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Dr. John E. Thiel

Professor of Religious Studies
jthiel@fairfield.edu
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Theologians struggle to tie together roles in church, academia

Asked how the work of theologians is viewed, Dr. John Thiel said that, in some quarters, people believe theologians  should simply "repeat the uncontroversial," but "there is a pluralism in ways to do theology in the church today and this pluralism is unprecedented in theology's earlier history."

Published in the National Catholic Reporter on 1/9/12