Dr. Michael Waldstein, Distinguished Fellow of The St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology, is St. Francis of Assisi Professor of New Testament at the International Theological Institute in Gaming, Austria.
He holds a BA from Thomas Aquinas College, a Doctoral degree in Philosophy (PhD) from the University of Dallas, a Licentiate in Sacred Scripture (SSL) from the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome, and a Doctoral degree in New Testament and Christian Origins (ThD) from Harvard University.
Dr. Waldstein writes widely on the subject of the Gospel of John and Gnosticism, and has published numerous scholarly articles related to the thought of St. Thomas Aquinas, Hans Urs von Balthasar and Pope John Paul II. He is author, with Frederik Wisse, of a synoptic edition of the four surviving papyrus manuscripts in the Sahidic Egyptian dialect of the Gnostic secret revelation of Jesus to John. The Apocryphon of John: Synopsis of Nag Hammadi Codices II,1 III,1 and IV,1 with BG 8502,2 (Brill, 1995). He recently completed a new translation with extensive introduction and index of John Paul II, Man and Woman He Created Them: A Theology of the Body (Pauline, 2006). He is working on a book entitled John Paul II’s Theology of the Body: Context and Argument.
He and his wife Susan are members of the Pontifical Council for the Family. They live in Gaming and have eight children.
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