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
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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
Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Theology
Eric earned his M.A. in philosophy at Loyola Marymount University, focusing on Hegel and Lonergan studies. He earned his Ph.D. from Claremont Graduate University in Philosophy of Religion and Theology, writing his dissertation on contemporary interpretations of authenticity, which he researched in part at the University of Zürich. His current research concerns itself with hermeneutics and the interrelation between modern Japanese philosophy and 20th century philosophy and theology. He is also currently publishing a book exploring the meaning (or possible lack thereof) of post-metaphyscial theology.
Away from the classroom, Eric enjoys hiking, boxing, and shooting the breeze with friends, family, and anyone who’ll listen.
Courses taught: Ethics, Philosophical Perspectives, Theological Foundations, Oriental Philosophy, Comparative Religion.
Dr. Christopher Fuller
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.
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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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 at Boston College.
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