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2020 PAVCSS Conference: Dr Barbara Reid OP, Professor of New Testament Studies at Chicago Theological Union

Posted by PAVCSS on 28 May 2019
2020 PAVCSS Conference: Dr Barbara Reid OP, Professor of New Testament Studies at Chicago Theological Union
Dr Barbara Reid OP, MA, Aquinas College, PhD, Catholic University of America.
Sr. Barbara Reid is Professor of New Testament Studies at Chicago Theological Union (CTU). Sr Barbara is a Dominican Sister of Grand Rapids, Michigan, and has served on the CTU faculty since 1988. She was Vice President and Academic Dean from 2009 to 2018 and has been actively involved in the Association of Theological Schools, including service on their Board of Directors. She has led many of CTU's Israel Retreats and Biblical Lands Study and Travel Programs in Greece, Turkey, Israel and the Palestinian Territories, Jordan, and Egypt. A former Spanish teacher, she has given presentations in México, Bolivia, Perú, Uruguay, Brazil, Guatemala, and Santo Domingo. She has also lectured in Ireland, New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Philippines, Thailand, and Rome.
 
Sr. Barbara is one of the leading scholars in feminist interpretation of the Scriptures. She is General Edit...
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2021 PAVCSS Conference: Principal Presenter : Sr Ilia Delio OFM, Professor of Theology, Villanova University in Pennsylvania

Posted by PAVCSS on 28 May 2019
2021 PAVCSS Conference: Principal Presenter : Sr Ilia Delio OFM, Professor of Theology, Villanova University in Pennsylvania
Sr. Ilia is a Franciscan sister who currently holds the Josephine C. Connelly Endowed Chair in Theology at Villanova University in Pennsylvania. She holds a doctorate in Pharmacology from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey's Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and a doctorate in Historical Theology from Fordham University. She has written extensively in the area of Franciscan theology, with a particular emphasis on the theology of Bonaventure. She lectures nationally and internationally in Franciscan theology/spirituality with a particular focus on integrating Franciscan theology and contemporary questions and specializes in the area of science and religion, with interests in evolution, physics and neuroscience and the importance of these for theology. As Director of the Franciscan Center at the Union, she organizes the Franciscan lecture series and the annual Franciscan symposium. She is a member of the Commission for the Franciscan Intellectual Traditi...
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2019 Schools' Tour : Dr Carmody Grey. Centre for Catholic Studies, University of Durham, UK

Posted by PAVCSS on 14 October 2018
2019 Schools' Tour : Dr Carmody Grey. Centre for Catholic Studies, University of Durham, UK
Dr Carmody Grey is Assistant Professor of Catholic Theology at the Centre for Catholic Studies, University of Durham, UK. Dr Grey has degrees in theology from Trinity College Oxford, King's College Cambridge and the University of Nottingham. She has completed her doctoral studies in theology at the University of Bristol, focusing on a theological account of life and nature. Before starting her doctorate she was Head of Philosophy, Religion and Ethics at Bedales School in Hampshire, UK, as well as pursuing her ongoing interest in ecology and the life sciences through a postgraduate degree from Edinburgh. She has been involved in theological formation of priests, deacons and catechists, and is a columnist for "The Tablet". Dr Grey offers to present to Principals and staff in Victorian Catholic Secondary Schools on the following themes:
1. God as Communion: the Meaning of Personhood.
2. Christianity, Humans, and Other Living Beings.
3. God's Dream: t...
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