Rev. Stephen D. Ryan, O. P.
Associate Professor of Sacred Scripture
B.A., Trinity College, Hartford, Conn.
M.A., Providence College
M.Div./S.T.B., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
S.T.L., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
Ph.D., Harvard University
Fr. Ryan was born and raised in Boston and entered the Order of Preachers in 1987. He was ordained a priest in 1993 and, on completion of doctoral studies in Scripture, was assigned to the Dominican House of Studies in 2000. He teaches courses on the Old Testament (Pentateuch, Prophets, Wisdom, Psalms), as well as biblical and early Christian languages (Hebrew, Greek, Syriac).
“Psalm 22 in Syriac Tradition,” Letter & Spirit 8 (2012) 157-172.
“The Ancient Versions of Judith and the Place of the Septuagint in the Catholic Church,” in G. Xeravits, ed., A Pious Seductress, Studies in the Book of Judith (Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature Series 14; Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2012) 1-21.
“The Word of God and the Textual Pluriformity of the Old Testament,” in S. Carl, ed., Verbum Domini and the Complementarity of Exegesis and Theology. Catholic Theological Formation 1 (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2014) 123-150.
“The Hidden Ministry of Prayer and the Reading of Scripture,” Christian Orient 35 (2014) 88-94.
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