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Professor of Religion, University of Dayton

Jana Bennett is a moral theologian with a wide range of research interests and well-regarded publications, including a book on marriage and singleness (Water is Thicker than Blood: An Augustinian Theology of Marriage and Singleness, Oxford University Press 2008) and a book on technology use and theology (Aquinas on the Web? Doing Theology in an Internet Age, Bloomsbury, 2012). She also gives public lectures on marriage and sexuality, Christian asceticism, technology use, war and peace, and environmental care. See CV for a list of recent publications and lectures.
For the most recent popular writing she has done, visit the website she co-edits:, a website that features work from 20 North American theologians on a range of subjects.
In her spare time, she runs the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd program at Immaculate Conception Parish in Dayton, Ohio for ages three to nine. (See for more information on this wonderful, contemplative, Montessorian religious education program.) She is married with three children.


  • –present
    Professor of Religion, University of Dayton