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About John E. Thiel

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.


Present Professor of Religious Studies, Fairfield University


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