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Timothy Renick

Professor and Vice Provost
Ph. D., Princeton University
phone: 404-413-6115
e-mail: trenick(at)
Curriculum vitae

Recipient, 2002 Board of Regents Teaching Excellence Award
Recipient of the 2004 Excellence in Teaching Award from the American Academy of Religion

Dr. Renick is an affiliate faculty member with the Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics at Georgia State University.

Area of Interest:

Comparative Religious Ethics, History of Christianity My specific interests include the just-war tradition and issues of religious violence, moral dialogue between religious communities, church and state, cloning, and the life and work of Thomas Aquinas.

Selected Publications:

Aquinas for Armchair Theologians, Westminster/John Knox Press, 2002.

"A Second Chance for Aquinas?" The Christian Century, 122,17, August 23, 2005, 22-26.

"Crusader Zeal: Holy Wars, Then and Now," Christian Century, 122,2, January 25, 2005, 26-30.

"Religion and War," Encyclopedia of World History, edited by William H. McNeill, Berkshire Publishing Group, 2005, 1568-1573.

"Aquinas," in The World's Great Philosophers, edited by Robert Arrington, Blackwell Publishing, 2003, 1-8.

"A Cabbit in Sheep's Clothing: Exploring the Sources of Our Moral Disquiet About Cloning," The Annual of The Society of Christian Ethics, Volume 18, 1998, 259-274.