Thomas F. Martin is Professor of Theology and Religious Studies at Villanova University, Pennsylvania, where he is also Director of the Augustinian Institute. He holds a Ph.D. in a Joint Program, Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary/Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.
2001 0-7734-7535-4 This study makes a three-fold contribution to scholarship. On a general level, it demonstrates the impact of rhetorical culture on early Christian approaches to the Bible. It also demonstrates how Augustine’s interpretation of Paul was shaped by a ‘persuasive’ rhetorical milieu. Finally, it shows the history of a critical text (roman’s 7:24-25a) that Augustine employs from first to final writings. As such, it provides a lens for viewing and interpreting his theological and exegetical development over the course of his career.
2009 0-7734-4853-5 This collection of essays celebrates scholar Dennis Groh’s ability to inspire his students and colleagues and offers new perspectives on some of the crucial questions in the fields of Patristics and the study of early Jewish and Christian archeology, material culture, history, and theology. This book contains twelve color photographs and sixteen black and white photographs.