Isaac Morales, O.P.

Associate Professor

Contact Information:


St. Catherine of Siena Hall 205


Ph.D. - New Testament Duke University

Brief Biography:

Fr. Isaac Morales, O.P. was born and raised in the northern suburbs of Chicago. He has a BSE in civil engineering from Duke University, an MTS from Notre Dame, and a PhD in New Testament, also from Duke. From 2007-2011 he taught as a layman in the theology department at Marquette University. In 2012 he joined the Order of Preachers (aka, the Dominicans) and was ordained to the priesthood in May, 2018. He has taught at Providence since August of the same year.

Area(s) of Expertise:

New Testament, Paul, Baptism, Theological Interpretation of Scripture

Selected Publications:

Morales, O.P., I. (2022) The Bible and Baptism: The Fountain of Salvation. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic Press

Morales, O.P., I. (2021) "Baptism, Holiness, and Resurrection Hope in Romans 6". Catholic Biblical Quarterly.(83), 466-481.

Morales, O.P., I. (2020) "Incarnational 'Intrinsicism': Matthias Scheeben's Biblical Theology of Grace". Nova et Vetera.(18), 139-159.

Morales, O.P., I. (2019) "Genesis, the Threefold End of Human Beings, and Biblical Eschatology". Journal of Theological Interpretation.(13), 200-218.

Morales, O.P., I. (2019) "Paul and the Gift of Sonship". Nova et Vetera.(17), 215-228.

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