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Margaret Harper McCarthy

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Margaret Harper McCarthy has been teaching at the Lateran University's Pontifical John Paul II Institute since 1992 and is the director of the Center for Cultural and Pastoral Research at the John Paul II Institute. Her teaching and writing has focused on various themes belonging to theological anthropology, especially relative to the question of sexual difference: the imago Dei, person, equality, experience, and the problem of love (the "eros-agape problem"), but also relative to the larger nature-grace problematic through Christocentrism and the doctrine of predestination. She also serves on the editorial board of the English edition of Communio: International Catholic Review. McCarthy received her doctoral degree in theology at the Pontifical John Paul II Institute with a dissertation on the contemporary theology of predestination.