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Dr. Thomas L. Humphries, Jr.

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    Dr. Thomas L. Humphries, Jr.

    Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, Theology, and Religion; Assistant Director, Honors Program

    Dr. Humphries is a native of Arkansas and a life-long Roman Catholic. His wife and he were married at the Cathedral of Christ the King in Atlanta, GA, and live in Dade City, FL. Their daughter was born early in 2017. He holds a mandatum from our local diocese of St. Petersburg and enjoys giving regular theological reflections outside of the classroom with student faith communities, parishes, and monasteries. Dr. Humphries also volunteers with the local fire department as Chaplain and holds the rank of District Chief. He is a licenses Florida EMT and NREMT. His first book, Ascetic Pneumatology was published with Oxford University Press in 2013. His second book, Who is Chosen? was published with Wipf and Stock in 2017.


    • B.S.,Forestry and B.A., Philosophy (Phi Beta Kappa) from The University of the South
    • M.A., Systematic Theology from The Catholic University of America
    • Ph.D., Historical Theology and Religion from Emory University

    Courses Taught

    • REL 123 Foundations of Christianity
    • 200 Prayer and Mindfulness
    • 201 Intro to NT
    • 210 Christian Salvation
    • 410 Theol. Foundations
    • 427 Ecclesiology
    • 429 Adv. Directed Study
    • 431 Liturgy
    • 432 Spirituality
    • 450 Hist. of Christianity
    • 470 Christology
    • 499 Youth Ministry
    • 400 St. Augustine
    • HON 150 Classical World View
    • HON 151 Christian Vision
    • HON 498 Research Methods and Exam Prep.
    • THY 501 Intro to NT
    • 510 Theological Foundations I
    • 513 Liturgy and Sacraments
    • 550 Introduction to History of Christianity
    • 565 Ecclesiology
    • 570 Spirituality
    • 575 Christology
    • 599 Youth Ministry
    • 600 Introduction to St. Augustine
    • 700 Most Holy Trinity.