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Dr. Benjamin Wintress

Assistant Professor of Theology

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Dr. Wintress's research interests include scholasticism, Christian mysticism, science and religion, and philosophical theology. Before matriculating from Saint Louis University with a doctorate in Historical Theology, he completed a Master of Arts in Theology at Villanova University. His undergraduate degree comes from Truman State University, where he studied English and Philosophy. Outside the academy, he enjoys creating electronic music, travel, swimming, science fiction, and podcasts of all sorts.


B.A. -- Truman State University, Kirksville, Missouri

M.A. -- Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania

Ph.D. -- Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri

Classes Taught at Divine Word College

Introduction to Catholic Theology, Old Testament, New Testament, Church History, Christology, Mariology

Professional Affiliations

College Theology Society; International Medieval Sermon Studies Society, Medieval Academy of America; North American Patristics Society


“Pride and Humility in Bonaventure’s Collations.” Proceedings of the St. Bonaventure Conference: Frater, Magister, Minister et Episcopus. Forthcoming 2020.

“Bonaventure’s Collations and the Eternity of the World.” Preaching and New Worlds. Edited by Timothy Johnson, Katherine Wrisley-Shelby, and John Young. Routledge Studies in Medieval Religion and Culture. New York, NY: Routledge, 2018.

Breviloquium Part VII: ‘On the Repose of the Final Judgment.’” Co-authored with Kevin L. Hughes. A Companion to the Breviloquium. Edited by Dominic Monti, OFM and Katherine Wrisley-Shelby. St. Bonaventure, NY: Franciscan Institute Publications, 2017.

Intercultural Experience

Peru, Oman, Australia


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