Associates & Staff

Dr. Daniel A. Keating

Dr. Daniel Keating, Fellow of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology, is Associate Professor of Theology at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit, Michigan.

He earned an MA in New Testament from Sacred Heart Major Seminary in 1994, an M.St. From Oxford University in the Development of Christian Doctrine in the Patristic Period in 1998, and a D.Phil in Theology from Oxford in 2000. His doctoral dissertation on Cyril of Alexandria’s theology of sanctification and divinization is published by Oxford University Press, The Appropriation of Divine Life in Cyril of Alexandria, 2004.

Dr. Keating is co-editor and contributor to The Theology of St. Cyril of Alexandria: A Critical Appreciation (2003); Aquinas on Doctrine: A Critical Introduction (2004), and Aquinas on Scripture: An Introduction to His Biblical Commentaries (2005). He is the editor of St. Thomas Aquinas, Commentary on Colossians (2006), and his most recent work is Deification and Grace (2007).

He has also published scholarly articles and book reviews in Pro Ecclesia, Theological Studies, Journal of Early Christian Studies, Nova et Vetera, Henoch, and Studia Patristica.

Dr. Keating has been involved in student ministry for over twenty-five years, and lectures to students in the United States and Europe. He lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where he is a member of the Servants of the Word, a lay brotherhood dedicated to the work of evangelization and Christian unity.

DEGREES

D.Phil. in Theology, Oxford University, June 2000. Dissertation title: “The Appropriation of Divine Life in Cyril of Alexandria”

Master of Studies (MSt), Oxford University, June 1998. Subject: Christian Doctrine: Patristic Theology; Thesis title: “The Baptism of Jesus in Cyril of Alexandria” (Distinction awarded)

MA, Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Detroit, Michigan, June, 1994. Subject: New Testament Theology; Thesis title: “The Resurrection of the Body in Paul” (Summa Cum Laude, National Dean’s List, American Bible Society Achievement Award)

BA, The University of Michigan, May 1981. Subject: History (James B. Angell Scholar Award, Phi Beta Kappa, Graduated with High Distinction)

ACADEMIC HONORS AND AWARDS

2001: North American Patristics Society award: Best First Article

1998: Distinction awarded, Master of Studies Degree, Oxford University

1994: American Bible Society Achievement Award

1994: National Dean’s List

1994: Summa Cum Laude Graduate, Sacred Heart Seminary

1981: Phi Beta Kappa, University of Michigan

1978-80: James B. Angell Scholar, University of Michigan

1977: National Merit Commendation

1976-77: National Honor Society

WORK EXPERIENCE

Fall, 2006–present: Associate Professor of Theology, Sacred Heart Major Seminary

Fall, 2000–2006: Assistant Professor of Theology, Sacred Heart Major Seminary

Fall, 2000: Adjunct Professor, Ave Maria College

1994-97, 2000–present: Director of Formation, The Servants of the Word

Campus Ministry

2000-05: University Christian Outreach (UCO) Supervisor, University of Michigan campus

1992-97: UCO Chapter Director, University of Michigan campus

1986-1990: UCO Chapter Director, University of London campus

1981-86: UCO Staff leader, University of Michigan campus

PUBLICATIONS

Volumes

The Theology of Cyril of Alexandria: A Critical Appreciation, co-editor with Thomas Weinandy (London: Continuum/T & T Clark, 2003).

The Appropriation of Divine Life in Cyril of Alexandria (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004).

Aquinas on Doctrine: A Critical Introduction, co-editor with Thomas Weinandy and John Yocum       (London: Continuum / T & T Clark, 2004).

Aquinas on Scripture: An Introduction to his Biblical Commentaries, co-editor with Thomas Weinandy and John Yocum (London: Continuum / T & T Clark, 2005).

Editor, St. Thomas Aquinas, Commentary on Colossians, trans. Fabian Larcher (Naples, FL: Sapientia Press, 2006).

Deification and Grace (Naples, FL: Sapientia Press, 2007).

Articles

“The Ethical Project of Alasdair MacIntyre: ‘A Disquieting Suggestion’”, Lyceum, 4 (Spring, 1992), 101-19.

“The Baptism of Jesus in Cyril of Alexandria,” Pro Ecclesia, 8 (Spring, 1999), 210-22.

“The Twofold Manner of Divine Indwelling in Cyril of Alexandria: Redressing an Imbalance”, Studia Patristica, vol. 37 (Leuven: Peeters, 2001), 543-49.

“Divinization in Cyril: the Appropriation of Divine Life”, in The Theology of Cyril of Alexandria: A Critical Appreciation, eds. Thomas Weinandy and Daniel Keating (London: Continuum / T & T Clark, 2003), pp. 149-85.

“Justification, Sanctification and Divinization in Thomas Aquinas”, in Aquinas on Doctrine: A Critical Introduction, eds. Thomas Weinandy, Daniel Keating and John Yocum (London: Continuum / T & T Clark, 2004), pp. 139-58.

