Peter Martyr Vermigli Library Editors

General Editors


Professor of History, Marquette University
John P. Donnelly is Professor of History at Marquette University. He received his doctorate from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and was supervised by the preeminent American scholar of sixteenth century France, Robert M. Kingdon. Professor Donnelly is the author of numerous books and articles, including Calvinism and Scholasticism in Vemzigli's Doctrine of Man and Grace, published the distinguished series of monographs titled: Studies in Medieval and Reformation Thought. Besides his role as General Editor of the Peter Martyr Library, he is the editor and translator of two of Martyr's works, Dialogue on the Two Natures of Christ and Sacred Prayers Drawn from the Psalms of David. He is also the editor of the Bibliography of the Works of Peter Martyr Vermigli. He is currently at work on a translation of the letters of Peter Martyr.


Professor of Church History, Reformed Theological Seminary
Frank Allison James III is President and Professor of Historical and Systematic Theology at Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando Florida. He was awarded the D.Phil. in History from Oxford University in 1993 and a Ph.D. in Theology from Westminster Theological Seminary/Pennsylvania in 2000. He was a recipient of a Lilly Theological Research Grant (1999), elected by the faculty of Keble College, Oxford University, to membership of the Senior Common Room (1994); was awarded an Overseas Research Students Award, (1991-1992); Isaiah Berlin Bursary at Oxford University (1990 91); Leonard J. Theberge Memorial Scholarship at St. Peter’s College, Oxford University (1991-1993); Oxford University Research Grant, (1991); The Christina Drake Research Award for Italian Studies at the Taylor Institution, Oxford University (1991); and the St. Peter's College Graduate Award, Oxford (1990-1992). He has given lectures at distinguished universities and research institutes around the globe including, All Souls College, Oxford University, Institut fur schweizerische Reformationsgeschichte at the University of Zurich, Johannes A’ Lasco Bibliothek, Emden, Germany, The University of Padua, Italy and the Evangelikaini teologicky seminar, Prague, Czech Republic.


Professor of Philosophy of Religion, McGill University
J. C. McLelland is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy of Religion at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He received his doctorate from the University of Edinburgh where he was supervised by Thomas F. Torrance, one of the most influential historical theologians of our generation. He is the General Editor of the Peter Martyr Library as well as editor of a series of academic papers given at the first international conference on Peter Martyr, Peter Martyr Vermigli and Italian Reform. He has authored several books including, The Visible Words of God: An Exposition of the Sacramental Theology of Peter Martyr Vermigli, A.D. 1500-1562 and co-edited with Gervase Duffield, The Life, Early Letters and Eucharistic Writings of Peter Martyr. More recently he has edited and translated two volumes for the Peter Martyr Library, Early Writings: Creed, Scripture and Church and Philosophical Works: On the Relation of Philosophy to Theology.

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