John Paul Salay has been teaching for the School of Continuing and Professional Studies since 2004. He brings to the classroom a blend of academic scholarship, pastoral ministry, and ecumenical sensitivity. His research areas span both historical and systematic theology, with a focus on medieval sacramental theology and liturgy. After receiving his doctorate in Constructive Theology from Loyola University Chicago in 2008, Dr. Salay has been teaching a broad variety of courses at the School of Continuing and Professional Studies as well as Loyola’s College of Arts and Sciences. He also continues to serve as a Lutheran pastor in the greater Chicago-land area.
- Ph.D. Constructive Theology, Loyola University Chicago, 2008
- S.T.M. Pastoral Theology, Concordia Theological Seminary, Ft. Wayne, IN, 2001
- M.Div. Systematic Theology, Concordia Theological Seminary, Ft. Wayne, IN, 1996
- B.S. Elementary Education, Grace College, Winona Lake, IN, 1991
- THEO 101 Theology of Faith
- THEO 171 Great Christian Thinkers
- THEO 174 Religion in America
- THEO 177 World Religions
- THEO 192 Moral Problems: Business Issues
Professional & Community Affiliations
- Lecturer, Department of Theology, Loyola University Chicago
- Interim Pastor, St. Paul Lutheran Church (LCMS), Mishawaka, IN
- American Academy of Religion
- Ordained Minister, Lutheran Church Missouri Synod
“The Christological Foundations of Ratramnus of Corbie’s Eucharistic Theology”, Conference of the American Catholic Historical Association. St. Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN. April 4, 2008.