Theology for Teachers
Teaching the Gospels
First-century Palestine is not twenty-first-century Cleveland. What are scholars saying about the world of Jesus? And why should this matter to high school students?
Young people hear a lot about Confirmation and Eucharist, but what about Baptism? What is the theology of the Rites of Initiation? And why should this matter to high school students?
Living a moral life is hard, working for social justice is even harder. How are these two related? And why should this matter to high school students?
Sr. Lisa Marie Belz (Gospels) is an Ursuline Sister of Cleveland. She teaches scripture, spirituality and theology courses for the Religious Studies Department and the Graduate Ministry Program at Ursuline College.
Dr. Ed Hahnenberg (Sacraments) is the Breen Chair in Catholic Theology at John Carroll University and the author of Theology for Ministry, among other titles.
Fr. Damian Ference (Morality) is a priest of the Diocese of Cleveland, and Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Borromeo Seminary, where he serves as Director of Human Formation.