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Massimo FaggioliNovember 6, 2014

Massimo Faggioli

Vatican II:  Reflections 50 Years Later



Biography:

Massimo Faggioli, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Theology, University of St. Thomas, St Paul, MN

Education:

Ph.D., University of Turin, 2002
Laurea, cum laude, University of Bologna, 1994

Research Interests:

History of Christianity, Second Vatican Council, Religion and Politics

Professional Experience:

University of Modena-Reggio Emilia, Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious History, 2006-2008.
University of Bolzano, Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious History, 2004-2008.
University of Bologna, Teaching Assistant for the course Human Rights and Globalization, 2004-2005.
John XXIII Foundation for Religious Studies in Bologna, Researcher and member of the research staff under the direction of Professor Giuseppe Alberigo, 1996-2007.

Awards and Grants:
Research Grant, “Lived History of Vatican II Project”, The Cushwa Center at the University of Notre Dame, 2012-2015.
Research Fellowship at the Jesuit Institute, Boston College, 2008-2009.
Premio Capalbio award as co-author of Europa di carta. Stampa e opinione pubblica in Europa nel 2006, ed. Paolo Pombeni, Bologna: Il Mulino, 2007.
Marco Polo award from the University of Bologna for a research semester at the University of Potsdam, Germany, 2004.

Select Publications

Books:

Vatican II: The Battle for Meaning (Paulist, 2012)

True Reform. Liturgy and Ecclesiology in Sacrosanctum Concilium (Liturgical, 2012)

Il vescovo e il concilio: Modello episcopale e aggiornamento al Vaticano II [The Bishop and the Council: Episcopal Model and Aggiornamento at Vatican II], Bologna: Il Mulino, 2005.

Breve storia dei movimenti cattolici [Brief History of the Catholic Movements], Rome: Carocci, 2008 (second edition, June 2008). Spanish-language edition, Historia y evolucion de los movimientos catolicos. De Leon XIII a Benedicto XVI, Madrid: PPC Editorial, 2011

Books Edited:

Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli – Giovanni XXIII, Tener da conto: Le agende di Bulgaria
(1925-1934) [Taking Care: The Private Journals of Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli in Bulgaria, 1925-1934], ed. Massimo Faggioli, Bologna: Fondazione per le scienze religiose, 2008.

Books Co-edited:

Massimo Faggioli and Alberto Melloni, eds., Religious Studies in the 20th Century: A Survey on Disciplines, Cultures and Questions, Proceedings of the Assisi Conference (11-13 December 2003), Berlin: LIT Verlag, 2006.

I movimenti nella storia del cristianesimo: Caratteristiche – variazioni – continuità (Cristianesimo nella Storia, XXIV/3 2003), eds. Giuseppe Alberigo and Massimo Faggioli, Bologna: EDB, 2003.

Il concilio inedito: Fonti del Vaticano II, eds. Massimo Faggioli and Giovanni Turbanti, Bologna: Il Mulino, 2001.

Recent articles:

“The Battle over ‘Gaudium et Spes’ Then and Now: Dialogue With the Modern World After Vatican II,” Origins, January 31st, 2013 (volume 42, number 34) 545-551.

“Vaticano II: A luta pelo sentido,” Ciberteologia – Revista de Teologia & Cultura (ano IX, n. 41) 88-94.

“Die theologische Debatte um das Zweite Vatikanische Konzil. Ein Überblick. Zweiter Teil: 1985–2012”, Theologische Quartalschrift 192 (2012/3) 281-303.

“Vatican II: The History and The ‘Narratives’”, Theological Studies, December 2012 (vol. 73, no. 4) 749-767.

“Die theologische Debatte um das Zweite Vatikanische Konzil. Ein Überblick. Erster Teil (1962-1985),” Theologische Quartalschrift, 192 (2012) 2, 169-192.

“Vatican II at 50 Years (1962-2012). Macro-Issues of the Debate on the Council,” Eastern Journal of Dialogue and Culture”, 5/2 (2012) 9-24.

“Post-fazione. Il Vaticano II come spartiacque nel dibattito su donne e teologia,” in Donne nella chiesa dopo il Vaticano II, eds. Alberto Melloni – Marinella Perroni (Berlin: LIT, 2012) 353-368.

