Daniel J. Harrington

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Daniel J. Harrington, S.J. (July 19, 1940 – February 7, 2014), was Professor of New Testament[1] and Chair of the Biblical Studies Department at Boston College School of Theology and Ministry (formerly Weston Jesuit School of Theology).

A member of the Society of Jesus, Fr. Harrington served as editor of New Testament Abstracts from 1972 until his death. He also edited the eighteen-volume Sacra Pagina series of New Testament commentaries for Liturgical Press and wrote "The Word" column for America magazine for three years.[2] He was a pastoral associate at St. Agnes in Arlington, Massachusetts, and at St. Peter’s in Cambridge, Massachusetts. America magazine called him "one of the world's leading New Testament scholars".[1]

Harrington died of cancer in the New England Jesuit Infirmary in Weston, Massachusetts.[1]

Publications[edit]

Harrington wrote more than 40 books, including:

  • Following Jesus: What the New Testament Teaches Us. Huntington, Indiana: Our Sunday Visitor. (2012); ISBN 978-1-59276-159-3
  • Witnesses to the Word: New Testament Studies since Vatican II. New York: Paulist Press. (2012); ISBN 978-0-8091-4820-2
  • First and Second Maccabees. Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press (2012); ISBN 978-0-8146-2846-1
  • The Bible and the Believer: Reading the Bible Critically and Religiously, with M. Brettler and P. Enns. New York: Oxford University Press. (2012); ISBN 978-0-19-986300-6
  • Historical Dictionary of Jesus. Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press. (2010); ISBN 978-0-8108-7667-5
  • Interpreting the Old Testament. Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press (1981/1991); ISBN 978-0-8146-5236-7
  • Jesus the Revelation of the Father’s Love. Huntington, Indiana: Our Sunday Visitor. (2010); ISBN 978-1-59276-758-8
  • Meeting St. Matthew Today. Chicago: Loyola Press. (2010); ISBN 978-0-8294-2914-5
  • Paul and Virtue Ethics, with James F. Keenan, S.J. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield. (2010); ISBN 978-0-7425-9959-8
  • Meeting St. Luke Today. Chicago: Loyola Press. (2009)
  • The Synoptic Gospels Set Free: Preaching without Anti-Judaism. New York: Paulist Press. (2009)
  • Jesus and Prayer: What the New Testament Teaches Us. Ijamsville, Maryland: Word-Among-Us Press. (2009)
  • Why Do We Suffer? A Scriptural Approach to the Human Condition. Franklin, Wisconsin: Sheed & Ward. (2000)
  • The Church According to the New Testament. Franklin, Wisconsin: Sheed & Ward, (2001)
  • The Gospel of Mark, with John Donahue. Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press. (2002)
  • Jesus and Virtue Ethics, with James F. Keenan, S.J. Chicago: Sheed & Ward. (2002)
  • 1 Peter, Jude, and 2 Peter, with Donald Senior. Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press. (2003)
  • What Are They Saying About Mark?. New York: Paulist Press. (2004)
  • What Are They Saying About the Letter to the Hebrews?. New York: Paulist Press. (2005)
  • Jesus Ben Sira of Jerusalem: A Biblical Guide to Living Wisely. Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press. (2005)
  • How Do Catholics Read the Bible?. Lanham, Maryland: Sheed & Ward/Rowman & Littlefield. (2005)
  • The Letter to the Hebrews. Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press. (2006)
  • What Are We Hoping For? New Testament Images. Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press. (2006)
  • Jesus: A Historical Portrait. Cincinnati: St. Anthony Messenger Press. (2007); ISBN 978-0-8671-6833-4
  • Why Do We Hope? Images in the Psalms. Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press. (2008)
  • Meeting St. Paul Today. Chicago: Loyola Press. (2008)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Daniel J. Harrington, SJ, R.I.P.. America. Retrieved 8 February 2014.
  2. ^ "Daniel J. Harrington, S.J.". Boston College School of Theology and Ministry. Retrieved February 29, 2012. 

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