Faculty Directory

Richard J. Clifford, S.J.

Professor Emeritus of Old Testament

Selected Courses

  • Preaching and Teaching Luke's Gospel
  • Intermediate Hebrew Readings
  • Seminar in Current Biblical Scholarship

Selected Publications

Thus Says the Lord: The Prophets in the Liturgy (Chicago, IL: Liturgy Training Publications, 2021).

“Toward a Precise Translation of Psalm 115,1,” Biblische Zeitschrift 66.2 (2022), 293-301.

“Revisiting Psalm 63,” Biblische Notizen 191.4 (2021) 89-97 “

2 Isaiah,” The Jerome Biblical Commentary for the Twenty-First Century, 3rd ed., ed. John J. Collins et al. (T. & T. Clark, 2022), 845-861.

“Changing Christian Interpretations of the Old Testament,” Theological Studies 82.3 (2021) 509-530.

“‘For Many’ or ‘For All’ in the Words of Consecration?” Worship 95 (April 2021) 148-54.

“Creation ex nihilo in the Old Testament / Hebrew Bible,” eds. G. A. Anderson and M. Bockmuhl, Creation ex nihilo: Origins, Development, Contemporary Challenges (South Bend, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2021) 55-76.

“A Second Look at Psalm 84,4,” Biblica 102.1 (2021) 126-130.

“The book of Ruth reminds us to take seriously the lives of ordinary people,” America Media Online, February 8, 2021. https://www.americamagazine.org/faith/2021/02/08/book-ruth-old-testament-lessons-239327