DAVID B. BURRELL, C.S.C. -              Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C. Professor Emeritus in the

College of Arts and Letters, Professor of Philosophy and Theology


Moreau Seminary,  Notre Dame IN 46556, USA
                Tel:  574-631-7735, fax:  574-631-6715

                Bishop McCauley House

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Website: :  http://www.nd.edu/~dburrell/

Standing postal address: Box 402, Notre Dame IN 46556, USA.                        Email:  burrell.1@nd.edu


B.A., 1954 - University of Notre Dame

S.T.L., 1960 - Gregorian University (Rome)

Ph.D., 1965 - Yale University


Woodrow Wilson, Fulbright Fellowships (1954)

Kent Fellowship (1963)


University of Notre Dame - 1964 – 2006; Emeritus Professor – 2006 -

Chairman of Department of Theology, Notre Dame - 1971-80


Rector:  Ecumenical Institute for Theological Research (Tantur), Jerusalem, 1980-81


Visiting Fellow:

Perkins School of Theology (SMU), 1968

Institut Dominicain d’Etudes Orientales, 1983-1986, 1992 (summer tenure)


Visiting Professor:

National Major Seminary, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1975, 1988, 1994

Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1981-2.

Princeton Theological Seminary, 1985.


Society for Values in Higher Education - Board of Directors (1986-89)

American Philosophical Association

Society of Christian Philosophers

Catholic Theological Society of America

Society for Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy


Institut Dominicain d’Etudes Orientales [Cairo}   Membre de l’institut    1990 –


Board of Directors:  Etz Hayyim Synagogue (Hania, Crete) http://www.etz-hayyim-hania.org/




                Doctor of theology, honoris causa – Lund University  2008

                Aquinas Medal – American Catholic Philosophical Association  2009

                John Courtney Murray award – Catholic Theological Society of America  2009




Philosophical Theology, Islamic Philosophy, Comparative Theology





"Ian Ramsey and a Theory of Models for Religious Language" - John McCluskey.


"Kierkegaard and Socratic Ignorance:  A Study of the Task of a Philosopher in Relation to Christianity" - Rachel Dunne.


"Becoming a Christian and Assenting to Assertions" - Donald Barker. 

"Some Uses of Argument in Religious Discourse" - Michael Denty.

"The Theologian as Narrator:  A Study of Karl Barth on the Divine Perfections" - Robert Anthony Krieg (with Stanley Hauerwas).


"Dorothy Day's Religious Conversion:  A Study in Biographical Theology" - Roger A. Statnick.


"Collegial Dimensions of the Parish in Relation to the Good Shepherd Parish Case-Study 1974-1978" - Joseph Antonio Iannone..


"Role of the Passions in the Formation of Character" - Simon G. Harak.


"Doctrines as Rules and Understanding Doctrinal Disagreements - Hans Zorn


"Attending to a Common Language:  Pursuing the Christian Specificity of Moral Theology out of the Thought of Bernard Lonergan" - Mark Miller.


"Divine Action and Indeterminism:  On Models of Divine Agency that Exploit the New Physics" - Steven Dale Crain.


"Robert Sokolowski's Theology of Disclosure: A Constructive Appraisal" - Gerard Marin Jacobitz.


"Christ the Teacher in Summa Theologiae" - Michael Dauphinais


"Plotinia Arabica: Theology of Aristotle" - Peter Adamson


“Thomas Aquinas and  Meister Eckhart on Analogy” – Anastasia Wendlinder


“Al-Ghazali and Aquinas on the Goal of Human Life” – Marianne Farina, C.S.C.








Editorial Board: Jewish and Christian Perspectives Series (Brill)

Advisory Council:  Department of Religion.  Princeton University, 1982-86.

Collaborated in NSF projects:

Pattern Recognition, Summer 1965

Decision-Making in Power Industry, 1974

Original member of Workgroup on Constructive Theology (1976-).

