Santa Clara University

Graduate Program in Pastoral Ministries
Location: 3230 Alameda

Gerald Coleman, S.S., Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Coleman is a member of the American Province, Society of St. Sulpice (Sulpicians). He completed his Ph.D. at the Institute of Christian Thought, University of St. Michael's College in Toronto, Canada. Coleman recently published Catholic Priesthood: Formation and Human Development, written primarily for bishops, seminarians and priests, which outlines basic questions regarding human formation and development. He is now working on a textbook on Catholic medical ethics. It includes such topics as abortion, stem cell research, HIV/AIDS, and end-of-life issues. His "approach is to carefully delineate basic moral principles relating to these topics, and how to apply these principles in pastoral practice." In addition, he has written numerous articles and been interviewed for two video productions. His recent course focused on ethics and moral theology.

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