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The Hebrew Prophets: Voices for Our Times
February 13 from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Would you recognize a Prophet if you saw or heard one?
A workshop presented by Richard J. Clifford, S.J., Professor Emeritus at the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry. Clifford is a native of Lewiston, Maine, Professor of Old Testament, and Jesuit priest, taught biblical studies at Weston Jesuit School of Theology in Cambridge from 1970 to 2008. He is a graduate of Boston College, Weston Jesuit School of Theology and Harvard University.
He was General Editor of the Catholic Biblical Quarterly and is a former President of the Catholic Biblical Association. A former President of Weston Jesuit School of Theology, he was Founding Dean of the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry from 2008-2010.
As well as teaching and lecturing in scholarly circles, he is also active in adult education in various New England dioceses. Among his books are Creation Accounts in the Ancient Near East and in the Bible, The Wisdom Literature, Proverbs, Psalms 1-72, Psalms 73-150, and Genesis. He is currently working on a book that aims to promote enjoying the Bible.