Jeremy D. Wilkins, B.A., M.Div., S.T.L., Ph.D.

Director, Lonergan Research Institute
Associate Professor, Systematic Theology
Room 210; ext. 240

Jeremy Wilkins earned his B.A. from Washington University in St Louis (1994), his M.Div. at Regis College (1997), and his Ph.D. at Boston College (2004) with a dissertation on the development of Thomas Aquinas’s Trinitarian theology. Prior to his appointment as Director of the Lonergan Research Institute, he was Associate Professor in the School of Theology at the University of St Thomas (Houston). He is also a frequent speaker to general audiences on religious and theological topics.

Research Interests

Bernard Lonergan, Thomas Aquinas, method in theology, Trinitarian theology, Christology, grace

Select Recent Publications

  • “(Mis)Reading Lonergan’s Way to Nicea: A ‘More Generous Interpretation,’ in Conversation with Jane Barter Moulaison,” Studies in Religion/Sciences Religieuses 42/4 (2013), 429-447
  • “Love and Knowledge of God in the Human Life of Christ,” Pro Ecclesia 21/1 (2012), 77-99.
  • “Why Two Divine Missions? Development in Augustine, Aquinas, and Lonergan,” Irish Theological Quarterly 77/1 (2012), 1-30.
  • “Filioque,” entry for The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization, ed. George Kurian (London: Blackwell, 2012).
  • “Grace and Growth: Aquinas, Lonergan and the Problematic of Habitual Grace,” Theological Studies, 72/4 (2011), 723-49.
  • “Trinitarian Missions and the Order of Grace According to Thomas Aquinas,” in Philosophy and Theology in the Long Middle Ages: Essays in Honor of Professor Stephen Brown, ed. K. Emery, R. Friedman, and A. Speer (Leiden: E.J. Brill, 2011), 689-708.
  • “Method, Order, and Analogy in Trinitarian Theology: Karl Rahner’s Critique of the ‘Psychological’ Approach,” The Thomist 74/3 (2010), 563-92.
  • “Grace in the Third Stage of Meaning: Apropos Lonergan’s ‘Four-point Hypothesis’,” Lonergan Workshop 22 (2010).
  • Monograph in progress: Order and Analogy in Trinitarian Theology