Linda Gibler, OP

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF SCIENCE AND RELIGION, ASSOCIATE ACADEMIC DEAN

Contact


  • Office: BENSON THEOLOGICAL CENTER
  • Office Hours: Office Hours by appointment
  • Email: lgibler@ost.edu
  • Phone: 210-341-1366 x 282

Education


  • BA 1979 The William Paterson State College of New Jersey
  • MAPS 1992 Aquinas Institute of Theology
  • MA 2001 and PhD 2007 California Institute of Integral Studies

Experience


Dominican Sister of Houston, parish social minister, presenter of workshops on religion and ecology; doctoral concentration in philosophy, cosmology, and consciousness, preaching certification from Aquinas Institute of Theology. Serves as Adjunct Faculty at Loyola Institute for Ministry.

Academic interests


The significance of the new cosmology and recent scientific revelations for Christian thought and practice: Religion and Ecology, Science and Religion, Cosmocentric Sacramental Theology, Earth-centric Christian Spirituality, Theology of Place, Ecological Reading of the Bible; Homiletics

Books


Ed. with C Genet, et. al. 2011. Wisdom, Science, and the Future: Humanity’s Quest for a Flourishing Earth, Santa Margarita, CA: Collins Foundations Press.

2010. From the Beginning to Baptism: Scientific and Sacred Stories of Water, Oil, and Fire, Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press.

Ed. with C Genet, et. al. 2009. The Evolutionary Epic: Science’s Story and Humanity’s Response, Santa Margarita, CA: Collins Foundations Press.

Articles


2014.”What is Earth Asking of the Order?: A Theologian Speaks” in Dominican Sisters Conference. Weaving the Threads of Contemplation and Action. January, 2014.

2014. “Making Choices that Build the Kindom of God” What is Earth Asking of the Order? Series. Dominican Life USA. November 22, 2013. http://www.domlife.org/2013Stories/earth_gibler.html

2012. “The Heavens are Telling the Glory of God” Loretto Earth Network News: The Downstream Neighbor. Vol. 20, No. 2, Spring 2012.

2011. “A Brief History of Wheat” Science, Wisdom, and the Future: Humanity’s Quest for a Flourishing Earth, Santa Margarita, CA: Collins Foundations Press.

2011. “Sacred Water,” Christian Simplicity: A Gospel Value, Louisville, KY: Passionist Earth & Spirit Center, [Adapted from Chapter Two in From the Beginning to Baptism].

2009. “Listening to the Voice of the Earth: A Catholic Perspective” The Evolutionary Epic: Science’s Story and Humanity’s Response, Santa Margarita, CA: Collins Foundations Press, 2009.

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