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Caldwell, N.J., – Oct. 12, 2018 – “Faith with Benefits:  Hooking Up, Hanging Out, and Finding Relationships on Catholic Campuses” will be the theme of a talk at Caldwell University 4:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 5, in the Alumni Theatre. Jason King, professor of theology at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, will share how he investigates the effects of Catholic identity on the hookup culture.

Dr. King has authored the book “Faith with Benefits:  Hookup Culture on Catholic Campuses”(Oxford University Press, 2017), is editor of the Journal of Moral Theology,and writes for the blog He is working on an edited collection of essays titled “Love, Sex, and Families: Catholic Perspectives”(Liturgical Press) and a book project about the environment, children and Mr. Rogers.

The Caldwell University Department of Theology/Philosophy will present the talk as part of the Sister Maura Campbell lecture series. It is free and open to the public.

The lecture series is named after Sister Maura Campbell, O.P., a Sister of St. Dominic of Caldwell. She was a theologian, philosopher, professor, researcher and national leader in education whose scholarship and teaching spanned 50 years.

For further information, call 973-618-3931.

About Caldwell University

Caldwell University is a private, Catholic coed four-year university with a strong liberal arts core curriculum that enhances critical thinking and analytical reasoning. Caldwell offers 29 undergraduate and 30 graduate programs, including doctoral, master’s, certificate and certification programs, as well as online and distance learning options that prepare students for today’s global marketplace. The university has 15 NCAA Division II intercollegiate sports programs and a football program that is a member of the Collegiate Sprint Football League.

Caldwell offers numerous clubs, fraternities, sororities and activities. It is located on a beautiful 70-acre campus in suburban Caldwell, New Jersey. Caldwell was founded by the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Caldwell. Its core values of respect, integrity, community and excellence influence academic and campus life. For more information about Caldwell University, visit