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Susan  Abraham - Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles , CA, US

Susan Abraham Susan  Abraham

Associate Professor of Theological Studies | Loyola Marymount University


Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts



Susan  Abraham Publication




2013 Multireligious Service of Thanksgiving



Susan Abraham is an Assistant Professor of Theological Studies at Loyola Marymount University

Education (4)

Harvard Divinity School: Th.D., Theology 2003

Catholic Theological Union: M.A., Theology 1995

University of Mumbai: M.A., English 1986

University of Mumbai: B.A., English 1984

Areas of Expertise (4)

Postcolonial and Feminist Theological Practices Contemporary Communities of Faith Theology and Global Political Theory Christianity Between Colonialism and Post Colonialism

Industry Expertise (3)

Education/Learning Research Training and Development

Event Appearances (11)

Just Religion?

International Conference on Religion and Gender: Interpreting the Interface  Chennai, India

Women in Religion and Theology: Academic Explorations in the 21st Century University

Sisters of St. Louis  Woodlands, CA

Pope Francis and Global Catholicism

Featured Speaker  Monmouth University

Response to Gerald Arbuckle's The Francis Factor: Anthropological Reflections on the Contemporary Church

Casassa Lecture  Loyola Marymount University

The Feminization of Global Poverty

Sisters of St. Louis  Woodlands, CA

Vatican II: Vision for a Globalized World and Interfaith Harmony

Invited Speaker  Dominican University

Globalization and Catholic Theology

Invited Speaker  St. Mary's University

Christian Unity in the Diaspora

Christian Immigrant Youth Retreat  St. Mary's College

Issues and Trends in Contemporary Theology

Invited Participant  Claremont Graduate University

Invited Respondent to Peter Phan

Symposium on Interreligious Dialogue and Culture  Boston College

Nation, Gender, Sexuality

Featured Speaker  Le Moyne College

Research Grants (2)

Luce Foundation Grant

Harvard Divinity School 


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Dean's Dissertation Fellowship

Harvard Divinity School 


Courses (28)

Exploring the Catholic Theological Tradition

Core Studies

The Catholic Imagination in Catholic Literature

Core Studies


Core Studies

The End Times

Core Studies

Leadership and Ministry in the Third Millenium

Core Curriculum

Method in Modern Theology

Upper Division

Christianity Between Colonialism and Postcolonialism


Religion and the Global Sport Culture

Summer Electives

Feminist Cross Cultural Perspectives on Beliefs and Practices

Harvard Divinity School

Feminist Environmental Philosophy and Theology

Harvard Divinity School

The Last Things: Religious, Theological and Cultural Perspectives in Eschatology

Harvard Divinity School

Doctoral Colloquium in Religion, Gender and Culture

Harvard Divinity School

Feminism and Global Christianity

Harvard Divinity School

Mission and Ministry in the Third Millennium

Harvard Divinity School

Reconciliation in a World of Violence

Harvard Divinity School

Christianity Between Colonialism and Post Colonialism

Harvard Divinity School

Master of Divinity Senior Seminar

Harvard Divinity School

Histories, Theologies and Practices of Christianity

Harvard Divinity School

Religion and the Global Sport Culture

Harvard University Extension School

The Catholic and Franciscan Intellectual & Theological Heritage

St. Bonaventure University

Catholicism in Global Perspective

St. Bonaventure University

The Intellectual Journey: Contemporary Reflections on Bonaventure's Itinerarium in Mentis Deum

St. Bonaventure University

Karl Rahner's Theological Anthropology, Senior Capstone

St. Bonaventure University

Introduction to Catholic Feminist Theology

S. Bonaventure University

Mission and Ministry in the Global Church

St. Bonaventure University

Modern Theological Methods and Reasoning

St. Bonaventure University

Religion and Sport: An Inquiry into American Secular and Religious Values

St. Bonaventure University

Religion and Violence, Advanced Honors Seminar

St. Bonaventure University

Articles (12)

Postcolonial Theological Approaches to Hindu-Christian Studies Journal of Hindu-Christian Studies


The disciplinary boundaries of "HinduChristian" studies call into question the cultural and political terrain in which it is engendered...

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Religion and Gender Equality in Postmodern Contexts: A Global and Local Perspective Indidan Christian Studies

July 2016

Mentoring (in) Hospitable places: Collegiality in Catholic Academic Contexts Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion

Fall 2016

Asian Feminist Theory and Theology Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion

March 2015

Praying the Trinity: Transforming Feminist Trinitarian Theologies Modern Theology

October 2014

Feminist Practical Theology Indian Christian Studies

July 2013

Purifying Memory and Dispossessing the Self: Spiritual Strategies in the Post Colonial Classroom Spiritus: Journal of the American Academy of Religion

Spring 2013

What does Mumbai Have to do With Rome? Postcolonial Perspectives in Globalization and Theology Theological Studies

June 2008

Mother's Day, Father's Day, Valentine's Day: Heterosexism an Nationalism in the U.S. and India Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion

Spring 2009

Postcolonial Theological Perspectives ion Hindu-Christian Studies Hindu Christian Studies

June 2008

The Caress of the Doer of the Word: A Postcolonial Critique of Miguel Diaz's On Being Human Philosophy and Theology

June 2004

Karl Rahner on Authority in the Church Jnanadeepa: Journal of Theological Studies

August 2001