Associates & Staff

Dr. Matthew Levering

Dr. Matthew Levering is Professor of Theology at the University of Dayton. Before arriving in Dayton he taught for nine years at Ave Maria University. In 2006-2007 he was the Myser Fellow at the Center for Ethics and Culture at the University of Notre Dame and is Chair of the Board of the Academy of Catholic Theology. 

In addition to being the co-editor of the theological quarterly Nova et Vetera, Dr. Levering has authored a number of books including: Christ’s Fulfillment of Torah and Temple, Scripture and Metaphysics, Sacrifice and Community, Participatory Biblical Exegesis, Biblical Natural Law, Ezra and Nehemiah, and Christ and the Catholic Priesthood.

Dr. Levering is also the co-author of Holy People, Holy Land and Knowing the Love of Christ and co-edited Vatican II: Renewal within Tradition, Rediscovering Aquinas and the Sacraments, Aquinas the Augustinian, Reading John with St. Thomas Aquinas, and John Paul II and the Jewish People.

Additionally, he has published articles and reviews in numerous journals including Letter and Spirit, Nova et Vetera, The Thomist, Pro Ecclesia, Modern Theology, New Blackfriars, International Journal of Systematic Theology, Irish Theological Quarterly, Angelicum, Logos, American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly, and First Things. 

Dr. Levering has served as a member of Evangelicals and Catholics Together since 2004 and is a Contributing Editor of Assembly: A Journal of Liturgical Theology. 

Education:
Boston College, Ph.D. in Systematic Theology, Spring 2000
Duke Divinity School, Master of Theological Studies, Spring 1996
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A. in History, Spring 1993
Wesleyan University, Fall 1989-Spring 1991

Honors, Grants, and Fellowships:
Senior Fellow, St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology
Contributing Editor for 2009, Assembly: A Journal of Liturgical
  Theology (Notre Dame Center for Liturgy)
Myser Fellow, Center for Ethics and Culture, University of Notre Dame,
  2006-2007 academic year
2006 Book Award, Third Place in Theology, Catholic Press Association of the
  United States and Canada, for Holy People, Holy Land
Institute of Medieval Philosophy and Theology Bradley Grants, 1997-2000
University Fellowship, Boston College, 1996-2000

Teaching Positions:
Professor of Theology (tenured), University of Dayton, 2009-
Associate Professor of Theology, Ave Maria University, Naples, FL, 2004-2009
Assistant Professor of Theology, Ave Maria College, Ypsilanti, MI, 2000-2004
Lecturer, Boston College, 1999-2000

Publications:
Books Authored
Sins against Charity: A Thomistic Exploration.  Completed manuscript
being prepared for submission to a press.
Aquinas on Providence, Governance, and Predestination: A Biblical and
Ecumenical Approach.  Under review for publication at Oxford
University Press.
Predestination: Biblical and Theological Paths.  Under review for
publication at Oxford University Press.
Jewish-Christian Dialogue and the Life of Wisdom: Engagements with the
  Theology of David Novak.  New York: Continuum, forthcoming.
Christ and the Catholic Priesthood: Ecclesial Hierarchy and the Pattern of
the Trinity.  Chicago: Hillenbrand Books, forthcoming.
Participatory Biblical Exegesis: A Theology of Biblical Interpretation.  Notre
  Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2008.
Biblical Natural Law: A Theocentric and Teleological Approach.  Oxford:
  Oxford University Press, 2008.
Ezra and Nehemiah: A Theological Commentary.  Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos
Press, 2007.
Sacrifice and Community: Jewish Offering and Christian Eucharist.  Oxford:
Blackwell, 2005.
Scripture and Metaphysics: Aquinas and the Renewal of Trinitarian Theology.
  Oxford: Blackwell, 2004.
Christ’s Fulfillment of Torah and Temple: Salvation According to St. Thomas
Aquinas.  Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2002.

