Dr. Jonathan Ciraulo

  • Department Systematic Theology
  • Title Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology


  • PhD (University of Notre Dame, 2018)
  • MTS (University of Notre Dame, 2012)
  • BA (George Fox University, 2010)


Dr. Ciraulo joined the Saint Meinrad faculty in 2018. He teaches various courses in systematic theology, such as The Creed in History and Theology, Christology and Mariology, and Ecclesiology and Ecumenism.

Jonathan wrote his dissertation on the eucharistic theology of the Swiss theologian Hans Urs von Balthasar. In addition to his work on Balthasar, he also has interests in John Henry Newman, Maurice Blondel, Erich Przywara, Eastern Orthodox theology, and the relationship between philosophy and theology.

His articles have appeared in the journals Modern Theology, Studia Patristica, Pro Ecclesia, The Heythrop Journal, and Newman Studies, among others.

His current research focuses on the historical and contemporary interaction of sacramental theology and metaphysics.

Email: jciraulo@saintmeinrad.edu