Christopher J. Kelly

Professor Kelly's general area of expertise is Historical Theology/Church History (Christian late antiquity/early Middle Ages). His particular academic interests are in the development of Christian monasticism, particularly as it migrates from East to West. He also has interests in pedagogy, specifically with respect to the Catholic Intellectual Tradition.
Dr. Kelly earned his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa, and his BA, MA in Religious Studies from the University of South Florida.
Professor Kelly is a very popular and in-demand professor at SHU. He is well known for his vibrant and engaging teaching style and is a die-hard Detroit Red Wings fan.
Dr. Kelly's teaching responsibilities include: Introduction to the Study of Religion; The Human Search for Truth, Justice, and the Common Good; The Development of Christian Thought; Monks, Hermits, and Warriors; and Celtic Religious Traditions.

Positions

Present Professor, Sacred Heart University ‐ Theology & Religious Studies
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Research Interests

Historical Theology/Church History

Honors and Awards

  • Sacred Heart University Tenure 2015


Contact Information

Theology and Religious Studies
Academic Bldg HC127
College of Arts and Sciences
203-396-8368

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