(p. xi) List of Contributors
(p. xi) List of Contributors
Khaled Anatolios is Associate Professor of Historical Theology at the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry. His most recent monograph is Retrieving Nicaea: The Development and Meaning of Trinitarian Doctrine (2011). He is on the board of directors of the Pappas Patristic Institute of Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology.
Robert Barron received his Master’s degree in Philosophy from the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC, in 1982 and was ordained to the priesthood for the Archdiocese of Chicago in 1986. He received his doctoral degree from the Institut Catholique de Paris, with a mention of très honorable in June of 1992. In 1996 his book Thomas Aquinas: Spiritual Master was published by Crossroad. This text was given the Catholic Press Association First Prize in Spirituality. In 1998 his book And Now I See: A Theology of Transformation was published by Crossroad. Between 2000 and 2008 he published Heaven in Stone and Glass: Experiencing the Spirituality of the Great Cathedrals (2002), The Strangest Way: Walking the Christian Path (2002), Bridging the Great Divide: Musings of a Post-Liberal, Post-Conservative, Evangelical Catholic (2004), The Priority of Christ: Toward a Postliberal Catholicism (2007), The Word on Fire: Proclaiming the Power of Christ (2008), and Eucharist (2008). In 2005 he published a DVD entitled Untold Blessings: The Three Paths of Holiness, and this was followed in 2006 by a DVD entitled Conversion and in 2007 by another called Seven Deadly Sins; Seven Lively Virtues. His outstanding DVD series Catholicism has been widely acclaimed. In 2008 Fr. Barron was named the first holder of the Francis Cardinal George chair of Faith and Culture at University of Saint Mary of the Lake/Mundelein Seminary outside of Chicago. In 2012, Francis Cardinal George appointed Fr. Barron President of the University of Saint Mary of the Lake and tenth rector of Mundelein Seminary.
Richard J. Bauckham is currently a senior scholar at Ridley Hall, Cambridge. He taught for fifteen years at the University of Saint Andrews, and for fifteen years before that at the University of Manchester. He won the Michael Ramsey Award and the Christianity Today Book Award for his 2006 masterpiece Jesus and the Eyewitnesses: The Gospels as Eye-Witness Testimony (2006). In 2010 Richard Bauckham was honoured with the Franz-Delitzsch Award for his book The Jewish World Around the New Testament.
Markus Bockmuehl is Professor of Biblical and Early Christian Studies at the University of Oxford, where he has also served as Associate Head of the Humanities Division. His books include The Epistle to the Philippians (1998), Seeing the Word: Refocusing New Testament Study (2006), and Simon Peter in Scripture and Memory (2012). Among his (p. xii) recent edited volumes are Redemption and Resistance (2007), Scripture’s Doctrine and Theology’s Bible (2008), and Paradise in Antiquity (2010).
Lawrence S. Cunningham is John A. O’Brien Professor of Theology (Emeritus) at the University of Notre Dame. The author or editor of over twenty-six books, he has written widely on Christian spirituality and has contributed a number of essays and book chapters on Christian art, architecture, and photography.
Brian E. Daley, S.J. is Catherine F. Huisking Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame. Father Daley was recently awarded the ‘Ratzinger Prize’. He is the author of The Hope of the Early Church: A Handbook of Patristic Eschatology (1991) and On The Dormition of Mary: Early Patristic Homilies, Gregory of Nazianzus (2006). He gave the D’Arcy Lectures at Oxford on God Visible: Patristic Christology Reconsidered and is currently turning these lectures into a book. Father Daley is the editor of the Patristic journal Traditio.
Gavin D’Costa is Professor of Catholic Theology at the University of Bristol. He is author of seven books, most recently: Christianity and the World Religions: Disputed Questions in the Theology of Religions (2009) and Vatican II and the World Religions (Oxford University Press, 2014). He is an advisor to the Vatican, the Roman Catholic Bishops in England and Wales, and to the Church of England, Board of Mission on matters related to other religions.
Mark W. Elliott is Reader in Church History at the University of St Andrews. He is the author of The Heart of Biblical Theology: Providence Experienced (2012), Engaging Leviticus: Reading Leviticus Theologically with Its Past Interpreters (2012), The Reality of Biblical Theology (2007), Isaiah 40–66 (Ancient Christian Commentary Series) (2007), Postmodernism and Theology (1998), and The Song of Songs and Christology in the Early Church, 381–451 (2000). He has also edited three books and written numerous scholarly articles.
