Jeffrey L. Morrow, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Undergraduate Theology
School of Theology
Dr. Morrow's research focuses on the history of biblical interpretation and theological exegesis.
Dr. Morrow teaches a wide range of courses in Catholic Theology at Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology, including The Theology of Pope Benedict XVI, The Theology of the Old Testament, The Eucharist, and Ecclesiology. His research focuses on the history of biblical interpretation and theological exegesis. He is particularly interested in the union between Catholic theology and Catholic biblical scholarship. The bulk of his current research pertains to the early modern and enlightenment political background to the rise of the historical critical method for studying the Bible in the university. He also is interested in traditional forms of Jewish and Christian biblical exegesis, and especially the important role the liturgy plays in developing a sacramental hermeneutic. He serves as a Senior Fellow of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology, and is an active member of La Société Internationale d’Études sur Alfred Loisy, the American Academy of Religion, the Society of Biblical Literature and the College Theology Society, among other professional organizations.
Curriculum Vitae »
- Ph.D., University of Dayton
- M.A., University of Dayton
- B.A., Miami University
- Work as Worship in the Garden and the Workshop: Genesis 1-3, the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker, and Liturgical Hermeneutics
Logos, 15(4), 159-178,
- Pre-Adamites, Politics and Criticism: Isaac La Peyrère’s Contribution to Modern Biblical Studies
Journal of the Orthodox Center for the Advancement of Biblical Studies, 4(1), 1-23,
- French Apocalyptic Messianism: Isaac La Peyrère and Political Biblical Criticism in the Seventeenth Century
Toronto Journal of Theology, 27(2), 203-213,
- The Early Modern Political Context to Spinoza's Bible Criticism
Revista de Filosofía, 66(3), 7-24,
- "Arise and Eat": 1 Kings 19:3-8 and Elijah’s Death, Resurrection and Bread from Heaven
Journal of the Orthodox Center for the Advancement of Biblical Studies, 3(1), 1-7,
- The Modernist Crisis and the Shifting of Catholic Views on Biblical Inspiration
Letter & Spirit, 6, 265-280,