May 28, 2019
Dr. John Grabowski, Associate Professor and Director of Moral Theology and Ethics, gave the Presidential Address for the Academy of Catholic Theology conference entitled: "Sexual Difference in the Catholic Tradition: Challenges and Resources." The paper examined recent critiques of "gender ideology" offered by the Church, the ucltural and philosophical roots of this new view of gender, and resources in scripture and the Catholic theology tradition for articulating a positive account of the differences between male and female who together are in the image of God. As Academy President, Dr. Grabowski organized the conference as a whole which dealt with the theme of Sexual Difference in the Catholic Tradition. The conference was held May 21-23 at the Dominican House of Studies.