Books Co-Authored
Holy People, Holy Land: A Theological Reading of the Bible.  Co-authored
with Michael Dauphinais.  Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos Press, 2005.
Knowing the Love of Christ: An Introduction to the Theology of St. Thomas
  Aquinas.  Co-authored with Michael Dauphinais.  Notre Dame: University
  of Notre Dame Press, 2002.
  * French edition published as: À la découverte de l’amour de dieu. Une
  Introduction à la théologie de saint Thomas d’Aquin.  Trans. Giovanna
  Brianti.  Paris: Parole et Silence, 2005.

Scholarly Books Co-Edited
Reading Romans with St. Thomas Aquinas.  Co-edited with Michael
Dauphinais.  In preparation for submission to Catholic University
of America Press.
Just War in the Catholic Tradition.  Co-edited with Gregory Reichberg.  In
  preparation for submission to a press. 
The Oxford Handbook on the Trinity.  Co-edited with Gilles Emery, O.P.
  Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2010.
Ressourcement Thomism: Sacra Doctrina, the Sacraments, and the Moral Life.
  Co-edited with Reinhard Hütter.  Washington, D.C.: Catholic University
  of America Press, forthcoming.
Rediscovering Aquinas and the Sacraments: Studies in Sacramental Theology.
Co-edited with Michael Dauphinais.  Chicago: Hillenbrand Books,
forthcoming.
Vatican II: Renewal within Tradition.  Co-edited with Matthew L. Lamb. 
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008.
John Paul II and the Jewish People: A Jewish-Christian Dialogue.  Co-edited
  with David G. Dalin.  Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2008.
Wisdom and Holiness, Science and Scholarship: Studies in Honor of Matthew L.
  Lamb.  Co-edited with Michael Dauphinais.  Naples, FL: Sapientia Press,
  2007.
Aquinas the Augustinian.  Co-edited with Michael Dauphinais and Barry
David.  Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press,
2007. 
John Paul II and St. Thomas Aquinas.  Co-edited with Michael Dauphinais.
Naples, FL: Sapientia Press, 2006.
Reading John with St. Thomas Aquinas: Theological Exegesis and Speculative
Theology.  Co-edited with Michael Dauphinais.  Washington, D.C.:
Catholic University of America Press, 2005.

Popular Books Edited
On the Priesthood: Classic and Contemporary Texts.  Lanham, MD: Rowman
& Littlefield, 2003.
On Christian Dying: Classic and Contemporary Texts.  Lanham, MD: Rowman
& Littlefield, 2004.
On Marriage and the Family: Classic and Contemporary Texts.  Lanham, MD:
  Rowman & Littlefield, 2005.
On Prayer and Contemplation: Classic and Contemporary Texts.  Lanham, MD:
  Rowman & Littlefield, 2005.

Current Projects
Catholic Theology: A Doctrinal Guide.  Contracted with Continuum.
Origen: Exegesis, Metaphysics, Doctrine.  In planning stage for Brazos Press.

