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WILLIAM C. SPOHN Director, Bannan Center for Jesuit Education Augustin Cardinal Bea SJ Distinguished Professor of Theological Ethics Department of Religious Studies Santa Clara University Santa Clara, CA 95053 (408) 554-2390 Personal Data: Date of Birth: June 7, 1944 Place of Birth: Washington, District of Columbia 1. Education: S.T.L. Ph.D. M.Div. M.A. B.A.

Jesuit School of Theology, Berkeley, 1981 University of Chicago Divinity School, 1978 Jesuit School of Theology, Berkeley, 1974 Committee on Analysis of Ideas and Study of Methods, University of Chicago, 1969 Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington, 1968, Summa cum laude Major: Philosophy; minor: classics

Titles of Theses and Dissertations PhD Dissertation: Religion and Morality in the Thought of Jonathan Edwards Director: James M. Gustafson M.A. Thesis: "Thought and Action in John Dewey and Wang Yang Ming," Director: Charles Wegener Academic Honors *Presidential Professor of Ethics and the Common Good. Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, Santa University, 1996-98 *John Nobili, S.J. University Professor, Santa Clara University, 1992-1996 Louis Bannan SJ Visiting Professor, Santa Clara University, 1982-83 University Fellow, University of Chicago, 1977-78 Comprehensive Examinations with Distinction, 1977 Divinity School Fellow, University of Chicago, 1976-77

*Signifies event, publication, etc. since appointment as tenured associate professor, Santa Clara University, 1992.

Professional Grants: *Grant to Santa Clara University from Lilly Endowment for Theological Reflection On Vocation, 2003*Grant from Bannan Institute for Jesuit Education, Santa Clara University, 1998-99 *Grant from Leaders for a Just World, funded by the James Irvine Foundation, for "Virtues and Practices in Christian Ethics," Santa Clara University, December, 1997-June, 1998 Grant for Theological Scholarship and Research, Association of Theological Schools, 1990-91 Visiting Fellow Grant, Woodstock Theological Center, Georgetown University, 1990-91 Newhall Faculty Research Grant, GTU, 1989-1990 Graduate Theological Union Faculty Research Grant, 1987-88, 1988-89

2. Teaching Experience: *Professor of Theological Ethics, 1999*Director, Bannan Center for Jesuit Education. Santa Clara University, 1998*Presidential Professor of Ethics and the Common Good, Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, Santa Clara University, 1996-8 *Visiting Professor, Religious Studies Department, Stanford University, Spring, 1996 (part-time) *John Nobili, S.J., University Professor, Associate Professor in Religious Studies Department, Santa Clara, University, 1992-96 Tenured Associate Professor of Theological Ethics, Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley, 1986-92 Bannan Visiting Professor in Christian Values, Santa Clara University, 1982-83 Assistant Professor of Theological Ethics, Jesuit School of Theology, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA, 1979-1986 Instructor in Philosophy, University of San Francisco, 1969-71.

3 3. Scholarly Work

Books *Go and Do Likewise: Jesus and Ethics (New York: Continuum Publishing Co., 1999) *What Are They Saying About Scripture and Ethics? (New York: Paulist Press, 1995) Revised and expanded second edition What Are They Saying About Scripture and Ethics? (New York: Paulist Press, 1984). Excerpt reprinted in Introduction to Christian Ethics: A Reader, Ronald P. Hamel and Kenneth R. Himes, OFM, eds., (New York: Paulist Press, 1989), 313-21. Monograph *"What Does Jesus Have to Do with Ethics?" Fourth Annual Jesuit Lecture on the Humanities, Marquette University, Milwaukee (published as a fascicle by Marquette University Center for Ethics Studies, January 1994) Chapters in Books *ADeveloping Moral Conscience in Jesuit Higher [email protected] in Jesuit Education 21: Conference Proceedings on the Future of Jesuit Higher Education, Martin R. Tripole, S.J. ed. (Philadelphia: St. Joseph=s University Press, 2000), 389-404. *"Finding God in All Things: Jonathan Edwards and Ignatius Loyola," in Finding God in All Things: Essays in Honor of Michael J. Buckley, S.J. Michael J. Himes and Stephen J. Pope, eds. (New York: Crossroad Press, 1996), 244-261. *"Knowledge of God and Knowledge of Self: An American Empiricist Approach" with Thomas A. Byrnes, in Christian Ethics: Problems and Prospects (Collection of Essays Honoring James M. Gustafson) James Childress and Lisa Sowle Cahill, eds. (Cleveland: Pilgrim Press, 1996), 119-133. *"Morality on the Way of Discipleship: The Use of Scripture in Veritatis [email protected] in Veritatis Splendor: American Responses, Michael E. Allsopp and John J. O'Keefe, eds. (Kansas City, MO: Sheed and Ward, 1995), 83-105. *"Between Church and Academy: The Dilemma of American

4 Catholic Theology" in Religious Studies, Theological Studies and the University-Divinity School, Joseph M. Kitagawa, ed. (Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1992), 151-170.

