Mark S. Massa

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Mark S. Massa, SJ is the Dean of the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry.

Massa founded the Curran Center for American Catholic Studies at Fordham in 2001 [1] and served as its director until 2010.[2] He was also the first holder of the Karl Rahner Chair in Theology at Fordham University.

Massa has written a number of books including Anti-Catholicism in America: The Last Acceptable Prejudice? and Catholics and American Culture: Fulton Sheen, Dorothy Day, and the Notre Dame Football Team, which won the AJCU/Alpha Sigma Nu Award for Outstanding Work in Theology for 1999-2001.[3]

Massa is currently working on a history of Catholic theology in the United States since the Second Vatican Council.[3] He has served as the director of the U.S. Bishops' Committee for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs.

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Publications[edit]

  • Anti-Catholicism: The Last Acceptable Prejudice? New York: Crossroad Press, 2003.
  • Catholics and American Culture: Fulton Sheen, Dorothy Day, and the Notre Dame Football Team New York: Crossroad, 1999.
  • Charles Augustus Briggs and the Crisis of Historical Criticism Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1990.
  • World Religions: A Sourcebook for Students of Christian Theology with Richard Viladesau Mahwah: Paulist Press, 1994.

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