Curriculum Vitae

 

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

 

2016 Book: The Case for Jesus: The Biblical and Historical Evidence for Christ (New York: Image, 2016).

 

2016 Review of James G. Crossley, Jesus and the Chaos of History (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015), in Journal of Theological Studies (forthcoming).

 

2015 Book: Jesus and the Last Supper (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2015).

 

2015 Article: "Verbum Domini and Historical-Critical Exegesis." Pages 26-40 in Verbum Domini and the Complementarity of Exegesis and Theology. (Ed. S. Carl; Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2015).

 

2014 Book: Jesus the Bridegroom: The Greatest Love Story Ever Told (Image, 2014).

 

2013 Article: "Apocalypticism/Apocalyptic Teaching." Pages 23-33 in Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels (Eds. J.B. Green, J.K. Brown, and N. Perrin; Downers Grove, IVP Academic, 2013).

 

2013 Article: "Jesus, the Messianic Wedding Banquet, and the Restoration of Israel." Pages 35-54 in Letter & Spirit: A Journal of Catholic Biblical Theology 8 (2013).

 

2011 Review: "Kinship by Covenant: A Canonical Approach to God's Saving Promises." In Nova et Vetera Vol.9, 1 (2011).

 

2011 Book: Jesus and the Jewish Roots of the Eucharist: Unlocking the Secrets of the Last Supper (Doubleday, 2011).

 

2010 Article: "The Mystery of God's Word: Inspiration, Inerrancy, and the Interpretation of Scripture." In Letter and Spirit: A Journal of Catholic Biblical Theology 6 (2010): 47-66.

 

2009: Article: "Jesus, the Messianic Wedding Banquet, and the Kingdom of God." In Letter and Spirit: A Journal of Catholic Biblical Theology 5 (2009): 125-153.

 

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)

 

2009-Present Methodology of Biblical Studies

Pentateuch

Prophets

Synoptic Gospels and Acts

Pauline Letters and Hebrews

Johannine Literature

Catholic Epistles

Old Testament Introduction

New Testament Introduction

 

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