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Thomas McCreesh O.P.

Associate Professor

Contact Information:

tmccrees@providence.edu

401.865.1150

St. Catherine of Siena Hall 215

Education:

Ph.D. - Catholic University

Brief Biography:

Fr. Thomas P. McCreesh, O.P, was raised in Flushing, New York. After graduating from PC in 1965, he entered the Dominican Order and professed his first vows in 1966. Eventually he was ordained to the priesthood in 1972. He also received an S.T.L. from the Dominican House of Studies in Washington, D.C. and a Ph.D. in Semitic (Biblical) Languages from the Catholic University of America. He taught Old Testament at the Dominican House of Studies (1979-2003) where he also served as Student Master (Director of Seminarian Formation; 1993-1995). From 1987-1992 he was General Editor of Old Testament Abstracts, a scholarly bibliography of literature related to the Old Testament published by the Catholic Biblical Association of America. In 2004 he was assigned to the Theology Faculty at PC.

Area(s) of Expertise:

Old Testament Studies

Selected Presentations:

McCreesh, O.P., T. Old Testament Colloquium. , Collegeville, MN - "Board Member" February, 2014

McCreesh, O.P., T. Catholic Biblical Association. , Spokane, WA - "Paper: ANE Proverb Collections, Instructions, and the Book of Proverbs" August, 2013

McCreesh, O.P., T. Catholic Biblical Association/Old Testament Bible Colloquium. , Collegeville, MN - "Panel Participant: Old Testament Writing and Publications" February, 2011

McCreesh, O.P., T. Old Testament Biblical Colloquium. , Collegeville, MN - "Paper Respondent: 'Who is This Who Darkens the Design' (Job 38:2): God's Response to Job's Curse" February, 2009

McCreesh, O.P., T. Old Testament Colloquium. , Collegeville, MN - "Paper: Job's Carnival of Animals- Revisited" February, 2008

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