Rev. Juan Miguel Betancourt, S.E.M.V. portrait

Rev. Juan Miguel Betancourt, S.E.M.V.

Associate Academic Dean and Assistant Professor of Sacred Scripture
Degree
S.S.L., Pontifical Biblical Institute Rome, 2005
M.Div., Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico, 2001
B.S., University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, 1992
Office
Fr. Charles Froehle Administration Bldg., Room 124
Phone
(651) 962-5068
Fax
(651) 962-5790
Mail
The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity
University of St. Thomas
2260 Summit Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55105

CVflagicon 37x17x96‌: Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Teaching and Research

  • Old Testament
  • New Testament
  • Mission and Ministry Practicum
  • Scriptural Preaching Workshop
  • Preaching the Catholic Social Tradition

Faculty Accomplishments 

Fall 2017 Courses

Fall 2017 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
DVSS 511 - 01 Pentateuch & Historical Books - T - R - - - 0945 - 1115 BEC 101
CRN: 40339 3 Credit Hours Instructor: Juan M. Betancourt Examines the principles of interpretation employed in the analysis of the Hebrew Scriptures and reflects on the sources of the Catholic tradition of biblical studies. The course stresses a plurality of approaches available to the interpreter as well as the strengths and weaknesses of each approach. It addresses texts dealing with theological themes such as promise, election, covenant, and fidelity. Prerequisite: DVSS 200 or equivalent.

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DVSS 740 - 01 Prophets - T - R - - - 0800 - 0930 BEC 108
CRN: 40079 3 Credit Hours Instructor: Juan M. Betancourt Introduces students to the literary prophets and the role of prophetic traditions in Judeo-Christian thought. Students exegete selected passages. Prerequisite: DVSS 511, DVSS 521, DVSS 525 or DVSS 530

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J-Term 2018 Courses

J-Term 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
DVPT 704 - 01 Scriptural Preaching Wkshp - - - - - - - -
CRN: 10050 2 Credit Hours Instructor: Juan M. Betancourt Develops skill in preaching on selected biblical texts following intensive exegetical study. Students apply methods in exegesis and hermeneutics to prepare and deliver Sunday and weekday homilies that are videotaped. Students must be registered in a Scripture course in order to enroll in this workshop. Prerequisite: DVPT 620

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Spring 2018 Courses

Spring 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
DVSS 705 - 01 Pauline Literature & Acts M - - R - - - 0945 - 1115 BEC 101
CRN: 20569 3 Credit Hours Instructor: Juan M. Betancourt Introduces students to the Pauline letters. Preference is given to the following: 1 Thessalonians, Galatians, Philippians, Philemon, 1 and 2 Corinthians, and Romans. The course examines Paul's life, the letter genre, and major themes of the letters. The course may also include the deutero-Pauline letters to show the ways in which the Pauline traditions continued within the primitive church. Prerequisite: DVSS 521 or DVSS 530

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