5 "Pragmatism and the Glory of God: An American Interpretation of Ignatian Moral Discernment," in The Labor of God: An Ignatian View of Church and Culture, William J. O'Brien, ed. (Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 1991), 23-44. "The Moral Vision of the Catechism" in The Universal Catechism Reader: Reflections and Responses, Thomas J. Reese, S.J. ed. (San Francisco: Harper Collins, 1990), 137-151 "Nuclear Deterrence Under Strict Moral Conditions: A Roman Catholic Perspective," in War No More: Options in Nuclear Ethics, James W. Walter, ed. (Minneapolis, Fortress Press, 1989), 33-57 Dictionary Entries *"The Use of Scripture in Ethics" in The Dictionary of Catholic Social Thought, Judith Dwyer, ed. (Collegeville, Minn.: Michael Glazier/Liturgical Press, 1994), 861-874. "Discernment" in James F. Childress and John Macquarrie eds., The Westminster Dictionary of Christian Ethics (Philadelphia: The Westminster Press, 1986), 158. Journal Articles *Spirituality and Its Discontents: Practices in Jonathan Edwards=s Charity and Its Fruits,@ Journal of Religious Ethics Vol 31, No. 2 (2003): 253-276. *@Spiritual Practices: The True Test of Spirituality,@ Dialog: A Journal of Theology Vol. 40, No. 4 (2001), 277-83. *@The Need for Roots and Wings: Spirituality and Christian Ethics,@ Theology Digest Vol.47, No. 4 (2000): 327340. *@Conscience and Moral Development,@ Theological Studies Vol. 61, No. 1 (2000): 122-138. *"Rights of Passage: The Ethics of Immigration and Refugee Policy," with William R. O'Neill, S.J. Theological Studies Vol. 59, No. 1 (1998): 84-106. *"Spirituality and Ethics: Exploring the Connections," Theological Studies Vol. 58, No. 1 (1997): 109-123 *"Jesus and Christian Ethics" Theological Studies Vol. 54, No. 1 (1995): 92-107. *"Jesus and Ethics" Proceedings of the Catholic Theological Society of America Vol. 49 (1994): 4057. *"William James on Religious Experience: An Elitist

6 Account?" American Journal of Theology & Philosophy Vol. , No. 1 (1994): 27-41.

7 *"The Magisterium and Morality," Theological Studies Vol. 54 No. 1 (1993): 95-111. Reprinted as "Commentarios sobre teologia moral: magisterio y moralidad" in Selecciones de Teologia(Barcelona) Vol. 32, No. 128, (1993): 349355. "The Recovery of Virtue Ethics," Theological Studies Vol. 53 No. 1 (1992): 60-75. "Passions and Principles," Theological Studies Vol. 52 No. 1 (1991): 69-87. "Professional Resources: Teaching Ethics in an American Vernacular" The Annual, Society of Christian Ethics 1990, co-edited with Thomas A. Byrnes; "Teaching Scripture and Ethics" Ibid. "Parable and Narrative in Christian Ethics," Theological Studies Vol. 51, No. 1 (1990): 100-14. "Discerning the Political Imagination," New Theology Review Vol. 3 No. 1 (1988): "The Moral Dimensions of AIDS," Theological Studies Vol 48, No. 1 (1988): 89-109. "Richard A. McCormick: Tradition in Transition," Religious Studies Review Vol. 13 No. 1 (1987): 3942. "Notes on Moral Theology: 1986, Virtue and American Culture," Theological Studies Vol. 48. No. 1 (1986): 123-135. "Notes on Moral Theology: 1985, The Use of Scripture in Moral Theology," Theological Studies Vol. 47 No.1 (1985): 88-102. Excerpted and reprinted in David K. Clark and Robert V. Rakestraw, eds., Readings in Christian Ethics: VolumI, Theory and Method (Minneapolis: Baker Book House, 1994) "Jesuits and Peacemaking: A Symposium" Studies in the Spirituality of Jesuits with John A. Coleman, S.J., Thomas E. Clarke, S.J., Peter J. Henriot, S.J. Vol. XVII No. 4, (1985) "St. Paul on Apostolic Celibacy and the Body of Christ," Studies in the Spirituality of Jesuits Vol. XVII No. 1, (1985) "Union and Consent with the Great Whole: Jonathan Edwards on True Virtue" The Annual of the Society of Christian Ethics 1985 "The Reasoning Heart: An American Approach to Christian Discernment," Theological Studies Vol 44, No. 1 (1983) 30-52.

8 Reprinted in The Reasoning Heart: Toward a North American Theology Frank Oppenheim, S.J., ed. (Washington D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 1986), 49-73.

