Rev Lucas Chan SJ
Rev. Lúcás (Yiu Sing Luke) Chan, S.J.
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Rev. Lúcás (Yiu Sing Luke) Chan, S.J., is a Hong Kong Chinese Jesuit priest and theological ethicist. Prior to joining Marquette University, he has taught in the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the Jesuit School of Theology in Berkeley (a graduate school of Santa Clara University), and Trinity College Dublin in Ireland.

Over the years, Fr. Chan has served, studied, and received his training in various parts of the world, including Singapore, Hong Kong, Britain, Ireland, Cambodia, Macau, the Philippines, United States, Italy, and Germany. While living in the United States, he gained a Ph.D. in Theological Ethics at Boston College and later received two year-long Fellowships from Yale University and Georgetown University. Fr. Chan also served as a consultant to the Bioethics Committees of two Catholic hospitals in Boston. Since 2006, he has served as a member of the Planning Committee for the two international Catholic Theological Ethics in the World Church (CTEWC) conferences held in Italy. In 2015, he will be hosting the first ever Asian Catholic Theological Ethics conference in Bangalore, India.

Fr. Chan has published two course adoption books in the United States on biblical ethics. He is currently co-editing a book on The Bible and Catholic Theological Ethics in the World Church. Fr. Chan will be teaching “Christian Discipleship,” “Medical Ethics,” and “Introduction to Theological Ethics” in the academic year 2014-15.

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