Articles
“Seeking Ecclesial Peace: Receiving the Second Vatican Council.” 
Forthcoming in a volume edited by Michael Root and James Buckley.
“Charity and Empire: Is Trinitarian Monotheism Violent?”  Forthcoming in
  Letter and Spirit 2009.
“Aquinas on Paul.”  In the Blackwell Companion to Paul.  Ed. Stephen
  Westerholm.  Oxford: Blackwell, forthcoming.
“War and Christian Charity: John Howard Yoder and St. Thomas Aquinas.”
  Forthcoming in Just War in the Catholic Tradition.  Ed. Matthew
  Levering and Gregory Reichberg.
“Ockham on the Papacy.”  Forthcoming in a festschrift for Stephen F. Brown.  Ed.
  Kent Emery, Russell Friedman, and Andreas Speer.
“Aquinas on the Decalogue.”  In Reading the Decalogue through the Centuries. 
Ed. Jeffrey Greenman and Timothy Larson.  Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos
Press, forthcoming.
“Ordering Wisdom: Aquinas, the Old Testament, and Sacra Doctrina.”  In
  Ressourcement Thomism.  Ed. Reinhard Hütter and Matthew Levering.
  Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, forthcoming.
“Aquinas on Romans 8: Predestination in Context.”  Forthcoming in Reading
  Romans with St. Thomas Aquinas.  Ed. Michael Dauphinais and Matthew
  Levering.
“Debating the Doctrine of Providence: A Test-Case for Contemporary Thomism.”
  Forthcoming in American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly.
“A Note on Scripture in the Summa Theologiae.”  Forthcoming in New
  Blackfriars.
“Liturgical Mediation: Help or Hindrance to the Unity of the People of God?”
  Assembly: A Journal of Liturgical Theology 35 (2009): 50-54.
“Knowing What Is ‘Natural’: Thomas Aquinas and Luke Timothy Johnson on
  Romans 1-2.”  Logos 12 (2009): 117-142.
“Original Sin and the Anthropological Principles of Humanae Vitae.”  Nova et
  Vetera 6 (2008): 779-799.
“The Imago Dei in David Novak and Thomas Aquinas: A Jewish-Christian
  Dialogue.”  The Thomist 72 (2008): 259-311.
“Religious Freedom, State Neutrality, and Divine Authority.”  In Ethics without
  God? The Divine in Contemporary Moral and Political Thought.  Ed.
  Fulvio Di Blasi, Joshua P. Hochschild, and Jeffrey Langan.  South Bend,
  IN: St. Augustine’s Press, 2008: 114-118.
“God and Natural Law: Reflections on Genesis 22.”  Modern Theology 24 (2008):
  151-177.
“Principles of Exegesis: Toward a Participatory Biblical Exegesis.”  Pro Ecclesia
  17 (2008): 35-51.
“Reclaiming God’s Providence: John Paul II, Maimonides, and Aquinas.”
  In John Paul II and the Jewish People.  Ed. David G. Dalin and Matthew
  Levering.  Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2008: 95-112.
“Introduction.”  Co-authored with Matthew L. Lamb.  In Vatican II: Renewal
  within Tradition.  Ed. Matthew L. Lamb and Matthew Levering.  Oxford:
  Oxford University Press, 2008: 3-22.
“Pastoral Perspectives on the Church in Modern World.”  In Vatican II: Renewal
  within Tradition.  Ed. Matthew L. Lamb and Matthew Levering.  Oxford:
  Oxford University Press, 2008: 165-183.
“Christ the Priest: An Exploration of Summa Theologiae III, q. 22.”  The Thomist
  71 (2007): 379-417.
“A Note on Joseph Ratzinger and Contemporary Theology of the Priesthood.”
  Nova et Vetera 5 (2007): 271-283.
“Hierarchy and Holiness.”  In Wisdom and Holiness, Science and Scholarship.
  Ed. Michael Dauphinais and Matthew Levering.  Naples, FL: Sapientia
  Press, 2007: 143-172.
“Introduction” to Eternity, Time, and the Life of Wisdom by Matthew L. Lamb.
