Loyola University Chicago

Department of Theology

Faculty & Staff Directory

Mark Bosco, S.J., PhD

Title/s: Associate Professor and
Director, Center for Catholic Intellectual Heritage

Office #: Cuneo Hall 429

Phone: 773.508.2358

E-mail: mbosco@luc.edu

CV Link: Bosco CV


Mark Bosco, S.J., holds a joint position in English and Theology. His teaching and research interests include the intersection of theological discourse and literature, especially in light of the 20th century Catholic literary tradition. He has written on Graham Greene and Flannery O'Connor, as well as on the aesthetics of Hans Urs von Balthasar.

Research Interests

Current Work:

Graham Greene, Flannery O'Connor, Post-Vatican II Catholic literary imagination


Theology and Literature; Sacraments

Selected Publications

  • Graham Greene's Catholic Imagination. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.
  • Academic Novels as Satire: Critical Studies of an Emerging Genre. Co-editor with Kimberly Rae Connor. New York: Edwin Mellen Press, 2007.
  • Finding God in All Things: Celebrating Bernard Lonergan, John Courtney Murray, and Karl Rahner. Co-editor with David Stagaman, S.J. New York: Fordham University Press, 2007.
  • "Introduction to Graham Greene's The Honorary Consul." Penguin Classics Edition, 2008.
  • "Erik Langkjaer: The One Flannery 'Used to Go With.'" The Flannery O'Connor Review, Volume 5, 2007: 44–55.
  • "Consenting to Love: Autobiographical Roots of 'Good Country People'". The Southern Review, Volume 41:2 (spring 2005) 283–295.