Religious Studies

Religious Studies Faculty

Miller

 

 

Julie Miller, Th.D, Chair
Associate Professor
miller@uiwtx.edu

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    • Th.D., Harvard University, 2000
    • M.T.S., Harvard University, 1988
    • B.A., University of Notre Dame, 1986

    Papers and Publications:
    “To Remember Self, To Remember God: Augustine on Relationality, Sexuality and the Trinity,” in Feminists Re-Reading the Canon, Judith Stark, ed., Penn State Press, (forthcoming, Fall 2007).

    “Rapt by God: Eroticized Violence in Medieval Women’s Literature and Law,” in The Subjective Eye: Essays in Culture, Religion and Gender, Richard Valentasis and Janet Carlson, editors. Mellon Press, 2006.

    Co-editor, Verbum Incarnatum: Ethics and Social Justice. Vo1. 1, No. 1, 2006. University of the Incarnate Word, 2006.

    “Education and Engagement: Striving for Success,” in Education and Engagement: Theory and Practice. University of the Incarnate Word Faculty Anthology, 2005. Julie B. Miller and Phil Lampe, editors.

    “Mystical Masochism and the Spiritual Status Quo: The Limitations of Appropriation,” in The Eclectic Edition, Phil Lampe and Julie B. Miller, editors, 2004.

    “Mission Matters: A Comparative Look at Mission in San Antonio,” in Mission Matters, Julie B. Miller and Phil Lampe, editors, 2003.

    Co-editor, Religion and Society. University of the Incarnate Word Faculty Anthology, 2002, Phil Lampe and Julie B. Miller, editors.

    “Feminist Historiography, Patriarchal Ideology and the Future of Sisterhood: A Review Essay of Sisters in Arms: Catholic Nuns Through Two Millennia by Jo Ann Kay McNamara” in The Annual Review of Women In World Religions, Arvind Sharma and Katherine Young, eds. (Vol. VI, 2002)

    “Sexuality/Spirituality: The Problem of Eroticized Violence and Contemporary Eros Theology,” Ann Arbor: UMI, 2000 (dissertation).

    “Eroticized Violence in Medieval Women’s Mystical Literature: A Call for a Feminist Critique,” in Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion, (Fall 1999).

    Areas of Interest: Feminist theology and ethics, sexual theology and ethics, environmental theology and ethics, women in Christian tradition, medieval mysticism

ambrose

 

 

Adrienne Nock Ambrose, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
ambrosea@uiwtx.edu

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Glenn Ambrose, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
ambrose@uiwtx.edu

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    • Ph.D. Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley CA, 2001
    • M.T.S. Weston Jesuit School of Theology, Cambridge, MA, 1992
    • B.A. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1990

    Areas of Interest: Systematic theology, Sacramental Theology, Philosophical Theology, Religion and Culture, Theologies of Liberation

    Publications

    2012 The Theology of Louis-Marie Chauvet: Overcoming Onto-theology with the Sacramental Tradition (Ashgate), pp. 234.

    2010 “Religious Diversity, Sacramental Encounters and the Spirit of God.” Horizons, The Journal for the College Theology Society 37:2. (Fall, 2010)

    2009 Review Hope & Solidarity: Jon Sobrino's Challenge to Christian Theology. Edited by Stephen J. Pope. Maryknoll: Orbis, 2008 in Horizons, The Journal for the College Theology Society 36:1, (Summer, 2009), 147-148.

    2008 "Great Faith Abounds: Sacramentality in a Pluralistic Age," New Theology Review.Vol. 21, No. 2 (May), 47-58.

    2006 "Who do you say that I am? : The Jesus Question at the Catholic University." In Julie Miller and Phil Lampe, eds. Verbum Incarnatum 1, no. 1. (Online journal) http://www.uiw.edu/verbum/publications.htm

    2005 Review of Border of Death, Valley of Life by Daniel Groody, in The Journal of Religion 85:1 (January), 139-141.

    2005 "Scholars on the Road away from Emmaus" in Education and Engagement: Theory and Practice, eds. Julie Miller and Philip Lampe (University of the Incarnate Word: San Antonio), 22-27.

    2001 "Chauvet and Pickstock: Two Compatible Visions?” in Contemporary Sacramental Contours of a God Incarnate, eds. Lieven Boeve and Lambert Leijssen. (Peeters: Lueven), 74-84.

    2001 “Chauvet and Pickstock: Two Compatible Visions?” in Questions Liturgues: Studies in Liturgy 82. (Liturgisch Instittuut: Lueven), 69-79.

    2000 Review of The Sacraments: The Word of God at the Mercy of the Body by Louis-Marie Chauvet, America: National Catholic Magazine 185:16, 22-24.

    1994 “Subjectivity and Objectivity in Critical Realism” in Telegraph Avenue 1:3 (May), 15-24. [Student Journal of the Graduate Theological Union]

 kirk

 

Sr. Martha Ann Kirk, C.C.V.I., Th.D.
Professor
kirk@uiwtx.edu

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Jakob K. Rinderknecht, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Director of Pastoral Institute.
rinderkn@uiwtx.edu

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    • Ph.D. Marquette University, 2015
    • M.A. Saint John's Univeristy (MN), 2005
    • B.A. Valparaiso University, 2002 

    Papers and Publications:

    Mapping the Differentiated Consensus of the Joint Declaration. Pathways for Ecumenical and Interfaith Dialogue, edited by Gerard Mannion and Mark D. Chapman. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, November, 2016.

    “Order, Out of Order: Rahner’s Tectonic Proposal for an Ecumenical Difficulty.” Horizons, 42 no. 2 (Dec., 2015): 341-67.

     “Introduction to Mirae Caritatis.” In The Liturgy Documents: Foundational Documents on the Origins and Implementation of Sacrosanctum concilium, III: 2–5. Chicago: Liturgical Training Publications, 2013.

     “Discovering a Common Life: The Liturgy of the Hours in Lutheran Religious Communities.”  American Benedictine Review, 62 no.3 (Sept, 2011): 242-264.

     “Beyond Settling Down: A Theology of Stability for Young Adults.”  Obsculta, 3.  (29 April, 2010): 25–31.

 ryan

 

 

Sr. Eilish Ryan, Th.D.
Thomas A. French Chair in Religious Studies
Professor Emerita
eryan@uiwtx.edu

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    • Th.D. University of St. Michael's College/Toronto School of Theology, 1994
    • M.A. (Mental Health Counseling) St. Mary's University, San Antonio, TX, 1984
    • M.A. (Religious Studies) Pastoral Institute, Incarnate Word College, 1976
    • B.A. Incarnate Word College, 1968

    Papers and Publications:

    "Spirituality: the Living Heart of Religion Education," National Catholic Educational Association Annual Convention, Los Angelos, 1998

    "Rosemary Haughton: Witness to Hope," in Proceedings of the Symposium on Christianity and Society. University of Metz, 1998.

    Review of Christianity Spirituality: Themes form the Tradition, by Lawrence Cunningham and Keith Egan, in Horizons 24:2 (Fall, 1997), 318-319.

    Rosemary Haughton: Witness to Hope. (Kansas City: Sheed and Ward, 1997).

    Areas of Interest:Contemporary Christian Spirituality, History of Christianity, Pastoral Theology, Feminist Theology