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Christopher M. Bellitto

Adjunct Faculty

Christopher M. Bellitto
Christopher M. Bellitto

Dr. Bellitto is professor of history at Kean University. He is a frequent commentator in the media on the subjects of church history and contemporary Catholicism. In 2010-12, he was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Enduring Questions grant to develop a course titled, "Is there such a thing as a just war?"  He is also on the Fulbright Specialist Roster (2017-2020).
 

Recent Publications

  • Ageless Wisdom: Lifetime Lessons from the Bible (Paulist Press, 2016)
  • 101 Questions and Answers on Popes and the Papacy (Paulist Press, 2008)
  • The Living Church and Church History 101 (Liguori Publications, 2011, 2008)
  • The General Councils: A History of the 21 Church Councils from Nicaea to Vatican II (Paulist Press, 2001)
  • Renewing Christianity: A History of Church Reform from Day One to Vatican II (Paulist Press, 2002).

Degrees

Ph.D., Fordham University; M.A., Fordham University

Classes Taught

History of Christian Spirituality

Areas of Expertise

History

Church history

Contemporary Catholicism