“Cattolicesimo e sistema politico in Germania nella seconda metà del ‘900,” Storia e problemi contemporanei, 2012, n. 60, a. XXV (maggio-agosto 2012) 73-89.

“Inclusion and Exclusion in the Ecclesiology of the New Catholic Movements,” in Ecclesiology and Exclusion, eds. Dennis Doyle, Pascal D. Bazzell, Timothy J. Furry (Maryknoll: Orbis, 2012), 199-213.

“Between Documents and Spirit: The Case of the New Catholic Movements,” in After Vatican II. Trajectories and Hermeneutics, ed. James L. Heft with John O’Malley (Grand Rapids, Mich. – Cambridge UK: Eerdmans, 2012), 1-22.

“The New Elites of Italian Catholicism: 1968 and the New Catholic Movements,” The Catholic Historical Review 98/1 (January 2012) 18-40.

“Die neue geistlichen Bewegungen in der katholischen Kirche und die Priesterausbildung in den Seminaren,” Una Sancta. Zeitschrift für ökumenische Begegnung 66 Jahrgang (2/2011) pp. 155-163.

“Storiografia cattolica tedesca e Shoah: memoria religiosa e politica della storia’, Storicamente 7/2011 art. 19

“The Neocatechumenate and Communion in the Church,” Japan Mission Journal 65/1 (Spring 2011) pp. 31-38.

“Le régime synodal comme mode de gouvernement dans l’Église”, Cahiers de spiritualité ignatienne, 129 (Septembre – décembre 2010), pp. 7-19.

“Sacrosanctum Concilium and the Meaning of Vatican II“, Theological Studies, 71 (June 2010), pp. 437-452.

“Il cattolicesimo italiano è senza casa“, Il Mulino, 3/2010, pp. 398-406.

“In margine ad alcuni studi recenti su Pio XII”, Ricerche di Storia Politica, 1/2010, pp. 57-63.

“Die kulturelle und politische Relevanz des II. Vatikanischen Konzils als konstitutiver Faktor der  Interpretation”, in Exkommunikation oder Kommunikation? Der Weg der Kirche nach dem II. Vatikanum und die Pius-Brüder (“Quaestiones Disputatae” 236), ed. Peter Hünermann, Freiburg i.B.: Herder, 2009, pp. 153-174.

“En torno al conflicto con los lefebvrianos. El Vaticano II y su recepción política”, Iglesia Viva 238 (Junio 2009), pp. 111-123.

“La reception politique de Vatican II”, Spiritus, 196 (Septembre 2009), pp. 263-269.

“Il Vaticano II come ‘costituzione’ e la ‘recezione politica’ del concilio”, Rassegna di Teologia, 50 (2009), pp. 107-122.

“Polis e liturgia nella chiesa conciliare”, Rivista di Pastorale Liturgica, 277 (6/2009), pp. 19-24

“Vatican II comes of age”, The Tablet, 11 April 2009.

“En torno al conflicto con los lefebvrianos. El Vaticano II y su recepción política”, Iglesia Viva, June 2009, pp. 1-25

“Il Vaticano II come ‘costituzione’ e la ‘recezione politica’ del concilio”, Rassegna di Teologia, 50 (2009), pp. 107-122.

“Council Vatican II: Bibliographical Overview 2005-2007”, Cristianesimo nella Storia, XXIX/2 (2008), pp. 567-610.

“The New Catholic Movements, Vatican II and Freedom in the Catholic Church”, Japan Mission Journal, 62/2 (Summer 2008), pp. 75-84.

“L’Institut pour les sciences religieuses de Bologne et la recherche sur Vatican II”, Christianisme, mission et cultures. L’arc en ciel des défis et des réponses (XVIe-XXIe siècles), eds. P. Coulon and A. Melloni, Paris: Karthala, 2008, pp. 61-74.

“La diplomazia di Bonn e le encicliche di Giovanni XXIII (1961-1963)”, Ricerche di storia politica, 2/2007, pp. 139-155

Professional Memberships:

American Academy of Religion (AAR)
American Catholic Historical Association (ACHA)
American Cusanus Society
American Historical Association (AHA)
Catholic Theological Society of America (CTSA)
Network of Italian Scholars Abroad (NISA)
Associazione Teologica Italiana (ATI)
Società Italiana per la storia dell’età moderna (SISEM)
Società Italiana per lo studio della storia contemporanea (SISSCO)