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Stephen M Fields

Title

Associate Professor

Department

Department of Theology
General profile

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Phone

+1 202-687-5822

Fax

202-687-8000

Location

Office hours

TTR 4-5:30 pm

Bio

Associate Professor (with tenure), Historical and Philosophical Theology, from 2000.
Assistant Professor, 1993-2000.

Entered Jesuit order, Wernersville, PA, 1977.
Ordained deacon, 1985; priest, 1986.

COURSES:
Graduate seminars: Nature and Grace (also majors' seminar); Transcendental Thomism.

Majors' seminars: History of Christian Thought I and II; Systematic Theology; Christian Theology of Religious Pluralism.

Intermediate courses: John Henry Newman (also graduate seminar); Christian Mysticism; Catholic Vision of Love; Augustine-Anselm-Bonaventure-Aquinas; Truth, Relativism, and the Natural Law.

Basic course: Problem of God.

VISITING POSTS:
Loyola Chair, Fordham University, spring 2009.
Donald I MacLean Chair, St Joseph's University, fall 2006.
Bannan Foundation visiting professor, Santa Clara University, 1996-97.

SERVICE:
International Advisory Board, LOUVAIN STUDIES, term 2014-19.
Academy of Catholic Theology (elected 2012).
President, Jesuit Philosophical Association, 1996-97.
Chair, Higher Education Advisory Committee, Maryland Province Jesuits, 2004-08.
Board of Trustees, THEOLOGICAL STUDIES, 2000-08.
Board of Directors, Georgetown Jesuit Community, 1999-2005.

ALIA:
Dorothy M Brown Award, 2013 (election by undergraduates of Georgetown College, School of Foreign Service, McDonough School of Business, and School of Nursing and Health Studies for commitment to their educational and extracurricular advancement).

Vicennial Medal, Georgetown University, 2013 (for twenty years' service).
National Society of Collegiate Scholars (inducted as distinguished member, 2013).
WHO'S WHO IN AMERICA, 2003.
Varsity "G" (for service to athletics).
Fulbright Grant to Germany, 1991-92.
Carrell English Medal (for distinction in the major, ex aequo), Loyola College, commencement 1974.
Alpha Sigma Nu (National Honor Society of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, elected 1973).

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Education

  • PhD (1993) Yale University, Philosophy of Religion
  • MPhil (1990) Yale University,
  • MA (1988) Yale University,
  • STL (1987) Weston Jesuit School of Theology, Pontifical Faculty
  • MDiv with distinction (1986) Weston Jesuit School of Theology,
  • MA (1983) Oxford University,
  • MA (1981) Fordham University, Philosophy
  • BA (1977) Oxford University (Pembroke College), English Language and Literature
  • AB summa cum laude (1974) Loyola College, English

Languages

  • French (speak, read, write)
  • German (speak, read, write)
  • Greek, Ancient (to 1453) (read)
  • Latin (read)