Daniel Stramara Jr., Ph.D.

Professor of Theology and Religious Studies, Division Chair of Philosophy, Theology, and Religious Studies, Theology and Religious Studies


Office: Arrupe Hall 234

  • B.A. 1978 Messiah College
  • M.A. 1979 University of Strasbourg
  • Ph.D. 1996 St. Louis University

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Dr. Daniel F. Stramara, Jr. is a professor of historical theology in the Department of Theology & Religious Studies at Rockhurst University, arriving in 1997.  He graduated with a Ph.D. from Saint Louis University (1996) with a concentration in early Christianity, particularly Greek.  His research focuses primarily on mining the richness and diversity of early Christianity, the Scriptures, and conceptions of God.  Stramara is the author of two books: Praying—with the Saints—to God Our Mother (Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2012) and God’s Timetable: The Book of Revelation and Feast of Seven Weeks (Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, 2011).  He has written over twenty-five articles published in national and international journals, and is a two-time recipient of Rockhurst’s Daniel L. Brenner Award for Outstanding Faculty Scholarship.  Stramara has also been awarded by Rockhurst University four Presidential Grants for Faculty Development and seven Thomas More Grants for scholarship.  Stramara likewise has published numerous historical-genealogical articles.


He enjoys engaging students while teaching the following courses: “Christianity I: Foundations,” “Christianity II: Development,” “The Gospel of John & Johannine Epistles,” “The Book of Revelation,” “Introduction to New Testament Greek,” “Eastern Christianity: Catholic & Orthodox,” “Christian Theologies of the Body,” “Feminine Face of God,” and “Christian Views of God, Suffering, and Evil.”