Joseph A. Komonchak

Dr. Joseph A. Komonchak
Address620 Michigan Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20064

Professor of Religious Studies, Catholic University of America, School of Religious Studies

Joseph A. Komonchak is a priest of the Archdiocese of New York and holds the John and Gertrude Hubbard Chair in Religious Studies at The Catholic University of America. Ordained in 1963, he received his Licentiate in Sacred Theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome, in 1964 and his Doctorate in Philosophy at Union Theological Seminary, New York, in 1976. He taught theology at St. Joseph’s Seminary, Dunwoodie, from 1967 to 1977, when he joined the faculty of the Department of Religion and Religious Education at The Catholic University of America. There and in the newly structured School of Theology and Religious Studies, he has taught courses on ecclesiology, modern theology, the thought of John Courtney Murray, and the history and theology of Vatican II. He has published many articles on these subjects in journals such as: Archives de Sciences Sociales des Religions; Chicago Studies; Concilium; Cristianesimo nella Storia; The Journal of Religion; The Jurist; The Review of Politics; Revue d’Histoire Ecclésiastique; Theological Studies; The Thomist.

Areas of Interest

Ecclesiology; Modern theology;

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