Nebraska Authors

Michael G. Lawler

Born 1933 Saltcoats (Scotland)

Places Lived

Omaha, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


marriage and the family; theology


BS in Mathematics and Physics, 1955, 1957, University College, Dublin
BD in Theology, 1961, Gregorian University, Rome
S.T.L. in Theology, 1963, Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome
PhD in Systematic Theology, 1975, Aquinas Institute of Theology, St. Louis, MO


Director, Center for Marriage and the Family, Creighton University
Dean Emeritus of the Graduate School at Creighton University
Professor Emeritus of Catholic Theology at Creighton University

Places Worked

St. Joseph College, Nairobi, Kenya
Holy Ghost College, Dublin, Ireland
Creighton University, Omaha, NE: 1970-2005


Marriage and Sacrament. 1993.
Christian Marriage and Family. 1996.
Family: American and Christian. 1998.
Marriage and the Catholic Church: Disputed Questions. 2002.
What Is and What Ought to Be: The Dialectic of Experience, Theology, and Church. 2005.
The Sexual Person: Toward a Renewed Catholic Anthropology. 2008.

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