Rev. Timothy Bellamah, O. P.

Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology

B.S., Wake Forest University
M.Div./S.T.B., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
S.T.L., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
Ph.D., École Pratique des Hautes Études, Paris


Biography

Fr. Bellamah was born and raised in Washington, D.C. He entered the Order of Preachers in 1991 and was ordained a priest in 1998. He studied at Wake Forest University (B.S., 1982), the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception (M.Div. and S.T.B., 1997; S.T.L, 1999) and the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris, (Ph.D., Section des sciences Religieuses, 2008).

He has previously taught at Providence College in the Department of Theology and the Department of the Development of Western Civilization. He is editor of the speculative review The Thomist and is a collaborator of the Leonine Commission, a team of Dominican scholars responsible for the production of critical Latin editions of the writings of St. Thomas Aquinas. He is also currently preparing a critical Latin edition of the Commentary on John’s Gospel by one of St. Thomas’ Dominican contemporaries, William of Alton.

Select Publications

“The Dominicans,” in The Oxford Guide to the Historical Reception of Augustine (OGHRA), Oxford University Press (forthcoming, 2012).

“Qui primo per verba intenditur: Notes on Thomas’ Understanding of Authorial Intention and the Literal Sense,” Dominicans and the Challenge of Thomism, Instytut Tomistyczny, Warsaw, (forthcoming).

The Biblical Commentary of William of Alton, Oxford University Press, New York (in production, 2011).

“The Lament of a Preacher, Stephen Langton’s Commentary Super Threnos,” in Étienne Langton: bibliste, prédicateur, théologien, L.-J. Bataillon, N. Bériou, G. Dahan, R. Quinto, eds., Brepols, Turnhout (BHCMA 9), 2010, 327-352.

“William of Alton’s Commentary on the Book of Lamentations,” Archives d’histoire doctrinale et littéraire du Moyen Âge 73 (2006), 203–281 (study and critical Latin edition, xxix + 49pp).


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