Faculty Directory

Thomas D. Stegman, S.J.

Dean and Professor of New Testament

Selected Courses

Apostle Paul
Gospel of Mark
Great Themes of the Bible
Introduction to New Testament
Jewish & Christian Interpretations of the Bible
John & Virtue Ethics
John: Gospel and Letters
Letter to the Romans
Synoptic Gospels

Selected Publications

Books

Written for Our Instruction: Theological and Spiritual Riches in Romans (Mahwah, NJ: Paulist, 2017)

Opening the Door of Faith: Encountering Jesus and His Call to Discipleship (Mahwah, NJ: Paulist, 2015)

Second Corinthians, Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2009)

The Character of Jesus: The Linchpin to Paul’s Argument in 2 Corinthians, Analecta Biblica 158 (Roma: Pontificio Istituto Biblico, 2005)


Co-Edited Books
(with Enrique Aguilar, Richard J Clifford, S.J., Carol J. Dempsey, O.P., Eileen M. Schuller, O.S.U. and Ronal D. Witherup, P.S.S.) Paulist Biblical Commentary (Mahwah, NJ: Paulist, 2018)

(with Christopher G. Frechette and Christopher R. Matthews) Biblical Essays in Honor of Daniel J. Harrington, SJ and Richard Clifford, SJ: Opportunity for No Little Instruction (Mahwah, NJ: Paulist, 2014)


Journal Articles, Book Chapters, Annotated Bibliography

“St. Paul on Holiness,” Josephinum Journal of Theology. 1/2 (2017) 1-14

"Some Ethical Implications of Saint Paul's Vision of the 'New Creation,'" in Y.S.L. Chan, J.F. Keenan, and R. Zacharias (eds.), The Bible and Catholic Theological Ethics (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 2017) 141-50

"Praying with the Gospel of Mark," in R.J. Wicks (ed.), Prayer in the Catholic Tradition: A Handbook of Practical Approaches (Cincinnati: Franciscan, 2016) 129-47

"Paul's Use of Scripture in the Collection Discourse (2 Corinthians 8-9)" in Christopher G. Frechette, Christopher R. Matthews, and Thomas D. Stegman (eds.)., Biblical Essays in Honor of Daniel J. Harrington, SJ and Richard Clifford, SJ: Opportunity for No Little Instruction (Mahwah, NJ: Paulist, 2014) 153-69.

"Joseph: Model of Eloquent Silence," in Thomas A. Kane (ed.), All Holy Men and Women: A Paulist Litany of Saints (Mahwah, NJ: Paulist, 2014) 53-57.

"'That You May Abound in Hope': St. Paul and Hope," in Richard Lennan and Nancy Pineda-Madrid (eds.), Hope: Promise, Possibility and Fulfillment (Mahwah, NJ: Paulist, 2013) 28-41.

“What Does the New Testament Say about Reconciliation?” in Thomas A. Kane (ed.), Healing God’s People: Theological and Pastoral Approaches / A Reconciliation Reader (New York/Mahweh, NJ: Paulist, 2013) 33-44

“‘Run That You May Obtain the Prize’ (1 Cor 9:24): St. Paul and the Spiritual Exercises,” Studies in the Spirituality of the Jesuits 44/4 (2012) 1-43 —http://ejournals.bc.edu/ojs/index.php/jesuit/article/view/3389/2997

“Reading egrapsa in 2 Corinthians 2:9 as an Epistolary Aorist,”Novum Testamentum54 (2012) 50-67

“Ancient Rhetorical and Epistolary Theory: Second Corinthians as Deliberative Discourse,” in Andrew McGowan and Kent H. Richards (eds.), Method and Meaning (Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2011) 193-211

“Paul’s Use of Dikaio- Terminology: Moving Beyond N. T. Wright’s Forensic Interpretation,”Theological Studies 72 (2011) 496-524

“2 Corinthians,”Oxford Bibliographies Online (2010 rev. and updated 2015).  http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/obo-9780195393361/obo-9780195393361-0024.xml?rskey=5z8Hom&result=29 

“‘Lifting the Veil’: The Challenges Posed by 2 Corinthians 3,” Studies in Christian-Jewish Relations 4/1 (2009) 3/1-15- http://escholarship.bc.edu/scjr/vol4/iss1/3

“What’s in a phrase? A look at two key Pauline concepts,” in M.A. Hayes (ed.), In Praise of Paul (London: St. Pauls, 2009) 90-99

“‘Holy Ones,’ called to be holy: Life in the Spirit according to Paul,” in M.A. Hayes (ed.), In Praise of Paul (London: St. Pauls, 2009) 100-109

