Cardinal Maida Professor of Theology
Education: S.T.L., Theology, Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome. Dr. Theo., Theology, Westfaelishe Wilhelms University, Muenster, Germany. Ph. D., Humanities, Honoris Causa, Franciscan University of Steubenville
Office: Henkels Academic Bldg. 3008
Matthew L. Lamb is the Cardinal Maida Professor of Theology at Ave Maria University. He entered the Trappist monastery of Our Lady of the Holy Spirit in Conyers, Georgia just before his fifteenth birthday. He plans on returning to a contemplative monastery after teaching. He received a S.T.L. from the Pontifical Gregorian University of Rome, Italy. His Doctorate in Theology (Dr. Theol.) “Summa cum laude” was done at the Westfälische Wilhelms Universität, Münster, Germany in 1974. He is ordained a Roman Catholic priest and belongs to the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He received an honorary doctorate from the Franciscan University of Steubenville in 2002. His books include Eternity, Time and the Life of Wisdom. Thomas Aquinas's Commentary on Ephesians. History, Method and Theology. Solidarity with Victims. He edited Creativity and Method: Essays in Honor of Bernard Lonergan. Catholicism and America: Challenges and Prospects. Vatican II: Renewal Within Tradition. He has published over a hundred and fifty articles dealing with St. Augustine, St. Thomas Aquinas, theological method, political theology, modernism, communication theory, the writings of Popes John Paul II and Benedict XVI.