S. Martha Ann Kirk, CCVI, Th.D.

Professor Emerita of Religious Studies

Office: AD 341
Phone: (210) 829-3854
Email: kirk@uiwtx.edu

Currently Teaching:

RELS 3322 Christianity Through Art
RELS 3325 Arts for Christian Worship
RELS 3399 Social Justice Leadership


Th.D. Graduate Theological Union
M.A. (Religion) Fordham University
M.A. (Art Education) University of New Mexico
B.A. The University of the Incarnate Word

Areas of Interest:

Liturgical Theology; Theology and Art; Catholic Social Teaching; Social Justice; Peacemaking


“A Little Child Shall Lead Them: Iraqi Refugees in Jordan” with photos of children and stories of families from Kirk’s recent research trip will appear in the St. Anthony Messenger, November 2007, see www.americancatholic.org/Messenger

“Vietnamese Christians Share God’s Beauty in Sacred Dance,” expanded article from the Sacred Dance Guild Journal with color illustrations and video, www.sacreddanceguild.org Articles.

“Cambodia and Vietnam: Touching the Wounds of the Grandchildren of War”

“From east to west and north to south, let us praise God. Gifts from many cultures enriching God's people” Sacred Dance Guild Journal, Fall 2006  Vol 49, No. 1 expanded with color illustrations at www.sacreddanceguild.org Articles.

“Martha Ann Kirk---Embodying Christ to the World” A profile by Letha Dawson Scanzoni, cover story of Christian Feminism Today, Spring 2006, 1-4.

"We Refuse to Be Enemies": Using Online Dialogue to Engage Students in Learning Spirituality and Justice which was presented in the “Spirituality, Justice, and Pedagogy” Conference sponsored by the Kuyers Institute for Christian Teaching and Learning, September 22-24, 2005, at Calvin College, Detroit

“Martha Ann Kirk, Th.D. ‘86” Featured Alumni in GTU Current, News of the Graduate Theological Union,  Summer 2005, 14.

“Forgive Us Our Trespasses---that dangerous word,” The Word Today, Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word,” Vol.5, September-October, 2004.