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Dr. Robert St. Hilaire

Professor

Phone:
(716) 286-8589
Office Location:
Dunleavy Hall

Bio

Originally from Lewiston, Maine, Dr. St. Hilaire joined the Department of Religious Studies in the fall of 2008. He began his professional education at Boston University, earning a B.A. in Religious Studies in 1997 and an M.A. in the New Testament and Origins of Christianity in 1998. In 1999, he entered Harvard Divinity School, where he received an M.T.S. in 2001 and a Th.D. in 2008. His dissertation was on the early twentieth-century French Thomist Pierre Rousselot.

Dr. St. Hilaire’s research interests include: varieties of twentieth-century Thomism; the theology of the act of faith; and the relationship between reason and faith. He teaches courses on the history of Christianity, contemporary Catholic theology, and theological anthropology.

Dr. St. Hilaire currently resides in Lewiston, New York.

Current Research

Early twentieth-century French neo-Scholasticism; varieties of twentieth-century Thomism; the relationship between reason and faith; the theology of the act of faith.

Educational Background

B.A., Religion, Boston University, 1997; M.A., New Testament, Boston University, 1998; M.T.S., Theology, Harvard University, 2001; Th.D., Theology, Harvard University, 2008