Michael Petrin

Michael Petrin


B.A., Philosophy and Religious Studies, with distinction, Stanford University, 2009
M.T.S., History of Christianity, University of Notre Dame, 2011
PhD., Theology, University of Notre Dame, 2017

Area of Study

History of Christianity



History of Christianity (early and medieval)

Fields of Interest:

Early Christian literature (Greek, Latin, and Syriac)
Ancient philosophy and rhetoric
Reception of patristic theology

Teaching Competencies:

History of Christianity
Greek and Roman culture
Christian (esp. Catholic) theology

Teaching Experience:

Foundations of Theology: Biblical and Historical
Writing and Rhetoric: Crafting Effective and Ethical Arguments


“Saved by the God above Every Name: Salvation in the Theology of Gregory of Nyssa”
Director: Brian E. Daley, S.J.

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