Matthew Z. Vale

Matthew Z.  Vale

Education Systematic Theology, University of Notre Dame (2016)

B.A. (summa cum laude) in Religious Studies and English, Rice University (2014)

Area of Study

Systematic Theology



Comparative Theology (Christianity and Buddhism, Christianity and Hindu Traditions)


Fields of Interest:

Christian theological engagement with Indic traditions

Contemporary Constructive/Systematic Theology (Christology, pneumatology, anthropology, eschatology)

Christian Neoplatonism


Teaching Competencies:

Christianity and world religions, topics in Systematic/Constructive Theology (contemporary and historical), foundational/introductory courses in theology.


Teaching Experience:

"Christianity and Buddhism" Fall 2021, Instructor of Record

"Ecumenism and World Religions" Spring 2017, Instructor of Record

"The Catholic Social Tradition" Fall 2016, Instructor of Record

"The Paschal Mystery" Fall 2016-Spring 2017, Instructor of Record






"Luminosity: A Christian Theological Study of Yogācāra and Tathāgatagarbha"

Director: Cyril O'Regan

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