Graduate Theological Union

Eduardo C. Fernández, S.J.

Eduardo C. FernandezJesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University
Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology and Ministry
Core Doctoral Faculty Member

At GTU since 1997

S.T.D, S.T.L. Gregorian Pontifical University, 1995
M.Div. Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley, 1991
M.A. in Latin American Studies, University of Texas at Austin, 1987
B.A. in Sociology, Loyola University of the South, 1980

Phone: 510/549-5026

Current Research and Teaching Interests

  • Relationship between Faith and Culture (Missiology)
  • U.S. Hispanic Theology and Ministry; Hispanic Religious Expressions
  • Celebration of Sacraments in Multicultural Contexts
  • Mexican History and History of the Southwest
  • The Relationship between Art, Spirituality, and Inculturation
  • Church: Mission and Cultures

Selected Publications

  • La Vida Sacra: A Contemporary Hispanic Sacramental Theology (with James Empereur). Rowman and Littlefield, 2006.
  • "Educating for Inculturation: Why the Arts Cannot be Ignored" in The Future of the Arts in Worship and Religious Education. Resource Publications, 2002.
  • U.S. Hispanic Catholics: Trends and Works, with Kenneth Davis and Veronica Mendez. University of Scranton Press, 2002.
  • La Cosecha: Harvesting Contemporary United States Hispanic Theology (1972-1998).  Michael Glazier, 2000.
  • "The Contributions of the Jesuit Order in the New Mexico-Colorado-West Texas Rocky Mountain Mission, 1867-1919" in Seeds of Struggle/Harvest of Faith. LPD Press, 1998.
  • "Seven Tips on the Pastoral Care of Catholics of Mexican Descent in the United States," in Chicago Studies, 1997.