Henry Wansbrough, O.S.B., M.A., S.T.L., L.S.S., is a celebrated biblical scholar, member of the Faculty of Theology in the University of Oxford, and the General Editor of The New Jerusalem Bible. A Benedictine monk of Ampleforth Abbey in northern England, he received an M.A. from the University of Oxford, a Licentiate of Sacred Theology from the University of Fribourg, and a Licentiate in Sacred Scripture in Rome. A member of the Pontifical Biblical Commission from 1997 to 2007, he has published more than twenty books, numerous scholarly articles, and more than a thousand book reviews.Fr. Wansbrough is currently the Chairman of the Trustees of the Catholic Biblical Association of Great Britain, the Alexander Jones Professor of Biblical Studies at Liverpool Hope University, and a member of the Anglican Roman Catholic International Commission. He has previously served as Executive Secretary of the International Commission for Preparing an English-Language Lectionary, Chair of the Oxford University Faculty of Theology, and Master of St. Benet’s Hall at Oxford. Fr. Wansbrough has taught and lectured in varying locations in the United States, Africa, Jerusalem, Australia, and continental Europe, and he has led annual academic tours of Israel since 1972.Praise for Fr. Henry Wansbrough
“Father Henry Wansbrough is one of the most erudite, well known and sought after Scripture scholars in the English-speaking world. His ability to unwrap the hidden depths of the Scriptures and to engender a deep desire for yet more is characteristic of an adept teacher and engaging preacher.”– Arthur Roche, Archbishop Secretary of the Congregation of Divine Worship & Discipline of the Sacraments or Archbishop Arthur Roche, Vatican City“Dom Henry Wansbrough, OSB, has for many years informed and enriched our appreciation of Sacred Scripture. His work is always of a high standard and is an outstanding service in the Church.”– Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster“Dom Henry Wansbrough OSB is one the most distinguished biblical scholars in the Church. I am delighted that his lectures on the Passion, Death and Resurrection of Christ are being diffused worldwide and warmly commend them as works of excellent scholarship which will appeal to countless numbers of people.”– Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor, Archbishop Emeritus of Westminster
Fr. Donald Senior is one of Catholicism’s leading New Testament scholars. He is President Emeritus of the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, where he is also a professor of the New Testament. A Roman Catholic priest of the Passionist order, Fr. Senior has served on the Pontifical Biblical Commission since Pope John Paul II named him to it in 2001. He has taught and led study tours in the Holy Land for over 25 years. In addition to having written books and articles too numerous to list, Fr. Senior is the general editor of The Bible Today and The Catholic Study Bible, as well as coeditor of the 22-volume commentary series New Testament Message. Fr. Donald Senior earned his doctorate in New Testament Studies from the University of Louvain, Belgium, and completed further graduate studies at Hebrew Union College and Harvard University. He is past president of the Catholic Biblical Association and of the Association of Theological Schools of the United States and Canada. In 1994, the Catholic Library Association of America gave him its Jerome Award for outstanding scholarship. In 1996, the National Catholic Education Association awarded him the Bishop Loras Lane Award for his outstanding contribution to theological education.
Praise for Fr. Donald Senior
“If you’re looking to understand Jesus you could do no better than Donald Senior. One of the leading scholars on Jesus, and on the Gospels, Father Senior is a superb companion, teacher and spiritual guide, who will help you, in an accessible and inviting way, come to know both the Jesus of history and the Christ of faith.” – James Martin, S.J., author of Jesus: A Pilgrimage
“Father Donald Senior is a leading expert on the Gospel of Matthew. No one is more qualified to explain its intricacies. Not only are his insights the fruit of technical expertise, but his reflections are pastorally sensitive and inviting. Now You Know Media has done a great service to produce these accessible, user-friendly resources. Highly recommended!” – Fr. Ronald D. Witherup, P.S.S.
“Whoever allows Donald Senior, C.P., to be their guide through the Gospel of Matthew is in for a wonderful experience. Having immersed himself in studying, teaching, and preaching this Gospel for decades, Fr. Senior both opens up the meaning of the text and leads one to embrace its transformative power for believers today.” – Sr. Barbara Reid, O.P., VP and Academic Dean at CTU