Simon Gathercole is Senior Lecturer in New Testament Studies at the University of Cambridge. He is Fellow and Director of Studies in Theology at Fitzwilliam College, and the author of Where is Boasting? Early Jewish Soteriology and Paul’s Response in Romans 1–5 (2002), The Preexistent Son: Recovering the Christologies of Matthew, Mark, and Luke (2006), The Gospel of Judas: Rewriting Early Christianity (Oxford University Press, 2007), and The Composition of the Gospel of Thomas (2012). He is co-editor of the journal Early Christianity.
Raymond Gawronski, S.J. is currently Visiting Scholar at the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology in Berkeley and adjunct Professor of Theology at St. Patrick’s Seminary. After many years as Professor of Dogmatic Theology at Marquette University, he moved into full-time spiritual direction and retreat work at the St. John Vianney Seminary in Denver, where he was also full Professor of Theology for eight years. He has specialized in the mission of Hans Urs Von Balthasar, focusing on his vision of a contemplative theology. Author of Word and Silence: Hans Urs von Balthasar and the (p. xiii) Spiritual Encounter of East and West (1995), Fr. Gawronski has also published widely on the Spiritual Exercises (A Closer Walk with Christ) and on various cultural issues, especially as regards spiritual traditions.
Gregory Glazov has a DPhil from Oxford. His doctoral dissertation, ‘The “Bridling of the Tongue” and the “Opening of the Mouth” in Biblical Prophecy’, was published by Sheffield Academic Press in 2001. He is currently Professor of Biblical Studies at Seton Hall University. He has published articles on the book of Job, Vladmir Solovyov, and biblical anthropology in Vetus Testamentum, Communio, and for the Linacre Centre. His most recent book is The Burning Bush: Vladimir Solovyov’s Writings on Judaism: Texts and Commentary (2015). Dr. Glazov serves as Coordinator of the Great Spiritual Books program of ICSST’s Institute for Christian Spirituality.
Michael J. Gorman holds the Raymond E. Brown Chair in Biblical Studies and Theology at St. Mary’s Seminary & University in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, where he was previously Dean of its Ecumenical Institute of Theology. He is the author of ten books, including Cruciformity: Paul’s Narrative Spirituality of the Cross (2001), Inhabiting the Cruciform God: Kenosis, Justification, and Theosis in Paul’s Narrative Spirituality (2009), and The Death of the Messiah and the Birth of the New Covenant: A (Not So) New Model of the Atonement (2014).
Kevin Hector is Assistant Professor of Theology and of the Philosophy of Religions at the University of Chicago, and the author of Theology Without Metaphysics (2011).
David S. Hogg is Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Associate Professor of Divinity at Beeson Divinity School, Samford University. Professor Hogg is the author of Anselm of Canterbury: The Beauty of Theology (2004).
Andrew Louth is Emeritus Professor of Patristic and Byzantine Studies at the Durham University, UK. His most recent book is Introducing Eastern Orthodoxy (2013).
Brian Lugioyo is Associate Professor of Theology and Ethics at Azusa Pacific University and an ordained elder in the Free Methodist Church. He is the author of Martin Bucer’s Doctrine of Justification (2010).
Paul Mankowski, S.J. is scholar-in-residence at the Lumen Christi Institute, Chicago.
Bruce McCormack is the Charles Hodge Professor of Systematic Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary and Director of the Center for Barth Studies. In 1998 he was awarded the prestigious Karl Barth Prize and in 2004 was awarded a Dr.theol.h.c. from the Friedrich Schiller University. He is the author of Karl Barth’s Critically Realistic Dialectical Theology: Its Genesis and Development, 1909–1936 (Clarendon Press, 1997) and numerous essays on Barth.
Alison Milbank is Associate Professor of Literature and Theology at the University of Nottingham, where she lectures on various aspects of religion, culture and aesthetics. She is the author of Daughters of the House: Modes of the Gothic in Victorian Fiction (1992), (p. xiv) Dante and the Victorians (1998), Chesterton and Tolkien as Theologians: The Fantasy of the Real (2009), and co-author (with Andrew Davison) of For the Parish: A Critique of Fresh Expressions (2010). She edited Beating the Traffic: Josephine Butler and Anglican Social Action on Prostitution Today (2007).
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 (Oxford University Press, 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.