  Naples, FL: Sapientia Press, 2007: xiii-xx.
“Friendship and Trinitarian Theology: Response to Karen Kilby.”  International
  Journal of Systematic Theology 9 (2007): 39-54.
“Introduction.”  In Aquinas the Augustinian.  Ed. Michael Dauphinais, Barry
  David, and Matthew Levering.  Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of
  America Press, 2007: xi-xxiv. 
“Augustine and Aquinas on the Good Shepherd: The Value of an Exegetical
  Tradition.”  In Aquinas the Augustinian.  Ed. Michael Dauphinais, Barry
  David, and Matthew Levering.  Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of
  America Press, 2007: 205-242.
“St. Thomas Aquinas and William Abraham.”  New Blackfriars 88 (2007):
46-55.
“Editorial: Deus Caritas Est.”  Nova et Vetera 4 (2006): 223-226.
“Natural Law and Natural Inclinations: Rhonheimer, Pinckaers, McAleer.”
  The Thomist 70 (2006): 155-201.
“Ecclesial Exegesis and Ecclesial Authority: Childs, Fowl, and Aquinas.”
  The Thomist 69 (2005): 407-467.
“Reading John with St. Thomas Aquinas.”  In Aquinas on Scripture: An
Introduction to His Biblical Commentaries.  Ed. Thomas Weinandy,
O.F.M. Cap., Daniel Keating, and John Yocum.  New York: T. & T.
Clark, 2005: 99-126.
“Participation and Exegesis: Response to Catherine Pickstock.”  Modern
Theology 21 (2005): 587-601.
“Introduction.”  Nova et Vetera 3 (2005): 429-436.
“John Paul II and Aquinas on the Eucharist.”  Nova et Vetera 3 (2005): 637-659.
* French trans.: “Jean-Paul II et S. Thomas d’Aquin sur l’eucharistie.”
  Nova et Vetera [French ed.] 80 (2005): 7-32.
“Introduction.”  In Reading John with St. Thomas Aquinas.  Ed. Michael
  Dauphinais and Matthew Levering.  Washington, D.C.: Catholic
University of America Press, 2005: xiii-xxv.
“Does the Paschal Mystery Reveal the Trinity?”  In Reading John with St.
  Thomas Aquinas.  Ed. Michael Dauphinais and Matthew Levering.
  Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, 2005: 78-91.
“The Pontifical Biblical Commission and Aquinas’s Exegesis.”  In a symposium
  on the Pontifical Biblical Commission’s The Jewish People and Their
  Sacred Scriptures in the Christian Bible.  Pro Ecclesia 13 (2004): 25-38.
“Aquinas on the Liturgy of the Eucharist.”  In Aquinas on Doctrine: A Critical
Introduction.  Ed. Thomas Weinandy, O.F.M. Cap., Daniel Keating, and
John Yocum.  New York: T. & T. Clark, 2004: 183-197.
“Metaphysics and Contemporary Sacramental Theology: Retrieving
  Anscar Vonier, O.S.B.’s A Key to the Doctrine of the Eucharist.”
  In Indubitanter ad veritatem: Studies Offered to Leo J. Elders, S.V.D. 
Ed. Jörgen Vijgen.  Budel: Damon, 2003: 281-300.
“Juridical Language in Soteriology: Aquinas’s Approach.”  Angelicum 80 (2003):
309-326.
“Beyond the Jamesian Impasse in Trinitarian Theology.”  The Thomist 66 (2002):
  395-420.
“Contemplating God: YHWH and Being in the Theology of St. Thomas
  Aquinas.” Irish Theological Quarterly 67 (2002): 17-31.
“Balthasar on Christ’s Consciousness on the Cross.”  The Thomist 65 (2001):
567-581.
“Speaking the Trinity: Anselm and His 13th-Century Interlocutors on Divine
  Intelligere and Dicere.”  In Saint Anselm—His Origins and Influence. 
Ed. John R. Fortin.  Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellon Press, 2001: 131-143.
“Wisdom and the Viability of Thomistic Trinitarian Theology.”  The Thomist 64
  (2000): 593-618.
“Israel and the Shape of Thomas Aquinas’s Soteriology.”  The Thomist
  63 (1999): 65-82.

