Dean, School of Theology and Seminary, 1989 - 1999, 2015 -
Professor of Theology, 1981-82; 1985-
Chair, Department of Theology, 2008-2011
Chaplain, School of Theology and Seminary, 2008-
Rector, Saint John's Seminary, 1992-1997
Celibacy in the Ancient World: Its Ideal and Practice in Pre-Hellenistic Israel, Mesopotamia, and Greece
(Collegeville: The Liturgical Press, July 2010).
Spirit and Reason: The Embodied Character of Ezekiel's Symbolic Thinking
(Waco: Baylor University Press, 2007).
Piety and Politics: The Dynamics of Royal Authority in Homeric Greece, Biblical Israel, and Old Babylonian Mesopotamia
(Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2003).
Preparing two-volume commentary on the Book of Ezekiel for the Illuminations Series of Eerdmans (ed. by Leong Seow).
"The Threat of Syncretism to Ezekiel's Exilic Audience in the Dry Bones Passage" in Die Welt des Orient 45,1 (2015) 38-49.
"Translating Biblical Texts Within an Ecclesial Context," in God's Word and the Church's Council: Vatican II and Divine Revelation (ed. Mark O'Brien OP and Christopher Monaghan CP; Adelaide: ATF Theology, 2014) 149-62
"Why Pray the Psalms?" in Pastoral Essays in Honor of Lawrence Boadt, CSP (ed. Corrine L. Carvalho; New York/Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2013.
"Jeremiah and Ezekiel: Prophets Who Are Priests Without a Sanctuary," Bible Today 50 (2012) 285-91.
"Priestly and Prophetic Approaches to the Symbolic Character of the Book of Ezekiel" for the seminar on Divinity in Ancient Israel at the Catholic Biblical Association meeting at Notre Dame on July 28-31, 2012.
"The Threat of Fragmentation in the Mesopotamian Milieu: Ezekiel's Priestly-Prophetic Response to Exilic Despair in the Dry Bones Passage," for the session on Theological Perspectives on the Book of Ezekiel at the Society of Biblical Literature meeting in Chicago on November 17-20, 2012.
"Prophetic Versus Apocalyptic Ezekiel: A Commentary on a Pluriform Text," presented as a research report at the international meeting of the Catholic Biblical Association at Gonzaga U., Spokane, WA, August, 2013.