Faculty win prestigious awards
places great importance on helping students understand the
Catholic tradition, its relation to other Christian communions
and to the other religions of the world — as the Department
of Theology Web site states.
And with theology courses a component
of the University Core of Common Studies
— curriculum required of all undergraduates today — it’s
especially pleasing to know that our faculty are highly respected researchers
who’ve earned recognition for outstanding performance in the discipline.
We salute their achievements.
Michael Fahey, S.J., professor and
Doerr Chair in Catholic Systematic Theology, received
an honorary doctorate from the University of St. Michael’s
College, Toronto, in recognition of outstanding contributions to
the field of theology.
William Kurz, S.J., professor, won first prize in the 2005 Catholic
Press Book Award scripture category for his book What Does the Bible Say
End Times? This is the second Catholic Press Award that Father Kurz has won
in the past three years.
Patrick Carey, professor and William J. Kelly, S.J., Chair in Catholic
Theology, won first place in the 2005 Catholic Press Book Award category
biography for his book Orestes A. Brownson: An American Religious Weathervane.
Irfan Omar, assistant professor, was awarded a semester Fulbright
Fellowship at the University of Melang, Melang, Indonesia.
Kevin Sullivan, assistant professor, won a Catholic Biblical Fellowship
Award for postdoctoral study.