Joshua Madden, Ph.D.

Visiting Lecturer

International Theological Institute


  • STL - International Theological Institute

                 (2019, Theology of Marriage & Family)

  • PhD - Ave Maria University

                 (2017, Biblical Theology)

  • MA - Ave Maria University

                 (2014, Systematic Theology)​

  • BA - Mount St. Mary's University

                 (2011, Theology & Youth Ministry)​


  • She Orders All Things Sweetly: Sacra Doctrina and the Sapiential Unity of Theology. Edited by Joshua Madden and Taylor Patrick O'Neill (Emmaus Academic, forthcoming 2019). Contributing chapter: “Aquinas, Spinoza, & the Truth of Scripture.”

  • Commentary on Isaiah: Thomas Aquinas, A Popular Edition. (Emmaus Academic, forthcoming 2018).

  • St. Thomas Aquinas’ Literal Exposition of Isaiah. Lander, WY: The Aquinas Institute for the Study of Sacred Doctrine, 2017.

  • Circa Aetatem Discretionis: A Proposal in Favor of Restored Order Confirmation,” Antiphon 21.3 (December, 2017).

  • St. Jerome’s ‘Commentary on the Prophet Joel’” in Commentaries on the Twelve Prophets: Jerome, vol. 2. Ancient Christian Texts. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2017.

  • I Go to Prepare a Place for You: The Ascension as Cause of Salvation,” New Blackfriars 97 (July 2016): 420-431.

  • A Rapprochement between Origen and the ‘New Perspective’ on Paul: Christ and the Law in Origen’s Commentary on Romans,” The Heythrop Journal 57.4 (July 2016): 638-648.

  • Marriage, ‘Bodily Union,’ and Natural Teleology: A Response to Rebekah Johnston and the NNL,” The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly 16.1 (Spring 2016): 83-98.


Areas of Interest

  • Biblical Thomism

  • Theology & Philosophy of Thomas Aquinas

  • Old Testament: Song of Songs, Prophets, & Wisdom Literature

  • New Testament: Johannine Literature & Pauline Corpus

  • Dialectic of Ancient & Modern Philosophy

  • Patristic & Medieval Exegesis

  • Catholic Social Teaching

  • Marriage, Family, & Human Love

  • Trinitarian Theology