Nadia Lahutsky portrait

Nadia M. Lahutsky

Associate Professor and Chair
Beasley Hall 204A | 817-257-6451


Vanderbilt University, Ph.D. (1984)
Vanderbilt University, MA (1979)
Hiram College, BA (1973)

Courses Taught

Understanding Religion: Communities: World Religions
Christian Tradition: Emergence to Renaissance
Christian Tradition: Reformation to Modernity
Contemporary Catholicism

Areas of Focus

History of Christianity
Modern Roman Catholicism
Women in Christianity

“We Owe it to our Future,” Disciples History 73 (Fall2014): 8-11, 20-23 .

“Training the Undergraduate Scholar” in Undergraduate Research in Religious Studies,” Eds. Bernadette Zak-McNary and Rebecca Todd Peters, Oxford University Press, anticipated Fall 2010.

“Nineteenth-century Catholicism,” “Twentieth-century Catholicism,” “New Haven Disciples House.” Articles in The Encyclopedia of the Stone-Campbell Movement. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2004.

“The Union of Christians and Disciples in 1832 and COCU/CUIC.” Discipliana (Winter 2003): 113-27.

“Christian Faith and the Oneness of the Church: The Disciples of Christ and Roman Catholic Dialogue.” In Christian Faith Seeking Historical Understanding 291-304. essays in honor of H. Jackson Forstman. Eds. James O. Duke and Anthony L. Dunnavant. Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 1997.

“Food and Feminism and Historical Interpretations: The Case of Medieval Holy Women.” In Setting the Table: Women in Theological Conversation. Eds. Rita Nakashima Brock, et al., 233-49. St. Louis: Chalice Press, 1995.

“Wilfrid Ward: Roman Catholic ‘Modernism’ Between the Modernists and the Integralists.” Downside Review (January 1985): 26-40.

American Academy of Religion, Southwest Regional Meeting, Irving, TX, March 2001, “Hildegard of Bingen as Preacher.”

American Academy of Religion, Annual Meeting, Nov. 18, 2007, San Diego, I was a participant in the panel discussion, “Mentoring Undergraduate Research in Religious Studies.”

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools annual meeting, Dec. 8-10, 2007, New Orleans, co-presenter (with C. Wehlburg, Bl Ferrandino, and E. McNertney) of an afternoon workshop “Creating an Assessable and Meaningful Core Curriculum: A Faculty-based, Participatory Process.”

  • Honors Program Faculty Recognition Award for 1989, awarded annually to a faculty member by Texas Christian University’s honors students for “outstanding contributions to the intellectual life of the university”
  • TCU Wassenich Award for Mentoring in the TCU Community, 2005
  • Phi Beta Kappa, elected member-in-course, Mu of Ohio, 1973
  • American Academy of Religion
  • American Society of Church History
  • Religious Studies Review, Area sub-editor for nineteenth- and twentieth-century European Christianity 1993-1999.
  • American Academy of Religion, SW Secretary-Treasurer, and therefore a regionally elected Director of the Academy, 1995-98, 1998-2001.
  • Member, Disciples of Christ-Roman Catholic International Commission for Dialogue, 1984-2001.