Prof. Susan A. RossProfessor of Christian Ethics

    Research Profile

    Feminist Theology; Theological Anthropology; Feminist Ethics

    Teaching Profile

    Reformation and Modern Christian Thought

    The Historical Development of Roman Catholic Theology

    Phenomenology of Religion

    Theological Anthropology

    The Sacramental Life of the Church

    Feminist Issues in Theology and Ethics

    Intellectual and Institutional Foundations of Women’s Studies, etc.

    Selected Publications

    For the Beauty of the Earth: Women, Sacramentality, and Justice. New York: Paulist Press, 2006.

    Extravagant Affections: A Feminist Sacramental Theology. New York: Continuum, 1998; paperback edition, 2001.

    Susan Ross and Maureen A. Tilley, eds., Broken and Whole: Essays on Religion and the Body. Washington, DC: University Press of America, 1995.

    Susan Ross, H. Haker and M.-T. Wacker, eds., Women’s Voices in World Religions. Concilium (2006).

    ed., Marriage: Sacrament or Civil Union? Liturgy 20 (2005).

    Bread and Roses: Women, Beauty, and Justice (forthcoming).

    “Christian Anthropology and Gender Essentialism: Classicism and Historical-Mindedness,” Concilium (1/2006), 43-50.

    “Women, Beauty, and Justice: Moving Beyond von Balthasar,” Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics 25 (2005), 79-98.

    “Feminist Theology and Sacramental Theology: Old and New Challenges,” in: G. Rowell/C. Hall (ed.), The Gestures of God: Essays in Sacrament and Sacramentality. New York/London: Continuum, 2004, 109-25.

    “The Complexities and Ambiguities of the ‘Prophetic Dimension’: A Response” in M. O’Brien Steinfels (ed.), American Catholics, American Culture: Tradition & Resistance. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2004, 43-48.



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