Ph.D. University of Notre Dame
Mail #JRC 153, University of St. Thomas
Office Location: JRC 432
Ph. D., University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, 1993.
M. A. in Theology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, 1989.
M. A. in Theology, St. John's University, Collegeville, MN, 1986.
B.A., College of St. Teresa, Winona, MN, 1973.
New Testament/ Early Church
Gospel of John
Women in the Early Church
Christologies of the Early Church
Theo 101 The Christian Theological Tradition
Theo 210 The New Testament
Theo 335 Epistles of St. Paul
Theo 340 The Gospel of John
Theo 343 Apocalyptic Literature
Theo 359 Women in the Early Church
DVSS 500 Foundations of Biblical Interpretation (Murray Institute)
DVSS 521 Synoptic Gospels
DVSS 530 Survey of New Testament
DVSS 707 Johannine Literature
Voyage Through the New Testament. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2007. Forthcoming.
College Study Bible. Winona, MN: Saint Mary's Press, 2007. Author of introductory essays on the letters of the New Testament and Revelation.
The Book of Revelation. New Collegeville Bible Commentary Series. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2006.
"Beastly Kings and the Heavenly Messiah: Daniel's Vision of "One Like a Son of Man.'" Bible Today (Nov/Dec. 2004) 349-354.
"Toward a Scriptural Understanding of Revelation: God Inserts God's Self into History." In Revelation and the Church: Vatican II in the Twenty-First
Century. Raymond A Lucker and William McDonough, eds. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2003. Co-authored with Dr. Corrine Carvalho.
Catholic Youth Bible. Winona, MN: Saint Mary's Press, 2000. Author of eighteen introductions and forty-five brief study articles.
The Christian Theological Tradition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2003. Solo editor and author of several chapters.
"Wisdom's Rescue: A New Reading of the Tabernacles Discourse (John 7:1-8:59)." Journal of Biblical Literature 116 (1997) 95-116.
One-week adult education course on the Letters of Paul for The Summer Scripture Institute at Our Lady of Grace Church, Edina, July 17-21, 2006.
Eight-week course on the Gospel of John for the University of St. Thomas' Senior Citizen's Program, Spring 2006.
"Scriptural Images of Church" for the Theology Institute, a multi-parish event for parish ministers, catechists, Catholic school educators and church staffs, of the southwest Twin Cities metro area, April 22, 2006.
Three-week series of Adult Faith Formation presentations on the Gospel of John at Corpus Christi parish, March 9, 16, 23, 2006.
One-week adult education course on the Book of Revelation for The Summer Scripture Institute at Our Lady of Grace Church, Edina, July 26-30, 2004.
Respondent for AAR/SBL Joint Discussion, "Religious Education and Twin Cities Demographics" at the AAR/SBL Regional meeting at Luther Seminary, St. Paul, April 16-17, 2004.
"Rereading Dei Verbum," part of a four-session theological reflection on Vatican II in the 21st Century, March 4, 2004 at Wisdom Ways. Sponsored by Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, St. Paul.
"Mary Magdalene in the Gospel of John" for Wisdom Ways' series on Dan Brown's Da Vinci Code, February 9, 2004. Sponsored by Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, St. Paul.
"Ignatius of Antioch's Use of Scripture: An Investigation of Method," at the Catholic Biblical Association meeting in San Francisco, August 2-5, 2003.
"Reconstructing the Christology of the 'Corpse-Bearers' in Ignatius' Letter to the Smyrnaeans" at the regional AAR/SBL meeting at Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN, April 21-22, 1995.
"The Characterization of Mary in John's Story of the Anointing of Jesus: A Literary and Sociological Approach," at the national AAR/SBL meeting, November 21, 1994.
Catholic Biblical Association, 1987-
Society of Biblical Literature, 1987-