McCARTHY, Margaret

Margaret McCarthyProfessor McCarthy received her doctoral degree in theology at the Pontifical John Paul II Institute at the Lateran University in Rome (1994), with a dissertation on the contemporary theology of predestination. Since then her teaching and writing has focused on various themes belonging to theological anthropology especially in their relation to the question of sexual difference: the imago Dei, person, equality, experience, as well as the problem of love (the "eros-agape problem").  She has been teaching at the John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family since 1992.


She is the Director of the Center for Cultural and Pastoral Research at the John Paul II Institute and serves on the editorial board of the English edition of Communio: International Catholic Review.