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Dr. Jeremy Holmes - Curriculum Vitae



Ph.D., Theology, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  Doctoral coursework completed with a GPA of 4.0.  Dissertation defended in March 2007, "Matthew’s Vision: The Formula Citations in Matt 1:1-4:16.”  Directed by Dr. Deirdre Dempsey.


S.T.M., Sacrae Theologiae Magister (Master of Sacred Theology), International Theological Institute for Studies on Marriage and the Family, Gaming, Austria, 2001. 


B.A., Liberal Arts, Thomas Aquinas College, Santa Paula, California, 1999.




Scholarly Articles


2007: “St. Thomas’s Commentary on Phil 2:5-11: A New Translation with Introduction and Notes,” in Michael Dauphinais and Matthew Levering, editors, Wisdom and Holiness, Science and Scholarship: Essays in Honor of Matthew L. Lamb (Naples, FL: Sapientia, 2007), 109-141.


2005:  "St. Thomas Aquinas on the Gospel of Matthew," in Thomas G. Weinandy et alia, eds., Aquinas on Scripture (London: T & T Clark, 2005), 73-97.


2003:  Co-authored “From Aristotle to Jefferson: Christianity and the Separation of Church and State,The Catholic Social Science Review 8 (2003), 141-150 (peer reviewed).  Posted online at


2003:  “Biblical Scholarship New and Old: Learning from the Past,Nova et Vetera 1/1

(Fall 2002), 303-320 (peer reviewed).  Posted online at


2002:  “The Spiritual Sense of Scripture,The Downside Review 120/419 (April 2002), 113-128.




2007:  Translation of Hans Urs von Balthasar's “Die Heilige Schrift” with introduction, Nova et Vetera 5/4 (2007), 707-724.


2007:  Translation of and introduction to St. Thomas Aquinas's Lectura in Matthaeum.  The  translation itself is complete; it is currently being edited for publication.


2007:  “The Ladder Between Heaven and Earth,” a translation with notes of Guigo II’s Scala paradisum, in Letter and Spirit 2 (2007): 175-188.


2005:  Translation of “Emitte Spiritum,” by St. Thomas Aquinas, co-translated with Peter Kwasniewski, Faith and Reason 30 (2005): 99-139.  Posted online at


2002:  Translation of St. Thomas Aquinas's treatise on the Sacraments in the Summa Theologiae.  This translation has not been published, but has been used as the primary text in a course at the International Theological Institute.




2007:  Romanus Cessario, A Short History of Thomism, in The Catholic Historical Review 93/2 (April 2007): 393-395.


Lectures or Presentations


2007:  Presentation at the 2007 meeting of the Catholic Biblical Association,“Spiritual Senses of Scripture in John 4.” 


2006:  Lecture to Ave Maria University faculty and students, “Matthew as Spiritual Exegete.


2006:  Lecture to Thomas Aquinas College faculty and students, “Participation and Exegesis.


2004:  Lecture to the Milwaukee Chapter of Catholics United for the Faith, “Purgatory and Punishment.”


2003:  Address given as part of the Marquette Biblical Theology Colloquia Series, “Matthew's Formula Citations and the New Exodus.”


Popular Articles


2007:  “Our Passover Eucharist,” Homiletic and Pastoral Review 107/11 (2007), 22-29.


2005:  “Die Genesis ist ein Buch,” Theologisches 35/4 (April 2005), 235-246.  Translation by Fr. Markus Christoph of “Genesis is a Book.”


2005:  "Purgatory and Punishment,"Homiletic and Pastoral Review 105/5 (2005), 28-31 and 44-48.


2003:  Review of G. K. Chesterton, “Saint Thomas Aquinas: 'The Dumb Ox',Lay Witness Magazine, May/June 2003, 48-49.


2003:  “St. Thomas Aquinas on the Eucharist,Homiletic and Pastoral Review 103/6 (2003), 24-32.


1999:  “Jim Dawson's Secessionist Movement,” in To Life: A Collection of Editorials and Columns on Abortion, Life and Choice, by Paul Greenberg and other writers for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, 1999), 87-89.


1998:  “Genesis is a Book," Homiletic and Pastoral Review 98/5 (1998), 22-32.


Online Articles


2005:  Article made available on the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology webpage, "Chance or the Original Order of Q: Vincent Taylor Goes to Vegas." (


2005:  Article made available on the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology webpage, "What Is the Bible?" (




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