Dr. Lance Richey

Dean, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Professor of Theology

Email: lrichey@sf.edu

Professional Education

  • Ph.D. (Theology), Marquette University, 2004
  • Ph.D. (Philosophy), Marquette University, 1995
  • B.A., Furman University, 1988

Awards and Recognitions

  • Cardinal Stritch University Faculty Member of the Year, 2010-2011

Professional Memberships

  • Catholic Biblical Association of America
  • Society of Biblical Literature
  • American Catholic Philosophical Association
  • North American Sartre Society

Publications

Monographs

  • Roman Imperial Ideology and the Gospel of John. Catholic Biblical Quarterly Monograph Series 43. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic Biblical Association of America, 2007.

Articles

  • “Neoplatonism, Nature and the Canticle of the Creatures.” The AFCU Journal: A Franciscan Perspective on Higher Education 9 (2012): 43-61.
  • “Brother Elias: A Patron Saint for Business Leaders?,” The Cord: A Franciscan Spiritual Review 63, no. 2 (April/June 2013): 63-71.
  • Summa and Sacrament: Josef Pieper on the Thomistic Principles of Liturgical Reform,” Adoremus Bulletin 19, no.1 (March 2013): 3-5.
  • “Mark/x After Marxism: Fernando Belo and Contemporary Biblical Exegesis.” The Bible and Critical Theory 8, no. 2 (2012): 57-66.
  • “Henry David Thoreau: A Truly Secular Franciscan.” The Cord: A Franciscan Spiritual Review 58, no. 1 (2008): 30-50.
  • “Some Scotistic Principles for a Franciscan Philosophy of Nature.” The AFCU Journal: A Franciscan Perspective on Higher Education 3 (2006): 11-26.

Presentations/Exhibitions/Performances

  • “The Inspiration of the Bible in Dei Verbum.” Public Lecture at the University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, IN, November 11, 2012.
  • “What a Long, Strange Trip It’s Been: A Century of Catholic Biblical Scholarship and Beyond.” Public Lecture at the University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, IN, November 20, 2011.
  • Guest Speaker: “Living Our Mission: Catholic Schools in the 21st Century.” Presentation to the Principals Institute, Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend Catholic Schools Office, Pokagon, IN, October 7, 2011.
  • Guest Speaker: “The Gospels: The Four Faces of Jesus.” Presentation for Archdiocese of Milwaukee Catholic Schools District Three Faculty In-Service Day, Burlington, WI, February 25, 2011.
  • Guest Speaker: “The Christology of the Creed: A History.” Presentation for Catholic Schools Theology and Faith Formation (STAFF) Program, Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, WI, April 15, 2010.
  • Organizer and participant: “The Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit – A Discussion.” Student Discussion Group with Center for Discernment and Calling, Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, WI, February 11, 2010.

Research

Currently my research centers on the life and spirituality of Catholic writer and social activist Dorothy Day (1897-1980). I am also helping to organize a conference on her life and its significance for the 21st century Church to be held at USF in 2015.

Community Service

  • It’s a Wunnerful Life: Lawrence Welk and Catholic Business Ethics.” Address to Catholic Business Network of Fort Wayne, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Fort Wayne, IN, December 6, 2013.
  • “Mass Overview and the Liturgy of the Word.” Presentation at RCIA Class, University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, IN, November 24, 2013.
  • “Revelation, Scripture and Tradition.” Presentation at RCIA Class, University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, IN, September 29, 2013.
  • Volunteer Service on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day at St. Vincent de Paul Store for University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, IN, January 21, 2013.
  • “Brother Elias: Saint Francis’ Businessman.” Address to Catholic Business Network of Fort Wayne, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Fort Wayne, IN, December 7, 2012.
  • “Sharing and Defending Our Catholic Faith.” Presentation at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Roanoke, Indiana, March 29, 2012.
  • “Theology of the Body.” Co-Directed (with Fr. Andrew Budzinski) Freshman Boys Retreat Day, Bishop Dwenger High School, Fort Wayne, IN, March 16, 2012.
  • “Teaching for/as Mission.” Keynote Address to Annual Catechetical Institute, Diocese of Fort Wayne–South Bend, Marian High School, Mishawaka, IN, March 2, 2012.
  • “The Catholic Understanding of Scripture.” Presentation to Theology for Generation X, Fort Wayne, IN, September 12, 2011.

Curriculum Vitae

View Lance Richey’s curriculum vitae.