Dr. Peter S. Williamson

About Dr. Peter S. Williamson

Dr. Peter S. Williamson is associate professor of sacred Scripture at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit. He is the author of Catholic Principles for Interpreting Scripture (Chicago: Loyola Press, 2002) and a general editor of the forthcoming seventeen-volume Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture (Baker Academic).

Pastoral Interpretation in Pope Benedict’s Jesus of Nazareth

As a pastoral rather than an academic work, Jesus of Nazareth preaches a Gospel that is centered in the person of Christ.

Much has been said both in praise and in criticism of Benedict XVI’s Jesus of Nazareth. Fergus Kerr, a theologian writing in the The Tablet, calls it Joseph Ratzinger’s best book. Peter Steinfels, a journalist writing in Commonweal, finds it … [Read more...]