Graduate Student Publications and Presentations, 2013-2014


Andy Alexis-Baker, Yoder, John Howard. Revolutionary Christian Citizenship. Edited by John Nugent, Andy Alexis-Baker, and Branson Parler. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 2013; “Jesus in the Temple: Remembering other Creatures.” The Mennonite, (October, 2013): 25–27.

J. D. Atkins, "Reassessing the Origins of Deuteronomic Prophecy: Early Moses Traditions in Deuteronomy 18:15-22," Bulletin for Biblical Research 23.3 (2013): 323-41.

Jonathan Heaps, “Stories of the God Who Remains: An Essay in Theology and Literature” at Religion, Literature, and the Arts Conference, September 28, 2013, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA.

Ryan Hemmer, book chapter: "Breaking Forth From Form's Interior: Hans Urs von Balthasar on the Aesthetics of St. Thomas Aquinas" in Christopher Ben Simpson and Steven D. Cone, ed. Theology in the Present Age: Essays in Honor of John D. Castelein. Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, (2013): 52-72.

Ryan Hemmer, "Pulchritude and the Political: The Aesthetic Transcendental Predication in the Scale of Values" at “Lonergan on the Edge” conference, September 21, 2013.

Darren Henson presented a webinar on the Common Good as part of a 10-part series entitled "Catholic Social Practices and the Health Care Setting" offered by Catholic Health East and Trinity Health, September 18, 2013. Darren has also begun service as an elected member to the Board of Directors for the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH).

Alexandre Martins, "Drug Addiction: A Challenge to Moral Theology" at the XXXVII Congress of Moral Theology, September 4, 2013, São Paulo, Brazil.

Kellen Plaxco, “Didymus the Blind’s Reception of Origen on ‘Participation’,” Origeniana Undecima International Conference, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, August 26–30, 2013. Plaxco has an accepted proposal for “Transforming Participation: Didymus the Blind’s Use of a Platonic Concept,” Plato and Neoplatonism Group (Douglas Hedley and John Kenney, Co-Chairs), American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, Saturday, November 23, 2013, Baltimore, MD.

Jason Roberts presented "The Peril and Promise of the Genesis Cosmology for Healing a Broken World" at the Faculty Conversations on Learning session January 8, 2014.

Eugene Schlesinger, "Fire in the Water: Baptismal Aptness and Ecology in the Petrine Epistles," Journal of Theological Interpretation 7 no. 2 (Fall 2013): 275-294.

Eugene Schlesinger, "Sacramental Efficacy in Karl Rahner and Cognitive Linguistics" Philosophy & Theology 25, no. 2 (2013): 337-360.

Eugene Schlesinger presented “The Potential of Chauvet's Sacramental Theology for Reformed-Catholic Ecumenism,” National Meeting of the American Academy of Religion, Baltimore Maryland, November 23-26, 2013; "Exchanging Symbols for Symbolic Exchange: Towards a Realistic, Ecumenical Reformed Sacramental Theology," National Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, Baltimore Maryland, November 19-21, 2013.

Eric Szatkowski, "The Real World of Social Media" and "The Dark Side of Digital Technology" St. Monica, Whitefish Bay, WI, September 9, 2013, Collaborative Gathering for Immanuel Lutheran and St. Agnes, Butler, WI, October 17, 2013, and Saint Mary’s Springs, Fond du Lac, WI, October 28, 2013.


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Theology Department Mission Statement

Marquette University defines itself as Christian, Catholic, Jesuit, urban, and independent. The Department of Theology functions within the university to investigate and understand the Catholic tradition, its relation to other Christian communions, and to other religions of the world. Read more of our mission statement.