Respondent: Reinhard Hütter

Reinhard HütterProfessor of Christian Theology

Reinhard Hütter
Professor of Christian Theology

Professor Reinhard Hütter teaches systematic and philosophical theology. In his most recent work he has turned to theological anthropology — the human being created in the image of God — and to the closely related topics of nature and grace, divine and human freedom, faith and reason, theology and metaphysics. He has developed a special interest in the theology and philosophy of St. Thomas Aquinas.

The author of three scholarly books and numerous articles, reviews, and translations, he has also co-edited five books. His most recent books include Reason and the Reasons of Faith (ed. with Paul J. Griffiths) and Ressourcement Thomism: Sacred Doctrine, the Sacraments, and the Moral Life (ed. with Matthew Levering). He was the editor of Pro Ecclesia: a Journal of Catholic and Evangelical Theologyand served on the editorial board of Theology Today. He is presently co-editor of the academic seriesFaith and Reason: Studies in Catholic Theology and Philosophy and Renewal Within Tradition: Nova & Vetera Books, and is co-editor of Nova et Vetera: The English Edition of the International Theological Journal.

He was awarded the Henry Luce III Fellowship, was a visiting fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies of Religion of the University of Chicago, a research fellow at the Center of Theological Inquiry at Princeton, served as visiting professor at the University of Jena, Germany, was elected for membership in the American Theological Society, serves as the incoming President of the Academy of Catholic Theology, is a Distinguished Fellow of The St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology, and an Ordinary Academician of the Pontifical Academy of Saint Thomas Aquinas. He is a member of the Roman Catholic Church.