Professor of Philosophy
B.A. - Baylor University
M.A. - Baylor University
Ph.D. - Saint Louis University
Recent Scholarly Work
"Preferential Divine Love (Or, Why God Loves Some People More Than Others)" Philosophia Christi (forthcoming Winter 2009).
"Aquinas and the Obligations of Mercy," The Journal of Religious Ethics 37.3 (September 2009): 449-471.
"Aquinas's Philosophical Theology" (forthcoming) The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Jim Fieser and Bradley Dowden eds., hosted by the University of Tennessee at Martin.
"Morally Serious Pedagogy," Christian Scholar's Review 36 (Spring 2007), 245-261.
"Can Humility be a Deliberative Virtue?", in The Schooled Heart: Moral Formation in American Higher Education, eds. Michael Beaty and Douglas Henry (Baylor University Press, 2007), 155-170.
"Aquinas's Moral Philosophy," The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Jim Fieser and Bradley Dowden eds., hosted by the University of Tennessee at Martin.
"Achieving a Science of Sacred Doctrine," The Heythrop Journal XLVII (2006), 1-15.
"How to Cure Self-Deception: An Augustinian Account," Logos: A Journal of Catholic Thought and Culture 7 (Summer 2004): 60-86.
Introduction to Philosophy
Love, Sex, and Marriage