Loyola University Chicago

Institute of Pastoral Studies

Faculty & Staff

Brian Schmisek, PhD

Title/s: Dean

Office #: WTC-LT #631

Phone: 312.915.7450

E-mail: bschmisek@luc.edu

CV Link: CV_Brian_Schmisek

E-Commons: http://works.bepress.com/brian_schmisek/

About


Degrees

  • The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.: PhD, Biblical Studies
  • The University of Mississippi, University, MS: MA, Classics
  • The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.: MA, Theology

Program Areas

  • New Testament; Rome and Early Christianity

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Catholic Bible Association
  • Society of Biblical Literature
  • Chicago Society of Biblical Research

Selected Publications

Books

  • El Programa de la Escuela Bíblica Católica: Fundamentos Del Antiguo Testamento: De Génesis a 2 Reyes. Paulist Press. 2016.
  • A Greek Reader for Chase & Phillips. Wipf & Stock. 2016.
  • Ancient Faith for the Modern World: A Brief Introduction to the Apostles’ Creed. ACTA. 2016.
  • Resurrection of the Flesh or Resurrection from the Dead: Implications for Theology. Liturgical Press. 2013
  • The Apostles’ Creed: Articles of Faith for the Twenty-First Century. NCEA. 2008

Books, co-authored

  • Living Liturgy™: Spirituality, Celebration, and Catechesis for Sundays and Solemnities, Year B (2018). Liturgical Press. 2017
  • Living Liturgy™ for Music Ministers: Year B (2018). Liturgical Press. 2017.
  • Living Liturgy™ for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion: Year B (2018). Liturgical Press. 2017.
  • Catholic Bible Study Program: Old and New Testaments Concluded: The Word in the Hellenistic World Teacher Guidebook Paulist Press, 2010
  • Catholic Bible Study Program: Old and New Testaments Concluded: The Word in the Hellenistic World Student Workbook Paulist Press, 2010
  • Catholic Bible Study Program: Old Testament Continued: Exile and Restoration Teacher Guidebook Paulist Press. 2009
  • Catholic Bible Study Program: Old Testament Continued: Exile and Restoration Student Workbook Paulist Press. 2009
  • Catholic Bible Study Program: New Testament Foundations Teacher Guidebook Paulist Press. 2008
  • Catholic Bible Study Program: New Testament Foundations Student Workbook Paulist Press. 2008
  • Catholic Bible Study Program: Old Testament Foundations Teacher Guidebook Paulist Press. 2007
  • Catholic Bible Study Program: Old Testament Foundations Student Workbook Paulist Press. 2007

Articles

  • “The ‘Spiritual Body’ as Oxymoron in 1 Corinthians 15:44” Biblical Theology Bulletin: Journal of Bible and Culture 45:4 (2015) 230-238
  • "The Body of His Glory: Resurrection Imagery in Philippians 3:20–21" Biblical Theology Bulletin 43:1 (2013) 23–28
  • "Paul's Vision of the Risen Lord" Biblical Theology Bulletin 41:2 (2011) 76–83
  • “Augustine’s Use of ‘Spiritual Body’” Augustinian Studies 35 (2004) 237–252

Comments from Students:
“Professor Schmisek was one of the most enjoyable professors I’ve ever had. He made the material very interesting, and the class discussions were great.”
“Brian is an excellent teacher. I like the way he teaches: very clear. He also brings OT stories to real life. That inspires the learners. He has different activities for the class. Group projects and minor assignments are very helpful.”

“Thanks for this course. It was a core for me, so it was a must-take, AND I am so glad I took it and had you as an instructor. Writing the exegesis was very enlightening and helpful. Now, I know what it means! Thank you.”

“This class was challenging but extremely helpful and fruitful in my understanding of the church. Brian was a great teacher...I appreciated his style of teaching and the different ways he presented material in class. Also, I appreciated the small assignments leading up to our exegesis.”


Comments from Students who took classes in Rome:
“Brian had a lot of information on each of the sights we visited which made every place more enjoyable. I really did learn a lot.”

“Brian is an excellent tour-guide- better than anyone we could have hired! It was amazing.”

“Having Brian available as our guide was like having an ultimate insider's view on who’s who, what’s what and why/how past events affected the situations we see today. He did a fabulous job of getting us where we needed to go to keep the group on schedule and make for a fantastic summer learning experience.”