Professor of Theology & Religious Studies
Ph.D., M.A., University of St. Michael's College Toronto; B.A., Emmanuel College
Office hours: Wednesday 3:00-4:00 p.m.; Thursday 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Other times by appointment
Office: Administration Building, Room 463
Phone: (617) 264-7754
Dr. Hines regularly teaches courses in Catholic theology and women and religion.
Her research interests include contemporary theologies of the church, Vatican Council II, feminist theologies, theology of Mary and ecumenism.
- THEO 1103 Introduction to Cathoic Theology
- THEO 2208 Global Christianity
- THEO 2217 Women in the World Religions
- THEO 2219 Women in Christian Traditions
- THEO 2207 Church: Ssacramental Community for Justice
- THEO 3143 Vatican Council II: Tradition and Transition
For ten years she was an appointee of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops to the Anglican Roman Catholic Consultation in the United States, one of the bilateral ecumenical consultations initiated after Vatican II. A member of a number of professional societies, Dr. Hines is particularly active in the Catholic Theological Society of America in which she has held office and frequently presents papers. She is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Woburn Public Library.
Monsignor John Portman Chair in Roman Catholic Systematic Theology, University of San Diego, spring semester, 2006.
Doctor of Laws, honoris causa. Trinity College, Washington, DC.
Selected for participation in the Rhodes Regional Consultation on the Future of the Church-Related College (1998-1999) (A Lilly funded project)
Awarded an Institutional Renewal Grant by the Rhodes Consultation to initiate a Catholic Studies Program at Emmanuel College, Spring, 2000.
- The Cambridge Companion to Karl Rahner. Co-editor with Declan Marmion. Cambridge University Press, 2005.
- O Que Aconteceu Com Maria. Trans. Maria Stela Gonçalves. São Paulo, Brasil: Edições Loyola, 2005. (Translation of Whatever Happened to Mary.)
- What Ever Happened to Mary? Notre Dame IN: Ave Maria Press, 2001.
- The Transformation of Dogma: An Introduction to Karl Rahner on Doctrine. New York: Paulist Press, 1989.
Recent Articles and Chapters in Books:
- "Marie Augusta Neal, SND de Namur: Passionate Voice for Justice." In Reclaiming Catholicism: Treasures Old and New." Ed. Thomas H. Groome and Michael J. Daley. Maryknoll NY: Orbis Books, 2010.
- "Voice of the Faithful Survey; an Ecclesiological Reflection." In Voices of the Faithful: Loyal Catholics Speaking Out. Ed. William V. D'Antonio and Anthony J. Pogorelc. New York: Crossroad, 2007.
- "Preaching the Assumption." Preach. July/August 2006: 16-20.
- "The Church is Faithful." In The Many Marks of the Church. Ed. William Madges and Michael J. Daley. New London, CT: Twenty-Third Publications, 2006. 128-31.
- “Mary at the Millennium: Recent Developments in Marian Studies.” In Carmel and Mary: Theology and History of a Devotion. Edited by John F. Welch, O. Carm. 1-21. Washington, D.C.: The Carmelite Institute, 2002.
- "Ministry: Leadership in the Community of Jesus Christ.” In The Praxis of the Reign of God: An Introduction to the Theology of Edward Schillebeeckx, 2nd ed. Edited by Mary Catherine Hilkert and Robert J. Schreiter, 149-166. New York: Fordham University Press, 2002.
- "She's Back! Themes in Recent Writing on Mary." New Theology Review 14 (2001): 84- 87.
- "Ecclesiology for a Public Church: the United States Context," Catholic Theological Society of America Proceedings 55 (2000): 23-46.
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