Contributions: Bede Benjamin Bidlack
Bede Benjamin Bidlack is an Associate Professor of Theology at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire. He publishes in the areas of comparative theology, Daoist studies, theological anthropology, interreligious dialogue, and philosophy. He is the author of In Good Company: The Body and Divinization in the Thought of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, SJ and Daoist Xiao Yingsou (2015).
Contributions: Francis X. Clooney
Francis X. Clooney, S.J., is the Parkman Professor of Divinity and Professor of Comparative Theology at Harvard Divinity School. His primary areas of Indological scholarship are theological commentarial writings in the Sanskrit and Tamil traditions of Hindu India. He has also written on the Jesuit missionary tradition, particularly in India, on the early Jesuit pan-Asian discourse on reincarnation, and on the dynamics of dialogue and interreligious learning in the contemporary world. His most recent books are Reading the Hindu and Christian Classics: Why and How Deep Learning Still Matters (2019) and Western Jesuit Scholars in India: Tracing their Paths, Reassessing Their Goals (2020).
Edited: Catherine Cornille
Catherine Cornille is Professor of Comparative Theology at Boston College, where she holds the Newton College Alumnae Chair of Western Culture. She is the author of The Im-Possibility of Interreligious Dialogue and Meaning and Method in Comparative Theology.
Contributions: Thierry-Marie Courau
Thierry-Marie Courau, O.P., is a Catholic theologian and Honorary Dean at the Faculty of Theology and Religious Sciences Theologicum, at the Catholic Institute of Paris, France (2011–2017). A member of the Dominican Order, he specializes in Tibetan Buddhism studies. He is President of the International Journal of Theology, Concilium. His most recent books are Le dialogue des rationalités culturelles et religieuses (2019), Le salut comme dialogue (2018), and La succession des exercices vers l’Éveil bouddhique (2017).
Contributions: S. Mark Heim
S. Mark Heim is the Samuel Abbot Professor of Christian Theology at Andover Newton Seminary at Yale Divinity School. He has written extensively on issues of religious pluralism, atonement, and Christian ecumenism. His books include Salvations: Truth and Difference in Theology (1995), The Depth of the Riches: A Trinitarian Theology of Religious Ends (2001), Saved from Sacrifice: A Theology of the Cross (2006), and most recently, Crucified Wisdom: Christ and the Bodhisattva in Theological Reflection (2018).
Contributions: Daniel Joslyn-Siemiatkoski
Daniel Joslyn-Siemiatkoski is the Duncalf Villavaso Professor of Church History at Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, Texas. He works in the fields of comparative theology, Jewish-Christian relations, and Anglican studies. He is most recently the author of The More Torah, The More Life: A Christian Commentary on Mishnah Avot (2018). He is an ordained priest in the Episcopal Church.
Contributions: Leo D. Lefebure
Leo D. Lefebure is the inaugural holder of the Matteo Ricci, S.J., Chair of Theology at Georgetown University. He is the author of the forthcoming work Interreligious Relationships Transformed: Catholic Responses to Religious Pluralism in the United States; he is also the author of True and Holy: Christian Scripture and Other Religions (2014) and the co-author of The Path of Wisdom: A Christian Commentary on the Dhammapada (2011). He is President of the Society for Buddhist Christian Studies, Research Fellow of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and Trustee Emeritus of the Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions.
Contributions: Daniel A. Madigan
Daniel A. Madigan, S.J., is Jeanette W. and Otto J. Ruesch Family Distinguished Jesuit Scholar, Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies, Senior Fellow of the Al-Waleed Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, and Faculty Fellow of the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs at Georgetown University. He is also an Honorary Professorial Fellow of Australian Catholic University. From 2000 to 2007, Madigan was the founder and director of the Institute for the Study of Religions and Cultures at the Pontifical Gregorian University. Since 2012, he has been Chair of the Building Bridges Seminar, an annual week-long study session for Muslim and Christian scholars invited from all over the world.
Contributions: Marianne Moyaert
Marianne Moyaert is Professor at the Free University of Amsterdam, where she holds the Fenna Diemer Lindeboom Chair in Comparative Theology and the Hermeneutics of Interreligious Dialogue. She is the author of In Response to the Religious Other: Ricoeur and the Fragility of Interreligious Encounters (2014) and editor of Interreligious Dialogue and Ritual Participation: Boundaries, Transgressions and Innovations (2015).
Contributions: Joshua Ralston
Joshua Ralston is Reader in Christian-Muslim Relations at the University of Edinburgh and founder and director of the Christian-Muslim Studies Network. He is the author of Law and the Rule of God: A Christian Engagement with Shari‘a and co-editor of Church in the Age of Global Migration: A Moving Body (2015). He has published numerous essays and book chapters on Protestant theology, Christian Muslim dialogue, and political theology.
Contributions: Michelle Voss Roberts
Michelle Voss Roberts is Professor of Theology and Principal at Emmanuel College, a multireligious theological school at the University of Toronto. Her published work in comparative theology includes Dualities: A Theology of Difference (2010), Tastes of the Divine: Hindu and Christian Theologies of Emotion (2014), and Body Parts: A Theological Anthropology (2017). With Chad Bauman, she is also the editor of the Routledge Handbook of Hindu-Christian Relations.
Contributions: Klaus von Stosch
Klaus von Stosch holds the Schlegel Chair in Systematic Theology at Bonn University. His areas of research are comparative theology; faith and reason; the problem of evil; Christian theology responsive to Islam, especially Christology; and theology of the Trinity. His most recent books are Herausforderung Islam. Christliche Annaherungen (2016) and The Other Prophet: Jesus in the Qur’an (2019).
Contributions: Elochukwu Uzukwu
Elochukwu Uzukwu is the Rev. Pierre Schouver C.S.Sp. Endowed Chair in Mission at Duquesne University. His research interests are in the areas of liturgy-sacraments, ritual studies, ecclesiology, missiology, and contextual theology, with particular focus on continental Africa and Africa in the diaspora. He is author of God, Spirit, and Human Wholeness: Appropriating Faith and Culture in West African Style (2012) and Family of God: Africa’s Treasure, Reinventing Christianity and the World (in progress).