6/6/19 – Dr. Peter Casarella, University of Notre Dame

Thursday,  June 6, 2019

Latino Catholicism and the Unwritten Future of the Catholic Church in the U.S.

Peter Casarella received his Ph.D. in 1992 from the department of Religious Studies at Yale University. He was from 2009-2014 the fourth President of the American Cusanus Society and has also served as President of the Academy of Catholic Hispanic Theologians in the U.S. and President of the Academy of Catholic Theologians. In 2013 he went from DePaul University to the University of Notre Dame as an Associate Professor. He proudly practices theology a collaborative model of theology. He has, for instance, edited or co-edited a number of volumes of colloborative essays: with George Schner, S.J., Christian Spirituality and the Culture of Modernity: The Thought of Louis Dupré (Eerdmans, 1998); with Will Storrar and Paul Metzger, A World for All? Global Civil Society in Political Theory and Trinitarian Theology (Eerdmans, 2011); Cusanus: The Legacy of Learned Ignorance (Catholic Univ. Press, 2006), Jesus Christ: The New Face of Social Progress (Eerdmans, 2015), and, with Mun’im Sirry, Finding Beauty in the Other: Theological Reflections across Religious Traditions (Crossroad, 2019). His monograph Word as Bread: Language and Theology in Nicholas of Cusa appeared with Aschendorff Verlag in 2017. He is currently working on a book on the doctrine of God from a Latino/a perspective: The God of the People.


The City Club of Cleveland
850 Euclid Ave, 2nd Floor
Cleveland, OH 44114


11:30 a.m. – Register & lunch buffet open
Program begins at noon.



$250/table of 10
$25/individual ticket

Registration for this event opens soon

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