(p. xiii) Notes on Contributors
(p. xiii) Notes on Contributors
Anthony Akinwale, O.P. is a Dominican friar of the Nigerian Province. After initial philosophical studies in Ibadan and Kinshasa, he obtained a licentiate in theology at the Dominican University College, Ottawa, Canada, and a doctorate at Boston College. A past President of the Catholic Theological Association of Nigeria, and consultant to the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria, he is Professor of Systematic Theology at the Dominican Institute, Ibadan, Nigeria.
Michael Allen is Associate Professor of Systematic and Historical Theology at Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando, Florida. He has written several books including, most recently, Reformed Catholicity (with Scott R. Swain).
Khaled Anatolios received his doctorate from Boston College in 1996. He is Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame and the author of Retrieving Nicaea: The Development and Meaning of Trinitarian Doctrine (2011), Athanasius (2004), and Athanasius: The Coherence of his Thought (1998).
Yury P. Avvakumov is Assistant Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame, USA. Before coming to Notre Dame in 2010, he taught Medieval and Modern Church History and was Dean of Humanities and the founding Chair of the Department of Classical, Byzantine, and Medieval Studies at the Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv, Ukraine. He is the author of Die Entstehung des Unionsgedankens: Die lateinische Theologie des Hochmittelalters in der Auseinandersetzung mit dem Ritus der Ostkirche (2002) and the editor of Metropolitan Andrei Šeptyc’kyi and Greco-Catholics in Russia, 1899-1917 (2004).
Lewis Ayres is Professor of Catholic and Historical Theology at the University of Durham, UK. His most recent book is Augustine and the Trinity (2010/2014).
Richard Bauckham was until 2007 Professor of New Testament Studies and Bishop Wardlaw Professor in the University of St. Andrews, Scotland, and is now Professor Emeritus at St Andrews and Senior Scholar at Ridley Hall, Cambridge. He taught historical and contemporary theology for fifteen years at the University of Manchester, before moving to St Andrews in 1992. His many publications range over many areas of biblical studies and theology.
Hans Boersma holds the J. I. Packer Chair in Theology at Regent College, Vancouver. He has authored several books, including Embodiment and Virtue in Gregory of Nyssa (2013); Heavenly Participation: The Weaving of a Sacramental Tapestry (2011); and Nouvelle Théologie and Sacramental Ontology: A Return to Mystery (2009). Together (p. xiv) with Matthew Levering, he edited Heaven on Earth? Theological Interpretation in Ecumenical Dialogue (2013).
David Brown has been Wardlaw Professor of Theology, Aesthetics and Culture at the Institute for Theology, Imagination and the Arts in the University of St. Andrews since 2007. Prior to that, he taught first at Oxford and then at Durham where he held the Van Mildert Chair in Divinity. He was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 2002.
Brian A. Butcher, a subdeacon in the Ukrainian Greco-Catholic Church, is currently Assistant Professor at the Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christian Studies, in Saint Paul University’s Faculty of Theology (Ottawa, Canada)—where he also received his doctorate in 2011. His dissertation explored the pertinence of the hermeneutical philosophy of Paul Ricoeur for liturgical theology, as exemplified in the Byzantine Rite’s “Great Blessing of Water” for Theophany. Prior to his appointment at Saint Paul, he taught in British Columbia at Redeemer Pacific College/Trinity Western University, Simon Fraser University and the Seminary of Christ the King/Westminster Abbey.
Peter J. Casarella is an Associate Professor at the University of Notre Dame where he is also a Fellow of the Kellogg Institute of International Studies, the Institute for Latino Studies, and the Medieval Institute. He formerly served as founding Director of the Center for World Catholicism and Intercultural Theology at DePaul University. His publications focus on Nicholas of Cusa, Hans Urs von Balthasar, and U.S. Latino/a Theology.
Boyd Taylor Coolman (Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 2001) is Associate Professor of Theology at Boston College. His scholarly interests lie in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, with a particular focus on the Victorines (especially Hugh of St. Victor and Thomas Gallus) and on early thirteenth-century Franciscan theology, especially the theology of Alexander of Hales. He is also interested in such theological topics as Trinity, Christology, Eucharist, and mystical theology.
