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Rodney Howsare, Ph.D.


Dr. Howsare joined the faculty of DeSales University in 1999 and was promoted to the rank of tenured professor in 2010. He holds a doctoral degree from Marquette University, with a specialization in fundamental theology.

His book publications include: Hans Urs von Balthasar and Protestantism: The Ecumenical Implications of His Theological Style (T&T Clark Publishers, 2005), How Balthasar Changed My Mind (co-edited with Larry Chapp for Herder&Herder, 2008), Hans Urs von Balthasar: A Guide for the Perplexed (T&T Clark, 2009). 

He has had scholarly articles published in Communio, Nova et VeteraFides Quarens Intellectum, and the Josephinum Journal of Theology. He has delivered several presentations to the College Theology Society.

Dr. Howsare also directs the DSU chapter of Theta Alpha Kappa - the national honors society for theology and religious studies.

Areas of specialization: 
Hans Urs von Balthasar / Church & State