Rev. David Schultenover, S.J., Ph.D.

DavidRev. David Schultenover, S.J., Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus 

David G. Schultenover, S.J. (Ph.D., St. Louis University, 1975), [Historical], specializes in the history of Roman Catholic Modernism and post-Enlightenment theological thought.

His work has been supported by several grants, among which a Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst Postdoctoral Fellowship (1973-74, awarded through the Fulbright competition) and a National Endowment for the Humanities grant (1983-84).

He has authored numerous scholarly articles and reviews, most recently “Luis Martín Garcia (1846-1906), the Jesuit General of the Modernist Crisis: On Historical Criticism,” The Catholic Historical Review 89.3 (July 2003) 434-63, and “Luis Martín (1846-1906): The Black Pope of the Modernist Period,” in Lawrence Barmann and Harvey Hill, ed., Personal Faith and Institutional Commitments: Roman Catholic Modernist and Anti-Modernist Autobiography (Scranton, Penn.: Scranton University Press, 2002), pp. 127-78; and three books, including George Tyrrell: In Search of Catholicism (Shepherdstown, WV: The Patmos Press, 1981) and A View from Rome: On The Eve of the Modernist Crisis (New York: Fordham University Press, 1993). He is currently writing a biographical study of Luis Martín. Father Schultenover is also editor-in-chief of the journal Theological Studies, located on the Marquette campus.

Research Fields

  • Historical Theology
  • The Modernist Crisis