Rev. Joseph W. Koterski, S.J., is a member of the Philosophy Department at Fordham University, where he has taught since his ordination as a Catholic priest in1992. At Fordham he also serves as the Editor­-in­-Chief of International Philosophical Quarterly and as Master of Queen’s Court Residential College for Freshmen. In 2011 he was re­elected to a second term as the President of the Fellowship of Catholic Scholars. He regularly teaches courses on natural law ethics and on medieval philosophy. He has produced videotaped lecture­ courses on “Aristotle’s Ethics,” on “Natural Law and Human Nature,” and on “Biblical Wisdom Literature” for The Teaching Company, and most recently one on “St John Paul II’s Veritatis Splendor” for the International Catholic University. In addition to publishing various articles and book chapters, he has authored a monograph entitled An Introduction to Medieval Philosophy: Basic Concepts (Wiley­Blackwell, 2009). 


​    Christian holiness always involves imitating Christ. The saints have their holiness from such imitation. But the great variety of saints shows us the many routes to this holiness.  What do the lives of saintly people tell us about their search for God and their efforts to conform their hearts to the divine will?

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