Annual participation:  Society for Values in Higher Education






Analogy and Philosophical Language (New Haven:  Yale University Press, 1973)


Exercises in Religious Understanding (Notre Dame:  University of Notre Dame Press, 1974)


Aquinas:  God and Action (London:  Routledge & Kegan Paul/Notre Dame:  University of Notre Dame Press, 1979)


Knowing the Unknowable God:  Ibn-Sina, Maimonides, Aquinas (Notre Dame:  University of Notre Dame Press, 1986)


Freedom and Creation in Three Traditions (Notre Dame, IN:  University of Notre Dame Press, 1993)


Original Peace:  Restoring God's Creations (with Elena Malits, C.S.C.) (New York:  Paulist, 1997)


Friendship and Ways to Truth (Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2000)


Faith and Freedom:  An Interfaith Perspective (Oxford / Malden MA:  Blackwell, 2004)


Deconstructing Theodicy: A Philosophical Commentary on Job (Grand Rapids MI:  Brazos, 2008)


Aquinas:  God and Action [re-issue] (Scranton PA:  University of Scranton Press, 2008)


When Faith and Reason Meet:  the Legacy of John Zahm CSC (Notre Dame IN:  Corby Publishing, 2009)


Learning to Trust in Freedom:  Signs from Jewish, Christian and Muslim Traditions (Scranton PA:  University                           of Scranton Press, 2010)


Towards a Jewish -Christian-Muslim Theology (Oxford:  Wiley-Blackwell, 2011)





Al-Ghazali on the Ninety-Nine Beautiful Names of God (translation from Arabic with Nazih Daher) (Cambridge: Islamic Texts Society, 1992; Louisville, KY:  Fons Vitae, 1998)


Al-Ghazali on Faith in Divine Unity and Trust in Divine Providence (translation of Bk. 35 of Ihya' Ulum ad-Din) (Louisville, KY:  Fons Vitae, 2000)


Roger Arnaldez: Three Messengers for one God (Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 1998) – with Mary Louise Gude, C.S.C. and Gerald Schlabach


Avital Wohlman:  Al-Ghazali, Averroes and the Interpretation of the Qur’an:  Common Sense and Philosophy in Islam (London:  Routledge, 2009) – translated from Contrepoint entre le sens commun et la philosophy en Islam: Ghazali et Averroès (Paris: Editions du Cerf, 2008)




Edited B.J.L. Lonergan:  Verbum:  Word and Idea in Aquinas (Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 1967)


Edited with Sr. Franzita Kane, C.S.C.:  Evangelization in the American Context (Notre Dame:  University of Notre Dame Press, 1977)


Edited with Bernard McGinn:  God and Creation (Notre Dame:  University of Notre Dame Press, 1990)


Edited with Yeheskel Landau:  Voices from Jerusalem (New York:  Paulist, 1991)


Edited special issue in Islamic Philosophy:  Muslim World 94:1  (January 2004)


Edited with Carolo Cogliati, Janet M. Soskice, and William R. Stoeger:  Creation and the God of Abraham

                (Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press, 2010).



ARTICLES (chronological listing)


"A Note on Analogy," New Scholasticism 36 (1962), 225-232. 

"Aquinas on Naming God," Theological Studies 24 (1963) 183-212.

"Religious Language and the Logic of Analogy," International Philosophical Quarterly 2 (1962) 643-658.


"Aristotle and 'Future Contingencies'," Philosophical Studies (Maynooth) 13 (1964) 37-52.


"Entailment:  `E' and Aristotle," Logique et Analyse 7 (1964) 111-129.


"Kant and Philosophical Knowledge," New Scholasticism 38 (1964) 189-213.


"Analogy and Judgment," in Frederick Crowe (ed) Spirit in Inquiry (Chicago, 1964) 134-146 (= Continuum Festschrift for B.J.Lonergan).


"C.S. Peirce:  Pragmatism and a Theory of Judgment," International Philosophical Quarterly 5 (1965) 521-540.


