Dr. Jeremy Blackwood

Dr. Jeremy W. Blackwood
Ph.D., Religious Studies, Marquette University
M.A., Systematics, Marquette University

Ph.D. dissertation: Love and Bernard Lonergan’s Cognitional-Intentional Anthropology: An Inquiry on the Question of a “Fifth Level of Consciousness”

Special interests:

  • The philosophy and theology of Bernard J. F. Lonergan, SJ
  • Trinitarian theology
  • Theological method
  • Political theology
  • Liberation theology
  • Black Catholic theology

Selected publications:

  • And Hope Does Not Disappoint”: Love, Grace, and Subjectivity in the Work of Bernard J. F. Lonergan, S. J.(Milwaukee: Marquette University, 2017)
  • “Seminary Formation and the New Evangelization: Structure, Systematics, and Spirituality,” Method: Journal of Lonergan Studies (2018)
  • “The Heart of the Mystical Body of Christ: Subjectivity and Solidarity with Poor Women of Color,” Theological Studies (2016)
  • “Trinitarian Love in the Dialectics of History,” Method: Journal of Lonergan Studies (2015)
  • “Eighteen Days in 1968: An Essay on the Maturation of Lonergan’s Intentionality Analysis,” Method: Journal of Lonergan Studies (2014)
  • “Sanctifying Grace, Elevation, and the Fifth Level of Consciousness,” Method: Journal of Lonergan Studies (2013)
  • “Elements of a Methodical Understanding of Eastern Christian Mysticism,” Irish Theological Quarterly (2011)
  • “Lonergan and Rahner on the Natural Desire to See God,” Method: Journal of Lonergan Studies (2010)

 

Book Reviews:

  • Review of Before Truth: Lonergan, Aquinas, and the Problem of Wisdom, by Jeremy D. Wilkins, Journal of Moral Theology 9, no. 2 (2020): 215-216.

Presentations:

  • “Forgiveness and the Law of the Cross,” The 45th Annual Lonergan Workshop (2018)
  • “A Light Reflection on the Fall of Western Civilization,” The 33rd Annual Fallon Memorial Lonergan Symposium(2018)
  • “‘Rebel Scum’ and ‘Baskets of Deplorables’: On not Objectifying and Devaluing Others,” Conference for Collaborative Philosophy, Theology, and Ministry: Expanding a “Not Numerous Center,” Christ the King Seminary, East Aurora, NY (2018)
  • “Love and Subjectivity in Lonergan,” Lonergan Research Institute, Regis College, Toronto (2017)
  • Organizer and participant: ““And Hope Does not Disappoint’: Understanding and Applying the Concept of the Fifth Level of Consciousness,” panel discussion, The 32nd Annual Fallon Memorial Lonergan Symposium (2017)
  • “‘The Catholicity of the Spirit of the Lord’ and the New Evangelization: Understanding the USCCB’s Building Intercultural Competencies for Ministers Program,” at The 43rd Annual Lonergan Workshop (2016)<
  • “Lead Us Not into Scholasticism, but Deliver Us from Deduction: Aquinas, Lonergan, Culture, and the American Catholic Seminary,” at The 31st Annual Fallon Memorial Lonergan Symposium (2016)
  • “The Heart of the Mystical Body of Christ: Subjectivity and Solidarity with Poor Women of Color,” The 42nd Annual Lonergan Workshop (2015)
  • “‘Love Takes Off the Masks’: The Fifth Level of Consciousness and Ferguson, Missouri,” The 30th Annual Fallon Memorial Lonergan Symposium (2015)
  • “The Beauty of Authenticity: Balthasar and Lonergan Standing at the Cross,” with Anne M. Carpenter, St. Mary’s College of California, The 29th Annual Fallon Memorial Lonergan Symposium (2014)
  • “Misbehavin’ in the Not Numerous Center: Karl Rahner’s The Trinity, Theological Method, and Liberation,” Keynote Address, Lonergan on the Edge: A Graduate Student Conference Inspired by the Thought of Bernard J.F. Lonergan, S.J. (2013)
  • “Apocalyptic Inbreaking, the Scale of Values, and Loving Dangerously: Sublating Bernard Lonergan and Johann Metz by a Theo-Politics of Grace and Love,” with David Horstkoetter, Marquette University, The 28th Annual Fallon Memorial Lonergan Symposium (2013)
  • “Response to Robert M. Doran, ‘The Divine Missions and Globalization,’” The Marquette Lonergan Project Colloquium: Doing Systematic Theology in a Multireligious World (2012)
  • “Forensic Science and Bernard Lonergan’s Philosophical Account of Evidence,” The Illinois Division IAI 50th Annual Education Conference (2012)
  • “Oversights and Insight in Forensic Science,” at The 27th Annual Fallon Memorial Lonergan Symposium (2012)
  • “Response to Robert M. Doran, ‘“As the Father Has Sent Me:” The Mission of the Church in a Multireligious World,’” The Marquette Lonergan Project Colloquium: Doing Systematic Theology in a Multireligious World (2011)
  • “Forensic Science and Bernard Lonergan’s Philosophical Account of Evidence,” The International Association For Identification 96th International Education Conference (2011)
  • “Response to Danielle Nussberger, ‘The Spirit of Truth: Receiving and Communicating the Word in Dialogue,’” The Marquette Lonergan Project Colloquium: Doing Systematic Theology in a Multireligious World (2010)
  • “The Four–Point Hypothesis as Relational,” The 25th Annual Fallon Memorial Lonergan Symposium (2010)
  • “Response to Darren Dias, ‘Trinitarian Theology and Religious Diversity,’” The Marquette Lonergan Project Colloquium: Doing Systematic Theology in a Multireligious World (2009)
  • “Sanctifying Grace, Elevation, and the Fifth Level of Consciousness: Further Developments within Lonergan Studies,” The 24th Annual Fallon Memorial Lonergan Symposium (2009)

Contact: (414) 529-6984
jblackwood@shsst.edu