Travis Curtright is a fellow of the Center for Thomas More Studies at the University of Dallas, author of The One Thomas More (2012), and coeditor of Shakespeare’s Last Plays: Essays in Literature and Politics (2002). He directs the humanities and liberal studies program at Ave Maria University, where he is associate professor of humanities and literature.
J. M. Hubbard graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1958 and received his PhD in philosophy from Laval University in 1974. He was a professor at Benedictine College and the University of St. Thomas, teaching courses in logic, the philosophy of nature, and Aristotle’s De Anima.
Christopher J. Knight is professor of English at the University of Montana. His most recent book is Omissions Are Not Accidents: Modern Apophaticism from Henry James to Jacques Derrida.
Charles De Koninck (1906–1965) was a Belgian-Canadian Thomist philosopher and theologian. As director of the philosophy department at the Université Laval in Quebec, he had decisive influence on Catholic philosophy in French Canada and also influenced Catholic philosophers in English Canada and the United States. The author of many books and articles in French and English, he contributed to a variety of philosophical fields including natural [End Page 185] philosophy, philosophy of science, philosophy of mathematics, and political philosophy, but he also wrote on theology, especially Mariology. As the founder of the so-called Laval School of philosophy, De Koninck was the mentor of many philosophers, including Ralph McInerny, who published an English translation of De Koninck’s collected works.
Jacob D. Rhein is a JD candidate at the University of Minnesota Law School and member of Minnesota Law Review. He holds an MA in Catholic Studies from the University of St. Thomas.
Randall S. Rosenberg is assistant professor of systematic theology at Saint Louis University. He is also the former holder of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet Endowed Chair in Catholic Thought at Fontbonne University in St. Louis, Missouri. His book on John XXIII (Paulist Press) will be published in the spring of 2014. His writings have appeared in many journals, including Theological Studies, Heythrop Journal, Angelicum, Logos, and Renascence.
C. Michael Shea obtained BAs in Spanish and Theology from Aquinas College (Grand Rapids, Michigan) in 2005 and earned an MA in Historical Theology at Saint Louis University in 2008. Michael Shea defended his PhD thesis on John Henry Newman in November 2012, and over the course of his doctoral studies, has written several articles on nineteenth-century religious themes. His work has been featured in publications such as Gregorianum, Ephemerides Theologicae Lovanienses, and the Journal for the History of Modern Theology. Michael Shea currently lives with his wife, philosopher Ksenija Puškarić, in Saint Louis, Missouri. [End Page 186]