Popular Articles and Reviews
“Messianic Gentiles and Messianic Jews: A Response to Mark S. Kinzer.”
  First Things no. 189 (January 2009): 47-49.
Review of Randi L. Rashkover and Martin Kavka, ed., Tradition in the Public
  Square: A David Novak Reader (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2008).
  First Things 187 (November 2008): 60.

Translations and Annotations
Translation of Gilles Emery, O.P., The Trinity: An Introduction to Catholic
  Doctrine on the Trinity.  Forthcoming.
Translation of Gilles Emery, O.P., “The Holy Spirit in the Commentary of St.
  Thomas Aquinas on the Epistle to the Romans.”  Forthcoming in
  Reading Romans with St. Thomas Aquinas, ed. Michael Dauphinais and
  Matthew Levering.
New edition (introduction and notes) with Daniel Keating of St. Thomas Aquinas,
  Commentary on the Gospel of John, trans. Fabian Larcher, O.P. and James
  Weisheipl, O.P. in 2 vols. (Magi Books and St. Bede’s Publications, 1980
  and 1999).  Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press,
forthcoming 2010.
Revision of Robert Williams’s translation of Surnaturel, ed. Serge-Thomas
  Bonino, O.P.  Ave Maria, FL: Sapientia Press, 2009.
Translation of Emmanuel Perrier, O.P., “The Election of Israel Today:
  Supersessionism, Post-Supersessionism, and Fulfillment.” 
  Forthcoming in Nova et Vetera 7:2 (2009).
Translation of Gilles Emery, O.P., “Thomas Aquinas, Postliberal? George
  Lindbeck’s Reading of St. Thomas,” in Emery, The Trinity, the Church,
and the Human Person (Naples, FL: Sapientia Press, 2007), 263-90.
Translation of Charles Morerod, O.P., “The Senses in the Relationship of
  Man with God.”  Nova et Vetera 5 (2007): 789-816.
Translation of Gilles Emery, O.P., “The Personal Mode of Trinitarian Action
  in St. Thomas Aquinas.”  The Thomist 69 (2005): 31-77.
Translation with Teresa Bede of Gilles Emery, O.P., “The Treatise on the Trinity
  in the Summa Theologiae,” in his Trinity in Aquinas (Ypsilanti, MI:
Sapientia Press, 2003).
Translation of Gilles Emery, O.P., “Essentialisme ou personnalisme dans le
traité de Dieu chez saint Thomas d’Aquin?” [Revue Thomiste 98 (1998):
5-38] The Thomist 64 (2000): 521-563.

