Rev. Rafael M. Ramirez, S.S.D.

Affiliate Assistant Professor

Ramirez

Education

  • S.S.D., Biblical Sciences, Pontifical Biblical Institute
    (Rome, Italy, 2008)
  • S.S.L., Licentiate in Biblical Sciences, Pontifical Biblical Institute (Rome, Italy, 1998)
  • S.T.B., (B.A. Theology) Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum (Rome, Italy, 1994)
  • B.A., Philosophy, Pontifical Gregorian University
    (Rome, Italy, 1991)

Academic Appointments

University of Dallas

  • Affiliate Assistant Professor, Neuhoff School of Ministry, 2014-present
  • Instructor at the Diocese of Knoxville, TN, School of Ministry Catholic Biblical School, 2013
  • Instructor at the Diocese of Las Cruces, Neuhoff School of Ministry Catholic Biblical School, 2012

St. Mary's Seminary and University

Assistant Professor of Sacred Scripture, 2011-2014

Highlands Institute

Religion Professor, 2000-2002

Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum

Assistant Professor, 1998-2003

Select Publications

  • Influjos sapienciales en el libro de Oseas, Romae 2008.
  • "L'Eucaristia, baluardo e sorgente della comunione ecclesiale nella prima lettera ai corinzi" In Violi, G. (ed.), E il Verbo si è fatto 'pane'. L'eucaristia tra Antico e Nuovo Testamento. Cittadella Editrice. Assisi (PG) 2009, 53-68.
  • Pentateuco: Genesis, Exodo, Levitico, Numeros. Liguori Publications, 2015.
  • Los Profetas Menores, Liguori Publications, 2016 (in printing).

Presentations

Rafael Ramirez, SSD, has designed and delivered numerous courses conferences for several dioceses, colleges, and universities such as the Archdiocese of San Antonio, the Archdiocese of Baltimore, the University of Dallas Ministry Conference, St. Mary's Seminary and University and the Institut Le Chatelard. His topics have included the Gospel of John, the Book of Job, Theology of Revelation and Rhetoric and Speaking.

Memberships

  • Society of Biblical Literature
  • Catholic Biblical Association
  • Associazione Biblica Italiana
  • American Schools of Oriental Research
Ramirez“ As a priest and academic, I find the University of Dallas Neuhoff School of Ministry a wonderful place to fulfill my ministry. The faculty and the students form a community of faith seeking to understand and to transform the world through service. ”- Fr. Ramirez

News

The Idea of Our University

To found the famous Core curriculum of the University of Dallas, as an education "best for the individual," Donald and Louise Cowan looked to John Henry Newman's The Idea of a University. He unapologetically promotes the Western classics -- precisely because so few know our own culture well enough to appreciate the depth of any other.

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To Russia with UD: Faculty to Lead UD's First Tour of Russia

This summer, the University of Dallas invites students, alumni, faculty and staff to join its first-ever tour abroad of Russia, led by Professor of Physics Richard Olenick and Affiliate Instructor of Spanish, French and Italian Irina Rodriguez. From June 8 to June 16, 2020, Olenick and Rodriguez will guide participants through the cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg, taking them on a cultural and literary tour of the "Russian soul."

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Cowan-Blakley Memorial Library Showcases Rare Books Room

No longer relegated to the damp lower level, the Cowan-Blakley Memorial Library's Rare Books Room has for the past two years occupied a prime spot on the second floor, where there used to be study carrels. The room, made of glass walls, is normally locked and only opened by appointment, but on Sept. 26, the library hosted an open house for faculty and staff to come and examine these treasures.

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