Fr. Michael Himes, professor of theology, presents a "last lecture" -- a talk in which the speaker shares his or her wisdom about the most important things in life.
Fr. Himes is the author of numerous articles and books, including two that were recognized with the Catholic Press Association Book Award in Theology: Fullness of Faith: The Public Significance of Theology (Paulist Press, 1993) and Ongoing Incarnation: Johann Adam Mohler and the Beginnings of Modern Ecclesiology (Crossroad Herder, 1997).
In 1992 the Boston College chapter of Phi Beta Kappa presented him with its Award for Outstanding Teaching- Boston College
Fr. Michael Himes
Rev. Michael Himes is an ordained priest of the Diocese of Brooklyn and is professor of theology at Boston College. He has also served as professor and Academic Dean of the Seminary of Immaculate Conception on Long Island, NY and as associate professor of theology at the University of Notre Dame.
He received his doctorate in the History of Christianity from the University of Chicago. Father Himes is the author of three books: Ongoing Incarnation (Herder & Herder, 1997), Doing the Truth in Love (Paulist, 1995), and, with his brother Kenneth, Fullness of Faith (Paulist 1993). He has translated Johann Sebastian Drey's Brief Introduction to the Study of Theology (Notre Dame Press, 1994), and has edited four other volumes. He has also contributed essays to numerous scholarly and popular journals.