Log In

Michael J. Buckley Edit Profile

Theology educator

Michael J. Buckley, American theology educator. Named Cosmos and Creation lecturer Cosmos and Creation Society, 1988, Hanley lecturer University Manitoba, 1991, Bowles lecturer Catholic Chaplaincy, Harvard, 1994. Member American Academy Religion, American Theological Society, Catholic Theological Society of America, Metaphysics Society of America, Alpha Sigma Nu.

Background

Buckley, Michael J. was born on October 12, 1931 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of Michael T. and Eleanor (Fletcher) Buckley.

Education

Bachelor in Philosophy, Gonzaga University, Spokane, 1955. Master of Arts in Philosophy, Gonzaga University, Spokane, 1956. Master of Sacred Theology in Theology, University Santa Clara, California, 1963.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1967. STD (honorary), Spring Hill College, 1989. Doctor of Divinity (honorary), Jesuit School of Theology at Berkley, 1994.

Career

Assistant professor philosophy, Gonzaga U., Spokane, 1968-1969;from assistant to associate professor theology, Jesuit School Theology, Berkley, 1969-1986;rector, Jesuit School of Theology, Berkley, 1969-1973;visiting professor, Pontificial Gregorian U., Rome, 1973-1975;visiting scholar, Santa Clara, California, 1981-1983;executive director committees on doctrine, pastoral research and practices, National Conference of Catholic Bishops, Washington, 1986-1989;professor theology, U. Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, 1989-1992;professor theology, Boston College, since 1992;director Jesuit Institute, Boston College, since 1992. Delegate general congregations Society Jesus, Rome, 1974-1975, 83, 95. President Catholic Theological Society American, 1991-1992.

Member board of trustees various universities. Mem.bd. directors (journal) Theological Studies, since 1990. Member of advisory committee Center for Theological Inquiry.

Membership

Member American Academy Religion, American Theological Society, Catholic Theological Society of America, Metaphysics Society of America, Alpha Sigma Nu.

Connections

father:
Michael T. Buckley

mother:
Eleanor (Fletcher) Buckley