Adam A. J. DeVille is Associate Professor and Chairman of the Department of Theology-Philosophy at the University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, Indiana; editor of Logos: A Journal of Eastern Christian Studies; and the author of Orthodoxy and the Roman Papacy (2011) as well as of over 100 articles and reviews in journals in Europe and North America. He is currently editing three collections of scholarly articles: one on Orthodox-Muslim relations for Routledge Press; another on the future of Eastern Orthodoxy in North America for the University of Notre Dame Press; and a third on celibacy and marriage among Eastern Catholic priests, also forthcoming from University of Notre Dame Press.
Craig A. Evans received his Ph.D. from Claremont and his D.Habil. from Budapest. He is the Payzant Distinguished Professor of New Testament at Acadia Divinity College and author of numerous publications. (p. xv)
David W. Fagerberg is Associate Professor in the Department of Theology of the University of Notre Dame. He holds an M.Div. from Luther Northwestern Seminary; an M.A. from St. John’s University, Collegeville; an S.T.M. from Yale Divinity School; and the Ph.D. from Yale University. His work has focused on the integration of liturgy, theology, and asceticism.
Everett Ferguson is Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Texas. He is a past president of the North American Patristics Society and has served on the board of the American Society of Church History and the Association internationale d’études patristiques. His books include Baptism in the Early Church: History, Theology, and Liturgy in the First Five Centuries (2013); Backgrounds of Early Christianity (1987; 3rd ed., 2003); Church History, vol. 1: From Christ to Pre-Reformation (2005); and The Early Church at Work and Worship (2 vols.; 2013–14). He was editor of The Encyclopedia of Early Christianity (1997) and the journal The Second Century and co-editor of its successor Journal of Early Christian Studies. The library of Abilene Christian University has recently digitized and is making available online his slide collection of nearly 10,000 slides pertaining to the ancient Mediterranean world and early Christian history.
Peter Galadza, an archpriest of the Ukrainian Greco-Catholic Church, is Kule Family Professor of Liturgy at the Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christian Studies, Saint Paul University, Ottawa, Canada. He is also managing editor of Logos: A Journal of Eastern Christian Studies. In 2003–04 he was a research fellow at Harvard University’s Dumbarton Oaks Byzantine Research Center, and in 2010 was elected president of the Society of Oriental Liturgy.
E. Brooks Holifield is the Charles Howard Candler Professor of American Church History, Emeritus. He spent his career at the Candler School of Theology at Emory University in Atlanta. The author of seven books, including the award winning Theology in America, he received three fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities and one each from the Luce Foundation, the Pew Endowment, and the Louisville Center. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Edith M. Humphrey is the William F. Orr Professor of Biblical Studies at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary and a member of the Orthodox Church. She has written seven books (The Ladies and the Cities; (Guide to) Joseph and Aseneth; And I Turned to See the Voice; Ecstasy and Intimacy: When the Holy Spirit Meets the Human Spirit; Grand Entrance: Worship on Earth as in Heaven; Scripture and Tradition: What the Bible Really Says) as well as numerous scholarly and popular articles on biblical, theological, ecclesial, and contemporary ethical topics.
Thomas Humphries is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Theology, and Religion and the Assistant Director of the Honors Program at Saint Leo University in Florida, USA. While his teaching is broad at the undergraduate and graduate levels, his research focuses on fifth- and sixth-century theology and its reception. (p. xvi)
George Hunsinger received his degrees from Stanford, Harvard, and Yale. He is currently the Hazel Thompson McCord Professor of Systematic Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary. In 2006 he founded the National Religious Campaign against Torture. He is a delegate to the official Reformed/Roman Catholic International Dialogue (2011–17). Among his books are The Eucharist and Ecumenism: Let Us Keep the Feast (2008) and The Beatitudes (2014). He is an ordained Presbyterian minister (PCUSA).
Luke Timothy Johnson is the Robert W. Woodruff Distinguished Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins at Candler School of Theology, Emory University. His works include The Writings of the New Testament: An Interpretation, 3rd edition (2010), Among the Gentiles: Greco-Roman Religion and Early Christianity (2009), and Hebrews: A Commentary (2006).
