Associate Professor, Systematic Theology
Room 304; ext. 262
Prof. Dadosky received his S.T.L. from Regis College (1999), Ph.D. from the University of St. Michael’s College (2001); S.T.D. from Regis College (2004). He joined the faculty in July 2001 and teaches systematic theology and philosophy.
- The Structure of Religious Knowing: Encountering the Sacred in Though of Eliade and Lonergan. Albany, NY: SUNY Press 2004.
- Meaning and History in Systematic Theology: Essays in Honor of Robert M. Doran, S. J. Milwaukee, WI: Marquette University Press, 2009.
- Mission, Inculturation, and Contextual Theology: Essays in Honour of Carl Starkloff, S.J. Special edition of the Toronto Journal of Theology 21/1 (Spring 2005).
- "Lonergan on Wisdom," Irish Theological Quarterly 79/1 (2014), forthcoming.
- “Ecclesia de Trinitate: Ecclesial Foundations from Above,” 94/1049 New Blackfriars, (January, 2013): 64-78.
- “Desire, Bias and Love: Revisiting Lonergan’s Philosophical Anthropology,” Irish Theological Quarterly, 77/3 (2012): 244-64
- “Who/What is/are the Church(es)?” Heythrop Journal 52/5 (2011): 785-801.
- “Is There a Fourth Stage of Meaning?” Heythrop Journal, 51/5 (2010): 768–780.
- “‘Naming the Demon’: The ‘Structure’ of Evil in Lonergan and Girard.”Irish Theological Quarterly. 2010 75/4 (November).
- “Sacred Symbols as Explanatory: Geertz, Eliade and Lonergan,” Fu Jen International Religious Studies 4/1 (July, 2010).
- “Methodological Presuppositions for Engaging the Other in a Post-Vatican II Church: Contributions from Ignatius and Lonergan.” Journal of Inter-Religious Dialogue (March, 2010): 9-24.
- “Circumdata Varietate. The Multiple Dimensions of the Church: Towards an Explanatory Account.” New Blackfriars. 91/1033 (May, 2010): 267-285.
- “Merton’s Dialogue with Zen: Pioneering or Passé?” Fu Jen International Religious Studies, Vol. 2 No. 1 (N. Summer 2008), 53-75.
- “Towards a Fundamental RE-Interpretation of Vatican II.” Heythrop Journal, 49 (September, 2008): 742-763
- “The Official Church and the Church of Love in Balthasar’s Reading of John: An Exploration in Post-Vatican II Ecclesiology.” Studia Canonica, 41 (2007): 453-471
- “Sacralization, Secularization, and Religious Fundamentalism.” Studies in Religious/Sciences Religieuses, 36.3-4 (Fall, 2007): 513-529.
- “Walking in the Beauty of the Spirit: A Phenomenological and Theological Case Study of a Navajo Blessingway Ceremony.” Mission: Journal of Mission Studies/Revue des sciences de la mission, VI/2 (Fall 1999).
- “The Dialectic of Religious Identity: Lonergan and Balthasar.” Theological Studies 60/1 (March 1999): 31-52.
Areas of Enthusiasm
- Ecclesiology and Mission
- Buddhist-Christian Dialogue
- Philosophical Theology
- Religious identity in a pluralistic context (i.e. Fundamentalism).
- Interfaith Dialogue—World Religions
- The relationship between theology and religious studies
- Philosophical foundations for interdisciplinary studies
- Lonergan Studies
- Religion and Culture
- Theology of Beauty (Beauty as a transcendental notion)
- Shamanism and Indigenous Healing Methods
- Thomas Merton
Faith and Culture; Ecclesiology; Eschatology; Lonergan's Insight, Lonergan's Method in Theology, Lonergan's Trinity; Philosophy and Theology of Beauty; Salvation and Nirvana: Comparitive Themes in Christian-Buddhist Dialogue.
Noteworthy & Regis Connections