Paul Fitzpatrick

Paul Fitzpatrick, S.M., S.T.D.

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Paul Fitzpatrick


B.A., University of Dayton
M.Div, University of St. Michael’s College
M.S., Loyola College of MD
C.A.S., Loyola College of MD
S.T.L., Weston Jesuit School of Theology
S.T.D., Universitá Pontificia Gregoriana




Director, Masters in Pastoral Theology, Permanent Diaconate Candidates;
Professor of Scripture, Chaminade University of Honolulu.
Professor of Scripture, Blessed John XXIII National Seminary, 2001- 2010.
Associate Fellow, Albright Institute of Archaeological Research, Jerusalem, Israel, 2008.
Élève Titulaire, Biblical Studies, École Biblique et Archéologique Française de Jérusalem, Israel, 1995-96.
Honorary Fellow, Albright Institute of Archaeological Research, Jerusalem, Israel, 1995-6.
C.P.E. 2 Advanced, 2 Basic Units, Loyola College of MD, 1984-86.
Internship, Spiritual Direction and Directed Retreats, Jesuit Renewal Center, Milford, OH, 1982.
Teacher of Religion and French. Chaminade High School, Hollywood, FL, Cardinal Gibbons, High School, Baltimore, MD, Colegio San José, Rio Piedras, PR, Xavier High School, Middletown, CT. 1968-74, 1978-84, 1986-90.
Member of Administrative Council and Principal’s Council, Religious Studies Department Chair, Director of Campus Ministry, Colegio San José, Rio Piedras, PR, 1981-84.
Spiritual Director and Director of Private Retreats, Evenings and Days of Recollection, Training Sessions for Lectors, Eucharistic Ministers, Ministers to the Sick, Sacred Heart Parish, Vernon, CT, St. Joseph’s Parish, Sykesville, MD. Bon Secours Spiritual Center, Marriottsville, MD, 1987-95.
Couples and Individual Counseling, Marriage Encounter and Marriage Encounter Follow-up Retreat programs, Archdioceses of Miami, and Baltimore, Diocese of Norwich, 1986-95.

Professional Affiliations

Catholic Biblical Association
Society of Biblical Literature
American Schools of Oriental Research

Thesis and Dissertation

The Holiness and the Power of God in Ezek. 38:17-23: Cause For Fear or Hope?
S.T.L Thesis, Weston Jesuit School of Theology, 1998.
Ezekiel 38-39: Cosmogonyís Finale in Ezekielís Final Form,
S.T.D. Dissertation, UniversitŠ Pontificia Gregoriana, 2001.


The Disarmament of God: Ezekiel 38-39 in Its Mythic Context. CBQMS37. Washington, DC: Catholic Biblical Association of America, 2004.
"A Review of Bibleworks 6.0.” Seminary Journal 10.1 (2004). Washington, DC: NCEA, 99-100.
"Gog and Magog.” New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Vol. 2. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2005.
"People of God.”  New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Vol. 4. Nashville: Abingdon Press, in preparation for publication.

Books Reviewed

Review of Ezekiel, a Commentary. Library of Hebrew Bible/ Old Testament Studies. London: T & T Clark, 2007, by Paul M. Joyce. In CBQ 71, no. 3, Jl 2009. P.613-14.
Review of Getting the Old Testament.  Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, 2009, by Steven L. Bridge. In CBQ 72, no 2, Ap 2010. P. 338-39.
In Preparation. Review of God in Translation, Deities in Cross-Cultural Discourse in the Biblical World. Grands Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans, 2010, by Mark S. Smith. In CBQ 74, no 1, Jn 2012.

Areas of Present Interest, Research and Preparation for Publication

“The ANE Combat Myth Victory Banquet, Mythopoeism, and John 6: A Paradigm Shift?”
 “The Promised Land, Its Function and Future.”
Christian-Muslim Dialog with the Muslim Association of Hawaii.
Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Issues and Peace Efforts.