Nicholas J. Healy
Associate Professor of Philosophy and Culture
M.T.S. Program Advisor
B.A., History, Franciscan University
M.A., Philosophy, Franciscan University
D.Phil., Theology, Oxford University
Professor Healy received his doctorate from Oxford University, with a dissertation on the theology of Hans Urs von Balthasar. Since 2002 he has served as an editor of the North American edition of Communio: International Catholic Review. His book The Eschatology of Hans Urs von Balthasar: Being as Communion was published by Oxford University Press. Recent articles have addressed the doctrine of providence, the question of "Christian philosophy," and the theological anthropology of Thomas Aquinas and Henri de Lubac. Currently he is working on the theology of the Eucharist and Christian states of life.
- "The Merciful Gift of Indissolubility and the Question of Pastoral Care for Civilly Divorced and Remarried Catholics." Communio: International Catholic Review 41, no. 2 (Summer 2014): 306-30.
- "Eating Fire and Spirit: The Eucharist and the Blessed Trinity." in The Beauty of God's House: Essays in Honor of Stratford Caldecott. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2014.
- “The Marian Dimension of the Church and the Economic Order.” In Mary, God-Bearer to a World in Need. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2013.
- "Natural Theology and the Christian Contribution to Metaphysics: On Thomas Joseph White’s Wisdom in the Face of Modernity.” Nova et Vetera 10 (2012): 539-62.
- “Christian Personalism and the Debate Over the Ends of Marriage.” Communio: International Catholic Review 39 (2012): 186-200.