Book Reviews
Review of Markus Bockmuehl, Seeing the Word: Refocusing New Testament
  Study (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2006); R. W. L. Moberly,
  Prophecy and Discernment (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press,
  2006); Simon J. Gathercole, The Pre-existent Son: Recovering the
  Christologies of Matthew, Mark, and Luke (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans,
  2006); Christopher R. Seitz, Prophecy and Hermeneutics: Toward a New
  Introduction to the Prophets (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2007);
  A. K. M. Adam, Stephen E. Fowl, Kevin J. Vanhoozer, and Francis
  Watson, Reading Scripture with the Church: Toward a Hermeneutic for
  Theological Interpretation (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2006);
  Francis Watson, Paul and the Hermeneutics of Faith (New York: T. & T.
  Clark, 2004).  Forthcoming in The Thomist.
Review of Craig Steven Titus, ed., On Wings of Faith and Reason: The Christian
  Difference in Culture and Science (Arlington, VA: Institute of
Psychological Sciences, 2008).  Forthcoming in National Catholic
Bioethics Quarterly.
Review of Jean Porter, Nature as Reason: A Thomistic Theory of Natural
  Law (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2005).  Pro Ecclesia 17 (2008):
469-473.
Review of C. Kavin Rowe, Early Narrative Christology: The Lord in the Gospel
  of Luke (Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2006).  Nova et Vetera 6 (2008): 460-
464.
Review of John F. Haught, Is Nature Enough? Meaning and Truth in the Age
  of Science (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006).  Review of
  Metaphysics 61 (2007): 135-137.
Review of Nancey Murphy, Bodies and Souls, or Spirited Bodies? (Cambridge:
  Cambridge University Press, 2006).  National Catholic Bioethics
  Quarterly 7 (2007): 635-638.
Review of Anselm K. Min, Paths to the Triune God: An Encounter between
  Aquinas and Recent Theologies (Notre Dame: University of Notre
  Dame Press, 2005).  Modern Theology 23 (2007): 304-307.
Review of G. J. McAleer, Ecstatic Morality and Sexual Politics: A Catholic
  and Antitotalitarian Theory of the Body (New York: Fordham
  University Press, 2005).  National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly 5
(2005): 846-849.
Review of Frederick Christian Bauerschmidt, Holy Teaching: Introducing the
  Summa Theologiae of St. Thomas Aquinas (Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos
  Press, 2005).  The Thomist 70 (2006): 140-142.
Review of Anscar Vonier, O.S.B., A Key to the Doctrine of the Eucharist
  (Bethesda, MD: Zaccheus Press, 2003 [1925]).  Nova et Vetera,
  forthcoming. 
Review of Catherine Keller, Face of the Deep: A Theology of Becoming
(New York: Routledge, 2003).  Theological Studies 66 (2005): 905-
907.
Review of Oliver Davies, The Creativity of God (Cambridge: Cambridge
  University Press, 2004).  Modern Theology 22 (2006): 150-152.
Review of Stephen Pope, ed., The Ethics of Aquinas (Washington, D.C.:
  Georgetown University Press, 2002).  National Catholic Bioethics
  Quarterly 5 (2005): 430-432.
Review of Russell Hittinger, The First Grace: Rediscovering the Natural Law
  in the Post-Christian World (Wilmington, DE: ISI Books, 2003). 
  Nova et Vetera 2 (2004): 223-228.
Review of Paul Gondreau, The Passions of Christ’s Soul in the Theology of St.
  Thomas Aquinas (Münster: Aschendorff, 2002).  Doctor Angelicus 4
  (2004): 242-247.
Review of Charles Taylor, Varieties of Religion Today: William James
Revisited (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2002).
Modern Theology 21 (2005): 163-165.
Review of Aidan Nichols, O.P., Discovering Aquinas (London: Darton,
  Longman and Todd, 2002).  Saint Austin Review 3 (2003): 39-41.
Review of Romanus Cessario, O.P., The Virtues, or the Examined Life (New
  York: Continuum, 2002).  The Thomist 67 (2003): 143-147.
Review of Philip W. Butin, The Trinity (Louisville, KY: Geneva Press,
  2001).  Pro Ecclesia 11 (2002): 497-498.
Review of David Coffey, Deus Trinitas: The Doctrine of the Triune God
  (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999).  Pro Ecclesia 11 (2002):
  238-240.
Review of Wilhelmus G. B. M. Valkenberg, Words of the Living God:
  Place and Function of Holy Scripture in the Theology of St. Thomas
  Aquinas (Leuven: Peeters, 2000).  Theological Studies 62 (2001):
378-379.
Review of Aidan Nichols, O.P., No Bloodless Myth: A Guide Through
Balthasar’s Dramatics (Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of
America Press, 2000).  The Thomist 65 (2001): 319-323.

Memberships:
Academy of Catholic Theology (50-member working group)
Co-Founder with Michael Dauphinais
Chair of the Board, 2007-present
Society of Biblical Literature

Quarterly Journal:
Co-editor with Michael Dauphinais of Nova et Vetera, English edition     (first issue Spring 2003, published quarterly since Spring 2005). 

Book Series:
Reading the Scriptures.  Co-editor with Gary A. Anderson and Robert Louis
  Wilken (University of Notre Dame Press).
Classical Christianity.  Co-editor with Hans Boersma (Brazos Press).
Faith and Reason: Studies in Catholic Theology and Philosophy.  Co-editor
  with Reinhard Hütter and Michael Dauphinais (Sapientia Press).

Book Publishing:
Associate Editor of Sapientia Press of Ave Maria University, 2002-2009.
  Commissioned/published books by Avery Cardinal Dulles, S.J., Gilles
  Emery, O.P., Mary Ann Glendon, Aidan Nichols, O.P., and many others.

