Dr Anthony Maher
Dr. Anthony Maher is an Education Officer (Academic) for the Catholic Schools Office in the Diocese of Broken Bay. He is also a Research Fellow of the Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture, Charles Sturt University Canberra and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in the United Kingdom. He is currently a Director of the Education Centre for Christian Spirituality. He has been a Professor of Theology and Academic Dean at The Australian Institute for Theological Education and Coordinator of Pastoral Theology at the Catholic Institute of Sydney. He is also a past President of The Practical Theology Association of Oceania (APTO). Prior to this he was a Senior Lecturer in Theology and Ethics at Newman University, Birmingham. His research interests include: practical theology, ecclesiology, reception of Vatican II, Pope Francis and Ignatian Spirituality. He is the Series Editor of two research projects: Explorations in Practical Theology and Educating Hearts: Ignatian characteristics for formation. His latest books include: Educating Hearts Seven Characteristics of a Good School; Bridging the Divide between Faith, Theology and Life and The Forgotten Jesuit of Catholic Modernism. Forthcoming books for 2018 include: Faith and the Political in the Post-Secular Age and A Theology Reader.