"John Duns Scotus:  The Univocity of Analogous Terms," Monist 49 (1965)  639-658.


"Classification, Mathematics and Metaphysics:  A Commentary on Aquinas' Exposition of Boethius:  On the Trinity," Modern Schoolman 44 (1966) 13-34.


"God:  Language and Transcendence," Commonweal Papers I 85 (1967) 511-516.


"Obeying Rules and Following Instructions," in F. Crosson and K. Sayre (ed) Philosophy and Cybernetics (Notre Dame, 1967).


"Knowing as a Personal and Passionate Quest:  A Study of C.S. Peirce," in M. Novak (ed) American Philosophy and the Future (New York, 1967).


"How Complete can Intelligibility Be?  A Commentary on Insight:  Chapter XIX,"  Proceedings of American Catholic Philosophical Association, 41 (1967), 250-53.


"Faith and the Nature of Mind as Inquiry," in M. Muckenhirn (ed) The Future as the Presence of Shared Hope (New York, 1968) 130-148.


"Religious Life and Understanding," Review of Metaphysics 22 (1969) 676-699--review article of Hohann, Preller, Nevill, Fackenheim.


"Truth and Historicity:  Certitude and Judgment," in Proceedings of American Catholic Philosophical Association 1969, 44-55.


"Ritual and Conceptual Systems:  Primitive Myth to Modern Ideology," in James D. Shaughnessy (ed) Roots of Ritual (Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1973).


"Future of Philosophical Theology as Reflective Awareness," in Robert Evans (ed) Future of Philosophical Theology (Philadelphia, 1971).


"Reading The Confessions of Augustine:  An Exercise in Theological Understanding," Journal of Religion 50 (1970) 327-351.


"What the Dialogues Show About Inquiry," Philosophical Forum 3 (1972) 104-125.


"Method and Sensibility:  Novak's Debt to Lonergan," Journal of American Academy of Religion 40 (1972) 349-367.


"Beyond a Theory of Analogy,"  Proceedings of American Catholic Philosophical Association 46 (1972) 114-22.


"Substance in Aristotle:  A Performative Account," Philosophical Studies (Maynooth) 1973.  (Reprinted in N.L. O'Hara (ed), Substances and Things [Washington, D.C., University Press of America, 1982] 224-49.)          


"Autobiography & Self-Deception:  Theological & Ethical Reflections on Albert Speer's Inside 3rd Reich," Journal of Religious Ethics 2 (1974) 99-117.


"Linguistic Perspectives," for Symposium of Thomistic Scholars, Listening 9 (1974)



"A Response to Louis Dupre:  Transcendence and Immanence as Theological Categories," in Proceedings of the Catholic Theological Society of America 31 (1976) 11-15.


"From System to Story:  An Alternative Pattern for Rationality in Ethics," (with Stanley Hauerwas), in T. Engelhardt and D. Callahan (ed), Knowledge Value and Belief II (Hasting-on-the-Hudson:  Hastings Center Publication, 1977).


"Another Perspective [on Vatican Declaration] on Ordination of Women," America 136 (1977) 289-92.


"Theology and Other Disciplines in Catholic Higher Education," NCEA College and University Occasional Papers III, 3 (Winter 1977) 9-12.


"Performative Character of the 'Proofs' for the Existence of God," Listening 13 (1978)



"The Church and Individual Life," in David Tracy  (with Hans King and J.B.Metz), eds., Toward Vatican III (New York:  Seabury, 1978) 124-33.


"Some Rules for Theological Argument:  A Search for Properly Theological Warrants," Proceedings of Catholic Theological Society of America 33 (1978) 91-96.


"Theology in Church-Related Higher Education," Council on the Study of Religion Bulletin 10 (1979) 41-43.


"Theology and the Linguistic Turn," Communio 6 (1979) 95-112.


"Religious Belief and Rationality," in C.F. Delaney (ed), Rationality and Religious Belief (Notre Dame, 1979) 84-115.


