Th.D. (State University of Utrecht, Netherlands)
Before coming to Regent College in 2005, Boersma taught for six years at Trinity Western University in Langley, BC (1999-2005). He also served as a Pastor for several years (1994-1998). Boersma is a member of the Christian Reformed Church in North America.
He is the author of a number of articles, and has written several books, including Nouvelle Théologie and Sacramental Ontology: A Return to Mystery (Oxford University Press, 2009), Violence, Hospitality, and the Cross: Reappropriating the Atonement Tradition (Baker Academic, 2004)and Heavenly Participation: The Weaving of a Sacramental Mystery (Eerdmans 2011).
He previously taught for nine years at Ave Maria University, and in 2006-2007 he was the Myser Fellow at the Center for Ethics and Culture at the University of Notre Dame. With Reinhard Hütter, he is co-editor of the theological quarterly Nova et Vetera. He has been a member of Evangelicals and Catholics Together since 2004.
Professor Levering is the author of Christ’s Fulfillment of Torah and Temple, Scripture and Metaphysics, Sacrifice and Community, Participatory Biblical Exegesis, Biblical Natural Law, Ezra and Nehemiah, Jewish-Christian Dialogue and the Life of Wisdom, and Christ and the Catholic Priesthood. He is the co-author of Holy People, Holy Land and Knowing the Love of Christ. Among his co-edited books are Vatican II: Renewal within Tradition, Rediscovering Aquinas and the Sacraments, Aquinas the Augustinian, Reading John with St. Thomas Aquinas, and John Paul II and the Jewish People. He is the co-editor of a new annotated edition of the English translation of St. Thomas Aquinas’s Commentary on John .