Ph.D. Harvard University, Study of Religion. Thesis: Colossians as Pseudepigraphy (Director George MacRae, S.J.), 1983.
Research year on a Rotary fellowship in Tubingen Germany; archaeological dig in Caesarea Maritima, Israel, 1977-78.
M.T.S., Harvard Divinity School; New Testament Studies, 1977.
B.A., Boston College. Majors: English, Theatre, Theology; summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1975.
Developing a classically-informed and theological reading of a 17th c. painting by Nicolas Poussin “The Arcadian Shepherds”; examining its similarities to Rublev’s icon and its political dimensions during the Thirty Years War.
Updating two mss. on gospel and prayer.
Service to the University
Vincentian Mission Council
Participant in Founders Week 2006
Vice President of the St. John’s Faculty for Phi Beta Kappa