Official Title: Dean of Faculty of Religious Studies | Professor Librarian | Assistant Professor

Faculty: Faculty of Religious Studies

Email: stephen.morgan@usj.edu.mo


Short Bio

Books                       

A Monk at the Council: the Conciliar letters and diaries of Abbot Christopher Butler, (Downside Abbey Press, forthcoming 2020)

The search for continuity in the face of change: John Henry Newman and the Hermeneutic of Reform in Continuity, (Gracewing, forthcoming 2019)

Book Chapters

'John Henry Newman and the New Evangelisation', in Kim and Grogan, (eds.), The New Evangelization: Faith, People, Context and Practice, (T&T Clark, 2015)

‘The State and the Christian Voluntary Sector’, in Chappell and Davis, (eds.), Catholic Social Conscience, (Gracewing, 2011)

                                                                         

Articles                    

English Catholic reactions to the publication John Lingard's History of England’, in Downside Review, forthcoming 2019

‘Butler and Ecumenism as a theological category in the implementation of Vatican II’, in Downside Review, May 2016

'John Henry Newman and the key to the New Evangelisation', in The Oscottian, 2015

‘Cracks in the Edifice: Recent Challenges to the Received History of Vatican II’, in Downside Review, January 2015           

‘The Oxford Origins of John Henry Newman’s Educational Thought in “Idea of a University”’, in Newman Studies Journal, Spring 2012.

'An uncomfortable vista: Newman’s reaction to Wiseman’s article on the Donatist Heresy’, in Vigilia, 2010.

Book Reviews        

Mezzaros, The Prophetic Church: History and Doctrinal Development in John Henry Newman and Yves Congar, (OUP, 2016), in Irish Theological Quarterly, Winter 2017

Marchetto, The Second Vatican Ecumenical Council: A Counterpoint for the History of the Council, (Scranton UP, 2010), in Nova et Vetera, vol.15:1, 2017

Aquino and King, (eds.), Receptions of Newman, (OUP, 2015), in Journal of Anglican Studies, November 2016

Papers                      

'John Henry Newman and the challenge of Liberalism in Religion', in the series Saints and fight against heresy, Guardian Angels, Mile End Road, London, May 2018

‘How Wiseman caught Newman’, the Wiseman Society Lecture 2017, at the Venerable English College, Rome

‘How the Bologna School stole the Council: Vatican II and a historiographical coup’, a lecture given at the Evangelium Conference, The Oratory School, Reading, August 2016

‘The Church is One: Has the Church changed her teaching about herself’, a paper given to the Fifty Years of Ecumenism clergy conference of the Archdiocese of Southwark, London, May 2016

'Newman, Pusey and Ecumenism', a lecture to the Clergy Plenary Meeting of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham, London, October 2015

‘Butler and Ecumenism as a theological category in the implementation of Vatican II’, a paper given to the Vatican II –Remembering the Future: Ecumenical, Interfaith and Secular Perspectives Conference of the American Academy of Religion, Ecclesiological Investigations Group, Georgetown University, DC, May 2015

'Talking Past One Another: the correspondence between Manning and Newman', a paper given at the The Abbé Chapeau and the Manning Papers Conference of the Archdiocese of Westminster, London, May 2015

‘Cracks in the Edifice: Recent Challenges to the Received History of Vatican II’, a paper to the Summer Conference of the Ecclesiastical History Society, Oxford, August 2011.

Publications

Books                       

A Monk at the Council: the Conciliar letters and diaries of Abbot Christopher Butler, (Downside Abbey Press, forthcoming 2020)

The search for continuity in the face of change: John Henry Newman and the Hermeneutic of Reform in Continuity, (Gracewing, forthcoming 2019)

Book Chapters

'John Henry Newman and the New Evangelisation', in Kim and Grogan, (eds.), The New Evangelization: Faith, People, Context and Practice, (T&T Clark, 2015)

‘The State and the Christian Voluntary Sector’, in Chappell and Davis, (eds.), Catholic Social Conscience, (Gracewing, 2011)

                                                                         

Articles                    

English Catholic reactions to the publication John Lingard's History of England’, in Downside Review, forthcoming 2019

‘Butler and Ecumenism as a theological category in the implementation of Vatican II’, in Downside Review, May 2016

'John Henry Newman and the key to the New Evangelisation', in The Oscottian, 2015

‘Cracks in the Edifice: Recent Challenges to the Received History of Vatican II’, in Downside Review, January 2015           

‘The Oxford Origins of John Henry Newman’s Educational Thought in “Idea of a University”’, in Newman Studies Journal, Spring 2012.

'An uncomfortable vista: Newman’s reaction to Wiseman’s article on the Donatist Heresy’, in Vigilia, 2010.

Book Reviews        

Mezzaros, The Prophetic Church: History and Doctrinal Development in John Henry Newman and Yves Congar, (OUP, 2016), in Irish Theological Quarterly, Winter 2017

Marchetto, The Second Vatican Ecumenical Council: A Counterpoint for the History of the Council, (Scranton UP, 2010), in Nova et Vetera, vol.15:1, 2017

Aquino and King, (eds.), Receptions of Newman, (OUP, 2015), in Journal of Anglican Studies, November 2016

Papers                      

'John Henry Newman and the challenge of Liberalism in Religion', in the series Saints and fight against heresy, Guardian Angels, Mile End Road, London, May 2018

‘How Wiseman caught Newman’, the Wiseman Society Lecture 2017, at the Venerable English College, Rome

‘How the Bologna School stole the Council: Vatican II and a historiographical coup’, a lecture given at the Evangelium Conference, The Oratory School, Reading, August 2016

‘The Church is One: Has the Church changed her teaching about herself’, a paper given to the Fifty Years of Ecumenism clergy conference of the Archdiocese of Southwark, London, May 2016

'Newman, Pusey and Ecumenism', a lecture to the Clergy Plenary Meeting of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham, London, October 2015

‘Butler and Ecumenism as a theological category in the implementation of Vatican II’, a paper given to the Vatican II –Remembering the Future: Ecumenical, Interfaith and Secular Perspectives Conference of the American Academy of Religion, Ecclesiological Investigations Group, Georgetown University, DC, May 2015

'Talking Past One Another: the correspondence between Manning and Newman', a paper given at the The Abbé Chapeau and the Manning Papers Conference of the Archdiocese of Westminster, London, May 2015

‘Cracks in the Edifice: Recent Challenges to the Received History of Vatican II’, a paper to the Summer Conference of the Ecclesiastical History Society, Oxford, August 2011.


Modules

Year 2 Bachelor
LCS202
2.00 credits
Year 4 Bachelor
LCS411
2.00 credits
LCS410
3.00 credits
Year 2
CSE106
2.00 credits
CSE105
2.00 credits