Reverend John T. Ford, C.S.C. is Professor of Theology and Religious Studies and Coordinator of Hispanic/Latin Programs at The Catholic University of America, Washington DC. A graduate of the University of Notre Dame, he received a master's degree in theology from Holy Cross College (Washington, DC) and earned a licentiate and doctorate in theology at the Gregorian University in Rome. His current areas of research and teaching include nineteenth century theology, contemporary ecumenism, and Hispanic/Latino theology. He is the editor-in-chief of Newman Studies Journal and an area editor for Liberation Theology for Religious Studies Review.
He has served as President of the North American Academy of Ecumenists, a member of the United Methodist-Roman Catholic Dialogue, a participant in the Reformed-Roman Catholic International Dialogue, and an observer-consultant for the Consultation on Church Union-Churches Uniting in Christ. He is currently chair of the Ecumenism Committee of the Washington Theological Consortium and a member of the Faith and Order Commission of the National Council of Churches.
Areas of Expertise
John Henry Newman
First Vatican Council
John Henry Newman: Spiritual Writings (Orbis Books, 2012)
Saint Mary’s Press Glossary of Theological Terms (Saint Mary’s Press, 2006).
TRS 328 Makers of Hispanic Catholic History
TRS 377 John Henry Newman
TRS 654 Introduction to Hispanic Ministry
TRS 662 Revelation and Faith
TRS 755A Hispanic Latino Theologies
TRS 765A History and Theology of the Ecumenical Movement
TRS 863B Magisterium and Infallibility
TRS 868C Spiritual Theology Newman
TRS 868D Newman's Theological Writings