David Tracy

Faculty Andrew Thomas Greeley and Grace McNichols Greeley Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Catholic Studies and Professor of Theology and the Philosophy of Religions; also in the Committee on Social Thought

STL, STD (Gregorian University)

David Tracy is the Andrew Thomas Greeley and Grace McNichols Greeley Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Catholic Studies and professor of theology and the philosophy of religions at the University of Chicago, where he also served on the Committee on Social Thought. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Professor Tracy has taught a wide variety of courses in contemporary theology and has offered classes in philosophical, systematic, and constructive theology and hermeneutics, as well as courses dealing with issues and persons in religion and modern thought. He is the author of many influential essays and ten books, including The Analogical Imagination: Christian Theology and the Culture of Pluralism; On Naming the Present: God, Hermeneutics, and Church; Plurality and AmbiguityBlessed Rage for Order; and, most recently, two volumes of selected essays, Fragments: The Existential Situation of Our Time and Filaments: Theological Profiles. He is currently working on a book about God.