professor of historical theology, professor ordinarius
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Office Phone: 617-552-6512
School of Theology and Ministry
140 Commonwealth Ave.
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
Areas of Interest:
Early Christian Theology (Greek fathers, Augustine, Patristic Exegesis), Contemporary Trinitarian Theology and Christology, Eastern Christianity, Moslem-Christian Dialogue
Professor of Historical Theology, Professor Ordinarius, Ecclesiastical Faculty. Khaled Anatolios was born of Egyptian parents in Madras, India, and grew up also in Egypt and Canada. He holds BA and MA degrees from the University of Toronto and a Ph.D. in systematic theology from Boston College. He is the author of Retrieving Nicaea: The Development and Meaning of Trinitarian Doctrine (Baker Academic, 2011); Athanasius. The Coherence of his Thought (Routledge: 1998 & 2004); the Athanasius volume of the Routledge Early Church Fathers series (2004); and is the editor of the forthcoming The Trinity in the Life of the Church (Baker Academic). He was recently awarded a Henry Luce III Fellowship in Theology (2011-2012) for which he is completing a manuscript tentatively entitled, Deification Through the Cross. An Eastern Christian Soteriology.
He is married to Meredith and when not studying the early Church fathers, enjoys being a father to his four children. He is a member of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church.
TM 673- Seminar: The Cross in Christian Salvation
TM 811- Development of Christological Doctrine
TM 506- Fundamental Theology
TM 519- Development of Trinitarian Doctrine
TM 536- Contemporary Trinitarian Theologies
TM 703- Christology and Trinity in Theology of von Balthasar
TM 719- Seminar: Gregory of Nyssa
TM 724- Augustine
TM 741- Classics of Early Christian Theology
Recent Publications (since 2007):
“ ‘Christ the Power and Wisdom of God’: Biblical Exegesis and Polemical Intertextuality in Athanasius’s Orations against the Arians,” Forthcoming: Journal of Early Christian Studies 21.4 (Winter, 2013).
Interiority and Extroversion in Biblical Trinitarian Faith in Augustine’s De Trinitate,” The Bible and the Church Fathers: The Liturgical Context of Patristic Exegesis. Letter and Spirit 7 (2012), 173-190.
Retrieving Nicaea: The Development and Meaning of Trinitarian Doctrine (Baker Academic, 2011) [Amazon.com, Baker Publishing]
“Canonicity in the Context of Trinitarian Doctrine,” The Oxford Handbook of the Trinity, ed. M. Levering and G. Émery (Oxford University Press, 2011) 15-27.
“The Christ of the Creeds,” The Blackwell Companion to Jesus, ed. Dilbert Burkett (Blackwell, 2010) 176-192
"Athanasius," Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception. Vol. 2 ed. Hans-Joseph Klauck et al. (De Gruyter, 2009) 1189-92.
“Divine Semiotics and the Way to the Triune God in Augustine’s De Trinitate,” God in Early Christian Thought, ed. Andrew McGowan, Brian E. Daley, and Timothy Gaden (Brill, 2009) 163-193
“The Church as Trinitarian Icon: Patristic Wisdom for Today’s Church,” Logos: A Journal of Eastern Christian Studies 49 (2008) 263-277
“Athanasius's Christology Today: the Life, Death, and Resurrection of Christ in On the Incarnation.” In the Shadow of the Incarnation. Essays on Jesus Christ in the Early Church in Honor of Brian E. Daley, SJ, ed. P. Martens, 29-49 . University of Notre Dame Press, 2008
“The Decree on the Eastern Churches.” Vatican II: Renewal within Tradition, ed. M. Lamb and M. Levering. 343-350. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008.
“Discourse on the Trinity.” Cambridge History of Christianity. Vol. II: Constantine to 600, ed. W. Löhr and F. Norris, 431-459. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007.
“Oppositional Pairs and Christological Synthesis: Rereading Augustine's De Trinitate.” Theological Studies 68:2 (June 2007): 231-253.
“Nicaea and its Legacy: a Discussion.” Harvard Theological Review 100:2 (April 2007): 153-158, 174-175.
On the Road (2012-13):
“The Soteriological Grammar of Conciliar Christology,” Conference on “Jesus Christ, True God and True Man: The Promise of Chalcedonian Christology.” Thomistic Circles, Dominican House of Studies, Washington, D.C. (Oct. 5-6, 2012)
“Biblical Inspiration, Inerrancy, and Fecundity: Re-Reading Dei Verbum.” Conference on “Dei Verbum at 50: Toward A Clarification of the Inspiration of Scripture”. The Center for Scriptural Exegesis, Philosophy, and Doctrine. University of Dayton, Ohio. (Oct. 25-27, 2012)
“Deification Through the Cross. An Eastern Christian Soteriology.” Henry Luce III Theology Fellows Conference. Pittsburgh, PA. (Nov. 9-10, 2012)
“Retrieving Nicaea. The Development and Meaning of Trinitarian Doctrine.” Review Panel at American Academy of Religion Annual Conference. Chicago, ILL. (Nov. 19, 2012)
“Fourth Century Christology,” Oxford Handbook on Christology Conference. University of Notre Dame. (May 27-29, 2012)