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The Place of Theology: From Sphere to Polyhedron


If one accepts that there is an emerging crisis in some institutions in terms of teaching theology, then it must be asked why this might be so, and how one might respond appropriately.1 I have already outlined what I believe to be some premature, problematic responses that neither appreciate the precise locus of the problem, nor address the crisis in a wholesome, rectitudinous manner from the perspective of theology. How one answers these questions, to a significant degree, will determine how one responds, and, derivatively, have an impact on the destiny of theology as a discipline at third level in an Irish context.

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