Jeremiah J. Johnston received his Ph.D. from Middlesex University and completed his residency at the Oxford Centre for Mission Studies. He serves as Associate Professor at Houston Baptist University and has published works on early Christianity.
John C. Kasza is a priest of the Archdiocese of Detroit, Michigan (USA). He holds degrees in history, divinity and earned his doctorate in sacramental theology from the Pontifical Athenaeum Sant’Anselmo in Rome, Italy. He has held many positions in parishes, chancery, and seminary, including Vice-Chancellor and Secretary to the Cardinal, assistant professor of liturgy and sacraments, and Academic Dean. Currently, he is pastor of St. James the Greater parish in Novi, Michigan.
Lucas Laborde, S.S.J., a native of Argentina, is pastor of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Portland, and director of the Portland State University Newman Center, where he teaches philosophy, theology, and apologetics. He is a priest of the Saint John Society.
Gordon W. Lathrop is a Lutheran pastor and a liturgical theologian. From 2004 to 2010, he taught in Yale Divinity School as Visiting Professor of Liturgical Studies. Since 2004, he has been Professor of Liturgy Emeritus at the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia, where he taught for twenty years. He is the author of several books, including Holy Things: A Liturgical Theology (1993) and The Four Gospels on Sunday (Fortress 2012). His doctoral studies, completed in 1969, were at the University of Nijmegen, the Netherlands, under the direction of Bastiaan van Iersel and Edward Schillebeeckx. He lives in Arlington, Virginia.
Peter J. Leithart is President of the Theopolis Institute, a study center and pastoral training program in Birmingham, Alabama. An ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church in America, he also serves as a teacher at Trinity Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, and as an adjunct Senior Fellow of Theology at New Saint Andrews College, Moscow, Idaho. He is author, most recently, of Gratitude: An Intellectual History (2014) and Traces of the Trinity (2015). (p. xvii)
Matthew Levering is Perry Family Foundation Professor of Theology at Mundelein Seminary. He serves as co-editor of two theological quarterlies, Nova et Vetera and the International Journal of Systematic Theology. He has authored numerous books, including Sacrifice and Community: Jewish Offering and Christian Eucharist (2005) and Christ and the Catholic Priesthood (2010). With Hans Boersma, he edited Heaven on Earth? Theological Interpretation in Ecumenical Dialogue (2013). He and Gilles Emery co-edited The Oxford Handbook of the Trinity.
Ian Christopher Levy is Associate Professor of Theology at Providence College in Providence, Rhode Island. His work focuses on medieval sacramental theology, biblical exegesis, and ecclesiology. His most recent book is Holy Scripture and the Quest for Authority at the End of the Middle Ages (2012).
David Lincicum is Associate Professor of New Testament Studies at the University of Oxford, and G. B. Caird Fellow in Theology at Mansfield College. He is the author of Paul and the Early Jewish Encounter with Deuteronomy, and his research focuses on the intersection of early Jewish, early Christian, and New Testament studies.
Andrew Louth is Professor Emeritus of Patristic and Byzantine Studies, University of Durham, and Visiting Professor of Eastern Orthodox Theology at the Amsterdam Centre of Eastern Orthodox Theology (ACEOT), Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, 2010–14. He is also a priest of the Russian Orthodox Diocese of Sourozh (Moscow Patriarchate), serving the parish in Durham. His books include The Origins of the Christian Mystical Tradition: From Plato to Denys (1981; revised edition, 2007); Denys the Areopagite (1989); Maximus the Confessor (1996); St John Damascene: Tradition and Originality in Byzantine Theology (2002); Greek East and Latin West: the Church ad 681–1071 (2007); Introducing Eastern Orthodox Theology (2013).
Bruce D. Marshall is Lehman Professor of Christian Doctrine at the Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University. He has also taught at St. Olaf College, and did his graduate work at Yale, following undergraduate work at Northwestern University. He is the author of Trinity and Truth and Christology in Conflict, and of several articles on Trinitarian theology, Christology, and the relationship between Judaism and Christianity.
