Dias, Darren
Darren Dias

PhD (St. Michael's)

darren.dias@utoronto.ca | 416-926-1300 ext 3395

Bio

Dr. Darren Dias joined the Faculty of Theology in 2008. He completed his doctoral dissertation under the direction of Robert M. Doran on the contributions of Bernard Lonergan’s Trinitarian theology to understanding religious diversity. Dr. Dias has served as Interim Director of Basic Degree Programs and Field Education, Director of Institutional Accreditation and Director of Pastoral Formation. Dr. Dias is a member of the Canadian province of Dominican Friars and serves as the Director of the Dominican Institute of Toronto.

Specializations

  • The Triune God
  • Sacramental Life
  • Theology of the Holy Spirit
  • Creation-Anthropology
  • Jewish-Christian relations

Recent Publications

  • "Peace and the Religions in a Changing World: From Consensus to Difference," in Lorenzo Milani’s Culture of Peace, ed. Carmel Borg and Michael Grech. Palgrave-McMillan, 2014, 29-40.
  • "A Circuitous Route: Implementing Nostra Aetate in Canada," in Theologia semper iuvenescit ed. Michael Quisinsky, Karim Schelkens, Francois-Xavier Amherdt. Fribourg: Academic Press Fribourg, 2013, 125-152.
  • "Cultivating a Culture of Reception: Some Pastoral Initiatives of the Canadian Dominicans," Science et Esprit 64 (2012): 47-58.
Teaching Level(s) College(s) Status
Basic Degree
GCTS Full
St. Michael's College Regular Faculty

Current Courses

Course Code Course Name Semester
SMT2223HF Mystery of the Triune God First Semester
SMT3433HF Sacramental Life First Semester
SMT6433HF Sacramental Life First Semester
SMT3633HS lnculturation and Spirituality Second Semester
SMT6633HS lnculturation and Spirituality Second Semester
SMT2223HS Mystery of the Triune God Second Semester
SMT3433HS Sacramental Life Second Semester
SMT6433HS Sacramental Life First Semester