Loyola University Chicago

Department of Theology

Features Archive

  • Ecology and Religion: Pedagogical Challenges & Opportunities

    Dr. Sandra Sullivan Dunbar of the Theology Department and Stephen Mitten, S.J. from the Institute of Environmental Sustainability will speak at the Theology Department’s next event on Theology and Ecology.
  • Religious Environmentalism, Hinduism, and India - Romanticism or Reality

    Profs. Tracy Pintchman and William French will address the topic “Religious Environmentalism, Hinduism, and India: Romanticism or Reality?” this Wednesday, March 12, from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. in Coffey Hall – McCormick Lounge.
  • The First Inaugural John Courtney Murray Forum

    The Catholic Studies Minor will be hosting its 1st Inaugural John Courtney Murray Forum titled "Disposable Culture and Our World Today" on March 31, 2014.
  • International Conference on Jesuits and Social Justice

    On April 4, 2014, Dr. Michael Schuck will speak at the International Conference on Jesuits and Social Justice at the Akademia Ignatianem in Krakow Poland on the topic "Integrating Environmental Science, Spirituality, and Ethics in Jesuit Education."
  • A Panel on Queer Theology

    Loyola University Chicago’s Chapter of Theta Alpha Kappa, the National Honors Society for Religious Studies and Theology, will hold its second panel presentation this spring on the the topic of "Queer Theology" on Wednesday, March 26, in Cuneo Hall 324.
  • Healing Earth Chicago Workshop II

    The International Jesuit Ecology Project (IJEP) met on February 9 - 14 for a workshop at Loyola University's Retreat and Ecology Center in Woodstock, Illinois.
  • Is My Brain Killing My Soul?

    Loyola University Chicago’s Chapter of Theta Alpha Kappa, the National Honors Society for Religious Studies and Theology, held a panel presentation on the topic "Is My Brain Killing My Soul? on Wednesday, Feb. 21, in Cuneo Hall 324.
  • New World Pope: Pope Francis & The Future Of The Church

    The video of Fr. Peter Bernardi's plenary address, "Pope Francis and Ignatian Discernment," given for a conference at DePaul University, is now available for viewing.
  • Feminist Bioethics and the Concept of Parenthood in the Age of Reproduction

    Prof. Hille Haker spoke at LMU's Bioethics Institute on Thursday, February 6, on the topic of "Feminist Bioethics and the Concept of Parenthood in the Age of Reproduction."
  • Ecology and Liturgy: The Jewish Feast of Tu BiShvat

    Devorah Schoenfeld spoke on "Ecology and Liturgy: The Jewish Feast of Tu BiShvat" on Wednesday, January 15, from 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. in Coffey Hall - McCormick Lounge.
  • Keynote Address - 'The Art of "Chasing Ice"'

    James Balog, founder of the Extreme Ice Survey, the most wide-ranging, ground-based, photographic study of glaciers ever conducted, was the keynote speaker on Thursday, Nov. 14, for a conference titled "U.S. Energy and Environment: Science, Ethics, and Public Policy."
  • U. S. Energy and Climate Change: Science, Ethics, and Public Policies

    This major two day conference addressed the urgency of climate change and explored the validity of the scientific evidence supporting climate change, the ethics of fossil fuel extraction, energy production, and emissions, and the public policy options regarding energy in the United States. It was held on Nov. 14 and 15 in Mundelein Auditorium on Loyola's Lake Shore Campus.
  • Theology & Ecology Events 2013 - 2014

    The Theology Department is sponsoring a series of lectures and programs this academic year on the topic of environmental sustainability with other departments and institutes throughout the university. The programs will range from a major conference co-sponsored with the Institute for Environmental Sustainability to programs featuring the Loyola Theology faculty.