Matthew Rothaus Moser, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor

Phone: (626) 857-2421
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Matthew A. Rothaus Moser, Ph.D. joined the Honors College faculty in Fall 2020 after teaching for seven years in the Theology Department at Loyola University Maryland. He has won two awards for excellence in teaching: the first from Baylor University (2013), the second from Loyola University Maryland’s Center for Humanities (2016). In addition to essays and book chapters on the theology of reading, theological aesthetics, and theology and literature, he has also published Love Itself is Understanding: Hans Urs von Balthasar’s Theology of the Saints (Fortress Press, 2016) and the forthcoming Dante and the Poetic Practice of Theology (Wipf & Stock Publishers).


  • Ph.D. in Religion, Baylor University, 2013
  • M.A.R. in Historical and Systematic Theology, The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg, 2007
  • B.A. in Theological Studies, Eastern University, 2003

Academic Area

  • Honors College


  • Contemplation and Religious Epistemology
  • Systematic and Historical Theology
  • Theological Aesthetics
  • Theological Ethics
  • Theology and Literature
  • The Theology of Hans Urs von Balthasar, Dante Alighieri, and Rowan Williams

Courses Taught

  • HON 101 - Leadership
  • HON 240 - Core I
  • HON 260 - Core II
  • HON 280 - Core III