Professor Kieran Scott, Associate Professor of Theology and Religious Education. B.A., St Patrick's (Ireland); M.A., NY Theological Seminary; Ed.D., Columbia
Home Phone: (973) 310-3621
Work Phone: (718) 817-4817
Fax: (718) 817-3352
Graduate TeachingThe Church in the 21 st Century
Research Methods in Religious Education
Doctoral Seminar in Religious Education
Education Dissertation Mentoring Seminar in Religious
Special Issues in Religious Education Youth and Young Adults
Parish Ministry: Theology and Pastoral Practice
Church Mission and Ministry
Special Question: Youth Ministry
Adult Learning and Development
Foundations in Theology
Theology After Vatican II
Foundations of Religious Education
Curriculum and Religious Education
Re-Imaging the Church
Profession, Power and Praxis in Church Ministry
Imagination: Ministry and Religious Education
Images of the Divine: Exploring the Familiar, Recovering the Ancient, Visioning the New
Fashioning a People: The Faith Community as a Learning Community
Leadership: Empowering a Ministerial Community
Models of Religious Education
Catholic Theology and Education: An Introduction.
Historical, Philosophical and Social Foundations of Education
The Catechumenate and Liturgical Catechesis
Theology of Marriage and Family
The Nature of Religious Experience
Experience:Associate Professor Religion and Religious Education, Fordham University, New York (1999-2010)
Professor of Religion and Religious Education (Clinical Appointment) Fordham University, New York, (1998-1999)
Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Religion and Religious Education, Fordham University (1997-1998)
Professor ofTheology and Religious Education, St. Bonaventure University,St. Bonaventure, New York. (1988-1994)
Associate Professor of Theology and Religious Education, St. Bonaventure University,St. Bonaventure, New York. (1985-1988)
Assistant Professor of Theology and Religious Education, St. Bonaventure University,St.
Bonaventure, New York. (1978-1985)
Adjunct Professor, Villanova University (1978,1983)
Adjunct Professor, LaSalle University (1983-1997)
Adjunct Professor, Unification Seminary, Barrytown, N.Y. (1983-1997)
Adjunct Professor, Fordham University,N.Y. (1994-1996)
Faculty Mentor, Thomas Edison State College, Trenton, N.J. (1995-2000)
Teacher of Religion, Bergen Catholic, Oradell, N.J. (1994-1997)
Publications: Books and Articles
"Tradition and Imagination in Interplay," in Religious Education, May/June 2015
"Problem or Paradox: Teaching the Catholic Religion in Catholic Schools," in Global Perspectives on Catholic Religious Education in Schools, (eds) Michael T. Buchannan and Adrian Mario Gellel, (Springer, 2015)
"Inviting Young Adults To Come Out Religiously, Institutionally, and Traditionally," in Religious Education July/September 2014
"Remembering Mary Magdalene," The Furrow 59, 2008
"The Language of Lay Ecclesial Ministry: Naming and Political Design," in Cause for Rejoicing: Reflection on CoWorkers in the Vineyard of the Lord, (ed) Harold Daly Horell, (forthcoming)
"Moving Beyond the Sound of Silence," in Human Sexuality in the Catholic Tradition, (eds) Kieran Scott and Harold Daley Horell (Rowman and Littlfield, 2007).
"Cohabitation: A Reassessment" in Human Sexuality in the Catholic Tradition,(eds) Kieran Scott and Harold Daley Horell (Rowman and Littlfield, 2007).
Communion in the Dark: The Cinema as Cathedral, The Furrow 58,1 January 2007.
Perspectives on Marriage, Third Edition. (eds) Kieran Scott & Michael Warren, (Oxford, 2oo6)
"Cohabitation and Marriage as a Life-Process,"in Perspectives on Marriage, (eds) Kieran Scott and Michael.Warren, Third Edition (Oxford, 2006).
"The Schoolteacher's Dilemma: To Teach Religion or ot to Teach Religion?"in Critical Issues in Religious Education, (ed) Oliver Brennan, (Veritas Press, 2005).
"Continuity and Change in Religious Education: Buildingg on the Past, Re-imagining the Future," in
"Practicing the Trinity in the Local Church: The Symbol As Icon and Lure," in
"Is Adult Education Unique? Probing Some Premises and Possibilities," The Living Light, 39,1, (2002).
"Practicing the Trinity in the Local Church: The Symbol as Icon and Lure ,"Review and Expositor, 99,3, (2002).