Conference Planning:
Conceived and organized with Gregory Reichberg a conference entitled
“Just War in the Catholic Tradition: Continuity or Rupture?,”
June 25-27, 2009 at the Ritz Carlton in Naples, Florida.
Conceived and organized with Michael Dauphinais a conference entitled
“Reading Paul with St. Thomas Aquinas,” February 5-7, 2009 at
Ave Maria University in Ave Maria, Florida.
Conceived and organized with Michael Dauphinais a conference entitled
“Humanae Vitae: Forty Years Later,” held February 1-2, 2008 at
Ave Maria University in Ave Maria, Florida.
Conceived and organized with Michael Dauphinais a conference entitled
“Sacraments in Aquinas,” held February 1-3, 2007 at Ave Maria
  University in Naples, Florida.
Conceived and organized with Rabbi David Dalin a conference entitled
“John Paul II and the Holy Land,” held February 8-9, 2006 at
Ave Maria University in Naples, Florida.
Conceived and organized with Michael Dauphinais a conference entitled
  “Aquinas the Augustinian,” held at Ave Maria University in Naples,
Florida on February 3-5, 2005.
Conceived and organized with Michael Dauphinais a conference entitled
“John Paul II and the Renewal of Thomistic Theology,” held at Ave
Maria College on August 8-9, 2003.
Conceived and organized with Michael Dauphinais a conference entitled
  “Reading John with St. Thomas Aquinas: Ressourcement and the
Fourth Gospel” held at the Hyatt Regency in Dearborn, Michigan, on
October 5-6, 2001. 

Aquinas Center for Theological Renewal:
Co-director with Michael Dauphinais, 2001-2009.  For further information,
see www.aquinas.avemaria.edu. 

Ecumenical and Interreligious Dialogue:
Participant, Evangelicals and Catholics Together, 2004-present
Participant, Catholic-Jewish Theological Studies Group, Consultation on the
  Pontifical Biblical Commission document “The Jewish People and
  Their Sacred Scriptures in the Christian Bible,” Pope John Paul II
  Cultural Center, Washington, D.C., October 24, 2002.

