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Daniel Nodes


Professor of Classics
Chair of the Classics Department

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Email: Daniel_Nodes@baylor.edu
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Education

  • Ph.D. 1982, University of Toronto
  • M.A. 1976, University of New Hampshire
  • B.A. 1974, St. Peter's College

Specialties

  • Late Antiquity, Early Medieval Period, Classical Tradition

Biography

Daniel Nodes is Professor of Classics and Chair of the Classics Department. Before coming to Baylor he was the founding Chair of Classics and Early Christian Literature in Ave Maria University, Florida, and he has been Chair of Classics in Franciscan University of Steubenville, and director of graduate liberal studies in Hamline University, St. Paul, MN. Dr. Nodes has been a research fellow of the National Endowment for the Humanities and has been awarded research grants from American Council of Learned Societies, UCLA, St. Louis University, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Research Interests

Dr. Nodes publications address intersections of classical literary culture and Christian doctrine over a broad spectrum of literary genres and historical periods from late antiquity through the Renaissance.

Selected Publications

Books

  • John Colet's Commentary on the Ecclesiastical Hierarchy of Dionysius (with Daniel Lochman). Leiden: E. J. Brill. 2013
  • Commentary on the Sentences of Petrus Lombardus 'ad mentem Platonis' by Giles of Viterbo, 1469-1532 (Brill, 2010), the first critical edition of this text
  • Doctrine and Exegesis in Latin Biblical Poetry (Leeds, 1993)
  • Editor, The Fall of Man: Avitus 1-3 (Toronto, 1985).

Journal Articles

  • "Conciliatory Reflections on the Procession of the Holy Spirit in Giles of Viterbo's Sentences Commentary", Scottish Journal of Theology 64.2( 2011)
  • "A Witness to Theosis Effected: Maximus Confessor on the Lord's Prayer," Saint Vladimir's Theological Quarterly, 54 (2010)
  • "The Organization of Augustine's Psalmus contra partem Donati", Vigiliae Christianae 63 (2009)

Work in Progress

  • "The Gift of the Holy Spirit and Divine Eros: Egidio of Viterbo‚Äôs Encomium at the Conclusion of his Commentarium." In Egidio da Viterbo, cardinale agostiniano, tra Roma e l'Europa del Rinascimento. Rome: Roma nel Rinascimento.
  • "Hellenism and the Sentences-Commentary of Giles of Viterbo (1469 ‚Ä" 1532)." Journal of Ecclesiastical History.
  • "Personal, Societal and Literary Reform in John Colet's Ecclesiastical Hierarchy." Church History.

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