"Argument in Theology:  Analogy and Narrative," in Carl Raschke, ed., New Dimensions in Philosophy of Religion (Chico, CA:  Scholars Press, 1982) 37-52.


"Stories of God:  Why we use them and how we judge them," in James Wm. McClendon and Axel Steuer, eds., Is God God? (Nashville:  Abingdon, 1981).


"Complements," Communio 8 (1981) 277-92.


"Contemplation and Action:  Personal Spirituality/World Reality," in Francis A. Eigo, ed., Dimensions of Contemporary Spirituality (Villanova PA:  Theology Institute Publications, 1982), 143-62.


"The Holy Spirit and the Christian Life," in Peter Hodgson and Robert King, eds.,  Christian Theology:  Its Traditions, Challenges and Tasks (Philadelphia:  Fortress, 1982), 248-73.


"Jerusalem and the Future of Theological Inquiry," Yearbook of Ecumenical Institute for Theological Research (Tantur) 1981-82, 35-55.


"Verification in Matters Religious," in Leroy S. Rouner, ed., Meaning, Truth, and God (Notre Dame:  University of Notre Dame Press, 1982), 34-51.


"Does Process Theology Rest on a Mistake?"  Theological Studies 43 (1982) 125-35.


"Faith and Religious Convictions:  Studies in Comparative Epistemology," Journal of Religion 63 (1983) 64-73.


"Aquinas and Maimonides:  A Conversation about Proper Speech," Immanuel 16 (1983)



"Maimonides, Aquinas and Gersonides on Providence and Evil," Religious Studies 20 (1984) 335-351.


"God's Eternity," Faith and Philosophy 1 (1984) 389-406. 

"James Ross' Portraying Analogy," New Scholasticism 59 (1985) 347-357.

"Philosophy:  the Best and Worst of Worlds," in David M. Johnson, ed., Justice and Peace Education (Maryknoll NY:  Orbis, 1986).


"Essence and Existence:  Avicenna and Greek Philosophy," MIDEO 17 (1986) 53-66.


"Creation, Will and Knowledge in Aquinas and Duns Scotus" Pragmatik I (Hamburg:  Felix Meiner, 1986) 246-57.


"The Unknowability of God in al-Ghazali," Religious Studies 23 (1987) 171-82.


"Distinguishing God from the World," in Brian Davies O.P., ed.,Language, Meaning and God:  Essays in Honour of Herbert McCabe, O.P. (London:  Geoffrey Chapman, 1987) 75-91.


                                      " Aquinas' Debt to Maimonides," in Ruth Link-Salinger et al. eds., A Straight Path: Studies in   Medieval Philosophy and Culture (Washington, D.C.:  Catholic University of America Press, 1989) 37-48.


"Assessing Statements of Faith:  Augustine and Etty Hillesum," in Gregory D. Pritchard, ed., Hermeneutics, Religious Pluralism, and Truth (Wake Forest, NC:  Wake Forest University Press, 1989) 35-50.


"Maimonides, Aquinas and Ghazali on Naming God," in Peter Ochs, ed., The Return to Scripture in Judaism and Christianity (New York, NY: Paulist Press, 1993) 233-55.


"Creation or Emanation:  Two Paradigms of Reason," in Bernard McGinn and David Burrell, eds., God and Creation (Notre Dame IN:  University of Notre Dame Press, 1990) 27-37.


"Aquinas and Scotus:  Contrary Patterns for Philosophical Theology," in Bruce D. Marshall, ed., Theology and Dialogue:  Essays in Honor of George Lindbeck (Notre Dame IN:  University of Notre Dame Press, 1990), 105-30.


"Ghazali and Aquinas on the Names of God," Literature and Theology 3 (1989) 173-80.


"Fear and Friendship," in Douglas Knight and Peter Paris, eds., Justice and Holy:  Essays in Honor of Walter Harrelson (Philadelphia:  Fortress Press, 1989).


