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Donald Senior

Donald Senior, C.P., a frequent lecturer across the country who serves on numerous boards and commissions, is president emeritus and professor of New Testament studies at Catholic Theological Union. He is past president of The Association of Theological Schools. In 2001, Pope John Paul II appointed him as a member of the Pontifical Biblical Commission. He was reappointed in 2006 and 2008 by Pope Benedict XVI. Senior has been active in interreligious dialogue, particularly with the Jewish and Muslim communities. He is the general editor of The Bible Today and coeditor of the 22-volume international commentary series New Testament Message. He is the general editor of The Catholic Study Bible (Oxford University Press, 1990) and has authored and edited several books and articles. He 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, and Pax Christi International. Senior has served as an official representative to the Southern Baptist/Roman Catholic Scholars Dialogue, sponsored jointly by the National Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Southern Baptist Convention. He holds a licentiate in theology and a doctorate in New Testament Studies from the University of Louvain, Belgium, and has pursued further graduate studies at Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati and at Harvard University.