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CHICAGO STUDIES is a theological journal for those serving in parish ministry.

While sacrificing nothing in scholarship or scope, CHICAGO STUDIES is always written with the parish minister in mind. From its inception, CHICAGO STUDIES has had this singular goal to provide high quality continuing theological development for parish ministers.

At CHICAGO STUDIES our goal is to provide a venue to bring some of the best thinking about theology to priests, deacons, directors of religious education, pastoral associates, chaplains, educators, and thoughtful Christians in search of ongoing intellectual formation that will positively affect their ministry and faith life.


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Mea Culpa!

Due to an error the most recent issue of Chicago Studies (mailed in January 2016) was labeled as Volume 55 Issue 1.  It was really Volume 54 Issue 3.  Our apologies for the confusion.  There will be three more issues mailed during 2016.

What themes have previous issues of Chicago Studies covered?

  • Shared responsibility in the local Church
  • Future forms of ministry
  • The pastoral guide to canon law
  • The need for salvation
  • St. Paul, pastor and theologian
  • Religion in the marketplace
  • The “M” word: money, mission, ministry
  • Teaching a parish to pray
  • Ethics and genetics
  • Mark: Gospel for today
  • Spirituality in the religions of the world
  • The mission of the laity on the world
  • The Catholic parish: pastoral and theological perspectives
  • Liturgy, justice and social responsibility

Who has written for Chicago Studies?

  • Jean Danielou
  • Yves Congar
  • George Weigel
  • Avery Dulles
  • Ladislas Orsy
  • Stanley Hauerwas
  • Martin Marty
  • Hans Urs von Balthasar
  • David N. Power
  • Susan Muto
  • Thomas P. Rausch
  • Kevin Irwin
  • Robert Barron
  • Sara Butler
  • N.T. Wright

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