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Donald Senior, C.P.

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President Emeritus, Professor of New Testament Studies

Donald Senior, C.P., holds a Licentiate in theology (S.T.L.) from the University of Louvain, Belgium and a Doctorate in New Testament Studies (S.T.D.) from the University of Louvain. He has pursued further graduate studies at Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati, Ohio and at Harvard University.

A frequent lecturer across the country, Fr. Senior also serves on numerous boards and commissions. He is past President of the Association of Theological Schools of the United States and Canada. In 2001, Pope John Paul II appointed him as a member of the Pontifical Biblical Commission and was reappointed in 2006 and 2008 by Pope Benedict XVI. He has been active in interreligious dialogue, particularly with the Jewish and Muslim communities.

Fr. Senior is the General Editor of The Bible Today and co-editor of the twenty-two volume international commentary series New Testament Message. He is the General Editor of The Catholic Study Bible (Oxford University Press, 1990). He has authored and edited several books and articles.

Donald Senior is a member of the following professional associations: The Catholic Biblical Association of America; The Society of Biblical Literature; Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas; The Chicago Society of Biblical Research; The Catholic Theological Society of America; The International Association of Missiological Studies; Pax Christi International.

He is also a past president of CTU.

Contributions from Donald Senior, C.P.
Scripture Reflection for Sunday, December 26, 2010:
December 26, 2010
Scripture Reflection for the Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (July 17, 2011)
July 14, 2011
Scripture Reflection for the Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Sunday, August 14, 2011)
August 11, 2011
Scripture Reflection for the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord (Sunday, May 20, 2012)

May 23, 2012
SCRIPTURE REFLECTION FOR TWENTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (AUGUST 19, 2012)

Scripture Readings: Proverbs 9:1-6 Psalm 34 Ephesians 5:15-20 John 6:51-58

August 14, 2012
Scripture Reflection for the Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time (June 16, 2013)

Scripture Readings: 2 Samuel 12:7-10, 13  Psalm 32 Galatians 2:16, 19-21  Luke 7:36-8:3

June 13, 2013
Scripture Reflection for The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity (Sunda, June 15, 2014)

Scripture Readings: Exodus 34:4B-6, 8-9Daniel 3:52, 53-56 2 Corintians 13:11-13 John 3:16-18

June 12, 2014
Scripture Reflection for the Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (July 20, 2014)

Scripture Readings: Wisdom 12:13, 16-19 Psalm 86:5-6, 9-10, 15-16 Romans 8:26-27 Matthew 13:24-43 or 13:24-30

July 16, 2014
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