Anthony (Tony) Kelly, CSsR

Focus/interest: Systematic theology; Trinity, Theology and Culture, Collaborative Creativity

Academic qualifications: STL (Angelicum), Dr Theol (Anselmianum), FACTA (Fellow of the Australian Catholic Theological Association)

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Biography: Anthony (Tony) Kelly is a Professorial Fellow at the Australian Catholic University. He is one of Australia’s leading Catholic theologians. During his career he has taught systematic theology at Yarra Theological Union, a college of the University of Divinity, and at the Australian Catholic University. He has written around twenty books and many articles, many of which have been strongly influenced by the writings of Bernard Lonergan.

Key Lonergan-related publications

2015 Lonergan and the University; ‘The Conversation that we are’ (Holderlin)”, in Gerard Whelan (ed.) Lonergan’s Anthropology Revisted: the New Fifty Years of Vatican II, Gregorian Biblical Press, Rome pp.361-369

2011 Be Attentive: Theological Method and the Christian Phenomenon, in Neil Ormerod, Robin Koning and David Braithwaite (eds.) Bernard Lonergan’s Contribution to Theology and Philosophy, Australian Theological Forum, Adelaide pp.93-108

2010 The Exegete and the Theologian: Is Collaboration Possible? Australian eJournal of Theology 17 pp.69-76

2003 The Historical Jesus and Human Subjectivity, in Matthew C. Ogilvie and William J Dannaher (eds.) Australian Lonergan Workshop II, Novum Organum Press, Drummoyne pp.151-179

2003 [1993] An Expanding Theology: Faith in a world of connections EJ Dwyer, Newtown

1999 “God Is Love”.  A Theological-Moral Reading of 1 John,  Studia Moralia 37:1 (June) pp.35-71.

1989 The Trinity of Love. A Christian Theology of God. Michael Glazier, Wilmington

1989 The Distribution of Wealth in Australia: Process and Method,  Compass Theology Review, 23 (Winter/Spring) pp.6-9

1986 Lonergan’s Dialectic and Australian Theology, Compass Theology Review 20 (Autumn) pp.11-16

1986 Functional Specialties in Theology, Compass Theology Review 20 (Autumn) pp.39-41

1981 Theology in an Australian Context: Towards a Framework of Collaborative Creativity, in Victor C. Hayes (ed.), Toward Theology in an Australian Context,  Australian Association for the Study of Religions, Bedford Park, pp. 29-37

1976 Lonergan’s Method and Christian Mystery, Theology Digest 24/2 pp.52-61.

1975 Is Lonergan’s Method Adequate to Christian Mystery?, The Thomist 39 pp.437-470.