Creative Giver of Life: An Ecological Theology of the Holy Spirit
Wednesday, May 28, 2008
Power Center Ballroom
Elizabeth A. Johnson, C.S.J.
Distinguished Professor of Theology, Fordham University
Elizabeth Johnson is an accomplished teacher, author, editor and public lecturer in theology. Her main areas of research focus on the mystery of God, Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit; the communion of saints, including Mary; the dialogue with science and ecological ethics; the problem of suffering; and issues related to justice for women.
A former president of both the Catholic Theological Society of America, the oldest and largest association of theologians in the world, and the ecumenical American Theological Society, Johnson serves on the editorial boards of the journals Theological Studies, Horizons: Journal of the College Theology Society and Theoforum. Active in both graduate and undergraduate programs, she loves to teach and is most fond of receiving Fordham University’s Teaching Award (1998).