Robert Ludwig, PhD, is Director of the Institute of Pastoral Studies at Loyola University, Chicago, where he is Professor of Pastoral Theology. The author of the award-winning book Reconstructing Catholicism For A New Generation (Crossroad, 1995). He is co-editor with Jeffrey Carlson of Jesus and Faith: A Conversation on the Work of John Dominic Crossan (Orbis, 1994). From 1982-1989 he was director of the Loyola Institute For Ministry at Loyola University, New Orleans, where he led the effort to develop an innovative distance-learning program in Pastoral Studies and Religious Education (LIMEX). Dr. Ludwig holds a bachelor's degree in philosophy from Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa (1966), and an M.A. and Ph.D. in theological studies from the Aquinas Institute of Theology. His dissertation Theology and Politics in America: Daniel Berrigan As A Contemporary Profile (1972) is the basis for a major work now in progress, a theological biography of Daniel Berrigan, S.J.