The fifth lecture in a series on The Big Ideas of the Second Vatican Council. Dr. Leo Madden is the Chair of the Theology Department and the Director of the MA in Theology program at Ohio Dominican University. He received his graduate training in Catholic Theology and Sacred Scripture at the Gregorian University and Biblical Institute in Rome, Italy.
At Ohio Dominican University, Madden teaches courses in Sacred Scripture at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and joins with a team of faculty in teaching in the Core Curriculum. Local media frequently interview him on issues relating to the Catholic Church. Madden is an active member of the Catholic Biblical Association, the Society of Biblical Literature, the American Academy of Religion, and the Catholic Theology Society. He is active in Theta Alpha Kappa, the national honors society for Theology and Religious Studies, as a member of the Board of Directors, as the Editor of the Journal of Theta Alpha Kappa, and as the moderator for the local chapter.