Dr. John Sehorn is the Academic Dean of the Graduate School of Theology, as well as an Associate Professor of Theology. He specializes in the theology of the Fathers of the Church, with a particular interest in their scriptural exegesis. He received his doctorate from the University of Notre Dame and has been a member of the faculty at the Augustine Institute since 2015. He is currently co-editing the series From the Side of Christ: A Biblical Theology of the Sacraments for Baker Academic.
“The beginning of wisdom is this: Get wisdom, and whatever you get, get insight” (Prov. 4:7, RSV-CE). According to the Wise Man of Proverbs, the very intention to “get wisdom,” to orient one’s desires and activities to its pursuit, constitutes the beginning of its acquisition.