Reverend Thomas D. Stegman, S.J., a member of the Wisconsin Province of the Society of Jesus, Associate Professor of New Testament and Professor Ordinarius in the ecclesiastical faculty of the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry, held the Wade Chair for the fall semester, 2010.  Fr. Stegman is a graduate of St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Philadelphia, holds an M.A. from Marquette, a M.Div. and S.T.L. from Weston Jesuit School of Theology, and a Ph.D. in New Testament studies from Emory University under the direction of Dr. Luke Timothy Johnson.  He has published widely and is also the recipient of many academic awards including the American Bible Society’s Scholarly Achievement Award and the Aquinas Institute Fellowship at Emory University.

Father Stegman delivered the Wade Public Lecture September 21, 2010 at 4:00 PM in the Beaumier Suites, Raynor Library. The title of his lecture was "The Language of Righteousness in the Letters of St. Paul: A Case for 'Both- And.'"

During the fall 2010 semester at Marquette Father Stegman taught a course on New Testament Selected Books: Paul's Great Letters.

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