9 Reprinted in Introduction to Christian Ethics: A Reader, Ronald P. Hamel and Kenneth R. Himes, OFM, eds., (New York: Paulist Press, 1989), 563-582 "Sovereign Beauty: Jonathan Edwards and the Nature of True Virtue," Theological Studies, Vol. 42, No. 3 (1981): 394-421 "Charismatic Discernment in Community," The Way,(Autumn, 1973): 38-54. Papers at Professional Conventions: *@The Duty to Forgive: The Test Case of Osama bin Laden,@ Chicago Writers= Group, Society of Christian Ethics, Vancouver, January 2002 *@Character Ethics and Narrative Character,@ response to Character Ethics and Biblical Interpretation Section, Society for Biblical Literature, Denver, November, 2001 *@The Transmission of Catholic Social Teaching in American Catholic Higher Education,@ Religion in the Public Square Project, funded by Pew Charitable Trust, Notre Dame, June, 2001 available at *ABeyond Revisionism: The Question of Moral [email protected] panel Catholic Theological Society of America, June, 2000 *AStrangers in a Strange Land: Theological Responses to Migrants and Refugees,@ panel at Catholic Theological Society of America, Miami, 1999 *ASpirituality and the Pro[email protected] at Ethics and the Professions Interest Group, Society of Christian Ethics, San Francisco, January, 1999 *"Crossing Boundaries: Ethical Dimensions of Immigration and Refugee Policies" at Third International Conference on Philosophical Theology, Bad Bol, Germany, July, 1998. *"Spiritual Practice and Religious Emotions," at Conference on Christianity and Literature, Santa Clara University, May, 1998 *"An Adequate Naturalism? H. Richard Niebuhr's Response to John Dewey" at American Pragmatism Group of American Academy of Religion, San Francisco, November, 1997 *"The Politics of Exclusion and Participation: Ethics and the Eucharist," Catholic Theological Society of America, Minneapolis, June, 1997 *"Will Spirituality Take the Place of Ethics?" at Society of Christian Ethics, Cincinnati, January, 1997

10 *"Scripture and Ethics in the Twentieth Century": Response to Jeffrey Siker's Scripture and Ethics: Twentieth Century Portraits on panel with Rosemary Radford Reuther, Stanley Hauerwas, David Kelsey, and Steven Fowl at History of Interpretations Group, Society of Biblical Literature, New Orleans, November, 1996 *"Response to `Towards a Theology of the Imagination,' by Professor Alex Garcia-Rivera, Catholic Theological Society of America, San Diego, June, 1996 *"Spirituality and Ethics," at Pacific Coast Theological Society, Berkeley, April, 1996 *"George Herbert Mead's Thin Theory of the Self," at American Pragmatism Group of the American Academy of Religion, Philadelphia, November, 1995 *"A Response to Richard Rorty from an American Theological Perspective," with Thomas A. Byrnes, Highlands Institute of American Religious Thought, Highlands, North Carolina, June, 1995 *"The Appeal to Scripture in John Paul II's Veritatis Splendor" on panel with Jean Porter and John L. Boyle, Society of Christian Ethics, Crystal City, Virginia, January, 1995. *"H. Richard Niebhur and American Ethics: Experiential Naturalism and Augustinian Piety," Pacific Coast Theological Society, Berkeley, April, 1994 *"Jesus and Ethics," Plenary Address to Catholic Theological Society of America, Baltimore, June 1994 *"Response to `Fair Shares: The Ethics of the Human Genome Project' by Karen Lebacqz," Pacific Coast Theological Society, Berkeley, November, 1994 *"American Ethics: "The Interaction Between Augustinian Piety and Experiential Naturalism," Second International Conference on Philosophical Theology, University of St. Andrews, Scotland, August, 1993 *"William James on Religious Experience: An Elitist Account?" American Academy of Religion Midwest Region, Terre Haute, 1992 "The Influence of Belief in Afterlife on Decisions About Termination of Life" presented at American Academy of Religion Convention, San Francisco, November, 1992 "Nicholas Lash vs. William James on Religious Experience," Catholic Theological Society of America, Pittsburgh, June, 1992

11 "An American Ethics," Catholic Theological Society of America, St. Louis, 1989. "Scripture and Natural Law: Incommensurate Languages?" Catholic Theological Society of America, Boston, 1987. "William James's Ethics of the Fitting," Society of Christian Ethics, South Bend, 1987 "Jonathan Edwards, William James, H. Richard Niebuhr, and the American Theological Tradition," Catholic Theological Society of America, Chicago, 1986. "Response to `The Ethics of the Septuagint Book of Proverbs'," Society of Biblical Literature, Anaheim, 1985. "Empirical Methods in Jonathan Edwards and H. Richard Niebuhr" with Thomas Byrnes, Society of Christian Ethics, Atlanta, 1985. "Religion and Morality in Jonathan Edwards and Karl Rahner," American Academy of Religion, New Orleans, 1978. Memberships: Pacific Coast Theological Society, 1991Highlands Institute of American Religious Thought, 1992Society of Christian Ethics, 1979Co-founder and convenor of Interest Group in "American Theological Ethics" at Society of Christian Ethics annual conventions, 1983-1996 Catholic Theological Society of America, 1978Nominations Committee: 1990-93, Chair of Nominations Committee, 1993 American Academy of Religion, 1978Society of Biblical Literature, 1996-

Offices held: *Board of Directors, Highlands Institute for American Religious Thought, 1996-2000 *Program Chair, Pacific Coast Theological Society, 19962001 *Board of Directors, Society of Christian Ethics, 1990-94 Chair of Nominations Committee, 1990, 1992 *Board of Directors, Theological Studies 1990-95


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