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Dr. Pitre's Curriculum Vitae

BRANT PITRE
Professor of Sacred Scripture
Notre Dame Seminary
2901 S. Carrollton Avenue
New Orleans, Louisiana 70118

Education

2004 Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
Major: Christianity and Judaism in Antiquity
Minor: Systematic Theology
Dissertation: “The Historical Jesus, the Great Tribulation, and the End of the Exile:
Restoration Eschatology and the Origin of the Atonement.”
Director: Prof. David E. Aune

1999          M.T.S., Vanderbilt Divinity School
                 Concentration: Biblical Studies and Theology

1998          Graduate Credit, Tel Aviv University
                 Topic: Biblical Archaeology (Old Testament)

1997          B.A., Louisiana State University
                 Double Major: Philosophy and English Literature

Job Experience

2009-Present          Professor of Sacred Scripture
                             Notre Dame Seminary, New Orleans

2005-2009              Donum Dei Professor of Word and Sacrament
                              Assistant Professor of Theology (Full-Time)
                              Our Lady of Holy Cross College, New Orleans

2007                       Visiting Professor of Theology
                               (Summer) University of Notre Dame, Indiana

2005-2009              Professor of Scripture (Adjunct)
                              Notre Dame Seminary, New Orleans

2003-2005              Assistant Professor of Theology (Full-Time)
                              Loyola University, New Orleans

Publications

Forthcoming Book: Jesus and the Last Supper: Judaism and the Origin of the Eucharist (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans).

Forthcoming Review: David B. Gowler, What Are They Saying About the Historical Jesus? (New York: Paulist, 2007). In Catholic Biblical Quarterly.

2011   Book: Jesus and the Jewish Roots of the Eucharist (Doubleday, 2011)

2008    Article: “Jesus, the New Temple, and the New Priesthood.” Letter & Spirit:
           A Journal of Catholic Biblical Theology 4 (2008): 49-86.

2006    Review: John S. Kloppenborg and John W. Marshall (eds.), Apocalypyticism,
           Anti-Semitism and the Historical Jesus: Subtexts in Criticism. In Catholic
           Biblical Quarterly 68.3 (2006): 578-80.

2006    Article: “The Lord’s Prayer and the New Exodus.” Letter & Spirit: A Journal
           of Catholic Biblical Theology 2 (2006): 69-96.

2005    Book: Jesus, the Tribulation, and the End of the Exile: Restoration
           Eschatology and the Origin of the Atonement
. Wissenshaftliche
           Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 2.
           Reihe 204; Tübingen: J. C. B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck). Grand Rapids: Baker
           Academic.

2005    Article: “The ‘Ransom for Many’, the New Exodus, and the End of the Exile:
           Redemption as the Restoration of All Israel (Mark10:35-45).” Letter
           and Spirit: A Journal of Catholic Biblical Theology 1 (2005): 41-68.

2003    Article: “Rewritten Bible.” Pages 410-414 in The Westminster
           Dictionary of Early Christian Literature and Rhetoric. David E. Aune.
           Louisville: Westminster John Knox.

2001    Article: “Blessing the Barren and Warning the Fecund: Jesus’ Message for
           Women Concerning Pregnancy and Childbirth.” Journal for the Study of
           the New Testament 81 (2001): 59-80.

Teaching Experience (Graduate Level)

2007               Jesus and the Gospels
                      University of Notre Dame, Indiana

2007               Biblical Theology
                      Our Lady of Holy Cross College, New Orleans
                      Christology
                      Our Lady of Holy Cross College, New Orleans

2006               Eucharistic Theology
                      Our Lady of Holy Cross College, New Orleans
                      Introduction to the New Testament
                      Notre Dame Seminary, New Orleans

2005               The Life of Jesus the Messiah
                      Notre Dame Seminary, New Orleans

2003-2005      Jewish Roots of the Christian Faith
                      Christian Origins
                      Loyola University, New Orleans

2004               The Role of Doctrine in the Life of Faith: Exploring the New
                      Catechism of the Catholic Church Loyola University, New Orleans

Teaching Experience (Undergraduate Level)

2007               New Testament
                      Sacramental Theology
                      Christology
                      Our Lady of Holy Cross College, New Orleans

2006               Old Testament
                      Liturgy
                      Eucharistic Theology
                      New Testament
                      Sacramental Theology
                      Our Lady of Holy Cross College, New Orleans

2005               Introduction to Scripture
                      Old Testament
                      Liturgy
                      Eucharistic Theology
                      Our Lady of Holy Cross College, New Orleans

2003-2005      Old Testament Literature
                      New Testament Literature
                      Loyola University, New Orleans

Professional Societies

1996-present               Society of Biblical Literature
1999-present               Catholic Biblical Association
2005-present               Senior Fellow, St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology

Public Presentations

2008               "Jesus and the Messianic Priesthood"
                      Society of Biblical Literature, Annual Meeting
                      Boston, Massachusetts

2008               "Jesus, the New Temple, and the New Priesthood"
                      The Liturgical Institute
                      Mundelein Seminary, Illinois

2008              “Vatican II and Scripture in the Life of the Church”
                      Willwoods Benefit Breakfast
                      New Orleans, Louisiana

2008              “Jesus and the Jewish Roots of the Last Supper”
                      Texas Catholic Conference
                      Austin, Texas

2008             “Jesus and the Mystery of the Church”
                     Saint Vincent Seminary, Latrobe Pennsylvania
                     A Conference for Priests, Deacons, and Seminarians

2008             “St. Paul and the Mystery of the Angels”
                     Fullness of Truth Catholic Conference
                     Dallas, Texas

2008             “Jesus and the End Times: A Catholic View of the Last Days”
                     West Coast Biblical Studies Conference
                     West Covina, California

2007             “Jesus and the Jewish Roots of the Eucharist”
                     Good Shepherd Catholic Church
                     San Diego, California.