"On Discovering Divine Foolishness," in Merton Annual 2 (1989).


"Divine Practical Knowing:  How an Eternal God Acts in Time," in Brian Hebblethwaite and Edward Henderson, eds., Divine Action (Edinburgh:  T&T Clark, 1990) 93-102.


"Naming the Names of God:  Muslims, Jews, Christians," Theology Today 47 (1990) 22-



"Freedom of Creatures of a Free Creator," in Jaarboek Thomas-Institute te Utrecht (1990) 5-23.


"Why not Pursue the Metaphor of Artisan and View God's Knowledge as Practical?" in Lenn E. Goodman, ed., Neoplatonism and Jewish Thought (Albany, NY:  State University of New York Press, 1992) 207-16.


"An Introduction to Theology and Social Theory," Modern Theology 8 (1992) 319-29.


"Israel:  A Critical View," Thought 67 (1992) 430-37.


"Aquinas and Islamic and Jewish Thinkers," in Norman Kretzmann and Eleonore Stump, eds., Cambridge Companion to Aquinas (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993) 60-84.


"God, Religious Pluralism, and Dialogic Encounter," in Rebecca Chopp and Mark Lewis Taylor, eds., Reconstructing Christian Theology (Minneapolis:  Fortress, 1994) 49-78.


"Creation and `Actualism':  The Dialectical Dimension of Philosophical Theology," Medieval Philosophy and Theology 4 (1994) 25-41.


"God Knowledge of Future Contingents:  A Reply to Williams Lane Craig," Thomist 58 (1994) 317-22.


"Friendship with God in al-Ghazali and Aquinas," in Leroy Rouner, ed., The Changing Face of Friendship (Notre Dame:  University of Notre Dame Press, 1994) 43-56.


"Philosophy and Religion:  Attention to Language and the Role of Reason," in E. Th. Long (ed.) God, Reason and Religions (Dordrecht:  Kluwer, 1995) 109-25.


"Response to Wyschogrod's Letter" in Symposium on "Jewish-Christians and the Torah," Modern Theology 11 (1995) 181-87.


"Critical Comment" on L. Gregory Jones and Stephen E. Fowl (eds.), Rethinking Metaphysics, Modern Theology 12 (1996) 109-12.


"Incarnation and Creation:  The Hidden Dimension," Modern Theology 12 (1996) 211-20.


"The Christian Distinction Celebrated and Expanded," in John Drummond and James Hart, eds., The Truthful and the Good (Dordrecht:  Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1996) 191-206.


"Beyond Idolatry:  On Naming the One-God," in Michael Himes and Stephen Pope, eds., Finding God in all Things (New York:  Crossroad, 1996) 28-37.


“David Braine’s Project:  The Human Person,” Faith and Philosophy 13 (1996) 163-78.  


“A Journey of Faith in Teaching, Scholarship, and Service,” in Mark Poorman, C.S.C., ed., Labors from the Heart:  Mission and Ministry in a Catholic University (Notre Dame IN:  University of Notre Dame Press, 1996) 11-26.


"Religious Experience and Religious Truth:  The Contribution of Philosophy Today," Irish Theological Quarterly 62 (1996/97) 185-99.


"Philosophical Reflections on Religious Claims and Religious Intransigence in Relation to Conflict," in Tomis Kapitan, ed., Philosophical Perspectives on the Israeli - Palestinian Conflict (Armonk, NY:  M.E. Sharpe, 1997) 269-81.


"Islamicist as Interpreter," in Peter Riddell and Tony Street, eds., Islam:  Essays on Scripture, Thought and Society.  A Festschift in Honour of Anthony H. Johns (Leiden:  Brill, 1997) 57-80.


"Al-Ghazali on Created Freedom," American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 73 (1999) 135-57.


"Freedom and Creation in the Abrahamic Traditions," International Philosophical Quarterly 40 (2000) 161-71.


