Donald Wallenfang

Donald Wallenfang 1

Donald Wallenfang, OCDS, Emmanuel Mary of the Cross, is a Secular Discalced Carmelite and Coordinator of Undergraduate Studies in Theology and Associate Professor of Theology at Walsh University in North Canton, Ohio. He received his MTS from St Norbert College and his PhD from Loyola University Chicago. Wallenfang specializes in phenomenology, hermeneutics, metaphysics and philosophical theology. His research concentrates on the work of Edith Stein, Emmanuel Levinas, Paul Ricoeur, Jean-Luc Marion, and Carmelite Spirituality. His articles have appeared inPhilosophy and Theology, Logos: A Journal of Catholic Thought and Culture, The International Journal of Religion in Spirituality and Society, Listening: Journal of Communication Ethics, Religion, and Culture, and Pacifica, as well as in other book compilations. He is the author of Dialectical Anatomy of the Eucharist: An Étude in Phenomenology (Cascade, 2017), and Human and Divine Being: A Study on the Theological Anthropology of Edith Stein (Cascade, 2017). Wallenfang is co-editor with John C. Cavadini for the book series, Global Perspectives on the New Evangelization (Pickwick), the first volume of which is entitled Pope Francis and the Event of Encounter (2018). He is a member of the Edith Stein Circle, Société Internationale de Recherche Emmanuel Levinas, and the North American Levinas Society.