Dr. Denis Janz

New Orleans, LA USA

Janz is Provost Distinguished Professor of the History of Christianity at Loyola University in New Orleans. He is currently working on a book project entitled Martin Luther’s ‘De captivitate Babylonica’: Dual Language Edition, with New Translation, Introduction, Notes, and Commentary (under contract with Oxford University Press).

During his one-month stay at the Johannes a Lasco Library, he worked on the Commentary, which sets Luther’s new ecclesiology and sacramental theology against its medieval, scholastic background.