2007             “A Bible Study on Advent”
                     Legatus Meeting, New Orleans Chapter
                     Our Lady of Holy Cross College, New Orleans

2007             “Jesus and the Mystery of the Temple”
                     Letter and Spirit Conference
                     St. Paul Seminary, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

2007              “The Spirit, the Flesh, and the New Creation in Galatians 6:6-10”
                       Theological Symposium
                       Notre Dame Seminary, New Orleans

2007              Pope Benedict XVI Annual Lecture
                      “The Lord’s Prayer and the New Exodus”
                      St. Vincent Seminary, Latrobe Pennsylvania

2007              “The Origin of the Bible"
                      Holy Family Parish, Luling, Louisiana

2007              “Jesus and the End Times: A Catholic Study of Eschatology”
                      St. Charles Borromeo Parish, Destrehan, Louisiana

2006              “Jesus and the New Priesthood”
                      St. Paul Seminary, Pittsburgh
                      Love and Sacrifice: A Conference of the St. Paul Center

2006              “Jesus and the New Passover”
                      “Jesus and the New Manna of the Messiah”
                      “Jesus and the New Priesthood”
                      Saint Vincent Seminary, Latrobe Pennsylvania
                      A Conference for Priests, Deacons, and Seminarians

2006              “Jesus and the Jewish Roots of the Eucharist”
                      “The Bridegroom Messiah”
                      St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology
                      West Coast Biblical Studies Conference

2005               “The New Exodus and the Messianic Kingdom”
                      “The Ingathering of the Exiles in the Old Testament Prophets”
                      Mile-High Scripture Conference, Denver

2005               “The New Exodus and the Messianic Kingdom”
                      “The Lord’s Prayer as a Prayer for the New Exodus”
                      West Coast Biblical Studies Conference

2005               “A Eucharistic Introduction to the Gospel of John”
                      Institute for Catechetics and Spirituality
                      Archdiocese of New Orleans

2004               “Jesus and the Jewish Roots of the Eucharist”
                      The Year of the Eucharist: A Day of Reflection for Priests
                      Archdiocese of New Orleans

2002               “Jesus, Women, and Discontinuity with Judaism:
                      A Reassessment in Light of Early Jewish Parallels”
                      Historical Jesus Section
                      Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature

2001               “The Cultic Role of the 144,000 in the Book of Revelation”
                      Student Paper Awards Section
                      Midwest Society of Biblical Literature

1999              “Blessing the Barren and Warning the Fecund: Jesus’ Message
                     for Women Concerning Pregnancy and Childbirth”
                     Historical Jesus Section
                     Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature

1999              “Matthew 19:12 and the Social and Political Dimensions of
                     Becoming Eunuchs for the Sake of the Kingdom”
                     Matthew Group
                     Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature

Service to the University, Church & Community

 2007-present          Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) Committee
                               Chair, Mission Statement Sub-Committee

2005-2006               Mission and Integration Committee
                               Our Lady of Holy Cross College

2003-2005               Graduate Studies Committee
                               Loyola Institute for Ministry

2005                        “The Church Alive In-Depth: Fact and Fiction in
                               The Da Vinci Code”
                                Archdiocese of New Orleans

2004                        Young Adult Bible Study: “1 Corinthians”
                               Eight-Week Bible Study

2001-2003                Core Team Member, Chair of Catechesis;
                                Young Adult Ministries
                                St. Matthew’s Cathedral, South Bend, IN

2002                        Habitat for Humanity, Fall Project; Young Adult Ministries
                               St. Matthew’s Cathedral, South Bend, IN

2001-02                   Ph.D. Student Representative
                               Christianity and Judaism in Antiquity Faculty Committee

1998-99                   Co-President of Vanderbilt Divinity School
                               Student Government Association

Academic Honors

2004               Pass with High Honors
                      Doctoral Dissertation Defense
                      Theology Department, University of Notre Dame

2002               Pass with High Honors
                      Doctoral Candidacy Exams
                      Theology Department, University of Notre Dame

2001               Student Paper Award Winner
                      New Testament and Christian Origins Annual Meeting
                      The Midwest Region of the Society of Biblical Literature

1999               Cornelius Vanderbilt Founder’s Medalist
                       First Honors in Graduating Class
                       Vanderbilt Divinity School

1999               W. Kendrick Grobel Award
                       Outstanding Achievement in Biblical Studies
                       Vanderbilt Divinity School

1999               Magna Cum Laude Graduate (M.T.S.)
                       Vanderbilt Divinity School

1997               Magna Cum Laude Graduate (B.A.)
                       Louisiana State University