|2016 - Present||Director, University of Notre Dame ‐ Latin American North American Church Concerns (LANACC)|
|Present||Associate Professor of Theology, University of Notre Dame|
Latino/a Theology, Contemporary Systematic Theology/ Theological Aesthetics, and Medieval Christian Thought
Honors and Awards
- 2014-2015 Henry Luce III Theology Fellow
- 2014 Louisville Institute Sabbatical Grant for "God of the People: A Latino/a Theology"
- Hispanic Theological Initiative: Recognition for Outstanding Service (2007)
- Residential Fellowship, Center of Theological Inquiry (2007-08) for research on the relationship of politics and theology in the thought of Hans Urs von Balthasar (declined)
- Foundations of Theology
- God of the People/Dios del Pueblo
University of Notre Dame
Department of Theology
237 Malloy Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Book Chapters (27)
Recent Works (1)
Finding Beauty in the Other: Theological Reflections Across Religious Traditions (2019)
Finding Beauty in the Other explores how beauty can be found in religions and cultures. It also views how the beauty of the Christian gospel should be communicated in different religious and cultural settings. This valuable ...
Research Articles (18)
En búsqueda del pasado y futuro del laicado: proyecciones latinas a partir del testimonio de Marcos McGrath y Lucio Gera Atualidade Teológica (2016)
Los teologos latinos en los EE.UU. han desarrollado un programa para la eclesiologia, pero dentro de esta literatura poco se ha sistematizado sobre la teologia del laicado. Este ensayo inicia un dialogo con la teologia ...
Conversion and Witnessing: Intercultural Renewal in a World Church Proceedings of the Catholic Theological Society of America (2013)
Witnessing is very closely connected to Christian conversion in the New Testament. For example, the legalistic connotations were not originally present. In order to uncover the genuine connection, we will examine: 1.) metanoia and martyria ...
"'The Great Task of the University': Reflections on the Regensburg Address of Pope Benedict XVI" Cultural Encounters--A Journal for the Theology of Culture (2008)
Pope Benedict’s address at the University of Regensburg created a firestorm. But far from trying to incite controversy, the Pontiff outlined a cogent argument for intercultural dialogue. This essay examines the theology of dialogue in ...
"Waiting for a Cosmic Christ in an Uncreated World" Communio: International Catholic Review (2001)
A meditation on Christ and the cosmos, this essay takes St. Paul’s eschatology as its starting point. To relate Christ to a modern, evolutionary cosmology, the changes wrought in the present need to be viewed ...