Mickey L. Mattox is Associate Professor of Theology at Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI. His recent publications include Changing Churches: An Orthodox, Catholic, and Lutheran Theological Conversation (2012), and Iohannes Oecolampadius: An Exposition of Genesis (2013).
R. W. L. Moberly is an ordained Anglican who is Professor of Theology and Biblical Interpretation at Durham University. He loves working next door to Durham cathedral. His most recent book is Old Testament Theology: Reading the Hebrew Bible as Christian Scripture (2013). (p. xviii)
Martha L. Moore-Keish is Associate Professor of Theology at Columbia Theological Seminary in Atlanta, Georgia. She earned her Ph.D. in theology at Emory University and is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA). Her primary areas of interest are liturgical, sacramental, and ecumenical theologies, as well as interfaith relations. She has published two books: Do This in Remembrance of Me: A Ritual Approach to Reformed Eucharistic Theology (2008), and Christian Prayer for Today (2009).
Francesca Aran Murphy is Professor of Systematic Theology at the University of Notre Dame. She is the author of numerous books, including Christ the Form of Beauty (1995), God is Not a Story (2007) and a theological commentary on I Samuel (2010). She is currently editing a new series for Bloomsbury Academic called Illuminating Modernity. The first book in the series, of which she is a co-author, is called Illuminating Faith.
Dennis T. Olson is the Charles Haley Professor of Old Testament Theology and chair of the Biblical Department at Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, New Jersey. His research focus is the Pentateuch and Old Testament theology. Among other books, he has written theological commentaries on the books of Numbers, Deuteronomy, and Judges, and he is currently working on a commentary on the book of Exodus.
Chad C. Pecknold (Ph.D., Cambridge) teaches historical and systematic theology at the Catholic University of America. He is the author of Transforming Postliberal Theology (2005), Christianity and Politics: A Brief Guide to the History (2010), and has edited several volumes of essays, including The T&T Clark Companion to Augustine and Modern Theology (2012) with Tarmo Toom.
Nicholas Perrin (Ph.D., Marquette University) is Dean of the Wheaton Graduate School where he also holds the Franklin S. Dyrness Chair of Biblical Studies. Between 2000 and 2003, he was research assistant for N. T. Wright and has since authored and edited numerous articles and books, including Thomas and Tatian (2003); Thomas: The Other Gospel (2007); Lost in Transmission? What We Can Know about the Words of Jesus (2009); and Jesus the Temple (2010), the first of a three-part trilogy on the historical Jesus. He is also co-editor of the recently revised edition of Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels (2013).
Catherine Pickstock is a University Reader in Philosophy and Theology at Cambridge University and a Fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge. Her most recent book is Repetition and Identity (2013).
Trent Pomplun (M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia) is the author of Jesuit on the Roof of the World: Ippolito Desideri’s Mission to Tibet (2010) and co-editor of The Blackwell Companion to Catholicism (2007). His articles have appeared in The Journal of Religion, Modern Theology, and History of Religions (among other journals), and his interests include baroque theology, missions history, and Indo-Tibetan religion and culture. (p. xix)
John D. Rempel is a Mennonite minister. He has been active as a pastor, Mennonite liaison for peace and development at the United Nations, and professor of theology. He is the editor of his church’s Minister’s Manual (1998). Currently he is the director of the Mennonite Centre at the Toronto School of Theology. His abiding concern has been the relationship between worship and social change.
Jorge A. Scampini, O.P. (Th.D., University of Fribourg, Switzerland), is Titular Professor of Dogmatic Theology at the Centro de Estudios de Filosofía y Teología de la Orden de Predicadores—Universidad del Norte Santo Tomás de Aquino (Buenos Aires) and Extraordinary Professor of Sacramental Theology and Ecumenism at the Faculty of Theology of the Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina (Buenos Aires). Previously he was Invited Professor at the Faculty of Theology of the Angelicum University (Rome) and Member of the Plenary Commission of Faith and Order (1991–2013); the Baptist–Roman Catholic Conversations (2006-2010); the Reformed–Roman Catholic International Dialogue (2010–); and the Methodist–Roman Catholic International Dialogue (2012–). He also served as President of the Sociedad Argentina de Teología (2010–13).
