AB, Mundelein College, 1956. AM, Marquette University, 1963. AM, University Chicago, 1968.
Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1971. DDiv (honorary), Jesuit School Theology, 1983. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Loyola University, 1995.
Doctor of Theology (honorary), Catholic Theological Union, 2000.
Instructor, Mundelein College, Chicago, 1963-1966; assistant professor, Mundelein College, Chicago, 1966-1971; assistant professor, Indiana U., Bloomington, 1972-1974; assistant professor, assistant dean, University of Chicago Divinity School, 1975-1978; associate professor, associate dean, University of Chicago Divinity School, 1978-1988; professor, University of Chicago Divinity School, since 1988. Donnelan visiting professor Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, 1983.
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Trustee Mundelein College, Chicago, 1977-1991. Member American Academy Religion (program committee 1978-1980), Catholic Theological Society of America, College Theology Society.