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Susan Myers

Associate Professor
Degree
Ph.D. University of Notre Dame
Office
JRC 123
Phone
(651) 962-5321
Toll Free
(800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-5321
Fax
651-962-5310
Mail
Mail #JRC 109, University of St. Thomas
2115 Summit Ave.
St. Paul MN 55105




Academic History

 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
 
Expertise

  New Testament
  Early Christianity
  Syriac-speaking Christianity 

Selected Publications

“Antecedents of the Feminine Imagery of Spirit in the Acts of Thomas.” Apocrypha 26 (2015): 103–118.

 Portraits of Jesus: Studies in Christology, ed. (WUNT 2.321; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2012).

 Spirit Epicleses in the Acts of Thomas (WUNT II 281; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2010).

 “Revisiting Preliminary Issues in the Acts of Thomas.” Apocrypha 17 (2006): 95–112.

 “Initiation by Anointing in Early Syriac-Speaking Christianity.” Studia Liturgica 31 (2001): 150–170.

 Friars and Jews in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, ed. with Steven J. McMichael (Leiden: Brill, 2004).
 

Professional Memberships

North American Patristic Society                                                                                                                                                  National Women’s Studies Association                                                                                                                                         Catholic Biblical Association
Society of Biblical Literature 

Spring 2020 Courses

Spring 2020 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
THEO 210 - W02 New Testament - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 MHC 203

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

MHC 203

Course Registration Number:

22750 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Susan E. Myers

This course involves the student in an intensive historical, literary and theological reading of major portions of the New Testament in the Jewish and Greco-Roman contexts and from the perspective of modern methods of biblical interpretation. In addition, the course explores the New Testament as a foundational document for modern Christian traditions in the development of doctrine, in the expressions of worship and in the articulation of moral principles. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 429 - 01 Women & Christian Tradition - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

23398 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Susan E. Myers

This course explores the ways in which the Judeo-Christian religious tradition has profoundly influenced our society's definition of women. It will focus on what some of the major works of this tradition assert about the nature and place of women in their particular historical communities. Students will also read religious literature by women in order to acquire a sense of women's religious experience both throughout history and in the present day. This course fulfills the Human Diversity requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)

Summer 2020 Courses

Summer 2020 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
THEO 210 - L01 New Testament M T W R - - - 1230 - 1430

Days of Week:

M T W R - - -

Time of Day:

1230 - 1430

Location:

Course Registration Number:

30616 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Susan E. Myers

This course involves the student in an intensive historical, literary and theological reading of major portions of the New Testament in the Jewish and Greco-Roman contexts and from the perspective of modern methods of biblical interpretation. In addition, the course explores the New Testament as a foundational document for modern Christian traditions in the development of doctrine, in the expressions of worship and in the articulation of moral principles. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)

Fall 2020 Courses

Fall 2020 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
THEO 210 - W02 New Testament - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 JRC 247

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

JRC 247

Course Registration Number:

45986 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Susan E. Myers

This course involves the student in an intensive historical, literary and theological reading of major portions of the New Testament in the Jewish and Greco-Roman contexts and from the perspective of modern methods of biblical interpretation. In addition, the course explores the New Testament as a foundational document for modern Christian traditions in the development of doctrine, in the expressions of worship and in the articulation of moral principles. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 210 - W03 New Testament - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 JRC 481

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

JRC 481

Course Registration Number:

44998 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Susan E. Myers

This course involves the student in an intensive historical, literary and theological reading of major portions of the New Testament in the Jewish and Greco-Roman contexts and from the perspective of modern methods of biblical interpretation. In addition, the course explores the New Testament as a foundational document for modern Christian traditions in the development of doctrine, in the expressions of worship and in the articulation of moral principles. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 210 - W04 New Testament - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 JRC 222

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

JRC 222

Course Registration Number:

46072 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Susan E. Myers

This course involves the student in an intensive historical, literary and theological reading of major portions of the New Testament in the Jewish and Greco-Roman contexts and from the perspective of modern methods of biblical interpretation. In addition, the course explores the New Testament as a foundational document for modern Christian traditions in the development of doctrine, in the expressions of worship and in the articulation of moral principles. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 221 - W04 Bible: New Testament - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 JRC 247

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

JRC 247

Course Registration Number:

46881 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Susan E. Myers

This section involves the student in an intensive historical, literary, and theological reading of major portions of the New Testament in the Jewish and Greco-Roman contexts and from the perspective of modern methods of biblical interpretation. In addition, the course explores the New Testament as a foundational document for modern Christian traditions in the development of doctrine, in the expressions of worship, and in the articulation of moral principles. This class is restricted to students in the new core.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 221 - W05 Bible: New Testament - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 JRC 481

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

JRC 481

Course Registration Number:

46882 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Susan E. Myers

This section involves the student in an intensive historical, literary, and theological reading of major portions of the New Testament in the Jewish and Greco-Roman contexts and from the perspective of modern methods of biblical interpretation. In addition, the course explores the New Testament as a foundational document for modern Christian traditions in the development of doctrine, in the expressions of worship, and in the articulation of moral principles.This class is restricted to students in the new core.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 221 - W06 Bible: New Testament - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 JRC 222

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

JRC 222

Course Registration Number:

46883 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Susan E. Myers

This section involves the student in an intensive historical, literary, and theological reading of major portions of the New Testament in the Jewish and Greco-Roman contexts and from the perspective of modern methods of biblical interpretation. In addition, the course explores the New Testament as a foundational document for modern Christian traditions in the development of doctrine, in the expressions of worship, and in the articulation of moral principles. This class is restricted to students in the new core.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)