Father James J. Bacik is a widely-regarded theologian, writer, lecturer and pastor who served as campus minister and adjunct professor of humanities at the University of Toledo for more than 30 years. He was called “one of America’s finest, most insightful theologians, with a remarkable capacity for clear writing and effective teaching” by Richard P. McBrien, Professor of Theology at Notre Dame University.
Latest Reflections Articles
Fr. Bacik’s November Reflections discusses the impact of the Pope’s visit to the United States. November Reflections on the Pope’s visit to the United States
Fr. Bacik’s October Reflections article once again examines the encyclical of Pope Francis on the environment, stressing his notion of an “integral ecology”".” October Reflections article on the Pope Francis encylical
Latest Lecture Videos
Fr. James Bacik | Religion and Violence | March 30, 2015 | The Islamic Center of Greater Toledo This video was produced by a friend and made available on YouTube.
Fr. James Bacik | Karl Barth: Worshipping God, Opposing Hitler | November 21, 2014 | Franciscan Center, Lourdes University