Text: English (translation)
Original Language: German
About the Author
J. A. Wayne Hellmann, O.F.M. Conv., received his Doctorate of Theology at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (Munich) in 1974; an S.T.L. from the Pontifical Faculty of St. Bonaventure in Rome in 1968; and a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Dayton (Ohio) in 1964. Since 2005, he has served as Chair of the Department of Graduate Theology at St. Louis University where he has been a faculty member since 1974. His long-time interest has been Franciscan texts. Among the various positions and responsibilities he has held, Wayne has been a member of the Board of the BTTS project (Bonaventure Texts in Translation Series), since 2003; a senior editor for the scholarly journal, Franciscan Studies, since 2004; and a member of the editorial board for Greyfriar s Review, since 2003. Most recently he has served as the co-editor of FA:ED (1999-2003); editor and
translator (with Joshua Benson) of a multi-volume Theological Reader, drawn from Bonaventure s Commentary on the Sentences, and co-editor of the projected seven-volume series, Essays on the Early Franciscan Documents (to be published by Franciscan Institute Publications).