Richard Barry IV

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:


St. Catherine of Siena Hall 217


Ph.D. - Systematic Theology Marquette University

Brief Biography:

Rick Barry was born and raised in Warwick, Rhode Island. He has a B.A. from the George Washington University, a Master of Theological Studies from the University of Notre Dame, and a PhD from Marquette University. His first book is entitled Jewish Temple Theology and the Mystery of the Cross: Atonement and the Two Goats of Yom Kippur.

Area(s) of Expertise:

Catholic Systematic Theology

Selected Publications:

Barry, R. (2017) Retrieving the Goat for Azazel: Balthasar's Biblical Soteriology. Nova et Vetera.(15), 13-35.

Barry, R. Long, D. (2016) In Ashely John Moyse, Scott A. Kirkland, and John C. McDowell (Ed.), Symphonic Theology and the Cacophonous World: Barth and Solovyev on Political Theology. Minneapolis: Fortress Press

Barry, R. (2012) A Chaste Marriage: Matthias Scheeben's (Western) Doctrine of Deification. Wipf & Stock

Selected Presentations:

Barry, R. American Catholicism in the 21st Century: Crossroads, Crisis, or Renewal?. The College Theological Society, Salve Regina University, Newport, RI - "Raymond Brown, Joseph Ratzinger, and the Quest for a Modern Approach to Spiritual Interpretation" June, 2017

Barry, R. Ecology: Theological Investigations. Catholic Theological Society of America, Albuquerque, New Mexico - "The Temple as the Rough Draft Concrete Analogia Entis: An Ancient Biblical Resource for Integral Ecology" June, 2017

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