"From the Analogy of 'Being' to the Analogy of Being," in Thomas Hibbs and John

O'Callaghan, eds., Recovering Nature:  Essays in Natural Philosophy, Ethics, and Metaphysics in honor of Ralph McInerny (Notre Dame IN:  University of Notre Dame Press, 1999)  236-49. 


"Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274) and Mulla Sadra Shirazi (980/1572-1050/1640)

and the Primacy of esse/wujûd in Philosophical Theology," Medieval Philosophy and Theology 8 (1999) 207-19.


"Jewish-Christian Relations," Oxford Companion to Christian Thought, ed. Adrian

                Hastings (Oxford:  Oxford University Press, 2000) 344-46.


"Analogy, Creation, and Theological Language," Proceedings of the American Catholic

                Philosophical Association 74 (2000) 35-52.


"Creation, Metaphysics, and Ethics," Faith and Philosophy 18 (2001) 204-21.


"Islamic Philosophical Theology," in the Philosophy of Seyyed Hossein Nasr, ed. Lewis

                Hahn, Randall Auxier, Lucian Stone Jr (Çhicago:  Open Court, 2001) 639-57.


“The Challenge to Medieval Christian Philosophy:  Relating Creator to Creatures,” in John Inglis,

ed., Medieval Philosophy and the Classical Tradition in Islam, Judaism, and Christianity (Richmond: Curzon, 2002) 202-214.


"A Philosophical Foray into Difference and Dialogue:  Avital Wohlman on Maimonides and

                                Aquinas," American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 76 (2002) 181-94.

“Faiths of Abraham in 21st Century,: The Furrow 53 (2002) 3-10.


“Avicenna" in Jorge J. E. Gracia and Timothy B. Noone, eds., A Companion to Philosophy in

                the Middle Ages (Oxford:  Blackwell, 2003) 196-208.


"Narratives Competing for our Souls," in Terrorism and International Justice, ed.

                James Sterba (Oxford:  Oxford University Press, 2003) 88-100.


“Aquinas’ Appropriation of Liber de causis to Articulate the Creator as Cause-of-Being,” in Fergus

                Kerr, ed., Contemplating Aquinas (London:  SCM Press, 2003) 55-74.


“Faith, Culture, and Reason:  Analogous Language and Truth,” Proceedings of the American

                Catholic Philosophical Association 77 (2003) 1-12.


“Philosophy” in Gareth Jones, ed., Blackwell Companion to Modern Theology (Oxford:  Blackwell,

                2004) 34-46. 


“Thomas Aquinas and Islam,” Modern Theology 20 (2004) 71-9; reprinted in Jim Fodor and

Frederick Christian Bauerschmidt, eds., Aquinas in Dialogue:  Thomas for the Twenty-first Century (Oxford:  Blackwell, 2004) 67-86.


“Interfaith Perspectives on Reconciliation,” New Blackfriars 85 (2004) 44-55.


“Act of Creation with its Theological Consequences,” in Thomas Weinandy, Daniel Keating, John Yocum, eds., Aquinas on Doctrine:  A Critical Introduction  (London and New York: T & T            

                                Clark, 2004) 27-44. 


“Religious Life and Understanding:  Grammar Exercised in Practice,” in  Jeffrey Stout and Robert

MacSwain, eds., Grammar and Grace:  Reformulations of Aquinas and Wittgenstein (London:  SCM Press, 2004) 124-35.


“Why Teach as a Life,” in George S. Howard, ed., For the Love of Teaching (Notre Dame IN: 

                Academic Publications, Inc., 2004) 51-57.


“Jesus and the Qur’an:  The Word of God among Us,” in John Cavadini and Laura Holt, eds.,

                Who Do You Say that I Am?:  Confessing the Mystery of Christ (Notre Dame IN: 

                University of Notre Dame Press, 2004) 173-86.


