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Sr. Susan Wood

April 4

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Donnelly College Event Center

Prominent theologian, Sr. Susan Wood, will present two sessions for students and the public. 11:00 a.m. - "Church Unity: Why Does it Matter?" 7:00 p.m. - "Our Ecumenical Moment: A Time of Vulnerability and Opportunity" Both sessions are free and open to the public Susan K. Wood, SCL, a Sister of Charity of Leavenworth, is professor of systematic theology and Chair of the Department of Theology at Marquette University. She received her doctorate in systematic theology from Marquette University. Very active in ecumenical work, she serves on the U.S. Lutheran-Roman Catholic Dialogue (1994-present), the North American Roman Catholic-Orthodox Theological Consultation (2005-present), the International Lutheran-Catholic Dialogue (2008-present), and the conversation between the Baptist World Alliance and the Roman Catholic Church (2006-2010, 2017-2021). She has also participated in consultations on baptism, theological anthropology, and the nature and purpose of ecumenical dialogue sponsored by Faith and Order of the World Council of Churches and the Joint Working Group. She is an associate editor of Pro Ecclesia and serves on the editorial advisory board of the journal Ecclesiology. Most of her writing explores the connections between ecclesiology and sacramental theology. In addition to numerous articles, she has published Spiritual Exegesis and the Church in the Theology of Henri de Lubac (Eerdmans, 1998), Sacramental Orders (Liturgical Press, 2000), which has also been translated into Spanish, and One Baptism: Ecumenical Dimensions of the Doctrine of Baptism (Liturgical Press, 2009), and co-authored with Timothy J. Wingert, A Shared Spiritual Journey: Lutherans and Catholics Traveling toward Unity (Paulist Press, 2016). She is the editor of Ordering the Baptismal Priesthood (The Liturgical Press, 2003) and co-editor with Alberto Garcia of Critical Issues in Ecclesiology (Eerdmans, 2011). She served as President of the Catholic Theological Society of America 2014-2015. Back to Calendar

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