Dr. Mooney is a historical theologian specializing in Augustine and the Augustinian theological legacy, particularly regarding the nature of faith and grace. He studied classics and theology at Georgetown University before completing an M.A.R. in the History of Christianity at Yale Divinity School in 2016. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame in 2021 and came to the Augustine Institute in 2022 after completing a postdoctoral fellowship at Notre Dame.
Dr. Mooney has published in academic journals on the history of exegesis of James 2:24, Augustine's preaching on forgiveness, and more. He is currently working on publishing his revised dissertation, "Iustitia fidei: The Development of Augustine's Account of Justification by Faith." He also serves as a theological representative in the US Catholic-Reformed ecumenical dialogue on justification and justice.
To read more about Dr. Mooney's work, please visit his academia.edu page.