Rev. Professor John Baldovin SJ


John Baldovin, S.J. is a priest of the  Northeast Province of the Society of Jesus and Professor of Historical &  Liturgical Theology at the Boston College School of Theology & Ministry. He  has also taught at Fordham University and the Jesuit School of Theology at  Berkeley. He has a PhD from Yale University (1982). He has published widely in  journals like Worship, Theological Studies and Studia Liturgica. His entry “Prozession” has recently been published in the Reällexikon für Antike u. Christentu. His most recent  monograph is Reforming the Liturgy: A  Response to the Critics (Liturgical Press, 2008). His writing have been  translated into French, German, Italian, Japanese and Albanian.

He is also past  president of the North American Academy of Liturgy, the Jungmann Society for  Jesuits and Liturgy, and Societas Liturgica. He has served on the advisory  committee of the USCCB Committee on Divine Worship and the advisory and  translations committees of the International Commission on English in the  Liturgy (Icel).

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