Joshua R. McManaway, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of the Practice

438 Geddes Hall

Joshua R. McManaway is the program director for Savoring the Mystery: Renewing Catholic Preaching in an Age of Disaffiliation funded by Lilly Endowment Inc. In addition to this, he works principally within the area of digital education at McGrath, teaching courses on Scripture and the history of Christian thought, and working in the area of curriculum development.

He received his B.A. in Classics and Religion from East Carolina University in Greenville, N.C., and his M.A. in Early Christian Studies and Ph.D. in Theology (History of Christianity) from the University of Notre Dame. At Notre Dame, he teaches courses on the New Testament, classical languages (Greek, Latin, Syriac), and early Christianity.

Joshua’s research focuses on the history of Christian thought. He wrote his dissertation on the Latin reception and critique of Nestorius of Constantinople, tracing the history of the Latin responses from the 5th through 9th centuries. He is currently writing a book on the historical and theological development of the Apostles’ Creed.

Joshua lives in South Bend, Indiana, though is a native of Raleigh, N.C. He enjoys learning languages, backpacking, brewing beer, and racing for his cycling teams.