St. Bonaventure University

School of Arts & Sciences Faculty


Belfield, Andrew Gertner

Andrew Belfield, St. Bonaventure University

ACADEMIC DEPARTMENT
Theology and Franciscan Studies
ACADEMIC SCHOOL
School of Arts and Sciences

TITLES/RESPONSIBILITIES
Assistant Professor, Theology and Franciscan Studies
CONTACT
Office phone: (716) 375-2149
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OFFICE
Murphy Professional Building 233
COURSES TAUGHT
  • THFS 101. The Way of Francis & Clare
  • THFS 235. Catholic Theology
ACADEMIC DEGREES
  • Ph.D. in Historical Theology, Boston College, anticipated October 2021
  • M.T.S., Loyola University Maryland, 2017
  • B.A. in Theology & Philosophy, St. Bonaventure University, 2015
OTHER EDUCATION
  • Apprenticeship in College Teaching, Boston College, anticipated 2022
PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND
  • Graduate Assistant to the Graduate Program, Theology Department, Boston College, 2020–21
  • Teaching Assistant, Theology Department, Boston College, 2018–20
  • Graduate Assistant to Campus Ministry, Loyola University Maryland, 2015–17
ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Selected publications

  • “Trinity and Creation: Vestigia Trinitatis in Alexander of Hales’s Glossa Sententiarum.” The Cord 69, no. 1 (2019).
  • “Raining on the Absurd: Entering into Solitude with Thomas Merton.” The Reed 16 (2014).

Selected awards and grants

  • Research grant for study in Rome, Franciscan Institute, 2017
  • Award for Research in Theology, Loyola University Maryland, 2017
  • Ideal Bonaventure Student, St. Bonaventure University, 2015
  • Senior Theology Award, St. Bonaventure University, 2015
TEACHING PHILOSOPHY
CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS/PROJECTS
  • medieval theology
  • early Franciscan theology (especially Alexander of Hales, Summa halensis, and Bonaventure)
  • christology
  • soteriology
  • poverty
  • apocalypticism (medieval and contemporary)
  • Catholic ressourcement theology
PERSONAL INTERESTS/COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
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