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)).
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.