Loyola University Chicago

Department of Theology


Signs of the Times: Context, Contingency, Crisis

Signs of the Times: Context, Contingency, Crisis
This day-long symposium offers reflections on major events and current affairs impacting Catholics, the Church, and the study of theology and ethics today. Featuring current LUC doctoral students and recent graduates. 

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CDT
Zoom Forum
This event is free & open to the public.
Co-sponsored by the Hank Center for the Catholic Intellectual Heritage and Loyola University Chicago Department of Theology.
Registration required.

9:00 - 10:30 AM
Meeting the Moment: Challenges and Models for Hope in the U.S. Church
Featuring Dan Cosacchi, Brent Little, and Karen Ross
Moderator: Martin Tomszak

10:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Context: Putting the Status Quo into Question
Featuring Molly Greening, Evan Marsolek, and Nathan Pederson
Moderator: Sara Wilhelm Garbers

1:00 - 2:30 PM
Publicly Religious and Theologically Political: Theology and Ethics in the 21st Century
Featuring Andy Blosser, Dannis Matteson, Dominic Tomuseni, and Meghan Toomey
Moderator: Cathy Buescher

2:45 - 4:00 PM
Surviving Contingency and Crisis: Theological and Ethical Reflections
Featuring Wendy Crosby, John Crowley-Buck, Kathleen McNutt, and LaShaunda Reese
Moderator: Keunwoo Kwon