Matthew Kenneth Minerd, Ph.D.

Matthew Kenneth Minerd, Ph.D.



Matthew Kenneth Minerd, Ph.D.

Professor of Philosophy and Moral Theology


Catholic University of America, Ph.L (2014) and Ph.D. (2017) Philosophy

Saint Vincent College, B.S. (2006, Computer Science) and B.A. (Catholic Theology, 2006)

Professor of Philosophy and Moral Theology, Byzantine Catholic Seminary (2017-present)

Instructor, Ruthenian Metropolitan Church’s Deacon Formation Program, Moral Theology

Adjunct Professor, Philosophy, Mt. St. Mary’s University (2015-2018)

American Maritain Association, 2012-Present

American Catholic Philosophical Association, 2014-Present

“Maritain and the Metaphysics of Sexual Differentiation.” The Things that Matter: Essays on the Later Work of Jacques Maritain, edited by Heidi Giebel, 150-167. Washington, DC: Catholic University of America, 2018. 

“Revisiting Maritain’s Moral Philosophy Adequately Considered,” Nova et Vetera 16, no. 2 (Spring, 2018): 489-510. 

“Intelligence and Morality: Translation and Comments on an Article by Fr. Ambroise Gardeil, O.P.,” Nova et Vetera 16, no. 2 (Spring, 2018): 643-664. 

“Beyond Non-Being: Thomistic Metaphysics on Second Intentions, Ens morale, and Ens artificiale,” American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 91, no. 3 (July, 2017): 353-379. 

Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange. Le sens du mystère et le clair-obsur intellectuel. Paris: Desclée de Brouwer, 1934. 339pp. Translation: The Sense of Mystery: Clarity and Obscurity in the Intellectual Life. Steubenville, OH: Emmaus Academic, 2017.

“Death Penalty Teaching: The Faithful Have Questions,” Ascension Press Blog (August 4, 2018). 

“On the Lowly, Yet Vital, Importance of Chastity: A Response to His Excellency, Bishop Robert McElroy,” Homiletic and Pastoral Review (November, 2017).

“Giving Nature Its Due—Even in Sacramental Matrimony,” Homiletic and Pastoral Review (September, 2017). 

“Leisure: The Basis of Everything?” Homiletic and Pastoral Review (January, 2017).

Various book reviews in Review of MetaphysicsLex Naturalis, Homiletic and Pastoral Review

Click HERE to read Matthew Minerd’s Extended Curriculum Vitae.

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