Where am I?

St. Louis Society for Catholic Theologians

With the support of Fontbonne, Dr. Rosenberg founded the St. Louis Society for Catholic Theologians in fall 2008, a group made up of representatives from Fontbonne, St. Louis University, Aquinas Institute of Theology, Kenrick-Glennon Seminary, Lindenwood University, Greenville College, the Catholic Health Association of the United States, along with other independent scholars. The group gathers at Fontbonne regularly for dinner, paper presentations, and scholarly conversation.


"A Matter of Substance: Theodore Beza to René Descartes"

Jill Raitt, Ph.D., Fontbonne University


"Transfiguring the Victim: Jon Sobrino, Rene Girard and the Resurrection"

Brian Robinette, Ph.D., Saint Louis University


“The Way toward Wisdom: An Interdisciplinary and Intercultural Introduction to Metaphysics”

Benedict Ashley, O.P., Aquinas Institute of Theology


Peter Kenrick at Vatican I: A Gallican Archbishop’s Last Stand

Kenneth L. Parker, Saint Louis University


Confirmation: A Sacrament in Search of a Theology?,

Daniel Van Slyke, Ph.D., Kenrick Seminary


"A Mission to the Jews? A Reflection on Romans 11"

Scott Steinkerchner, OP, Ph.D., Aquinas Institute of Theology


"The Human Knowledge of Jesus: A Conversation with Hans Urs von Balthasar and Bernard Lonergan"

Randall S. Rosenberg, Ph.D., Fontbonne University 


"Creative Fidelity and Nostra Aetate: A Girardian Perspective"

Grant Kaplan, Ph.D., Saint Louis University


"Contemplating Christ in the Classroom: The Relationship between Theology and Spirituality"

John Gresham, Ph.D., Kenrick-Glennon Seminary / Paul VI Institute


"The Cruelest of All Mothers: Marie de l'Incarnation, Christian Discipleship, and Motherhood."

Mary Corley Dunn, Ph.D., Saint Louis University


"Historical Consciousness and the First Vatican Council: Manning, Döllinger, Newman, and Acton’s Uses of 'History' in the Papal Infallibility Debates"

Kenneth Parker, Ph.D., Saint Louis University


"The Catholic Theological Tradition and Health Care Reform"

Patricia A. Talone, RSM, Ph.D., Catholic Health Association of the United States

Ronald Hamel, Ph.D., Catholic Health Association of the United States

Thomas Nairn, OFM, Ph.D., Catholic Health Association of the United States

Origen's Doctrine of Pre-Existence and the Opening Chapters of Genesis.

Peter Martens, Ph.D. (Saint Louis University)

Signs and Sacraments: Representation in Christian Worship

William O’Brien, S.J., S.T.D. (Saint Louis University)

Was Jonathan Edwards a Catholic Thinker?

Michael J. McClymond, Saint Louis University

Seven Sacraments? Instituted by Whom?

Wayne Hellmann OFM Conv., Saint Louis University



“The Difference Nothing Makes: Creatio Ex Nihilo, Resurrection, and Divine Gratuity.”

Brian Robinette, Ph.D., Saint Louis University

"Why Bother to Act Locally? Does Politics Really Matter?" 

 Julie Rubio, Ph.D., Saint Louis University