Fr. Joseph Jensen, O.S.B., retired this summer from his position as Executive Secretary of the Catholic Biblical Association of America, which he ably served for 42 years (from 1970 to 2012).
Several tributes were given to Fr. Jensen at a special Banquet dinner at CBA's 2012 Annual International Meeting, hosted by the University of Notre Dame. In case you missed this meeting, you can see and/or read some of the tributes here:
* Slide Show Tribute to Fr. Jensen - in PowerPoint format
* Tribute to Fr. Jensen, by Dr. Mark S. Smith - in PDF format
Summary Report of an Ad Hoc Committee
of the Catholic Biblical Association of America
on Catholic Bible Study Programs
The CBA is pleased to announce the publication of the two newest volumes in our "CBQ Monograph Series":
No. 50 (2013): Richard J. Dillon, The Hymns of St. Luke: Lyricism and Narrative Strategy in Luke 1—2, $15 (members $12).
No. 49 (2013): Aaron J. Koller, The Semantic Field of Cutting Tools in Ancient Israel, $32 (members $25.60).
To order please see the main page of the CBQMS section of this website.
A biography of Kathryn Sullivan, R.S.C.J., has been completed by Carolyn Osiek, R.S.C.J., and published by the Society of the Sacred Heart. Mother Sullivan (1905–2006), then Professor at Manhattanville College, was the first woman member (1947) and first woman officeholder (1958) in the CBA, a founding editor of The Bible Today (1962), director of the CBA Audio-visual Project of the 1950s and 60s, editor of the CBQ Decennial Index for several pre-computer decades, and co-editor of the first English-language Catholic Bible Encyclopedia (1956). Read more: Long-awaited Biography of Kathryn Sullivan, R.S.C.J.
2/21/11: We are happy to announce the appearance of CBQMS 47: Catherine L. Muldoon, In Defense of Divine Justice: An Intertextual Approach to the Book of Jonah ($12; members $9.60). For further information and order forms, see the CBQMS pagesRead more: Announcements from Previous CBA Website