“Al-Ghazali, Aquinas, and Created Freedom,” in Jeremiah Hackett, William Murnion, Carl Still,

                eds.,  Being and Thought in Aquinas (Binghamton NY: Global Academic Publishing, 2004) 17-46.


Review of Olivier-Thomas Venard, O.P., Littérature et Théologie:  Une saison en enfer (Geneve: Ad Solem,

                2002, The Thomist 68:4 (2004). 


Preface/Avant-propos to Olivier-Thomas Venard, O.P, La langue des choses:  fondements

                theologiques de la metaphyrsique (Geneve:  Ad Solem, 2004) vi-x


“A Critique of Culture Showing how Faith and Reason Interact,” Nova et Vetera 3 (2005) 147-53.


“Analogy, Creation, and Theological Language,” in Rik Van Nieuwenhove and Joseph Wawrykow,

eds., Theology of Thomas Aquinas (Notre Dame IN:  University of Notre Dame Press, 2005) 77-98.


“Creation in St. Thomas Aquinas’s Super Evangelium Joannis,” in Michael Dauphinais and

Matthew Levering, eds., Reading John with St. Thomas Aquinas (Washington D.C.:  Catholic University of America Press, 2005) 115-26.


“Islam:  from Affront to Encounter,” Chicago Studies 44 (2005) 144-54. 


“Can we be Free without a Creator?” in L. Gregory Jones, Reinhard Hutter, C. Rosalee Velloso

                Ewell, eds., God, Truth, and Witness:  Engaging Stanley Hauerwas (Grand Rapids MI: 

                Brazos Press, 2005) 35-52.


Foreword to James Morris, The Reflective Heart:  Discovering Spiritual Intelligence in Ibn Arabi’s

                Meccan Illuminations (Louisville KY:  Fons Vitae, 2005) ix-x.


“The New Aquinas” in Rupert Shortt, ed.,  God’s Advocates:  Christian Thinkers in Conversation

                (Grand Rapids MI:  Eerdmans, 2005) 126-40.


“Existence deriving from ‘the Existent’:  Mulla Sadra’s Dialectic with Ibn Sina and Ibn al-Arabi,”

Mulla Sadra’s School and Western Philosophies:  Papers presented at Second World Congress on Mulla Sadra (May 2004—Tehran) 1 (2005) 241-52.


“Teaching Christianity as an Abrahamic Faith,” in Joseph Eherenkraz and David Coppola, eds.,

What do we Want the Other to Teach about Us?  (Fairfield CT:  Sacred Heart University  Press, 2005).


“Forward to Vatican I:  Proving the existence of an unknowable God,  Yaarboek Thomas Instituut.

                (Utrecht) 2005, 100-08.


“Interfaith Perspectives on Reconciliation,” in Daniel Philpott, ed., The Politics of Past Evil (Notre

                Dame IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2006) 113-126.


“Faith as a Way of Knowing in John of the Cross and Edith Stein,” in Martin Boler and Anthony

Cernera, eds., The Contribution of Monastic Life to the Church and the World (Fairfield CT:  Sacred Heart University Press, 2006) 167-79.


 “The Holy Land,” in James Buckley, Fredrick Bauerschmidt, Trent Pomplun, eds., Blackwell

                Companion to Catholicism (Oxford:  Blackwell, 2007) 99-111. 

“Creation,” in Timothy Winter, ed., Cambridge Companion to Islamic Theology, (Cambridge: 

                Cambridge University Press, 2007) 142-60.


“Christians, Muslims (and Jews) before the one God: Jean Daniélou on mission revisited,” Interpretation 61               (2007) 34-38.


“Islamic Philosophical Theology and the West,” Islamochristiana 33 (2007)  75-90


“Creator/Creatures Relation:  ‘the Distinction’ vs. ‘Onto-theology’,” Faith and Philosophy 25 (2008)                                                              177-89;  with “Reply to Cross and Hasker” 205-212. 


“Maimonides, Aquinas and Ghazali:  distinguishing God from the world,” Scottish Journal of Theology                                        61:3 (2008) 270-87.


