Father Michael Giesler, Senior Fellow of The St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology, is a Bible scholar with a wide range of publications and teaching experience.
Father Giesler holds a Doctorate in Sacred Theology (S.T.D). degree and an advanced degree in Philosophy. His Doctoral dissertation, published as Christ the Rejected Stone (University of Navarre Press, 1973), is a study of the interpretation of Psalm 118 in the New Testament, the Church Fathers and the Second Vatican Council. He is also the author of Junia, a book of historical fiction about the life of a second-century Christian woman (Scepter, 2002).
His numerous scholarly articles and essays on Scripture and spirituality have appeard in such publications as Scripta Theologica, Nuestro Tiempo, Homiletic and Pastoral Review, Midwest Theological Forum, This Rock, The Catholic Answer, The Priest, and elsewhere.
Among his teaching appointments, he has served as Associate Professor of Biblical Theology at the University of Navarre in Spain, and has given religious formation for inner-city minority youth in Chicago.
Father Giesler is a priest of Opus Dei and lives and works in St. Louis, Missouri.
Books by Fr. Giesler
Selected Writings of Father Michael Giesler:
- Learning God's Word: A Catholic Guide to Scripture Study