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Dr. Holly Taylor Coolman

​​​​​​(Ph.D. Duke University, 2006). She teaches andDr. Holly Taylor Coolman publishes in the area of Systematic Theology.


Dr. Coolman's dissertation drew upon the thought of Thomas Aquinas and John Calvin to argue for a thoroughly Christological account of the Mosaic Law. Her recent research has continued to explore the Law, the thought of Aquinas, and Christian theologies of the Jewish people.  

Recent publications include: 

  • “Christological Torah," in Studies in Jewish-Christian Relations.
  • “Re-reading Aquinas on the Law” in Reading Romans with St. Thomas Aquinas: Ecumenical Explorations (CUA Press, 2011). 

Recent talks include:

  • "Nature and Grace via Lex: Aquinas's Metaphysics of Law" (Fordham, March 2011).
  • "Fraternizing with the Enemy?: Lessons in Holy Conspiracy from the Two Mothers of Moses" (CTS, June 2011).