Gilbert Narcisse, O.P. is Prior Provincial of the Toulouse Dominicans. He is President of the Collège Universitaire Saint-Dominique (CUSD), where he holds a chair in theology. Professor Narcisse is the author of Le Christ en sa beauté: Hans Urs von Balthasar, Saint Thomas d’Aquin (2005), Le Christ en sa beauté: Hans Urs von Balthasar, Saint Thomas d’Aquin. II Textes annotés (2005), Premiers pas en théologie (2005), and Les raisons de Dieu: argument de convenance et esthétique théologique selon saint Thomas d’Aquin et Hans Urs von Balthasar (1997).
Aidan Nichols, O.P. is Prior of Blackfriars, Cambridge, and the author of fifty books on different aspects of Christian theology.
Rik van Nieuwenhove lectures in theology at Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, Ireland. He is the author of Introduction to Medieval Theology (2012) and Jan van Ruusbroec: Mystical Theologian of the Trinity (2003), co-author of Introduction to the Trinity (2011), and co-editor of Late Medieval Mysticism of the Low Countries (2008) and The Theology of Thomas Aquinas (2005). His research interests include mediaeval theology and spirituality, the theology of the Trinity, and soteriology.
Kenneth Oakes is currently a postdoctoral scholar at the University of Notre Dame, having previously been a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Tübingen. He is the author of Karl Barth on Theology and Philosophy (Oxford University Press, 2012) and Reading Karl Barth: A Companion to the Epistle to the Romans (2011), co-author of Illuminating Faith: An Invitation to Theology (2015), and editor of Captive to Christ, Open to the World: On Doing Christian Ethics in Public (2014).
Gabriel Said Reynolds is Professor of Islamic Studies and Theology at Notre Dame. His research is focused above all on the Qur’an and Muslim–Christian relations. He wrote a dissertation on the Islamic history of Christianity of ʿAbd al-Jabbar (d. 1025) which won the Field Prize at Yale and was published as A Muslim Theologian in the Sectarian Milieu (2004). Reynolds also prepared an introduction and translation of this history published as The Critique of Christian Origins (2008). At Notre Dame Reynolds has organized two international conferences (2005, 2009) on the Qur’an, and edited the acts of the conferences as The Qur’ān in Its Historical Context (2008) and New Perspectives on the Qur’ān: The Qur’ān in Its Historical Context 2 (2011). In 2012–13 Prof. Reynolds (p. xv) directed ‘The Qurʾān Seminar’ a year-long project with a team of twenty-eight international scholars to produce a collaborative scholarly commentary on the Qur’an. He is co-director of The International Qurʾanic Studies Association (iqsaweb.org). Reynolds’ principal work on the Qur’an is The Qur’ān and Its Biblical Subtext (2010). He has also published The Emergence of Islam (2012).
Norman Russell is an honorary research fellow of St Stephen’s House, Oxford, and sometime tutor in early Church history at Heythrop College, London.
Michele M. Schumacher is a mother of four and a private docent at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland, Department of Moral Theology, and Professor of Theological Anthropology at the European Institute of Anthropological Studies, Philanthropos. Other than her work of formulating a ‘new feminism’ (cf. Evangelium Vitae, no. 99), she has published in the areas of theological anthropology, redemption, mediation, sexual ethics, and Christian marriage. Her most recent work is entitled A Trinitarian Anthropology: Adrienne von Speyr and Hans Urs von Balthasar in Dialogue with St. Thomas Aquinas (2014), and she is currently working on a manuscript on the natural desire for God.
Calvin Stapert is Professor of Music Emeritus at Calvin College where he taught for thirty-eight years. He is author of My Only Comfort: Death, Deliverance and Discipleship in the Music of J. S. Bach (2000), A New Song for an Old World: Musical Thought in the Early Church (2007), J. S. Bach (2009), Handel’s Messiah: Comfort for God’s People (2010), and Playing Before the Lord: The Life and Work of Joseph Haydn (2013). He has also published many articles, mainly dealing with matters at the junction of music and theology, and is a founding member of the Society for Christian Scholarship in Music.
Troy A. Stefano is a doctoral student at the University of Notre Dame. His first book, forthcoming from Fortress Press, is called The Trinity in Modern Catholic Theology. He has published various chapters and articles in the areas of historical and systematic theology, and is currently working on three book translations.
Diane B. Stinton is Associate Professor of Mission Studies and Dean of students at Regent College, Vancouver. Professor Stinton specializes in theological developments in the global South. She taught theology for many years in Kenya, where she helped launch two new programs: an M.Th. in African Christianity at Daystar University, and an M.Th./Ph.D. in World Christianity at the Nairobi Evangelical Graduate School of Theology (NEGST). She is the author of Jesus of Africa: Voices of Contemporary Christology (2004), which is a benchmark work in its field, and the editor of African Theology on the Way: Current Conversations (2010). She is also a general editor for the Ecumenical Symposium of Eastern Africa Theologians (ESEAT) series on African Christianity.
