The Catholic University of America

Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D.
– Associate Professor of Systematic Theology



C.C. Pecknold, PhD (Cambridge) teaches historical and systematic theology in the School of Theology and Religious Studies at The Catholic University of America.  He is the author of Transforming Postliberal Theology (T & T Clark 2005), Christianity and Politics: A Brief Guide to the History (Cascade 2010), and has edited several volumes of essays, including the forthcoming "T&T Clark Companion to Augustine and Modern Theology" (T&T Clark 2012) with Tarmo Toom. 

Dr. Pecknold has also authored numerous articles that have appeared in peer-reviewed journals such as Augustinian Studies, The Scottish Journal of Theology, Pro Ecclesia, Anglican Theological Review, Modern Theology, Political Theology, and The Heythrop Journal. In addition to serving as series co-editor with D. Stephen Long and Thomas Heilke for Theo-Political Visions (Cascade Books), and as an Associate Editor for the English Edition of the international Journal Nova et Vetera, he also serves as Reviews Editor for Pro Ecclesia:  A Journal of Catholic and Evangelical Theology.


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Contact Information

Phone: 202-319-6899
Fax: 202-319-5704

Areas of Expertise

  • Fundamental Theology

  • Theological Anthropology

  • Theological Politics

Latest Publications

"Beyond our Intentions: An Augustinian Reading of Hannah's Child," Pro Ecclesia: A Journal of Catholic and Evangelical Theology 20:3 (Summer 2011)


TRS 260: Christianity and Culture

TRS 661: Christian Anthropology

TRS 760A: Theological Foundations

TRS 763C: Divine Impassibility and Human Suffering

TRS 770G: Political Theology



Course Descriptions


Curriculum Vitae