Graduate Theological Union

John Hilary Martin (OP)

John Hilary MartinDominican School of Philosophy and Theology
Professor Emeritus of History and History of Religions

At GTU since 1964

PhD, University of California, Los Angeles, 1978
MLitt, Oxon, 1960
STLr and MDiv, St. Alberts College, 1960
BA, St. Alberts College


Phone: 510/849-2030; 510/883-2078

Current Research and Teaching Interests

  • Interreligious Dialogue
  • Indigenous and Aboriginal Religions
  • Medieval Philosophy (1100-1600)
  • Myth and Ritual Studies
  • Church History (Middle/Early Modern)
  • History of Intellectual Institutions

Selected Publications

  • The Reality of Myth (Solas Press, 2001).
  • People from the Dawn (Solas Press, 2000).
  • A History of Women and Ordination, ed. Gary Macy (Scarecrow Press, 2001).
  • "The Land: Who Owns It?" in Medieval World of Nature (Garland, 1993).
  • "White Man Got No Dreaming," Pacifica, Nov. 1994.
  • Doctrinal Authority in the Church at the Eve of the Reformation (Ann Arbor, UMI, 1978).