“Albert, Aquinas, and Dionysius” (with Isabelle Moulin), Modern Theology 24:4 (2008) 633-51.


“The Abrahamic Faiths in their New Context,” in Stephen  R. Goodwin, ed., World Christianity in Muslim

                Encounter:  Essays  in Memory of David A. Kerr (London/New York: Continuum, 2009) 84-95.


“Dialogue between Muslims and Christians as Mutually Transformative Speech,” in Catherine Cornille, ed.,               Criteria of Discernment in Interreligious Dialogue (Eugene OR:  Wipf & Stock, 2009).


“Philosophical Sources for Dialogue between Christians and Muslims,” Forum Bosnae 44/08, edited by Rusmir        Mahmutcehajic: Unity and Plurality in Europe: “The Roma Question.”  [www.ifbosnia.org.ba]


“Newman in Retrospect,” in Ian Kerr and Terrence Merrigan, eds., Cambridge Companion to John Henry    Newman (Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press, 2009)  255-74.


“Autonomous Reason versus Tradition-directed Inquiry:  Mulla Sadra, Lonergan, MacIntyre, and Taylor,”    Lonergan Workshop 21 (2008) 33-42


“A Postmodern Aquinas: the oeuvre of Olivier-Thomas Vénard, O.P.,  American Catholic Philosophical    Quarterly 83:3 (2009) 231-38. 


                “Mulla Sadra on ‘Substantial Motion’: A Clarification and a Comparison with Thomas Aquinas,  Journal                                     of Shi‘a Islamic Studies  2:4 (2009) 369-86.


                 Review of Mulla Sadra Shirazi: Spiritual Psychology: The Fourth Intellectual Journey in Transcendent       Philosophy – Volumes VIII & IX of The Asfar, trans. Latimah-Parvin Peerwani (London: ICAS                Press, 2009), Journal of Shi‘a Islamic Studies  2:4 (2009) 457-460.


“God is Loving” in Miroslav Volf. Prince Ghazi bin Muhammad bin Talal, Melissa Yarrington (eds), A Common        Word: Muslims and Christians on Loving God and Neighbor (Grand Rapids MI, Eerdmans, 2009).


Existence deriving from ‘the Existent’:  Mulla Sadra with Ibn Sina and al-Suhrawardi” in Y. Tzvi Langermann,          ed., Avicenna and his Legacy:  A Golden Age of Science and Philosophy (Turnhout:  Brepols, 2009)              249-56.


     “Journey to Mulla Sadra:  Islamic Philosophy II,  Journal of Islamic Studies 3 (2010) 44-64.


                Foreword to Divine Manifestations:  Concerning the Secrets of the Perfecting Sciences, trans. Faszel Asadi              Amjad, Mahdi Dasht Bozorgi (London:  ICAS Press, 2010).


                “Act of Creation with its Theological Consequences” in David Burrell, Carolo Cogliati, Janet M. Soskice, and             William R. Stoeger:  Creation and the God of Abraham(Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press, 2010)  40-52.


                “Mulla Sadra Revisited,” Journal of Islamic Philosophy 6 (2010): 45–66.


                “Can Creatures ‘adorn themselves’ with the Names of God?” Religions 1 (2011) [Doha Center for Interfaith                 Dialogue]  76-85


“A philosophical-theologian’s journey,” in Christopher Hewer and Christian Troll SJ, eds. Christian lives given to the study of Islam: What sustains Christian students of Islam in their life-long engagement? (New York: Fordham University Press, in press).


“Trinity in Judaism and Islam,” in Peter C. Phan, ed., Cambridge Companion to the Trinity (Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press, 2011) 344-62.


“Some Requisites for Interfaith Dialogue,” in James Heft, S.M., Reuven Firestone, and Omid Safi, eds., Learned Ignorance:  Intellectual Humility among Jews, Christians, and Muslims (Oxford:  Oxford University Press, 2011).