Joseph T. Lienhard, SJ, earned a Dr. theol. habil. at the University of Freiburg in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany, with two dissertations--on Paulinus of Nola and on Marcellus of Ancyra. He taught at Marquette University from 1975 to 1990. Since 1990, he has been at Fordham University. His works include Paulinus of Nola and Early Western Monasticism, Contra Marcellum: Marcellus Ancyra and Fourth-Century Theology, and a translation of Karl Suso Frank's history of religious orders titled With Greater Liberty: A Short History of Christian Monasticism and Religious Orders. In 2010, a feshschrift, Tradition and the Rule of Faith, was published in his honor.