Saint Paul University
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Teaching Personnel

  Pambrun, James
Full professor
Program: Systematic and Historical Theology
Office : GIG 366
Phone: 613-236-1393, ext.: 2282

Research Activities:

Theological Hermeneutics
Theology and Modern Science
Creation in the First Testament


Ph.D. Theology, University of St. Michael's College (Toronto)

Member of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.

Courses taught:

Theological Hermeneutics
Humanity: Creature and Creator
Christian Revelation and Faith
Christian God


“Creatio ex nihilo and Dual Causality,” in William Stoeger, David Burrell, Carlo Cogliati, Janet Soskice (eds.) Creation and the God of Abraham (Cambridge University Press, 2010) 192-220.

Pambrun, James R. “The Generosity of Reason: Jean Ladrière, In Recognition,” Theoforum 38 (2007) 263-307.

Pambrun, James R. “The Openness of the Scientist: Generalized Emergent Probability and the Dialogue between Theology and Science” in Method: A Journal of Lonergan Studies 23/1 (2005 © 2007) 101-126.

"Revelation and Interiority: The Contribution of Frederick E. Crowe, S.J.," Theological Studies 67(2006) 320-344

"Science, Theology and Acts of Understanding," Science et esprit 58(2006) 59-79

"The Relationship between Theology and Philosophy: Augustine, Ricœur, and Hermeneutics," Theoforum 36, 3 (2005) 293-319.

"La Rationalié, instauration libre de la philosophie et la théologie," Les défis de la Rationalité: Actes du Colloque organizé par l'Institut Supérieur de Philosophie (UCL) à l'occasion des 80 ans de Jean Ladrière. Bernadr Feltz, Michel Ghins, dirs. Coll. Bibliothèque Philosophique de Louvain, 63 (Éditions de l'Institut Supérieur de Philosophie Louvain-La-Neuve / Peeters: Louvain-Paris-Dudley, MA, 2005) 75-95.