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Gerard Mannion Papers

Identifier: GTM-20220623

Scope and Contents

The collections contains the papers of Catholic scholar Gerard Mannion (1970-2019), who served as a professor in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at Georgetown University from 2004 until his death in 2019. The collection includes materials from his studies at Oxford and Cambridge, as well as his teaching materials from Georgetown University, the University of Tubingen, Liverpool Hope University, the University of Leeds, and San Diego University. Many of Mannion's research notes and writings are retained. The Mannion Papers will be of interest to scholars of Christian theology, ecumenism, and ethics.


  • 1987 - 2019


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Researchers are solely responsible for determining the copyright status of the materials being used, establishing who the copyright owner is, locating the copyright owner, and obtaining permission for intended use.

Biographical Note

Gerard Mannion (1970-2019) was a scholar of Christian theology, ecumenism, and ethics. He was active in advancing the study of Christian theology throughout the world. From 2004 until his death in 2019, Mannion was a professor in the Georgetown University Department of Theology and Religious Studies.

Mannion received a B.A. (Hons.) from King's College at Cambridge University. He also earned a M.St. and a D.Phil. from New College at Oxford University. Mannion was a professor at several universities, including Oxford, Leeds, Liverpool, and San Diego. He also served as a visiting professor or fellow at a number of other universities. He was active at many international conferences on theology.

Among Mannion's books are the following:

"Schopenhauer, Religion, and Modernity" (2003).

"Ecclesiology and Postmodernity: Questions for the Church in Our Times" (2007).

"Catholic Social Justice: Theological and Practical Explorations" (2007, ed.).

"Routledge Companion to the Christian Church" (2008, ed.).

"Where We Dwell in Common: Pathways for Dialogue in the 21st Century" (2015, ed.).

"Pope Francis and the Future of Catholicism" (2017).

[Source: Accessed 1/18/2023.]


18 Cubic Feet (18 boxes)

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Metadata Rights Declarations


The contents of the collection have not been rearranged by an archivist and generally remain in the order in which they were received.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Georgetown University Theology Department, 2022.

Processing Information

The collection was inventoried by student assistant Adam Teece in the summer of 2022. Student assistant Nina Skweres assisted in rehousing the collection into archival boxes and folders in the fall of 2022.

Gerard Mannion Papers
Scott S. Taylor
2023 January
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Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

Lauinger Library, 5th Floor
37th and O Streets, N.W.
Washington DC 20057