Benoît-Dominique de La Soujeole, O.P. is a French Dominican who teaches ecclesiology and the sacraments at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland). His main field of research focuses on the sacramentality of salvation, including Christology, ecclesiology, sacramental theology, and ecumenical and interreligious dialogue. He is a member of the editorial board of La Revue Thomiste (Toulouse, France). His principal publications include Le sacrement de la communion: Essai d’ecclésiologie fondamentale (1998), Introduction au mystère de l’Église (2006), and Prêtre du Seigneur dans son Église (2009).
Scott R. Swain is Professor of Systematic Theology and Academic Dean at Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando, Florida. His recent books include The God of the Gospel: Robert Jenson’s Trinitarian Theology (2013) and Trinity, Revelation, and Reading: A Theological Introduction to the Bible and its Interpretation (2011).
Mark G. Vaillancourt is a priest of the Archdiocese of New York and the president of Kennedy Catholic High School, Somers, New York. He holds a doctorate in historical theology from Fordham University and is a member of the North American Patristics Society. Fr. Vaillancourt is both a translator and author of a number of works on the historical development of theology, including Lanfranc of Canterbury, On the Body and Blood of the Lord, Guitmund of Aversa, On the Truth of the Body and Blood of Christ in the Eucharist (2009).
Geoffrey Wainwright is an ordained minister of the British Methodist Church, who early served as a missionary teacher and pastor in Cameroon, West Africa (1967–73). From 1976 to 1991 he was a member of the Faith and Order Commission of the World Council of Churches. From 1986 to 2012 he co-chaired the Joint Commission for Dialogue between the World Methodist Council and the Roman Catholic Church. From 1983 to 2012 Professor Wainwright taught Systematic Theology in the Divinity School of Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, where he now holds the title of Cushman Professor Emeritus of Christian Theology. (p. xx)
Peter Walter received his doctorate of Theology in 1980 after his studies in Philosophy and Catholic Theology in Mainz and Rome. After working in pastoral care, he was Research Assistant in Tübingen and earned his Habilitation there in 1989. Since 1990, he has been Professor of Dogmatics at the theological faculty of the University of Freiburg in Breisgau and Director of the Arbeitsbereichs Quellenkunde of the theology of the Middle Ages (Raimundus–Lullus–Institut). Since 1991, he has been a member of the Ökumenischer Arbeitskreis of Evangelical (Lutheran/Reformed) and Catholic theologians, and since 2004 Chairman of the Society for Publication of the Corpus Catholicorum.
Brent Waters, D.Phil., is the Jerre and Mary Joy Professor of Christian Social Ethics, and Director of the Jerre L. and Mary Joy Stead Center for Ethics and Values at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Evanston, Illinois. He is the author of Economic Globalization and Christian Ethics (forthcoming), Christian Moral Theology in the Emerging Technoculture: From Posthuman Back to Human (2014); This Mortal Flesh: Incarnation and Bioethics (2009); The Family in Christian Social and Political Thought (2007); From Human to Posthuman: Christian Theology and Technology in a Postmodern World (2006); Reproductive Technology: Towards a Theology of Procreative Stewardship (2001); and Dying and Death: A Resource for Christian Reflection (1996). He is a graduate of the University of Redlands (B.A.), School of Theology at Claremont (M.Div., D.Min.), and the University of Oxford (D.Phil.).
Joseph P. Wawrykow teaches in the Theology department at the University of Notre Dame, where he is also a fellow of the Medieval Institute. He is the author of God’s Grace and Human Action (1995) and The Westminster Handbook to Thomas Aquinas (2005), and co-editor of Christ among the Medieval Dominicans (1998) and The Theology of Thomas Aquinas (2005).
Thomas Joseph White, O.P. is the Director of the Thomistic Institute at the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. He is the author of Wisdom in the Face of Modernity: A Study in Thomistic Natural Theology (2009) and The Incarnate Lord: A Thomistic Study in Christology (2015).