Ph.D., Harvard University, 1971
A.B., St. John's College, Annapolis, MD, 1966
Greco-Roman cultural setting of early Christianity; hellenistic philosophy; Pauline epistles; Johannine writings; Resurrection and early Christian eschatology; Nag Hammadi corpus; Gnosticism; Irenaeus.
Perspectives on Western Culture
First-Year Honors Seminar
New Testament Ethics
Gospel of Mark
Gospel of John
New Testament Christology
First-Year PhD Colloquium
Books Translated into Other Languages
Revelation. Collegeville Bible Commentary, 1983 [Italian]; with R. Fuller.
Who is This Christ?, 1986 [Japanese].
Jesus as Teacher, 1990 [Spanish].
First and Second Peter, James and Jude. Interpretation Commentary Series, 1995 [Japanese].
1 Corinthians. Paideia Commentary Series; Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2012.
Reading the New Testament. 3rd edition revised. Mahwah, NJ: Paulist, 2012. (Awarded 1st prize in Scripture category by Catholic Publishers Association, 2013).
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