Dr. Stephen Hildebrand

Dr. Stephen Hildebrand, Senior Fellow of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology, is Assistant Professor of Theology at Franciscan University of Steubenville. He earned his Ph.D. in Historical Theology from Fordham University, writing his dissertation on “Liguistic Achievement and Scriptural Exegesis in the Trinitarian Theology of Basil of Caesarea.” Dr. Hildebrand has published articles in Vigiliae Christianae, The American Benedictine Review, and Augustinian Studies, and delivered papers at conferences of the North American Patristics Society. He lives in Steubenville, Ohio, with his wife, Sara Anne.

Dr. Hildebrand is the author of:
Basil of Caesarea (Foundations of Theological Exegesis and Christian Spirituality) (Baker Academic, 2014) and
The Trinitarian Theology of Basil of Caesarea: A Synthesis of Greek Thought and Biblical Truth (The Catholic University of America Press, 2009).

Selected Articles:
A Reconsideration of the Development of Basil’s Trinitarian Theology: The Dating of Ep. 9 and Contra Eunomium
Oboedientia and Oboedire in the Rule of St. Benedict
The Letter Kills but the Spirit Gives Life: Romans 7 in the Early Works of Augustine and in Rufinus’s Translation of Origen’s Commentary