Terence Martin

Faculty Profiles

Terence Martin

Religious Studies



PhD, University of Chicago
PhL, Catholic University of America
BA, MA, Indiana University

Research Interests 

  • Erasmus Studies
  • Literature of the Enlightenment

Courses Recently Taught 

  • RLST 101: Introducing religious studies
  • RLST 101: Plurality of perspective on religion
  • RLST 251: The Christian tradition
  • RLST 445: Historical theology

Creative and Scholarly Work 

  • Truth and Irony: Philosophical Meditations on Erasmus. Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, December 2015.
  • “The Prospects for Holy War: A Reading of a ‘Consultation’ from Erasmus.” Theology and Ethics Colloquy, American Academy of Religion, November 2015.
  • “The Intractable Dialectic of Tyranny and Terror: A Reading of an Erasmian Adage.”  Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal, vol. 98, no. 2 (May 2015): 163-191.
  • "Christine Christ-Von Wedel, Erasmus of Rotterdam: Advocate of a New Christianity." Toronto 2013. Journal of Religion, vol. 94, no. 4 (October 2014): 540-541.
  • Living Words: Studies in Dialogues about Religion. Atlanta, Georgia: Scholars Press, 1998.

Professional Memberships 

  • American Academy of Religion