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Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology

Biblical Studies

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Bible from 1407, Malmesbury
Abbey, England.

NEWS: Scripture scholar, Dr. Mathew Thomas will join the DSPT Faculty begining fall semester, 2019.

Foundational to Dominican academic formation since its earliest days, Biblical Studies is rooted in the two primary fields of study: Sacred Scripture and the Commentary on the Sentences. Taken as a whole, the field covers Jewish and Christian canonical, deuterocanonical, and extra-canonical scriptures as well as the background literature of early Israel, biblical and postbiblical Judaism, and early Christianity. Method prioritizes the critical study of primary texts and the ability to read them in their original languages.

Past Courses Taught

Pentateuch and Former Prophets 
Basics: Biblical Studies & Spirituality 
The Gospel of John (NT-2251)
Intermediate Hebrew (BS-2002)
Wisdom/Writings (OT-2608)
Intro to New Testament (NT-1003)
Biblical Prophets (OT-2146) 

Use the GTU Course Schedule and UC Berkeley Course Catalog for course descriptions and date, time and location information.

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