Brandon L. Wanless, Ph.D.

Wanless, Dr. Brandon

Assistant Professor of Dogmatic Theology (2022)


Degree(s):

Ph.D., Ave Maria University, FL, 2022
M.A., The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity University of St. Thomas, MN, 2015
B.A., St. Mary’s University, MN, 2010

Office Location: Fr. Charles Froehle Administration Bldg., Room 138

Phone: (651) 962-5061

Fax: (651) 962-5790

Email:

Mailing Address:

The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity
University of St. Thomas
2260 Summit Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55105

Curriculum Vitae: View PDF


Areas of Teaching and Research

  • St. Thomas Aquinas
  • Trinitarian Theology
  • Soteriology

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PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

Peer-Reviewed Articles
“St. Thomas Aquinas on Original Justice and the Justice of Christ: A Case Study in Christological Soteriology and Catholic Moral Theology.” Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association, vol. 90 (2017): 201-216.

Conference Presentations
“The Unity of the Universal Species as an Analogy for the Unity of the Trinity in the Prima pars,” 57th International Congress on Medieval Studies: May 9-14, 2022

“The Unity of the Divine Essence and the Unity of the Universal Species: Conclusions of Research in the Trinitarian Thought of St. Thomas Aquinas,” American Catholic Philosophical Association Meeting: November 19-21, 2021

“The Unity of the Trinity and the Universal Species in the Scriptum super Sententiis of St. Thomas Aquinas,” 56th International Congress on Medieval Studies: May 10-15, 2021

“The Unity of Species and the Unity of the Trinity in the Lectura Romana: St. Thomas Aquinas and St. John of Damascus,” 54th International Congress on Medieval Studies: May 9-12, 2019

“The Unity of the Triune Godhead in St. Thomas Aquinas’s Lectura in evangelium Ioannis,” Aquinas the Biblical Theologian, Ave Maria University: February 7-9, 2019

“Aquinas and Damascene on the Common Nature of the Triune Godhead,” Thomas Aquinas and the Greek Fathers Conference, Ave Maria University: January 26-27, 2018

“Mother Teresa and the Pauline Mysticism of Living in Christ,” Mother Teresa and the Mystics Conference, Ave Maria University: February 10-11, 2017

“St. Thomas Aquinas on Original Justice and the Justice of Christ: A Case Study in Christological Soteriology and Catholic Moral Theology,” American Catholic Philosophical Association Meeting: November 3-6, 2016

“Education, the Basis of Culture: Reading Gravissimum Educationis with Josef Pieper,” The Gravity of Education Conference, Donahue Academy: May 13-14, 2016

“The Signification of the ‘Name’ of the Trinity in Sacramental Formulae,” Archbishop Iakovos Graduate Student Conference in Patristic Studies: March 6-8, 2014

“St. Thomas Aquinas and the Eastern Fathers on the Union of the Incarnation,”
Archbishop Iakovos Graduate Student Conference in Patristic Studies: March 8-10, 2012

Awards Received
Karen Chan Young Scholar’s Award, American Catholic Philosophical Association, 2016

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