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Welcome to the School of Theology
and Religious Studies


  • Dr. Jones Presentation

    Dr. Charles B. Jones presented the lecture "How Did Zen Become Zen" for the Smithsonian Associates, Washington D.C., on May 24, 2016.

  • Dr. Grabowski Keynote

    Dr. Grabowski gave the keynote address for the Archdiocese of Washington's Priests Convocation. The title was: "'Pastors Who Take on the Smell of Their Sheep': Priestly Accompaniment of Families in Light of Amoris laetitia."

  • Dr. Miller Article

    Robert Miller has published an article, "Iconographic Links between Indic and Ancient West Asian Storm Gods" in Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenlandischen Gesellschaft 166 (2016): 141-52.

  • Fr. Alexopoulos Lecture

    Fr. Stefanos Alexopoulos offered a series of lectures titled "The Power of Worship: Insights from Liturgical History, Liturgical Theology and Liturgical Anthropology” at the Annual Lenten Retreat of the Order of St. Andrew of the Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, at the Hamptons, NY, April 15-16, 2016.

  • Dr. Miller Book

    Robert Miller has published an edited volume, The Highest Form of Wisdom: A Memorial Book in Honor of Professor Saul S. Friedman (New York: Ktav, 2016). In this volume of collected essays, Dr. Miller contributed "God and the Asiatic Mode of Production."

Recent Events

  • Wise Defense

    Mr. Joshua Wise presented his dissertation on Thursday, April 28th. His dissertation titled, "The Role of Hell in Various Universalistic Theologies with Special Reference to the Theology of George MacDonald".

  • Saarinen Defense

    Mr. Tapani Saarinen successfully defended his dissertation on Wednesday, April 27th. His dissertation is titled, "The Christian, the Church, and Causes of War: A Systematic Analysis of the World Council of Churches’ Ecumenical Call to Just Peace".

  • DeCelles Defense

    Mr. Mark DeCelles presented his dissertation for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy on Friday, April 22, 2016. His dissertation is titled "The Faithfulness of God in the Theology of Walter Kasper".

Upcoming Events

Dean's Corner

A Message from STRS Interim Dean William C. Mattison III Ph.D. 

Welcome to the website of CUA’s School of Theology and Religious Studies!  Whether you are a current student, a prospective applicant, or simply a visitor, I hope you will find here what you are looking for, and be excited to learn more about our great school and the opportunities it offers!


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