Presentations:
“War and Christian Charity.”  Presented to a conference entitled Just War
in the Catholic Tradition: Continuity or Rupture?, sponsored by
PRIO, Naples, Florida, June 26, 2009.
“Seeking Ecclesial Peace: Receiving the Second Vatican Council.”
Presented to a conference entitled Vatican II: Its Continuing
Challenge to All Churches, sponsored by the Center for Catholic and
  Evangelical Theology, June 10, 2009.
“Hierarchical Priesthood: Numbers 16 and Schism according to Aquinas.”
Hillenbrand Distinguished Lecture, Liturgical Institute at
Mundelein Seminary, April 21, 2009.
“Aquinas on Romans 8: Predestination in Context.”  Presented to a
conference entitled Reading Romans with St. Thomas Aquinas,”
Ave Maria University, February 6, 2009.
“Providence and Predestination in Scripture.”  Presented to the Doctoral
Colloquium in Theology and Biblical Studies at Wheaton College,
November 7, 2008.
“Aquinas on the Decalogue.”  Presented to a conference entitled Reading the
Decalogue through the Centuries, Wheaton College, November 6, 2008.
“Response to Cessario, Hibbs, and McAleer” (panel symposium on my Biblical
Natural Law).  Presented at the American Maritain Association Annual
Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, October 25, 2008. 
“Humanae Vitae and Original Sin.”  Presented to a conference entitled Humanae
  Vitae: 40 Years Later, Ave Maria University, February 1, 2008.
“Principles of Exegesis: Toward a Participatory Biblical Exegesis.”  Presented
  to the Postgraduate Scripture and Theology Seminar at the University
  of St. Andrews, January 10, 2008.
“Aquinas and Gersonides on Job.”  Presented to a conference entitled Deus Habet
  Consilium: An International Conference on the Career and Prospects of
  Providence in Modern Theology, University of Aberdeen, January 9,
  2008.
“A Preacher’s Vision of the Old Testament: The Case of St. Thomas Aquinas.”
  Presented to the Fifteenth Annual Aquinas-Luther Conference, entitled
Aquinas and Luther on Preaching the Old Testament, Lenoir-Rhyne
College, October 26, 2007.
“The Church as the Image of the Trinity.”  Presented at the International
  Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 11, 2007.
“Aquinas on the Priesthood.”  Presented to a conference entitled Sacraments
  in Aquinas, Ave Maria University, February 1, 2007.
“Ecclesial Hierarchy and Modernity.”  Presented to a conference entitled
  Modernity: Yearning for the Infinite, University of Notre Dame,
  December 1, 2006.
Invited participant, “Columbus Day Weekend Conference,” St. John’s
Seminary, October 6-8, 2006.
“The Holy Land in the Poetry of John Paul II.”  Presented to a conference
  entitled John Paul II and the Holy Land, Ave Maria University,
February 8, 2006.
“Catholic Biblical Exegesis 1280-1750: What Happened?”  Presented to
  the Christian Theology and the Bible Session convened by Stephen
  Fowl at the Society of Biblical Literature, November 21, 2005.
“On the Value of an Exegetical Tradition: Aquinas’s Use of
  Augustine’s Commentary on John 10.”  Presented to a conference
entitled Aquinas the Augustinian, Ave Maria University, February 3,
2005.
“Charity and the Eucharist.”  Presented at the International Congress
  on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 6-9, 2004.
“Aquinas on Transubstantiation.”  Dean’s Lecture to the faculty and
students of Ave Maria College, April 6, 2004.
“John Paul II and St. Thomas Aquinas on the Eucharist.”  Presented
  to a conference entitled John Paul II and the Renewal of
  Thomistic Theology, Ave Maria College, August 8, 2003.
“Response to Russell Hittinger’s The First Grace.”  Presented to a
  conference entitled Ethics without God?, University of Notre
  Dame, July 17, 2003.
Invited participant, “The Anthropology Project,” Institute for Psychological
  Sciences, Arlington, VA, July 15-17, 2002.
“St. Thomas Aquinas and David Coffey on Analogies for the Trinity.”
  Presented at the International Congress on Medieval Studies,
  Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 2, 2002.
“Does the Paschal Mystery Reveal the Trinity?”  Presented to a conference
  entitled Reading John with St. Thomas Aquinas, Dearborn, Michigan,
  October 5, 2001.
“Is Thomistic Theology Possible Today?”  Presented to a conference
  entitled Challenges to Catholic Theology in the New Millennium, 
  Archdiocese of Boston (St. John’s Seminary), September 30, 2000.
“Aquinas on the ‘Faith of Christ.’”  Presented at the International Congress on
  Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 6, 2000.
“Speaking the Trinity: Anselm and His 13th-Century Interlocutors on Divine
  Intelligere and Dicere.”  Presented to a conference entitled Saint Anselm,
His Origins and Influence at Saint Anselm College, Manchester, New
  Hampshire, April 1, 2000.
“St. Thomas Aquinas and the Fides Christi.”  Presented to the faculty and
  students of St. John Vianney Major Seminary, Denver, Colorado,
  January 2000.
“Israel and the Shape of Thomas Aquinas’s Soteriology.”  Bradley Medieval
  Lecture, Boston College, October 30, 1999.
“Aquinas and the Medieval Debate about Christ’s Saving Work: From Gilbert the
Universal to the Summa Fratris Alexandri.”  Presented to the Medieval
Theology Group of the Catholic Theological Society of America, June 11,
1999.
“Aquinas on Christ’s Transfiguration and Resurrection.”  Presented at the
  International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan,
May 6, 1999.

Internet Publications:
“The Brothers and Sisters of Jesus,” published on FirstThings.com, November
  30, 2007.
Interview on the Website of the Thomas Instituut te Utrecht, February 2003.
“John Paul II and St. Thomas Aquinas on the Eucharist,” published on
Zenit.org, September 9-10, 2003.

Courses Taught:
History of Christian Theology, Part I
History of Christian Theology, Part II
Sacred Scripture
Old Testament
New Testament
Sacred Doctrine
The Church
Christ and His Church
Sacraments
Triune God
Creation and Grace
Moral Theology
Christ and Salvation (M.A.)
Sacraments and Liturgy (M.A.)
Aquinas on Salvation (Ph.D.)
Scripture and Metaphysics (Ph.D.)
Human Sexuality and Divine Providence (Ph.D.)
Praeambula Fidei (Ph.D.)


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