Santa Clara University

Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University in Berkeley
George E. Griener, S.J., Th.D.

George E. Griener, S.J., Th.D.

Associate Professor of Historical and Systematic Theology


B.S., Spring Hill College;
M.Div., Regis College;
M.A., University of St. Michael's College;
Th.D., University of Tübingen, Germany

Phone: (510) 549-5011
Office Hours: By appointment


About Fr. Griener

As Associate Professor of Historical and Systematic Theology, Fr. Griener teaches courses in History of Theology (18th and 19th centuries), Karl Rahner's Philosophy of Religion, Theology of Suffering, God of Jesus Christ and Theological Anthropology.

Fr. Griener is a member of the American Academy of Religion, the Catholic Historical Society, and the Catholic Theological Society of America. He has recently published an article titled "The Theology of Suffering in a Narcissistic Culture." His social-political concerns find expression through Amnesty International, the Guatemalan Human Rights Commission, and the Catholic peace organization, Pax Christi.


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