Matthew Drever, PhD
Matthew Drever works in the areas of systematic and historical theology. He is currently working on two research projects. The first is a manuscript project on the theology of personhood. The second project centers on the theology of prayer.
First manuscript examined the theology and philosophy of Augustine (Oxford Press); currently working on a manuscript that explores the concept of the divine image within historical and contemporary Protestant Christianity
History of Christian Theology
Contemporary issues such as the problem of evil and science and religion
Drever, Matthew. Image, Identity, and the Forming of the Augustinian Soul. Oxford University Press, 2013. Print.
Drever, Matthew. “Redeeming Creation: Creatio Ex Nihilo and the Imago Dei in Augustine.” 15.2 (2013): 135–153. Print.
Drever, Matthew. “Entertaining Violence: Augustine on the Cross of Christ and the Commercialization of Suffering.” 92.3 (2012): 331–361. Print.
Drever, Matthew. “Images of Suffering in Augustine and Luther.” 51.1 (2012): 71–82. Print.
DreverM. The Self Before God? Rethinking Augustine’s Trinitarian Thought. Vol. 100, Harvard Theological Review, 2007, pp. 233-42.
DreverM. Dorner’s Critique of Divine Immutability. Vol. 31, Process Studies, 2002, pp. 77-92.
DreverM. Trinity, Church, and Deification in Augustine. Baker Academic Press.
Drever, Matthew. “Image, Identity, and Embodiment: Augustine’s Interpretation of the Human Person in Genesis 1-2.” Genesis and Christian Theology. Ed. Mark W. Elliott Nathan MacDonald and Grant Macaskill. Eerdmans, 2012. 117–128. Print.
Drever, Matthew. “Stricken by Sin, Cured by Christ:Agency, Necessity, and Culpability in Augustinian Theology.” 2014: n. pag. Print.
DreverM. Augustine and the Trinity. Vol. 79, Journal of the American Academy of Religion, 2011, pp. 1075-8.
DreverM. Tolle Lege:Essays on Augustine & On Medieval Philosophy in Honor of Roland J. Teske, SJ. Vol. 42, Augustinian Studies, 2011, pp. 311-5.
DreverM. Augustine and Roman Virtue. Vol. 44, Augustian Studies, 2008, pp. 171-5.
DreverM. Augustine and Modernity. Vol. 88, Anglican Theological Review, 2006, pp. 637-8.
DreverM. Speech and Theology: Language and the Logic of Incarnation. Vol. 87, Journal of Religion, 2002, pp. 658-40.
DreverM. River Out of Eden. Vol. 35, Zygon Journal of religion and Science, 2000, pp. 713-5.
- Philosophy of Religion
- Senior Project
- Jesus: Traditional and Contemporary Perspectives
- Independent Readings
- Protestant Reformation
- Christian Faith and Thought
- Society of Biblical Literature
- American Academy of Religion
- North American Patristics Society
Awards & Honors
- Karen Dinal Award for Excellence in Teaching