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  • 07/19/2021 10:16 AM | Anonymous

    CTSA member Phyllis Zagano's presentation at the CTSA 2021 Convention's Practical Theology Topic Session - Church Work was recently published at

    View the document in PDF here.

  • 07/15/2021 2:48 PM | Elissa Cutter

    Hello colleagues,

    I am one of the co-editors for the blog WIT: Women in Theology, which was started by some of our fellow CTSA members when they were graduate students. It has since expanded and one of the things that we regularly do now is to include guest posts. We accept posts from both established academics and graduate students. Any submitted posts will get reviewed by members of our executive board, who will work with you on any necessary edits and/or formatting for the blog.

    The information about how to submit guest posts can be found here: We are an ecumenical Christian blog, so please share the information with your colleagues and graduate students.

    Thank you!

    Elissa Cutter, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Religious Studies & Theology
    Georgian Court University
    Co-Editor of WIT: Women in Theology

  • 07/08/2021 9:21 AM | Anonymous

    Please find below a link to the letter from the new Board of the International Network of Societies for Catholic Theology (INSeCT) written by Ruben Mendoza, President.

    5 July 2021 INSeCT Letter to Member Societies

  • 07/07/2021 5:06 PM | Elizabeth Groppe

    The Catholic-Mennonite "Bridgefolk" ecumenical initiative will host an online conference August 13-14, 2021 on the theme "Called Together to Face Racial Injustice: Starting Close In." 

    Speakers include Diana Hayes, Laurie Cassidy, and Steve Heinrichs.

    For more information and to register, click HERE

  • 07/06/2021 9:23 AM | Anonymous
    • Durham University’s Centre for Catholic Studies (CCS) in partnership with the Department of Catholic Studies at Duquesne University are pleased to announce a Call for Papers for the forthcoming conference on Lived Catholicism:

      Paradox and Prophecy: Why the Study of Lived Catholicism Matters

      15 & 16 November 2021

      Taking place ONLINE this second Lived Catholicism conference will consider: what are the paradoxes of Lived Catholicism and how can it be authentically prophetic? bringing together theologians, ethnographers, anthropologists, human geographers, psychologists and ethicists among others for interdisciplinary exchange and encounter.  


      Confirmed plenary speakers include:

      ·     Michele Dillon (author of Post-Secular Catholicism)

      ·     Valentina Napolitano (author of Migrant Hearts and the Atlantic Return: Transnationalism and the Roman Catholic Church)

      ·     Clare Watkins (author of Disclosing Church: An Ecclesiology Learned from Conversations in Practice)

      ·     Massimo Faggioli (author of Joe Biden and Catholicism in the United States)

      We are delighted that our speakers of 2020, Robert Orsi, Tricia Bruce, Alana Harris and Stephen Bullivant, will also be involved.



       We welcome two kinds of presentations:

    • ·          15-minute papers, presented live in several streams, and
    • ·          5-minute poster presentations, pre-recorded on video.

    The deadline for proposals is 1 October 2021.



    To see more information about the conference, to submit a paper proposal, or to register, please visit


    If you have any queries about this conference please contact Jane Lidstone -


  • 06/28/2021 9:36 AM | Anonymous

    The Women’s Consultation on Constructive Theology thank the women for the words of celebration and gratitude that they submitted for this year’s virtual “pass the mic.” The submissions are gathered for viewing at the following link: Please check them out!  

    Congratulations and thank you to all of the CTSA women for all they’ve done—named and unnamed—during the past two years. The guild is better for who our women members are and the work they do. 


  • 06/24/2021 10:21 AM | Anonymous

    Interpretation of Scriptural and Ecclesial Exegesis: The Search for an Integrated Theology 
    Conference dates: September 17 - 19, 2021
    Rochester, NY

    CFP  - Due August 1, 2021 

  • 06/18/2021 9:12 AM | Anonymous

    Editorial: Thank you, Catholic theologians, for your work for the church

    Jun 17, 2021

    by NCR Editorial Staff

  • 06/16/2021 11:18 AM | Anonymous

    "An Altar Call for Action on Racial Justice
    at CTSA Convention"

    by H. Schlumpf, National Catholic Reporter (Jun 16, 2021)

  • 06/16/2021 8:28 AM | Anonymous

    Cogent Arts & Humanities is a leading multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed open access journal that welcomes research across the full breadth of the arts and humanities. As part of Routledge, and under the expert guidance of the global editorial team, the journal’s mission is to make quality arts and humanities research accessible to all.

    Routledge are seeking to appoint a new Senior Editor who will take charge of the journal’s burgeoning Philosophy & Religion section.

    Submitting your Application 

    Please find below the skills and attributes that we would be looking for in a successful applicant:

    • Relevant scholarly expertise in any area of Religion or Philosophy
    • Active within the online research community
    • Experience with academic publishing (special issues, peer review, edited collections, etc.)
    • Strong organisational skills to ensure that submissions are handled in a timely manner
    • Excellent communication skills and the ability to foster positive working relationships with colleagues
    • Desirable: knowledge and awareness of Open Access publishing

    If you are interested in the role, please send your CV and a short covering letter outlining how you meet the above attributes to Becky Guest, Routledge, ( by 1st July 2021. Co-editors may be considered and should express their interest jointly.

    Closing date for applications: 1st July 2021

    click here for further details

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