Lecture: "Witnessing: Intercultural Theology in a Secular Age"


Location: 102 DeBartolo Hall

Peter Casarella is a professor of Catholic Studies at DePaul University where he is also the director of the Center for World Catholicism and Intercultural Theology. He taught previously at the University of Dallas and The Catholic University of America. He has published almost fifty essays in scholarly journals on a variety of topics, including medieval Christian Neoplatonism, contemporary theological aesthetics, and the Hispanic/Latino presence in the U.S. Catholic Church.

In 2005, Casarella served as president of the Academy of Catholic Hispanic Theologians in the United States (ACHTUS). He has edited or co-edited: Cuerpo de Cristo: The Hispanic Presence in the U.S. Catholic Church, Christian Spirituality and the Culture of Modernity: The Thought of Louis Dupré, Cusanus: The Legacy of Learned Ignorance, and most recently, A World for All? Global Civil Society in Political Theory and Trinitarian Theology.

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