The Oxford Handbook of Vatican II (Oxford Handbooks in Religion and Theology) (Hardcover)
About the Author
Catherine E. Clifford, St Paul University, Massimo Faggioli, Villanova University Catherine E. Clifford is Professor of Systematic and Historical Theology in the Faculty of Theology, Saint Paul University, Ottawa, where she also serves as founding Director of the Research Centre on Vatican II and Twenty-First-Century Catholicism. She holds a PhD (Theology) from the University of St Michel's College, Toronto (2002) and a Licentiate in Theology from the University of Fribourg, Switzerland (1987). Her research and teaching interests lie in the areas of ecclesiology, ecumenism, and the history of Vatican II, with a particular emphasis on the understanding of ecclesial reform, the development of doctrines, and the diversity of Christian communions within the world Christian movement. She is actively engaged in ecumenical work, and presently serves as a member of the Methodist-Roman Catholic International Commission. Massimo Faggioli is Professor of Theology and Religious Studies at Villanova University (Philadelphia). He previously held a teaching post at the John XXIII Foundation for Religious Studies in Bologna (1996-2008), and was founding co-chair (2012-2017) of the Vatican II Studies group at the American Academy of Religion. He is the author ofA Council for the Global Church: Receiving Vatican II in History (2015) and The Liminal Papacy of Pope Francis: Moving Toward Global Catholicity (2020).