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Faculty & Staff Directory

Matthew Levering, Ph.D.

James N. Jr. and Mary D. Perry Chair of Theology

mlevering@usml.edu

(847) 281-7067

B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.T.S., Duke University; Ph.D., Boston College. Previous appointments include: associate professor of theology at Ave Maria University, Myser Fellow at the Center for Ethics and Culture at the University of Notre Dame, and professor of theology at University of Dayton. Author or co-author of over thirty books including such works as Scripture and Metaphysics, Participatory Biblical Exegesis, Biblical Natural Law, Proofs of God, Aquinas’s Eschatological Ethics and the Virtue of Temperance, and Did Jesus Rise from the Dead?, and The Abuse of Conscience. Currently at work on a nine-volume dogmatics, whose first five volumes have appeared (most recently Engaging the Doctrine of Israel). Editor or co-editor of over twenty books including such works as The Oxford Handbook of Sacramental TheologyAristotle in Aquinas’s Theology, and The Reception of Vatican II. Translator of Gilles Emery, O.P.’’s The Trinity. Co-editor of Nova et Vetera and of the International Journal of Systematic Theology. Past president (2021-22) of the Academy of Catholic Theology, and member of Evangelicals and Catholics Together since 2004.

Books

On the Priesthood: Classic and Contemporary Texts

Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2003.

Christian Dying: Classic and Contemporary Texts

Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2004.

Prayer and Contemplation: Classic and Contemporary Texts

Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2005.

Marriage and the Family: Classic and Contemporary Texts

Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2005.

John with St. Thomas Aquinas: Theological Exegesis and Speculative Theology

Co-edited with Michael Dauphinais.

Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, 2005.

Papers & Presentations