Dr Andrew Meszaros

Andrew Meszaros 236
Dr Andrew Meszaros
Systematic Theology
Contact Details
Phone: + 353(01) 7083498
Office: Dunboyne House 10
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Research Interests

  • Trinity, Christology, Ecclesiology
  • 19th and 20th c. Catholic Theology
  • Nouvelle Théologie
  • John Henry Newman
  • Theology of History and Eschatology
  • Scholasticism (Aquinas and his 19th and 20th c. interpreters)
  • Theological Method

Highlighted Publications

The Prophetic Church: History and Doctrinal Development in John Henry Newman and Yves Congar (Oxford University Press, 2016)


“Some Neo–Scholastic Receptions of Newman on Doctrinal Development.” Gregorianum 97 (2016): 123–150.

“The Mystery of the Ascension and the Prayers at the Foot of the Altar.” Antiphon 19 (2015): 243–264.

“Vatican II as Theological Event and Text according to Yves Congar.” Josephinum Journal of Theology 22 (2015): 78-92.

“Newman and First Principles: The Noetic Dimension of the Illative Sense,” The Heythrop Journal, published online (2015), DOI: 10.111/heyj.12259. Hardcopy forthcoming. 

 “The Thomistic Underpinnings of Ad Gentes,” Nova et Vetera 13/3 (2015): 875–901.

“Revelation in George Tyrrell, Neo–Scholasticism, and Dei Verbum.” Angelicum 91 (2014): 535–568.

“Congar and the Salvation of the Non–Christian,” Louvain Studies 37 (2013), 195–223.

“The Influence of Aristotelian Rhetoric on J.H. Newman’s Epistemology,” Journal for the History of Modern Theology/Zeitschrift für Neuere Theologiegeschichte 20 (2013): 192–225.

“The Regressive Method of Ambrose Gardeil and the Role of Phronesis and Scientia in Positive and Speculative Theologies,” Ephemerides Theologicae Lovaniensis 89 (2013): 279–321. 

“‘Haec Traditio proficit': Congar's Reception of Newman in Dei Verbum, Section 8.” New Blackfriars (Spring 2011): 247–254. 


Andrew Meszaros completed his BA in Philosophy and Theology at Boston College (2007). He completed Masters degrees at the University of Oxford (2009) and the Catholic University of Louvain/KU Leuven (2010), where he later completed his doctorate (2014). He spent one year doing postdoctoral research at the University of Vienna (2015-16) before coming to Maynooth.


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