He holds M.A. degrees in philosophy from St. Louis University and the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. He also holds an M.A./S.T.L. and Ph.D./S.T.D. from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. His special interests include: systematic/fundamental theology, continental philosophy, philosophical and theological ethics, philosophy of religion, hermeneutics.
Courses taught at Carroll: Theological Foundations, History of Christian Thought, Perspectives in Philosophy, Ethics, The God Question, Church and Worship
Courses taught elsewhere: Ethics, Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of Human Nature, God and Philsophy (TH)-Sacraments, Catholic Beliefs, Moral Theology
Dr. Fuller earned his Ph.D. at Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, Calif., where he concentrated on blending biblical studies with film studies. His B.A. is in Mass Media Communications from UCLA and his M.A. is in Biblical Studies from the Graduation Theological Union.
From 1995 until his hiring at Carroll, Dr. Fuller taught at Saint Mary's College of California near San Francisco. He also served as a campus minister at Saint Mary's College of California from 1994 until his hiring at Carroll.
Courses taught at Carroll: Theological Foundations, Introduction to the Old Testament, Introduction to the New Testament, Wealth and Poverty in the Bible, The Letters and Theology of Paul, Theology and Film, American Cinema and the Catholic Imagination, Comparative Religion, The Gospel according to Harry Potter, Catholic Social Teaching, and Judeo-Christian Medieval Thought (as part of the Honors Scholars Program).
Dr. Fuller is also the Hunthausen Professor of Peace and Justice and the Director of the Honors Scholars Program at Carroll College. As the Hunthausen Professor of Peace and Justice he writes a blog for the Hunthausen Center for Peace and Justice.
Outside of work, Dr. Fuller's main hobby is time with his family and photography. You can view some of his photography here.
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Following an early career in the business world, Dr. Matz earned a Th.M. in Historical Theology from Dallas Seminary, a Ph.D. in Historical Theology/Early Christianity from Saint Louis University, and a Ph.D. and S.T.D. in social ethics from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.
His special interests include: history of Christianity and social ethics.
Courses taught at Carroll: Theological Foundations; Wealth and Poverty; History of Christian Thought; Church and Worship; Women Mystics; Eastern Christian Traditions; Reformation and Protestant Theology; special topic courses both in history of Christianity and in ethics.
Dr. Beth Haile earned her Ph.D. from Boston College in Theological Ethics. Her dissertation focused on carving out a niche for moral theologians to address body image problems and eating disorders like anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. Her interests include fundamental moral theology, bioethics, moral psychology, social ethics, and science and theology.
Classes taught at Carroll: Theological Foundations, Healthcare Ethics, Moral Theology
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Scott Haile holds an M.Div., M.A. (in Christian Education), and Th.M. (in New Testament) from Princeton Theological Seminary. At present he is a Ph.D. candidate in New Testament at Boston College, and is writing his dissertation on the theme of the messianic banquet in the New Testament and Second Temple Jewish literature.