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Previous Conferences

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

arrowBullet.jpg (4876 bytes)Questioning God - 1999
arrowBullet.jpg (4876 bytes)Confessions -  2001
arrowBullet.jpg (4876 bytes)Transcendence & Beyond - 2003

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Augustine in Algiers  2001
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Michael J. Scanlon, O.S.A.

Rev. Michael J.Scanlon, O.S.A. holds 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. He is a Past President of the Catholic Theological Society of America (1988).1969 - S.T.D. ("Doctor of Sacred Theology") from the Catholic University of America 1965-68 - taught Systematic Theology at Augustinian College, Washington, D.C. 1968-92 - Professor of Systematic Theology at the Washington Theological Union, a graduate school of theology founded by several religious communities (the Augustinians, the Franciscans, the Carmelites and others); Fr. Scanlon was among the founders.

Fr. Scanlon has lectured throughout the United States and Canada. He has published in the fields of Fundamental and Systematic Theology and Augustinian Studies. He teaches both the Ancient, Medieval, and Renaissance Thought and the Modern and Contemporary Thought courses in the Core Humanities Program. His graduate courses at Villanova include "Christian Anthropology," "Christian Eschatology," and "Postmodernism and Theology."

Fr. Scanlon is Co-Sponsor with Dr. John D. Caputo of the "Postmodernism and Religion" Conferences at Villanova. Papers from the first Conference (1997) have been published by Indiana University Press with Caputo and Scanlon as co-editors; papers from the second Conference (1999) will be published in the fall of 2000. A third Conference is being planned for 2001 with focus on Jacques Derrida’s Circumfessions and St. Augustine’s Confessions.

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