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Webinar: Leading Catholic Ethicist to Speak on the Public Responsibility of Catholic Higher Education


Saint Louis University’s Department of Theological Studies will host a public webinar featuring Fordham University professor Rev. Bryan N. Massingale. The webinar is titled: “Men and Women for Others” in a Changing America: The Public Responsibility of Catholic Higher Education.

The webinar is slated for 12 p.m. Wednesday, March 17. Topics will include how Ignatian commitment and identity guide our mission of forming racial justice catalysts for both church and society.

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Massingale is the James and Nancy Buckman Professor of Theological and Social Ethics at Fordham University, as well as the Senior Ethics Fellow in Fordham’s Center for Ethics Education. He previously served as a professor of theology at Marquette University.

Professor Massingale is a leader in the field of theological ethics. He is a past Convener of the Black Catholic Theological Symposium and a former president of the Catholic Theological Society of America. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Society of Christian Ethics and serves on the editorial board of Theological Studies, one of the premier Catholic journals of theology.

He is the author of Racial Justice and the Catholic Church.

His current research projects explore the contribution of Black religious radicalism to Catholic theology; the notion of “cultural sin” and its challenge to Catholic theological ethics; and the intersections of race and sexuality in both social life and Catholicism.

Preparatory reading and viewing for the webinar include: