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Previous Conferences

arrowBullet.jpg (4876 bytes)God, the Gift - 1997

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arrowBullet.jpg (4876 bytes)Confessions -  2001
arrowBullet.jpg (4876 bytes)Transcendence & Beyond - 2003

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Augustine in Algiers  2001
The Augustinian Institute
Philosophy Department
Theology and Religious Studies

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Michael J. Scanlon, O.S.A.


Rev. Michael J. Scanlon, O.S.A. has held the Josephine C. Connelly Chair in Christian Theology at Villanova University since 1992. He is a Professor in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies. A Past President of the Catholic Theological Society of America, he received the doctorate in theology from the Catholic University of America. He taught systematic theology at Augustinian College, Washington, D.C. from 1965 to 1968. From 1968 to 1992 he was Professor of Systematic Theology at the Washington Theological Union.

Fr. Scanlon has lectured throughout the United States and Canada. He has published in the fields of Fundamental and Systematic Theology and Augustinian Studies. His graduate course offerings at Villanova include “The Doctrine of God,” “Christian Anthropology,” and “Christian Eschatology.” His undergraduate offerings are “Christian Anthropology” and “The Presence and Absence of God.”

Fr. Scanlon is Co-Sponsor with Dr. James Wetzel of the “Religion and Postmodernism” international conferences at Villanova. The papers from these conferences have been published by Indiana University Press with Dr. John D. Caputo as co-editor: God, the Gift, and Postmodernism (1999), Questioning God (2001), and Augustine and Postmodernism (2005).  The volume from the fourth conference, Transcendence and Beyond, with the same co-editors has been accepted for publication. A fifth conference has been planned for October of 2006 under the title, Athens and Jerusalem on the Polis.

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