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Dr. John E. Thiel

Professor of Religious Studies
jthiel@fairfield.edu
o: Donnarumma Hall Rm 204
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Honors

  • American Theological Society, elected to membership, 2006.
  • Visiting Professor of Religious Studies, Yale University, Spring 2000.
  • Phi Beta Kappa, elected to Honorary Membership, Zeta Chapter of Connecticut, 1995.
  • New Haven Theological Discussion Group, elected to membership, 1995.

Awards

  • Alpha Sigma Nu (Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities) Book Award, 2014, "Theology" Category (Icons of Hope, University of Notre Dame Press, 2013)
  • First Place, "Theology" Category, Catholic Press Association Book Award, 2014 (Icons of Hope, University of Notre Dame Press, 2013)
  • Second Place, "Theology" Category, Catholic Press Association Book Award, 2001 (Senses of Tradition, Oxford University Press, 2000)
  • Honorable Mention, Alpha Sigma Nu Book Award, 1992 (Imagination and Authority, Fortress Press, 1991)

Grants

  • Icons of Hope: The “Last Things” in Christian Imagination. College Board of Advisors Grant, Department of Religious Studies, 2008.
  • Robert E. Wall Research Sabbatical Award. Office of the Academic Vice-President, Fairfield University, 2001.
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Religious Studies, Yale University, 1997.
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for College Teachers and Independent Scholars, 1997.
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Religious Studies, Yale University, 1989.
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for College Teachers and Independent Scholars, 1989.
  • Andrew Mellon Foundation Visiting Faculty Fellow, Yale University, 1981.

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