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Dennis Doyle



College of Arts and Sciences: Religious Studies


Email: Dennis Doyle
Phone: 937-229-4219
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Dennis Doyle received his doctorate in religious studies from the Catholic University of America. He has taught at the University of Dayton for thirty-two years. In recent years he has been a guest professor at the University of Augsburg and the University of Regensburg. 

Faculty Perspective

"As a Catholic theologian, I am committed to putting reason in the service of faith."

Research Interests

  • Catholic theology, Catholic Church
  • Catholic Social Teaching
  • Ecumenism
  • Lonergan Studies

Selected Publications

The Church Emerging from Vatican II, revised and updated. Twenty-Third, 2002.

Communion Ecclesiology: Vision and Versions. Orbits, 2000.

What Is Christianity? A Dynamic Approach. Paulist, 2016.