Dr. Andrew Swafford

Dr. Andrew Swafford - Senior Fellow

Dr. Andrew Swafford is Associate Professor of Theology at Benedictine College, where he regularly teaches courses on Scripture and Christian moral life. He holds a doctorate in Sacred Theology from the University of St. Mary of the Lake and a master’s degree in Old Testament & Semitic Languages from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He is author of
Spiritual Survival in the Modern World: Insights from C.S. Lewis’ Screwtape Letters (Wipf & Stock, 2017),
John Paul II to Aristotle and Back Again: A Christian Philosophy of Life (Wipf & Stock, 2015), and
Nature and Grace: A New Approach to Thomistic Ressourcement (Pickwick Publications, 2018) reviewed by Matthew J. Ramage in Nova et Vetera, Fall 2016 (Vol. 14, No. 4)).

Dr. Swafford has reviewed Mary’s Bodily Assumption by Matthew Levering in Nova et Vetera, Summer 2018 (Vol. 16, No. 3).

He is contributing author to Letter & Spirit Vol. 11: Our Beloved Brother Paul—Reception History of Paul in Catholic Tradition; Divinization: Becoming Icons of Christ through the Liturgy; 30-Second Bible: The 50 Most Meaningful Moments in the Bible, Each Explained in Half a Minute; and I Choose God: Stories from Young Catholics. Andrew is a senior fellow at the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology; he is a regular contributor to Ascension Press’ Bible blog as well as Chastity Project. He lives with his wife Sarah and their children in Atchison, Kansas.