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David Hollenbach

United States
Institution Georgetown University
Position Pedro Arrupe Distinguished Research Professor, School of Foreign Service, and Senior Fellow, Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs
Recent Publications
  • Humanity in Crisis: Ethical and Religious Response to Refugees. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2019.
  • “Human Rights in Catholic Social Thought: A Living Tradition and Some Urgent Challenges Today.” The Michael Devlin Lecture, Faculty of Theology, St Patrick’s College, Maynooth, Ireland. Irish Theological Quarterly, May 21, 2019. Available online:
  • “The Glory of God And The Global Common Good: Solidarity in a Turbulent World,” Proceedings of the Catholic Theological Society of America 72 (2017): 51-60. Presidential Address given at the Annual Meeting of the Catholic Theological Society of America, June 11, 2017.
  • The Jesuits and the 'More Universal Good': At Vatican II and Today." In Thomas Banchoff and José Casanova, eds., The Jesuits and Globalization: Historical Legacies and Contemporary Challenges. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2016, 169-187.
  • “La ‘Méthode du Dialogue’ de François, Stimulante mais Incomplete,” CERAS (Centre de Recherche et d'Action Sociales, Paris, France), February, 2016, online publication:
  • "Religious Freedom in Global Context Today: Some Contributions by Vatican II and John Courtney Murray." In Massimo Faggioli and Andrew Vicini, eds., The Legacy of Vatican II. Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2015, 248-272.
  • "Human Dignity: Experience and History, Practical Reason and Faith," In Christopher McCrudden, ed., Understanding Human Dignity. Proceedings of the British Academy, no. 192. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013, 123-139.
  • The Global Face of Public Faith: Politics, Human Rights, and Christian Ethics. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2003. Chinese translation, with new Foreword by the author: 公共信仰的全球面相﹕政治,人權與基督教倫理. 公共神學系列 (Series on Public Theology). 香港 (Hong Kong): 漢語基督教文化研究所 (Institute of Sino-Christian Studies), 2013.
  • The Common Good and Christian Ethics. New Studies in Christian Ethics. Cambridge University Press, 2002. French translation: Bien Commun et Éthique Chrétienne, with preface by Gaël Giraud, S.J., trans. Robert Kremer and Cozette Griffin-Kremer. Paris: Editions Facultés Jésuites de Paris, 2018.