Elizabeth Klein

Dr. Klein specializes in patristic theology, particularly the writings of St. Augustine. She completed her PhD from the University of Notre Dame in 2016, and after holding a postdoctoral position at Notre Dame, she came to teach at the Augustine Institute in 2017. She is the author of Augustine’s Theology of Angels (Cambridge University Press, 2018) and God: What Every Catholic Should Know (Ignatius Press; Augustine Institute, 2019). She has also contributed to the nonacademic theological work of the Augustine Institute, including appearances on FORMED, Augustine Institute Bible Conferences, and Augustine STUDIOS productions.

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Journal Articles


Getting to Know St. Augustine

August 22, 2023
Anyone with a passing familiarity with St. Augustine will know that he is a giant in the history of Christian thought, and the average person might well be a little daunted by the idea of getting to know him.