Robert Cathey

Robert Cathey, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty
Department of Religious Studies

Robert A. Cathey is Professor of Theology, McCormick Theological Seminary, Chicago. Prior to joining McCormick, he was Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Monmouth College in western Illinois (1989-1998). He is minister of Word and Sacrament serving in the Presbyterian Church (USA). He is author of God in Postliberal Perspective: Between Realism and Non-Realism (Routledge, 2009) and co-editor of Righting Relations after the Holocaust and Vatican II (Paulist Press, forthcoming). He has taught at The Near East School of Theology (Beirut, Lebanon), Davidson College (North Carolina), and William Paterson University (New Jersey). He serves on the executive committee of the American Theological Society (Midwest). He is a member of Christian Scholars Group for Christian Jewish Relations and American Academy of Religion. Robert is a graduate of Davidson College (BA), Princeton Theological Seminary (MDiv), and Duke University (PhD). His research interests include inter-religious relations, theology of place, and Reformed (Calvinist) tradition. In his spare time, Robert enjoys practicing yoga, leading a discussion group on politics, and reading science fiction.

He regularly teaches REL 321 Modern and Contemporary Theology.

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