Theology and Religious Studies
Rosati Hall Room 103
Staten Island Campus
Ph.D. Harvard University, Study of Religion. Thesis:
Colossians as Pseudepigraphy (Director George MacRae, S.J.),
Research year on a Rotary fellowship in Tubingen Germany;
archaeological dig in Caesarea Maritima, Israel, 1977-78.
M.T.S., Harvard Divinity School; New Testament Studies, 1977.
B.A., Boston College. Majors: English, Theatre, Theology; summa cum
laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1975.
Developing a classically-informed and theological reading of a 17th
c. painting by Nicolas Poussin “The Arcadian Shepherds”; examining
its similarities to Rublev’s icon and its political dimensions
during the Thirty Years War.
Updating two mss. on gospel and prayer.
Service to the University
Vincentian Mission Council
Participant in Founders Week 2006
Vice President of the St. John’s Faculty for Phi Beta Kappa
Memberships in Professional
Catholic Biblical Association
College Theology Society
The Hebrew Bible Colloquium at Columbia University
Theology 1000C Perspectives on Christianity: A Catholic
Theology 2100 Introduction to the Bible
Theology 2205 Jesus in Christian Faith
Theology 3305 Moral Theology of the Marketplace