Event Title

Keynote Address by Catherine Cornille

Start Date

12-10-2015 7:45 PM

Location

Woulfe Lounge, Anderson Student Center, third floor

Description

Catherine Cornille, Ph.D.

Professor of Comparative Theology / Newton College Alumnae Chair of Western Culture, Boston College

Catherine Cornille is professor of comparative theology and chairperson of the theology department at Boston College, where she also holds the Newton College Alumnae Chair of Western Culture. She earned an M.A. in Asian studies at the University of Hawaii and a Ph.D. in religious studies at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Catholic University of Louvain), Belgium. Her areas of academic specialization are the theology or religions, comparative theology, interreligious dialogue (with particular emphasis on fundamental and methodological questions), methods in the history and comparative study of religions, and religion and gender. The founding and managing editor of the book series Christian Commentaries on Non-Christian Sacred Texts, Dr. Cornille has, among her many publications, authored The Guru in Indian Catholicism: Ambiguity or Opportunity of Inculturation (1991), Many Mansions? Multiple Religious Belonging and Christian Identity (2002), and The Im-possibility of Interreligious Dialogue (2008), which won the Frederick J. Streng 2010 Book Award for Excellence in Buddhist-Christian Studies; edited A Universal Faith? Peoples, Cultures, Religions and the Christ (1992), Song Divine: Christian Commentaries on the Bhagavadgita (2006), Criteria of Discernment in Interreligious Dialogue (2009), and The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Inter-religious Dialogue (2013); and co-edited The World Market and Interreligious Dialogue (2011), Interreligious Dialogue and Cultural Change (2012), and Woman and Interreligious Dialogue(2013).

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Oct 12th, 7:45 PM

Keynote Address by Catherine Cornille

Woulfe Lounge, Anderson Student Center, third floor

Catherine Cornille, Ph.D.

Professor of Comparative Theology / Newton College Alumnae Chair of Western Culture, Boston College

Catherine Cornille is professor of comparative theology and chairperson of the theology department at Boston College, where she also holds the Newton College Alumnae Chair of Western Culture. She earned an M.A. in Asian studies at the University of Hawaii and a Ph.D. in religious studies at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Catholic University of Louvain), Belgium. Her areas of academic specialization are the theology or religions, comparative theology, interreligious dialogue (with particular emphasis on fundamental and methodological questions), methods in the history and comparative study of religions, and religion and gender. The founding and managing editor of the book series Christian Commentaries on Non-Christian Sacred Texts, Dr. Cornille has, among her many publications, authored The Guru in Indian Catholicism: Ambiguity or Opportunity of Inculturation (1991), Many Mansions? Multiple Religious Belonging and Christian Identity (2002), and The Im-possibility of Interreligious Dialogue (2008), which won the Frederick J. Streng 2010 Book Award for Excellence in Buddhist-Christian Studies; edited A Universal Faith? Peoples, Cultures, Religions and the Christ (1992), Song Divine: Christian Commentaries on the Bhagavadgita (2006), Criteria of Discernment in Interreligious Dialogue (2009), and The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Inter-religious Dialogue (2013); and co-edited The World Market and Interreligious Dialogue (2011), Interreligious Dialogue and Cultural Change (2012), and Woman and Interreligious Dialogue(2013).