Thomas Ferguson

Associate Professor, Religious Studies


  • PHD, Fordham University
  • MA, Seton Hall University
  • BA, Manhattan College

Courses Taught

LATN 281      Intermediate Latin Tutorial
LLRN 102      Classical Origins: West Culture
RELS 110      The Nature and Experience of Religion
RELS 200      Special Topic: in Religion
RELS 243      Early Christian Thought
RELS 245      Medieval Christian Thought
RELS 300      Special Topic
RELS 331      Eastern Christianity
RELS 342      Islam and Politics
RELS 345      Medieval Chrstn Thought
RELS 357      Religions of China and the Far East
RELS 408      Paul
RELS 480      Religious Studies Tutorial

  • Research

    Patrology, especially 5th-6th century North African thought concerning Psalm interpretation. Studies include the use of modern literary theories, especially reception theory and Marxist criticism, to reveal the meanings of texts. Major authors include Fulgentious the Mythographer, Verecundus of Junca, and Fulgentius of Ruspe.

  • Other

    One of the faculty/staff directors of Standing Together: The Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual student support group at Manhattan College.