“Episteusa, dio elalēsa (2 Cor 4:13): Paul’s Christological Reading of LXX Ps 115:1a,”Catholic Biblical Quarterly 69 (2007) 725-745

“Reading Luke 12:13-34 as an Elaboration of a Chreia: How Hermogenes of Tarsus Sheds Light on Luke’s Gospel,” Novum Testamentum 49 (2007) 328-352

“‘The Spirit of Wisdom and Understanding’: Epistemology in Luke–Acts,” in M. Healy and R. Parry (eds.), The Bible and Epistemology (Carlisle: Paternoster, 2007) 88-106

“‘Actualization’: How John Paul II Utilizes Scripture in The Theology of the Body,”in J.M. McDermott and J. Gavin (eds.), Pope John Paul II on the Body: Human, Eucharistic, Ecclesial (Philadelphia: St. Joseph’s University Press, 2007) 47-64


Articles in The Pastoral Review

"Reflections on the Thirty-sixth Jesuit General Congregation," The Pastoral Review 13/2 (2017) 10-15

“Written for Our Instruction (5): Church in the Letter to the Romans,” The Pastoral Review 12/2 (2016) 14-19

“Written for Our Instruction (4): Salvation in the Letter to the Romans,” The Pastoral Review 12/1 (2016) 12-17

“Written for Our Instruction (3): Spirit in the Letter to the Romans,”The Pastoral Review 11/6 (2015) 10-15

“Written for Our Instruction (2): Jesus in the Letter to the Romans,” The Pastoral Review 11/5 (2015) 10-15

“Written for Our Instruction (1): God in the Letter to the Romans,” The Pastoral Review 11/4 (2015) 16-21

"'Therefore,...': Christian Life in the Letter to the Hebrews," The Pastoral Review 10/5 (2014)

"'God Has Spoken through a Son: Christology in the Letter to the Hebrews," The Pastoral Review 10/4 (2014) 15-19

“New Testament Portraits of Faith (5): Letters of Paul,” The Pastoral Review 9/6 (2013) 21-25

“New Testament Portraits of Faith (4): Gospel of John,” The Pastoral Review 9/5 (2013) 16-20

“New Testament Portraits of Faith (3): Luke–Acts,” The Pastoral Review 9/4 (2013) 16-21

“New Testament Portraits of Faith (2): Gospel of Mark,” The Pastoral Review 9/3 (2013) 10-15

“New Testament Portraits of Faith (1): Gospel of Matthew,” The Pastoral Review 9/2 (2013) 19-23

"Dei Verbum: Vatican II's Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation," The Pastoral Review 9/1 (2013) 10-16

"Mark in the Lectionary," The Pastoral Review 8/3 (2012) 10-15

"John in the Lectionary," The Pastoral Review 8/2 (2012) 10-15

“Uncovering the Gems of the Catholic Epistles (3): First, Second, and Third John,”The Pastoral Review 7/5 (2011) 4-9 - http://www.thepastoralreview.org/cgi-bin/archive_db.cgi?priestsppl-00188

“Uncovering the Gems of the Catholic Epistles (2): First and Second Peter,”The Pastoral Review 7/4 (2011) 28-33

“Matthew in the Lectionary,”The Pastoral Review 7/4 (2011) 4-9- http://www.thepastoralreview.org/cgi-bin/archive_db.cgi?priestsppl-00186

“Uncovering the Gems of the Catholic Epistles (1): James and Jude,”The Pastoral Review 7/3 (2011) 4-10 -http://www.thepastoralreview.org/cgi-bin/archive_db.cgi?priestsppl-00184

“Breaking the Word” [Sunday readings, Sept. – Oct.], The Pastoral Review 6/5 (2010) 67-72

“Luke in the Lectionary,”The Pastoral Review 6/3 (2010) 4-9- http://www.thepastoralreview.org/cgi-bin/archive_db.cgi?priestsppl-00172

“New Testament Images of Priesthood,”The Pastoral Review 6/2 (2010) 12-18

“‘Being with’ Jesus: Mark’s Teaching on Prayer,” The Pastoral Review 5/5 (2009) 16-21

“Jesus as Pray-er in Mark’s Gospel: ‘Your Will Be Done,’” The Pastoral Review 5/4 (2009) 10-15

“‘Holy Ones,’ Called to Be Holy: Life in the Spirit according to Paul,” The Pastoral Review 5/2 (2009) 16-21

“What’s in a Phrase? A Look at Two Key Pauline Concepts,”The Pastoral Review 4/5 (2008) 10-15