Dr. Dominic Colonna

Professor, Chair, theology, Faculty Liaison for Mission

Expertise:
theological aesthetics, communicating theology through the arts (especially the visual, performing, architectural, and musical arts), communication of moral theological doctrines

Credentials:
1998 Ph.D., Fordham University
1989 M.Div., Yale University
1983 B.A., Connecticut College

Publications:
“An Echo in the Soul: Grace and Human Response” (Common Good, Uncommon Questions, Liturgical Press, 1997),
“The Trinity and Salvation” (Sacred Adventure: Beginning Theological Study, University Press of America, 2006),
“The Trinity in New Mexican Folk Art” ( Listening: Journal of Religion and Culture, 2002)

Presentations:

“Making Connections: Teaching Paired Courses in the Lewis University Scholars Academy” at the ACCA Scholarship of Pedagogy Symposium at Lewis University, October 2008.

“In the Eye of the Beholder? Discerning Theological Value in Art” at the Sacred Media: Religious Experience in Beauty and Art, Fordham University, February 2009

With colleagues at Lewis University, he co-convened a symposium at Lewis University in 2007 entitled, “God in the Material World: Roman Catholic Material Culture,” which included public talks, faculty colloquia, exhibits of material culture, and a musical performance.

Co-presented results of Lewis University pilot assessment project on critical thinking with Maryellen Collett, project leader, at the Texas A&M Assessment Conference

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