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

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