Peter Huff, PhD

Peter Huff, PhD

Professor Chief Mission Officer Director, Sister Judith Ann Hebel, Center for Benedictine Values

Phone: 630-829-6664
Office Location: Neff 102
Available as Expert on:

Areas of Expertise:

Religion in U.S. Culture

New Religious Movements

Atheism and Agnosticism

Papacy and Current Catholic Affairs

Interfaith Relations

Catholic-Mormon Dialogue

C. S. Lewis


Atheism and Agnosticism: Exploring the Issues (ABC-CLIO, 2021)

The Voice of Vatican II: Words for Our Church Today (Liguori Publications, 2012)

Vatican II: Its Impact on You (Liguori Publications, 2011)

Tradition and Pluralism, co-edited with Kenneth L. Parker (University Press of America, 2009)

What Are They Saying About Fundamentalisms? (Paulist Press, 2008)

Allen Tate and the Catholic Revival: Trace of the Fugitive Gods (Paulist Press, 1996)

Knowledge and Belief in America: Enlightenment Traditions and Modern Religious Thought, co-edited with William M. Shea (Cambridge University Press, 1995)

Chief Mission Officer
Director of The Sister Judith Ann Heble, OSB Center for Benedictine Values
Professor of Theology
630-829-6664 (office)
[email protected]

Dr. Peter Huff is Chief Mission Officer, Professor of Theology, and Director of the Sister Judith Heble Center for Benedictine Values at Benedictine University. He teaches courses in U.S. religious history and world religions. Dr. Huff studied at Mercer University, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Indiana University and received the PhD in historical theology from Saint Louis University. Before coming to Benedictine, he held tenured faculty positions at Saint Anselm College and Centenary College of Louisiana and an endowed chair in Ethics/Religion and Society at Xavier University. He has published over 100 articles and reviews and is the author of five books, including What Are They Saying About Fundamentalisms?, The Voice of Vatican II, and Atheism and Agnosticism, selected for Library Journal’s Best Reference Works of 2021.