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Joseph E. Jensen

M.A., M.A., Ph.D.

Interim General Editor

Old Testament Abstracts

Full Member

Member Since: 1987

Professional Bio

Joseph E. Jensen


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433 Caldwell Hall, The Catholic University of America 620 Michigan Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20064
United States
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Regis College [now University] Denver 1968 BA
University of Denver School of Librarianship 1971 MA
St. Marys Seminary and University, Baltimore 1984 MA
Catholic University of America 2004 Ph.D.
1968 Alpha Sigma Nu, National Jesuit Honor Society.
2020 Georgetown University Vicennial Medal
Volunteer Work:
Witness for Peace, Nicaragua. July 1983. January 1985. September-October 1986.
Project Place. El Salvador. March 1988
University of Haifa. El-Awat Archaeological Dig. Summers 1994 & 1995.
OT Books
Psalms, Sirach (Ecclesiasticus)
OT/NT Backgrounds #1
Hellenistic Period, OT Apocrypha/Pseudepigrapha
Bible as literature
Languages (Ancient)
Arabic, Aramaic, Aramaic (Eastern- Syriac), Coptic, Greek (LXX), Greek (NT), Hebrew, Latin, Ugaritic
Languages (Modern)
French, German
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Ordination Date
Year Associate Member
Year Full Member
library science at Univ. of Denver, 1968-71 (M.A.); bibl. studies at St. Mary's Sem., Baltimore, MD, 1984-90 (M.A.); at Cath. Univ. Univ. Amer., 1993-2004 (Ph.D.).
Script. at Cath. Univ. Amer., 1997; 2007-; at Georgetown U., 1999-2001, 2007-; at Loyola Coll., MD, 2003-05; at Trinity Univ., DC, 2007.
CBA Offices
Old Testament Abstracts - Assistant General Editor, 2010-2024, Interim General Editor. 2024 - . Executive Board. 2024- .