Santa Clara University

Religious Studies department
 
Location: Kenna Hall
Courses taught:
TESP 111  Latin American Liberation Theology TESP 170  The Church and Homosexuality

James B. Nickoloff, Ph.D.

Lecturer (Academic Quarter)

Jim comes to Santa Clara from Massachusetts where he spent many years as a professor at the College of the Holy Cross. Jim has also taught a number of courses at Boston College, the Weston Jesuit School of Theology, and in the Graduate Program in Pastoral Ministries at Santa Clara. His academic background includes an A.B. from Stanford prior to studies in theology at Weston, the Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley, and then a Ph.D. from the Graduate Theological Union.
   

Courses


   Courses taught at Santa Clara University
        TESP 111    Latin American Liberation Theology
        TESP 170    The Church and Homosexuality
        
      
        
      

Research

Research Interests & Publications

Books Edited

An Introductory Dictionary of Theology and Religious Studies. Co-editor with Orlando O. Espín. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2007.

Gustavo Gutiérrez: Essential Writings. Editor. Series: The Making of Modern Theology. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press and Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1996.

Essays

"The Paradoxical Character of Symbols, Popular Religion, and Church: Questions for U.S. Latino/a Theology" in Bruce T. Morrill, Joanna E. Ziegler, and Susan Rodgers, eds., Practicing Catholic: Ritual, Body, and Contestation in Catholic Faith (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006) 179-82.

"Theological Implications of the Church's Teaching on Homosexuality," Proceedings of the Catholic Theological Society of America 59 (2004) 158-60.

"Who Are 'We'? A Dangerous Question for Disciples of Jesus" Constellation (Fall 2004) (Journal of Progressive Christian Thought; on-line) 1-13.

"Vatican II on Christian Education: Timely or Irrelevant?" Topics 15:4 (2004) 2-4 (Journal of the Australian Catholic Primary Principals' Association).

"Sexuality: A Queer Omission in U.S. Latino/a Theology," Journal of Hispanic/Latino Theology 10:3 (2003) 31-51.

"Theological Implications of the Church's Teaching on Homosexuality," Proceedings of the Catholic Theological Society of America 57 (2002) 129-31.

"Theological Implications of the Church's Teaching on Homosexuality," Proceedings of the Catholic Theological Society of America 55 (2000) 130-31.

"Seeing the Truth: A Gay Reading of Two Johannine Figures," The Ecumenist 36/4 (1999) 8-10.

"The Church and the Eucharist: A Response to Mary Collins," Proceedings of the Catholic Theological Society of America 52 (1997) 35-38.

"A 'Church of the Poor' in the Sixteenth Century: The Ecclesiology of Bartolomé de Las Casas' De único modo," Journal of Hispanic/Latino Theology 2:4 (1995) 26-40.

"Indigenous Theology and Andean Resistance to Spanish Colonial Rule: The Rebellion of Túpac Amaru (1780-1782)," Journal of Hispanic/Latino Theology 2:1 (1994) 5-27.

"Church of the Poor: The Ecclesiology of Gustavo Gutiérrez," Theological Studies 54 (1993) 512-35.

"A Future for Perú? Gustavo Gutiérrez and the Reasons for His Hope," Horizons 19 (1992) 31-43.

"Liberation Theology and the Church," Religious Studies Review 18 (1992) 8-12.


Activities
Professional Memberships

   * Academy of Catholic Hispanic Theologians of the United States

   * American Academy of Religion

   * Catholic Theological Society of America

   * College Theological Society

   * New England Council of Latin American Studies

 
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