Michael P. Murphy

Michael P. Murphy teaches at Loyola University of Chicago and also directs the Hank Center for the Catholic Intellectual Tradition there. His first book, A Theology of Criticism: Balthasar, Postmodernism, and the Catholic Imagination, was named a “Distinguished Publication” in 2008 by the American Academy of Religion.  


  1. What Is the Catholic Imagination?

    Michael Murphy, Director of the Hank Center at Loyola University Chicago, invites you to reexamine a hotly debated notion. 

    Catholic Imagination