Ph.D. University of Notre Dame
Mail #JRC 153, University of St. Thomas
B.A., Magna cum laude, Theology, College of St. Benedict, St. Joseph, MN, 1980
M.A., Theology (Scripture), St. John's University, Collegeville, MN, 1986
M.A., Theology (Biblical Studies), University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, 1992
Ph.D., Christianity and Judaism in Antiquity, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, 2003
Awards & Honors
1999 Society of Biblical Literature Midwest Regional Graduate Student Essay Award
1993-1996 Awarded Visiting Scholar Status at Oxford University (declined)
1993 National Endowment for the Humanities Dissertation Grant Nomination
1993 Fulbright Fellowship Application Award, University of Notre Dame
1991 Ph.D. candidacy exams with Honors
1989-1993 Catholic Biblical Association Memorial Stipend (renewed annually)
1990 Novak Award for study in Israel
1980 Delta Epsilon Sigma Honor Society
"Christian Epicleses in the Acts of Thomas and Other Ancient Christian Prayers," Apocrypha 18 (forthcoming, 2007).
"Revisiting Preliminary Issues in the Acts of Thomas," Apocrypha 17 (forthcoming, 2006).
"Early Christian Mystagogy," Rite (September/October, 2005).
Friars and Jews in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, ed. with Steven J. McMichael (Leiden: Brill, 2004).
"Initiation by Anointing in Early Syriac-Speaking Christianity," Studia Liturgica 31 (2001).
Workbook for Lectors and Gospel Readers 2001 (Chicago: Liturgy Training Publications, 2000).
Workbook for Lectors and Gospel Readers 2000 (Chicago: Liturgy Training Publications, 1999).
Pronunciation Guide for the Sunday Lectionary (Chicago: Liturgy Training Publications, 1998).
At Home With the Word 1998 (Chicago: Liturgy Training Publications, 1997).
"Practices of Charity" in At Home With the Word 1997 (Chicago: Liturgy Training Publications, 1996).
"Mary, Gospel of" and "Second coming" in The HarperCollins Encyclopedia of Catholicism (ed. Richard P. McBrien; San Francisco: HarperCollins, 1995).
North American Patristic Society
Catholic Biblical Association
Society of Biblical Literature