Rev. Stephen D. Ryan, O.P.

Associate Professor

Associate Professor of Sacred Scripture

B.A., Trinity College, Hartford, Conn.
M.A., Providence College
M.Div./S.T.B., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
S.T.L., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
Ph.D., Harvard University

About Rev. Stephen D. Ryan, O.P.


Fr. Ryan was born and raised in Boston and entered the Order of Preachers in 1987. He was ordained a priest in 1993 and, on completion of doctoral studies in Scripture, was assigned to the Dominican House of Studies in 2000. He teaches courses on the Old Testament (Pentateuch, Prophets, Wisdom, Psalms), as well as biblical and early Christian languages (Hebrew, Greek, Syriac).

Select Publications

Review of Jack Levison, A Boundless God: The Spirit According to the Old Testament. Grand Rapids MI: Baker Academic, 2020. Interpretation 75 (2021) forthcoming.

“Old Testament Wisdom Literature and Formation for a New Evangelization,” in The Revelation of Your Words, The New Evangelization and the Role of the Seminary Professor of Sacred Scripture (St. Paul, MN: St. Paul Seminary Press, 2021) 61-83.

“9.5 The Latin Versions of Judith,” in The Textual History of the Bible, vol. 2: The Deuterocanonical Scriptures, part 2b (gen. ed. A. Lange, vol. eds. F. Feder and M. Henze; Leiden: Brill, 2020) 77-82.

“The Deuterocanonical Books in Contemporary Catholic Liturgy,” Interpretation 72 (2018) 418-29.

“6–9.2.4 Late Syriac Translations of the Latter Prophets.” In The Textual History of The Biblevol. 1: The Hebrew Bible, part 1B (gen. ed. A. Lange, vol. eds. A. Lange and E. Tov; Leiden: Brill, 2016) 689-95.

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