Olivier-Thomas Venard, O.P. is Professor of New Testament and Vice-Director of the École biblique et archéologique française de Jérusalem. Fr. Venard is the author of a three-volume work entitled Thomas d’Aquin Poète Théologien (2002–9). He is engaged (p. xvi) in major ecumenical research on the literal meaning which the Hebrew Bible has for Christians.
Joseph Wawrykow teaches in the Department of Theology 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). He currently serves his Department as its Director of doctoral studies.
John Webster is Professor of Divinity at the University of St Andrews. He is the author of a number of books on the theology of Karl Barth and on topics in Christian doctrine. Recent publications include a collection of essays, The Domain of the Word (2012). He is currently writing a five-volume systematic theology.
Thomas G. Weinandy, O.F.M., Cap. is currently the Executive Director of the Secretariat for Doctrine at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops in Washington, DC. Fr. Thomas Weinandy is a Capuchin/Franciscan. He obtained a doctorate in Historical Theology from King’s College, University of London, UK. He has taught theology at a number of colleges and universities in the United States and was a tutor and lecturer in History and Doctrine at the University of Oxford from 1991 to 2004. He has written or edited sixteen books and has published numerous articles in theological journals and pastoral periodicals. He is a member of The Catholic Theological Society of America, The Fellowship of Catholic Scholars, The Academy of Catholic Theology, and The North American Patristics Society. He was the Executive Director for the Secretariat for Doctrine at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, from January 2005 to August 2013. He is now teaching at the Dominican House of Studies in Washington, DC, and at the Gregorian University in Rome.
Rowan Williams is currently Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge. He was Lady Margaret Professor of Divinity in Oxford from 1986 to 1992. He was Bishop of Monmouth from 1991 until 2000 when he was enthroned as Archbishop of Canterbury. A leading light in contemporary theology, Williams is the author of many books, including The Edge of Words: God and the Habits of Language (2014) and The Wound of Knowledge: Christianity Spirituality from the Bible to Saint John of the Cross (2014).
Robert J. Woźniak was ordained in the Archdiocese of Krakow in 1999. He wrote his dissertations in the University of Navarre on Bonaventure’s theophenomenology of natural desire (2003) and on his theology of God the Father (published as: Primitas et plenitudo. Dios Padre en la teología trinitaria de San Buenaventura, 2007). He taught at the Pontifical and Civil Faculty of Theology in Lima, Peru. He is currently Professor of Systematic Theology at the Pontifical Academy of Theology in Krakow. He has written several books in Polish, and his first English language book appeared in 2012 as Rethinking Trinitarian Theology.
(p. xvii) K. K. Yeo is Harry R. Kendall Professor of New Testament at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary (Illinois) and Visiting Professor at Peking University and Zhejiang University in China. He was inducted into the Society of New Testament Studies in 1998, and is a Lilly as well as Luce Fellow. He is the author of numerous works in Chinese, and co-edited the Biblical Library Series in Shanghai (China). His works in English include Rhetorical Interaction in 1 Corinthians 8 and 10: A Formal Analysis with Implications for a Cross-Cultural, Chinese Hermeneutic (1995), What Has Jerusalem to Do with Beijing? Biblical Interpretation from a Chinese Perspective (1998), Chairman Mao Meets the Apostle Paul: Christianity, Communism, and the Hope of China (2002), Cross-Cultural Paul: Journeys to Others, Journeys to Ourselves (2005), and Musing with Confucius and Paul: Toward a Chinese Christian Theology (2008).
Randall C. Zachman is Professor of Reformation Studies at the University of Notre Dame. He is the author of Reconsidering John Calvin (2012), Image and Word in the Theology of John Calvin (2007), John Calvin as Teacher, Pastor, and Theologian: The Shape of his Writing and Thought (2006), and The Assurance of Faith: Conscience in the Theology of Martin Luther and John Calvin (2005).
Philip G. Ziegler is Senior Lecturer in Systematic Theology at the University of Aberdeen. He is the author of Doing Theology When God is Forgotten: The Theological Achievement of Wolf Krötke (2007), and co-editor of The Providence of God (2009) and Explorations in Christian Theology and Ethics: Essays in Conversation with Paul L. Lehmann (2009).