Matthew Sherman, Ph.D.
Department Chair 
Associate Professor of Theology 

(317) 955-6114
Oldenburg Hall, Room 105


Courses taught

  • THL105: Introduction to Theology
  • THL216: Moral Issues
  • THL218: Fundamental Catholic Moral Theology
  • THL316: Theological Bioethics
  • THL322: Catholic Social Teaching
  • THL-45/76: Mentoring/Internship in Ministry

Representative scholarly contributions

“Is New Wine, New Wineskins Still New?  Reflecting on New Wineskins after Seventeen Years” with Conor Hill, Kent J. Lasnoski, John Sikorski, and Matthew Whelan, Journal of Moral Theology 6, no. 2 (2017): 1-14.     

“Before the Eucharist, a Familial Morality Arises,” Journal of Moral Theology 6, no. 2 (2017): 15-31.      

Arthur David Canales and Matthew Sherman, “Franciscan Campus Ministries and LGBTQ Emerging Adults: Providing Moral Guidance and a Pastoral Plan.” The AFCU Journal: A Franciscan Perspective on Higher Education, Vol. 13, No. 1 (September 2016): 36-52.


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