Philosophy of Religion

(see also section on Medieval/Scholastic Philosophy)


Old Wine in New Skins: The Role of Tradition in Communication, Knowledge, and Group Identity. Milwaukee, WI: Marquette University Press, 2003, 134 pp.

How Can We Know What God Means? The Interpretation of Revelation. New York: Palgrave of St. Martin's Press, 2001, xiv, 229 pp.

Ed., Mel Gibson's Passion and Philosophy: The Cross, the Questions, the Controversy. La Salle, IL: Open Court, 2004.
Portuguese translation (see CV).



"A Supremely Great Being,'" The New Scholasticism, Notre Dame, IN 48 (1974), 371-377.

"The Interpretation of Revealed Texts: Do We Know What God Means?" (Presidential Address), Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association, vol. 72 (Washington, DC: Catholic University of America Press, 1998), pp. 1-19.

"Revelation, Interpretation, and Relativism: Response to Some Critics of How Can We Know What God Means?," American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly (2005).

"Does Philosophy Tolerate Christening? Thomas Aquinas and the Notion of Christian Philosophy," in J. Wallulis and M. Weck, eds., Philosophy of Religion for a New Century: Essays in Honor of Eugene Thomas Long (Dordrecht: Kluwer, in press), pp.

"Meaning," in Dictionary for Theological Interpretation of Scriptures, ed. Kevin J. Vanhoozer, Daniel J. Treier, et al.

"How Can We Know What God Means? Gibson's Take on the Gospels. in Jorge J. E. Gracia, ed., Mel Gibson's "Passion" and Philosophy. (La Salle, IL: Open Court, 2004), pp.