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Edward Oakes

Edward Oakes

Edward T. Oakes, S.J., Ph.D.is Chester & Margaret Paluch Professor of Theology at the University of St. Mary of the Lake/Mundelein Seminary, the Catholic seminary for the Archdiocese of Chicago. He entered the Society of Jesus (Jesuit Order) in 1966 and was ordained a priest in 1979. He earned his doctorate in systematic theology from Union Theological Seminary in New York City in 1987 and taught six years in the Religious Studies Program at New York University and six years at Regis University in Denver, Colo. He is the author of Pattern of Redemption: The Theology of Hans Urs von Balthasar (New York: Continuum, 1997), the editor of German Essays on Religion (Continuum, 1994) and the co-editor, with David Moss of the forthcoming Cambridge Companion to Hans Urs von Balthasar. He is currently at work on a book on evolutionary theory tentatively titled, Radical Naturalism: An Essay in Darwinian Platonism. Published work on this theme include the essays "The American Aristotle," "Original Sin: A Disputation," and "The Blind Programmer," all of which appeared in the monthly journal of opinion First Things.

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Selected Bibliography

Oakes, Edward T. Pattern of Redemption: The Theology of Hans Urs von Balthasar. Continuum Publishing Group: 1997.

Oakes, Edward T. (Ed.). German Essays on Religion. Continuum Publishing Group: 1994.

Von Balthasar, Han Urs. Edward T. Oakes (Translator). Explorations in Theology: Spirit and Institution. Ignatius Press: 1995.

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