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Rev. Paulinus I. Odozor, CSSpRev. Paulinus I. Odozor, CSSp

Associate Professor of Theology and Africana Studies
(ThD, Toronto School of Theology; STD, Regis College, University of Toronto) 
329 Malloy Hall

Geographic Focus: International

Thematic interests: Moral theology/Christian ethics; contextual theological issues; theology and society; African Christian theology; theology of marriage

Current research: Promoting conversations between the Church and Africa and between Christian ethics and other systems of ethics, both secular and religious

Selected publications:

“The Same-Sex Marriage Debate–Matters Arising,” Concilium 2 (2016)

“Vote of Confidence,” The Tablet (April 11, 2015)

Morality Truly Christian, Truly African: Foundational, Methodological, and Theological Considerations(University of Notre Dame Press, 2014)

“Truly Africa, and Wealthy: What Africa Can Learn from Catholic Social Teaching about Sustainable Economic Prosperity,” in Daniel Finn, ed., The True Wealth of Nations: Catholic Social Thought and Economic Life (Oxford University Press, 2010)

Moral Theology in An Age of Renewal: A Study of the Catholic Tradition since Vatican II (University of Notre Dame Press, 2003)

Sexuality, Marriage, and Family: Readings in the Catholic Tradition (editor, University of Notre Dame Press, 2001)

Africa: Towards Priorities of Mission (edited with Elochukwu Uzukwu, SIST Publications, 2000)

Richard McCormick and the Renewal of Moral Theology (University of Notre Dame Press, 1995)




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