John Tamilio

John Tamilio

Professional Details

Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Office: None
Phone: None
Email: john.tamilio@salemstate.edu

Spring Courses

Cat. # Term Course # Title
1960 S2 PHL209 Social Ethics
2115 S2 ENL261 World Literature II
3072 33 ENL102 Composition II

Professional Biography

Post Doctoral - Harvard University

Ph.D. - Boston University

M.Div. - Andover Newton Theological School

M.A. - Northeastern University

B.A. - Salem State University (College)

Professional Interests

Practical, Systematic, and Sacramental Theology

The Poetry of T.S. Eliot

Twentieth Century Literary Theory

Existentialism

Social Ethics

Responsibilities

Teaching courses in English (Composition and Literature) and Philosophy (Social Ethics)

Selected Publications

BOOKS:

Forthcoming from Rooster Press: Sebago.

Blind Painting: Poems.  Dublin, New Hampshire: William L. Bauhan Publishers, Inc., 2003.  This book was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in Letters in 2003.

 

ARTICLES:

“T.S. Eliot’s Eucharistic Theology as Evinced in Four Quartets,” in The New Mercersburg Review: Journal of the New Mercersburg Society 48 (Spring 2013): 40-48.

Religion Columnist for The Lakewood Observer (Lakewood, Ohio): 2008 to 2012.

“A New Song: An Analysis of the United Church of Christ’s Sing!” in Prism: A Theological Forum for the United Church of Christ 23:2 (Fall 2009): 74-85.

“The Theology of Baptism in the United Church of Christ’s Book of Worship” in Sacramental Life 18:2 (Spring 2006): 30-43.

“Homosexuality and the Church: An Inclusive Perspective” in The Messenger: Mainstream Coalition 94 (November-December 2004): 4-5.

“Called By Grace: Elucidating and Appropriating the Doctrine of Vocation in Karl Barth’s Church Dogmatics” in The New Mercersburg Review: Journal of the New Mercersburg Society 34 (Spring 2004): 3-11.

“The Theology of the Eucharist in the United Church of Christ: A Preliminary Investigation,” in Prism: A Theological Forum for the United Church of Christ 17:2 (Fall 2002, Released June 2003): 11-36.

“Friedrich Daniel Schleiermacher (1768-1834): Progenitor of Practical Theology,” in The Dictionary of Modern Western Theology, ed. Wesley J. Wildman.  Boston: Boston University School of Theology, October 2002 (available on line).

Selected Presentations

“T.S. Eliot’s Eucharistic Theology as Evinced in Four Quartets,” presented at the Thirty-Third Annual Meeting of the T.S. Eliot Society, Washington University (St. Louis, Missouri), September 28, 2013.

Personal Interests

Writing Poetry, Playing the Guitar, Biking, Watching the Red Sox