Michael Waldstein, Ph.D. is the Max Seckler Professor of Theology at Ave Maria University. He previously served as founding president of the International Theological Institute in Gaming, Austria, and was the St. Francis of Assisi Professor of New Testament there. He is a member of the Pontifical Council for the Family and is a Distinguished Fellow of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology. He holds the degrees of B.A. from Thomas Aquinas College in California, Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Dallas, S.S.L. from the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome, and a Th.D. in New Testament from Harvard Divinity School. His published works include his definitive translation of John Paul II's "Man and Woman He Created Them: A Theology of the Body," "The Common Good in St. Thomas and John Paul II" (Nova et Vetera), and "Dietrich von Hildebrand and St. Thomas Aquinas on Goodness and Happiness" (Nova et Vetera).