Dias, Darren

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College: University of St. Michael's College, Faculty of Theology
Degrees: PhD (St. Michael's)
Email: darren.dias@utoronto.ca
Phone: 416-926-1300 ext 3395
Teaching Category:
Regular Tenure Stream
Appointment Status:
Basic Degree


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
  • 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.