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Fr. Dempsey Rosales Acosta Associate Professor
Theology
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Rev. Dempsey Rosales-Acosta has taught courses in religion and scriptures in different parishes and religious institutions in Venezuela, Italy, Spain, Canada and the United States. His areas of research include deuteroniomistic history, Book of Judges and synoptic gospels. He can speak on the Old and New Testament, the apostle Paul and his Letters, synoptic gospels, Luke, Acts, and deuteronomistic history.

Areas of Expertise
The Bible | Book of Judges | Gospels | Scripture | Homosexuality The Bible, Book of Judges, Gospels, Scripture, Homosexuality (Theological Dimension)

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Theology - Pontifical Gregorian University
  • Licentiate - License in Science in Holy Scripture (SSL) - Pontifical Biblicum Institute
  • Doctor of Sacred Theology - Biblical Studies - Pontifical Gregorian University

Research

  • John of Apamea and Mark's Gospel
  • Lectio Divina and Pragmatic Reading

Publications

  • "Jesus and the Demons: Portraits of the spiritual Seeing in Mark's Gospel. Origen, Bonaventure and Ignatius as hermeneutic reading key of the Gospel"
    Teología y Vida
    pending
    Pontifical University of Santiago de Chile (2014) Page 15
  • "La victoria sobre el poder de la muerte. Ensayo semántico y narrativo del texto griego de Marcos 9:30-32"
    University Series
    Circulo Rojo: Sevilla (Spain) (2012) Vol. 1 Page 218
  • "Garbini, Giovanni, Letteratura e politica nell'Israele antico (Brescia: Paideia 2010)"
    Review of Biblical Literature
    Book Review
    Society of Biblical Literarture (2012) Page 3
  • "El Modus operandi lucano y paulino: Modelo teológico pastoral para una nueva evangelización. Una propuesta hermenéutica para la evangelización en las comunidades hispanas de los EE.UU."
    Editorial Academica Espanola
    EAE: Akademiker verlag (2012) Vol. 1 Page 135
  • "El espíritu del Señor en el libro de los Jueces. Estudio exegético y teológico del rûah Yhwh bajo la perspectiva deuteronomista"
    Excerpta ex Dissertatione ad Doctoratum in Facultate Theologiae
    Thesis
    Pontifical gregorian University (2010) Vol. 1 Page 320

Presentations

  • "Divine Revelation: Dei Verbum" (2013)
    Vatican II Series: 50 Anniversary
  • ""La crisis de los dos Evangelios en la carta a los Gálatas" / "The Crisis of the two Gospels in Gala" (2013)
    American Bible Society and New York Archdiocese
    Biblical Congress: New York Catholic Bible Summit
  • "Lectio Divina: A Patristic Exegesis (Spanish)" (2013)
    Pontifical University of Santo Domingo
  • "Biblical Vocabulary of Faith: 'mn y Pistis" (2013)
    Pontifical Seminary St. Thomas Aquinas
  • "Porta Fidei and the New Evangelization: Problem and Biblical Pastoral Proposal: "Abrir las Puertas a" (2013)
    Pontifical Seminary St. Thomas Aquinas