Canzona completed his doctoral work at Georgetown University with a dissertation examining consciousness and sociality in the work of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, SJ and Muhammad Iqbal, the intellectual father of Pakistan. His published articles include studies of John Henry Newman on miracles and the ethics of chemically-induced mysticism in the counterculture sixties. His current research interests include comparative mysticism, religious pluralism, and religion in film. He has recently taught courses examining comparative theology, contemplative theology, Muslim-Christian dialogue, and best practices for dismantling Islamophobia. A former public high school teacher, he also writes and conducts workshops on classroom practice, curriculum design, and assessment. Canzona is a board member of the American Teilhard Association and an active member in both the Mystical Theology Network and the American Academy of Religion.
BA, Loyola University of New Orleans; MA, University of Chicago; MTS, Harvard Divinity School; EdM, Harvard Graduate School of Education; PhD, Georgetown University
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