50th Annual Georgetown University
Institute on Sacred Scripture
June 11-13, 2013
Celebrating the 50th Anniversary the Institute on Sacred Scripture
and of Vatican II
Fifty Years of Feminist Biblical Interpretation
Presented by: Sr. Barbara Reid, O.P., Vice President and Academic Dean and Professor of New Testament Studies at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago
Barbara E. Reid, O.P. is a Dominican Sister of Grand Rapids, Michigan. She is Vice President and Academic Dean and Professor of New Testament Studies at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. Her most recent books are Abiding Word (Liturgical Press, 2011), Taking Up the Cross: New Testament Interpretations Through Latina and Feminist Eyes (Fortress Press, 2007; Spanish translation by Verbo Divino, 2009), The Gospel According to Matthew. New Collegeville Bible Commentary Series (Liturgical Press, 2005), Parables for Preachers (3 volumes; Liturgical Press, 1999, 2000, 2001; Spanish translation for Year A, 2007; Year B 2008), Choosing the Better Part? Women in the Gospel of Luke (Liturgical Press, 1996). She has led many of CTU's Israel Study Programs and Retreats. Currently she is writing Sophia’s Table: An Introduction to Feminist Interpretation of the Scriptures (forthcoming from Eerdman’s Press) and is General Editor for a new 60-volume feminist commentary on the Bible, Wisdom Commentary Series (forthcoming from Liturgical Press).
"The Mighty From Their Thrones":Social Justice in the Gospel of Luke
Presented by: Fr. John R. Donahue, S.J., Loyola University Baltimore
John R. Donahue,S.J. is presently Research Professor in Theology at Loyola University in Maryland. Fr. Donahue is past President of the Catholic Biblical Association of America, and has served on national and international ecumenical dialogues.
His book Hearing the Word: Reflections on the B Cycle of Sunday Readings (Liturgical Press, 2002) won a first place Catholic Press Association Book Award in Professional Books. His latest book, written with Daniel J. Harrington, S.J., is The Gospel of Mark in the Sacra Pagina series(Liturgical Press, 2002). He has authored more than 100 articles and reviews. From 1998-2001 he wrote the weekly “Word” column for America magazine.
Fr. Donahue directed and lectured at the Georgetown University Institute on Sacred Scripture from 1989-2000, and has lectured widely at Scripture Workshops in the United States, Canada, South Africa, and at the East Asian Pastoral Institute in Manila. Recently (2007) has given workshops on biblical topics in Austin, TX, Raleigh, NC and Los Angeles.
Community and Fellowship in the Pauline Churches
Presented by: Alan C. Mitchell, Associate Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins and Director of the Annual Institute on Sacred Scripture at Georgetown University
Alan C. Mitchell is Director of the Annual Georgetown University Institute on Sacred Scripture since 2000, and Associate Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins at Georgetown University. He is the author of Hebrews for the Sacra Pagina series (Liturgical Press, 2007), winner of 2008 Catholic Press Association Book Award in Scripture. He has published articles on various New Testament topics and books such as, 1 Corinthians, Luke, Acts of the Apostles, and Hebrews in New Testament Studies, The Journal of Biblical Literature, Biblica and The Catholic Biblical Quarterly. He is the editor for books on Hebrews in the Religious Studies Review. He had served for eight years as a member of the Editorial Board of The Catholic Biblical Quarterly