Nebraska Authors

Stephen Lahey

Lahey's book on John Wyclif helped save the life of a student during a shooting at Florida State University in 2014. The bullet was lodged in the library books in the student's backpack.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE (since 2002)

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Theology; Philosophy


Ph.D., Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY


Episcopal Priest

Places Worked

University of Nebraska - Lincoln
St. Matthews Episcopal Church, Lincoln, NE


Happold Professor of Religious Studies, August 2013
Phi Beta Kappa, University of Nebraska, 2010 (Chapter President 2012-2013)
Layman Grant, University of Nebraska Lincoln, 2008
Professor of the Month, Mortar Board Society, February 2008
University of Nebraska Parents Association Teaching Award, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012,
2013, 2014
Center for Digital Research in the Humanities, University of Nebraska, Fellow
John Nicholas Brown Prize, 2007, Medieval Academy of America
DuBose Fellowship, 2001-2002
Summa Cum Laude graduate, West Chester University, May 1986
Outstanding Scholar Fellowship, University of Connecticut, 1990-1993
Dissertation Fellow, University of Connecticut, 1993
Phi Kappa Phi, University of Connecticut, 1996


Philosophy and Politics in the Thought of John Wyclif. 2007.
John Wyclif. 2008.
Wycliffite Spirituality. 2013. (editor, translation of selections from Wyclif’s Sermons and
De Mandatis Divinis
John Wyclif’s Trialogus. 2013. (translator)
John Wyclif’s De Ideis. (translator)
A Companion to John Scotus Eriugena. (editor with Adrian Guiu)

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Stephen Lahey

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