- Contributor Note
Kevin M. Clarke earned his PhD from Ave Maria University and is currently visiting assistant professor at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary in St. Louis, where he teaches Sacred Scripture. A scholar of biblical theology and patrology, he specializes in patristic interpretation and exegesis. He recently edited and introduced a book for the Catholic University of America Press, The Seven Deadly Sins: Sayings of the Fathers of the Church (2018).
Christopher Damian holds an MA in Catholic Studies and JD from the University of St. Thomas, and a BA in philosophy from the University of Notre Dame. He is a contributing author of Roadmap: The Law Student's Guide to Meaningful Employment, which was published by the American Bar Association in 2015 and received the ABA's E. Smythe Gambrell Award. He works in St. Paul, Minnesota, as an attorney and business professional.
Emmanuel Falque is honorary dean and professor in the faculty of philosophy at the Institut Catholique in Paris. He specializes in patristic and medieval philosophy, phenomenology, and philosophy of religion. His books translated into English include The Metamorphosis of Finitude: An Essay on Birth and Resurrection (Fordham University Press, 2012); God, the Flesh, and the Other: From Irenaeus to Duns Scotus (Northwestern University Press, 2015); Crossing the Rubicon: The Borderlands of Philosophy and Theology (Fordham University Press, 2016); The Wedding Feast of the Lamb: Eros, Body, and Eucharist (Fordham University Press, 2016); The Loving Struggle: Phenomenological and Theological Debates (Rowman & Littlefield, 2018); The Guide to Gethsemane: Anxiety, Suffering, and Death (Fordham University Press, 2018); and Saint Bonaventure and the Entrance of God into Theology (Franciscan Institute Publications, forthcoming).
Christina Hip-Flores earned her doctorate in canon law from the University of Navarra in Pamplona, Spain, in June 2015 and her licentiate from the Catholic University of America in 2010. Her doctoral dissertation, entitled "Ordo Viduarum: Consecrated Widows in Canon Law," received cum laude recognition. Currently she serves as an ecclesiastical judge for the Diocese of Camden (NJ) and canonical consultant for the archdiocese of Washington, as well as defender of the bond for various other American tribunals. She is a consecrated virgin of the Archdiocese of Santiago de Cuba, and enjoys serving in the missionary effort of the Cuban Catholic Church.
Stephen E. Lewis is professor and chair of English at the Franciscan University of Steubenville (Steubenville, Ohio). He teaches a variety of periods and figures in British and American literature, and writes about modern and contemporary American, British, and French literature, and modern philosophy and Christianity. He has translated books by Jean-Louis Chrétien, Jean-Luc Marion, and Claude Romano. He is writing a book on post-World War II French Catholic thought, centered around the journal Dieu Vivant.
Laure Solignac, graduate of the École normale supérieure, is maître de conférénces (assistant professor) in philosophy at the Institut Catholique of Paris and a member of the École franciscaine of Paris. She specializes in Franciscan thought, anthropological thought of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, and anthropological discourse from antiquity to the present. She has published two books: La Théologie symbolique de saint Bonaventure (Paris: Parole et Silence, 2010), and La Voie de la ressemblance. Itinéraire dans la pensée de saint Bonaventure (Paris: Hermann, 2014). She has also edited a collection of essays on medieval anthropology: La Figure d'Adam (Paris: Hermann, 2015).
Sr. Albert Marie Surmanski, OP, belongs to the Ann Arbor-based Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist. She is a visiting assistant professor of theology at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas, and also teaches at St. Mary's Seminary. She has published a translation of Albert the Great's On the Body of the Lord in the Fathers of the Church Medieval Continuation Series (The Catholic University of America Press, 2017) as well as articles in Antiphon, Homiletic and Pastoral Review, and New Blackfriars.
Christian D. Washburn is professor of dogmatic theology at the Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. His articles have...