"To Teach Religion or Not to Teach Religion: Is That the Dilemma?" in Religious Education as Practical Theology: Essays in Honour of Professor Herman Lombaerts, (eds) Bert Roebben and Michal Warren (Peeters Press, 2001).
"A Middle Way: The Road Not Traveled," The Living Light 37, 4, (2001)
"To Teach Religion or Not To Teach Religion: Is That the Dilemma?", Religious Education as
"A Spirituality of Resistance for Marriage," in Perspectives on Marriage, Second Edition (eds) Kieran Scott and Michael Warren, (Oxford University Press, 2000).
Perspectives on Marriage, Second Edition (eds) Kieran Scott and Michael Warren, (Oxford University Press, 2000)
"Three Traditions of Religious Education," in Critical Perspectives on Christian Education (eds) Jeff Astley and Leslie J.Francis (Fowler Wright, 1994)
Perspectives on Marriage, (eds) Kieran Scott and Michael Warren, (Oxford University Press, 1993)
"The New Man and Male Identity," in Perspectives on Marriage (eds) Kieran Scott and Michael Warren, (Oxford University Press, 1993).
"Conflicting Professional and Institutional Demans and Expectations on Faculty," in Discoveries: Essays on Teaching and Learning, 1, 1, 1992.
"Religion Courses in a University," in The Alternative, 15, 2, 1988.
"Three Traditions of Religious Education," in Religious Education, 79, 3, 1984.
"For the Feminization of Patriotism," in The Alternative, 10, 4, 1984.
"Director of Religious Education and Professionalization," in Professional Approaches for Christian Educators, 14, 1983.
"Revelation: The Search for a Common Starting Point," in Professional Approaches for Christian
"Catechesis and Religious Education: Uncovering the Nature of our Work," in Professional Approaches for Christian Educators. April, 12, 1982.
"Some Problems Raised by the National Catechetical Directory," in Professional Approaches for Christian Educators, March, 12, 1982.
"Balancing the Competing Claims of the Self and the Social," in Professional Approaches for Christian Educators, January,12, 1982.
"Youth Education as Problematizing Political Forms," in Religious Education, 75, 2, 1982.
"The House as a Religious Symbol," in The Altemative 8, 2, 1982.
"From Theory to Practice: Curriculum," in Religious Education 75, 16, 1982.
"Religious Education and Professional Religious Education: A Conflict Interest?" in Religious Education, 75, 6, 1982.
"The Local Church as an Ecology of Human Development," in Religious Education, 76, 2, 1981.
"Collapsing the Tensions," in The Living Light: An Interdisciplinary Review of Christian Education, 18, 2, 1981.
"Communicative Competence and Religious Education," . in Lumen Vitae: International Review of Religious Education. 35, 1, 1980.
"The Family, Feminism and Religious Education," in Religious Education: Journal of REA and
Publications: Book Reviews
Finding God Again: Spirituality for Adults (2009) Journal of Adult Theological Education 6,1.
Water is Thicker Than Blood (2009) Theology Today 63,3.
Black Religious Experience (2009) Horizons 36,1.
The Religious Education of Adults (2006) Journal of Adults Theological Education 3,1.
The Geography of Faith: Underground Conversations on Religious, Political and Social Change.(2002). The Living Light 39,2.
Forging a Better Religious Education in the Third Millenniun (2000). The Living Light. 36 (Winter).
Theologies of Religious Education, Religious Education, 93 (3), 1998.
Educating Religiously in the Multi-Faith School (1993) Religious Education, 88 (1).
Religious Education as a Second Language (1992).Religious Education, 87 (4).
How Faith Matures (1991). Horizons, 18(1).
Fashion Me a People: Curriculum in the Church (1990).Horizons 17 (1).
Adolescent Spirituality: Pastoral Ministry for High School and College Youth (1986). Religious Education, 81.
Sourcebook for Modern Catechetics (1986). Horizons, 13 (1).
Contemporary Approaches to Christian Education (1983). Horizons, 10 (2).
'Interplay: A Theory of Religion and Education' by Gabriel Moran, Religious Education, 77:2 (1982:Mar./Apr.) p.240
Ministry and Education in Conversation (1981). The Living Light, 18 (3).
The Art ofThomas Merton (1981). Cithara, 20 (2).
Paradoxes of Education in a Republic (1980). Religious Education, 75 (4).
Christian Religious Education (1980). New Catholic World, 223 (6).
Myths in Education (1979). Religious Education, 74 (3).