Dr. Patrick Russell

Dr. Patrick Russell 
Chief Academic Officer, Vice President for Intellectual Formation, Academic Dean
Ph.D., Marquette University

Dissertation: “The Impact of the Historicity Debates over the Biblical Narratives upon 20 th -Century American Catholic Biblical Scholarship”

Special Interests:

  • Old Testament, Davidic Narratives, Wisdom Literature, Intertestamental Writings, Gospel of John.
  • Research Focus: Exegetical application of Social Identity, Social Dominance, and System Justification theories to Old Testament texts. Hermeneutical examination of the relationship between biblical narratives and the spiritual life.

Publications:

  • The God Questions: What Forms and Shapes Us . Liguori, MO: Liguori Publications, 2007.

Book available for purchase HERE.

  • “Strategies for Developing a Parish Culture of Participation in Adult Formation Programs,” in Reconciliation: The Unfolding Mystery of God’s Mercy and Love; Program Planner by C. Colella, R. Cooney, and J. Favazza. Catholic FaithSharing series; New Berlin , WI : Liturgical Publications, Inc., 2007.
  • “Christening a Flagship Program: The Keys in Organizing a Major Adult Formation Program,” in Reconciliation: The Unfolding Mystery of God’s Mercy and Love; Program Planner by C. Colella, R. Cooney, and J. Favazza. Catholic FaithSharing series; New Berlin , WI : Liturgical Publications, Inc., 2007.

Memberships:

  • Catholic Biblical Association
  • Society of Biblical Literature
  • Ignatian Associates

Contact: (414) 529-6977
prussell@shsst.edu