Banner Image

Dr. Mark GoodwinDr. Mark Goodwin

Chair, Associate Professor
Former Dean, School of Ministry

Department of Theology
Office: Braniff 228
Office Phone: 972-721-5358


Ph.D., Yale University
M.A., Philosophy, Yale University
M.A., Religion, Yale University
B.A., John Hopkins University


Dr. Mark Goodwin received his doctoral degree from Yale University in 1992 and has taught in the Theology Department at the University of Dallas since 1993.  Dr. Goodwin's interests in scripture are wide-ranging, but are focused on the New Testament and its first century Jewish environment.  In 2001, Dr. Goodwin published a book exploring the Jewish character of Paul's God-talk entitled Paul, Apostle of the Living God:  Kerygma and Conversion in 2 Corinthians.  Dr. Goodwin also offers a course in Judaism and has interests in Catholic-Jewish interreligious dialogue.

Courses Taught

THE 1305 Elementary Biblical Hebrew
THE 1310 Understanding the Bible
THE 2311 Western Theological Tradition
THE 2314 Intermediate Biblical Hebrew I
THE 3321 Pentateuch
THE 3322 Old Testament Prophets
THE 3323 Wisdom and Psalms
THE 3324 Synoptic Gospels
THE 3V57 Intrn/Catholic Catechesis
THE 4321 Apocalyptic Literature
THE 4357 ST/Judaism:  History and Thought
THE 4V57 ST/Judaism: History, Thought, Practice
THE 4V57 ST/Judaism II: Mysticism to Holocaust
THE 6323 Wisdom and Psalms
THE 6324 Synoptic Gospels
THE 6325 Johannine Literature
THE 6326 Paul and Acts
THE 6V77 ST/Judaism: History, Thought, Practice
THE 6V77 ST/Judaism II: Mysticism to Holocaust
CLG 3324 Biblical Greek Readings
IPS 8316 The Bible



Paul, Apostle of the Living God:  Kerygma and Conversion in 2 Corinthians.  Harrisburg, PA:  Trinity Press International, 2001.


"Hosea and 'The Son of the Living God' in Matthew 16:16b," Catholic Biblical Quarterly, 67 (2005):  265–283.

"Response to David Rensberger: Anti-Judaism and John's Gospel" in Anti-Judaism and the Gospels, William Farmer, Ed., Harrisburg:  Trinity Press International (1999): 158–171.

"Commentary on Titus" in The International Bible Commentary.  Edited by William R. Farmer.  Collegeville, MN:  The Liturgical Press (1998): 1752–58.

"The Pauline Background of the Living God as Interpretive Context for 1 Timothy 4:10." Journal for the Study of the New Testament. 61 (1996):  65–85.

Sign In
Forgot Password? ×