“Aquinas on 1 and 2 Corinthians: the Sacraments and their Ministers”, in Aquinas on Scripture: An Introduction to his Biblical Commentaries, eds. Thomas Weinandy, Daniel Keating and John Yocum (London: Continuum / T & T Clark, 2005), pp. 127-48.

“‘For as yet the Spirit had not been given’: Jn 7:39 in Theodore of Mopsuestia, Augustine, and Cyril of Alexandria,” Studia Patristica, vol. 39 (Leuven: Peeters, 2006), 233-38.

“How Should We Interpret the Bible? Handling the Currents of Skepticism and Fundamentalism,” Mosaic, Winter 2007 (Detroit: Sacred Heart Major Seminary, 2007), 6-9.

“Cyril of Alexandria and Nestorius of Constantinople,” in Encyclopedia of Theologians, ed. Ian Markham (Oxford: Blackwell, 2008?), pp. ___.

Book Reviews

Stephen B. Clark, Catholics and the Eucharist: A Scriptural Introduction, in Pro Ecclesia, 10 (Fall, 2001), 503-04.

Christopher T. Baglow, “Modus et Forma”: A New Approach to the Exegesis of Saint Thomas Aquinas with an Application to the Lectura super Epistolam ad Ephesios, in Nova et Vetera, 3 (Winter, 2005), 201-06.

Paul Gavrilyuk, The Suffering of the Impassible God: The Dialectics of Patristic Thought, in Theological Studies, 66 (2005), 931-32.

Daniel J. Jones, Christus Sacerdos in the Preaching of St. Augustine: Christ and Christian Identity, in Nova et Vetera, 4 (2006), 454-57.

Norman Russell, The Doctrine of Deification in the Greek Patristic Tradition, in The Journal of Early Christian Studies, 14 (2006), 389-90.

Theodore McLeod, The Roles of Christ’s Humanity in Salvation: Insights from Theodore of Mopsuestia, in Theological Studies, 67 (2007), 436-37.

Philippe Borgeaud, Mother of the Gods: From Cybele to the Virgin Mary, in Henoch, forthcoming.

Kevin Madigan and Carolyn Osiek, ed. and trans., Ordained Women in the Early Church: A Documentary History, in Henoch, forthcoming.

Stephen Finlan and Vladimir Kharlamov, Theosis: Deification in Christian Theology, in Journal of Early Christian Studies, forthcoming.


CONFERENCES ATTENDED / PAPERS GIVEN
International Patristics Conference, Oxford, Aug. 2007 (paper given: “Christology is Cyril and Leo: Unnoticed Parallels and Ironies”).

North American Patristics Conference, May 25-27, 2006, Chicago, IL.

Response to Cardinal George (panel of three respondents), “Convocation on the New Evangelization,” Mar. 24, 2006, St. John’s Center, Plymouth, MI.

North American Patristics Society (NAPS) Conference, Loyola University, June 2005.

“In One Body through the Cross: The Princeton Proposal for Christian Unity”, Notre Dame, IN, June 2004.

North American Patristics Society (NAPS) Conference, Loyola University, May 2004 (paper given: “Divinization in Leo and Cyril: Harmonious Accounts of Christ?”).

“The Call to Holiness and Communion: Vatican Council II on the Church”, Washington DC, Nov. 2003 (respondent to “The Influence of Biblical Studies on Ecclesial Self-Understanding since Vatican II”).

International Patristics Conference, Oxford, Aug. 2003 (paper given: “‘For as yet the Spirit had not been given’: Jn. 7:39 in Theodore, Augustine and Cyril of Alexandria”).

North American Patristics Society (NAPS) Conference, Loyola University, May 2002.

“International Colloquium on Prayer for Healing and the Charismatic Renewal in the Catholic Church”, Pontifical Council for the Laity, Rome, Nov. 2001.

“Reading John with St. Thomas Aquinas,” Ave Maria College, Oct. 2001.

North American Patristics Society (NAPS) Conference, Loyola University, May 2001.

“Nicene Christianity: The Future for a New Ecumenism”, Society for Ecumenical Anglican Doctrine (SEAD) Conference 2001, Columbia, S.C.

International Patristics Conference, Oxford, Aug. 1999 (paper given: “The Twofold Manner of Divine Indwelling in Cyril of Alexandria: Redressing an Imbalance”).

PRESENTATIONS AND LECTURES GIVEN
“The Suffering of God in the Church Fathers,” the University of Michigan, Public Lectures in Early Christianity, Nov. 2, 2005.

“Recent Developments in Ecumenism,” SHMS Faculty Colloquium, Oct. 26, 2005.

“The Role of Sacred Scripture in Theology Faculty and Culture,” SHMS Colloquium with Cardinal Maida, Feb. 15, 2002.

“Response” to Fr. Keefe on “The Missiological Importance of Jn. 1:14”, SHMS Faculty Colloquium, April 17, 2002.


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