Bruce Marshall

Lehman Professor of Christian Doctrine

Bruce D. Marshall




Ph.D., Yale University, 1985; M.A.R., Yale Divinity School, 1979; B.A., Northwestern University, 1977

Teaching Specialties

Medieval and Reformation theology, systematic theology

Research Interests

Doctrine of the Trinity, Christology, philosophical issues in theology, sacramental theology, Judaism and Christian theology

Selected Publications

:: Trinity and Truth (Cambridge University Press, 2000).

:: Christology in Conflict: The Identity of a Saviour in Rahner and Barth (Blackwell, 1987).

:: Editor, Theology and Dialogue: Essays in Conversation with George Lindbeck (University of Notre Dame Press, 1990).

:: "The Dereliction of Christ and the Impassibility of God," Divine Impassibility and the Mystery of Human Suffering, ed. Thomas Joseph White, O.P. (Eerdmans, 2009).

:: Utrum Essentia Generet: Semantics and Metaphysics in Later Medieval Trinitarian Theology," Trinitarian Theology in the Medieval West, ed. Pekka Kärkkäinen (Helsinki: Luther-Agricola Society, 2008).

Professional Distinctions

Member, Academy of Catholic Theology (President 2008-9); National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow; Pew Evangelical Scholars Fellow; Editorial Boards, Nova et Vetera (English edition), Pro Ecclesia; Recipient of Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Award, 2023.