Gemma Cruz

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Fitzroy, Victoria Australia

Australian Catholic University


Academic Position:
Senior Lecturer

Prior Education Background:
Ph.D in Theology Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen 2006

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Recent Publications:
Toward a Theology of Migration: Social Justice and Religious Experience. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. “A New Way of Being Christian: The Contribution of Migrants to the Church.” In Theology, Migration and World Christianity, eds. Peter Phan and Elaine Padilla, 95-120. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. “Weapons of the Weak: Cultural Forms of Resistance and their Implications to Missionary Theology and Practice.” In Mission and Culture: The Louis J. Luzbetak Lectures, ed. Stephen Bevans, 249-274. New York: Orbis Books, 2012. “Toward an Ethic of Risk: Catholic Social Teaching and Immigration Reform.” Studies in Christian Ethics, Vol. 24, Issue 3 (August 2011): 294-310. An Intercultural Theology of Migration: Pilgrims in the Wilderness. Boston/Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2010.

Professional Activities and Affiliations:
Editorial Panel Member, Colloquium: The Australian and New Zealand Theological Review. Editorial Board Member, Solidarity: The Journal of Catholic Social Thought and Secular Ethics. Member, Catholic Theological Society of America. Member, Australian Catholic Theological Association.

Research Interests:

  • Social ethics
  • Feminist ethics
  • Gender
  • Globalization

Past Events:

  • Trent 2010

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