Mary Catherine Hilkert, OP (Akron) specializes
in contemporary systematic theology with particular interest in theological
anthropology and feminist theology and spirituality. She is Professor of Theology
at Notre Dame University, IN.
She is the author of Naming Grace: Preaching and the Sacramental Imagination
(1997), Speaking with Authority: Catherine of Siena and the Voices
of Women Today (2001), The Praxis of the Reign of God: An Introduction
to the Theology of Edward Schillebeeckx (co-editor, 2002), and numerous
articles on theology, preaching, and spirituality.
Her current research project is a book on theological anthropology titled
Imago Dei, Imago Christi.
Visit DSI's website for an article: Letters
from Dominican Theologians. (PDF) It is also included in a new book published
by Angelicum University Press, 2005 and titled "SUPERARE LE DISTANZE:
LE FIGLIE E I FIGLI DI DOMENICO FANNO TEOLOGIA" (soon to come out in
English as CUTTING THE DISTANCES: DOMINICANS DOING THEOLOGY TOGETHER).
Hilkert was awarded an honorary doctorate from Providence College in 2002
and was the Madeleva lecturer in Spirituality at St. Mary's College in 2001.
She was the first recipient of Washington Theological Union's Sophia
Award for Theological Excellence in Service to Ministry (1997).
She is a Past President of the Catholic Theological Society of America (2005-2006).