David Tracy

Professor Emeritus in the Divinity School, Social Thought, and the Committee on the Analysis of Ideas and Methods

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1025 E. 58th St.
Chicago, IL 60637

Phone: 773-702-8200
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Professor Emeritus in the Divinity School, Social Thought, and the Committee on the Analysis of Ideas and Methods

David Tracy teaches a wide variety of courses in contemporary theology. He offers classes in philosophical, systematic, and constructive theology and hermeneutics, and courses dealing with issues and persons in religion and modern thought. His publications include The Analogical Imagination: Christian Theology and the Culture of Pluralism and On Naming the Present: Reflections on God, Hermeneutics, and Church. Professor Tracy is currently writing a book on God.

Selected Publications

  • The Achievement of Bernard Lonergan (1970);
  • Blessed Rage for Order: The New Pluralism in Theology (1975);
  • The Analogical Imagination: Christian Theology and the Context of Pluralism (1981);
  • Talking About God, with John Cobb (1983);
  • Theologie—Wohin?, ed. with Hans Kung (1983);
  • A Catholic Vision, with Stephen Happel (1983);
  • A Short History of the Interpretation of the Bible, with Robert M. Grant (1984);
  • Plurality and Ambiguity: Hermeneutics, Religion, and Hope (1987);
  • Religion and the Public Realm (1987);
  • Dialogue with the Other (1990).

Courses Taught

  • Tragedy
  • Augustine
  • Plato: Individual Dialogues
  • Modernity and Post-Modernity: The Debate
  • Emily Dickinson
  • Wallace Stevens