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Editor , Theology educator

John Fintan Russell, American theology educator, editor. Faculty research grantee Seton Hall University, 1989, 94. Member Committee for Educational Excellence, Cresskill, New Jersey, 1983-1984. Member Catholic Theological Society of America.

Background

Russell, John Fintan was born on July 19, 1934 in Springfield, Massachusetts, United States. Son of David Joseph and Ellen Teresa (Shea) Russell.

Education

Bachelor, St. Bonaventure University, 1957. Licentiate of Sacred Theology, Lateran University, Rome, Italy, 1962. Master of Arts, Roosevelt University, 1968.

STD, Catholic University, 1979.

Career

Dean of boys, Carmel High School, Mundelein, Illinois, 1962-1967; director counseling, Carmel Seminary, Hamilton, Massachusetts, 1967-1970; director, Whitefriars Hall, Washington, 1972-1977; assistant professor theology, I.C.S. Seminary, Mahwah, New Jersey, 1977-1983; associate professor theology, Seton Hall U., South Orange, New Jersey, 1983-1991; professor theology, Seton Hall U., South Orange, New Jersey, since 1991. Theology consultant National Office of Renew, Plainfield, New Jersey, since 1988.

Membership

Member Committee for Educational Excellence, Cresskill, New Jersey, 1983-1984. Member Catholic Theological Society of America.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sports, reading, traveling.

Connections

father:
David Joseph Russell

mother:
Ellen Teresa (Shea) Russell