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BudĀ Grant

Rev. Robert "Bud" Grant photo


Master of Pastoral Theology

Main Campus
Christ the King Chapel, LC108
518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803


Fr. Bud's personal website

Reverend Grant teaches Environmental Theology, especially from a Thomistic perspective in the Roman Catholic tradition, but also philosophy (esp. Kant and Aristotle).  He also teaches Historical Theology, especially IV Century, west, with an emphasis of Saint Ambrose of Milan. In 2014 he was inducted into the academy of Biblioteca Ambrosiana, in Milan.

Reverend Grant is also the director of the Academy for the Study of St. Ambrose of Milan and Sacramental Minister at St. Andrew's Parish, Blue Grass, Iowa.

Education and Training

PhD, University of Iowa
Enviromental Ethics

MA, Creighton University
Western Spirituality

STB, Georgian University, Rome, Italy


Courses Taught

THEO 110 Introduction to Moral Issues
THEO 141 Ambrose of Milan
THEO/PHIL 311 Environmental Ethics
THEO 344 Rome & Christianity


Areas of Professional Interest

  • Environmental Theology
  • Historical Theology



Mons. Cesare Pasini: Ambrogio di Milano: Azione e pensiere di un Vescovo, translated 2012.

"Weapons Strong for God," Studia Ambrosiana, 2011.

A Case Study in Thomistic Environmental Ethics, Edwin Millen Press, 2007.


Download Father Bud's CV (pdf)