Thomas P. Harmon, Ph.D., Senior Fellow of the Principium Institute, is Professor of Theology and Culture and founding chairman of the department of Humanities at John Paul the Great Catholic University in Escondido, CA. He received an M.A. (2007) and Ph.D. (2012) in Theology from Ave Maria University in Naples, FL and a B.A. in Philosophy (2003) from Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA. He is the editor of Wisdom and the Renewal of Catholic Theology – Essays in Honor of Matthew L. Lamb with Roger W. Nutt (Pickwick Press, 2016), for which he also wrote the introduction. He is the author of multiple scholarly articles, his work having appeared in such journals as Modern Theology, Pro Ecclesia, Logos: A Journal of Catholic Thought and Culture, and Perspectives on Political Science. His research focuses on the theology of St. Augustine and St. Thomas Aquinas, the theologico-political problem, faith and reason, and the relationship of philosophy and theology with literature and film. He lives in Escondido with his wife and four children.