Eric Hall, PhD

Associate Professor - Theology | Theology
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Eric E. Hall, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Theology and Philosophy and Hunthausen Professor of Peace and Justice at Carroll College. He 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 theological hermeneutics, philosophy of truth, and relationship between Trinity and Christology. He has published on the possibility of post-metaphysical theology(link is external); he has published a reworking of his dissertation with Mohr Siebeck in 2015 entitled The Paradox of Authenticity(link is external); and has finished a popular book on philosophy of religion with Fortress Press in conjunction with called The Homebrewed Christianity Guide to God: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about the Almighty(link is external). Eric is also directing two generous grants: The St. Kateri Institute for Integrative Learning, funded by the Lilly Endowment, and Vision and Call grant, funded by the Murdock Trust.