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Dr. Charles Sommer Associate Professor
Theology
713/525-3826
sommerc@stthom.edu

Dr. Charles Sommer's areas of research include Wisdom books, Hebrew poetry, Old Testament theology and the Canon of Scripture. He can speak on sacred scripture, prophets of ancient Israel, wisdom literature and the Old Testament.

Areas of Expertise
Old Testament, Wisdom Literature, Prophets, Scripture

Degrees

  • Doctor of Philosophy - Biblical Studies - The Catholic University of America (2007)
  • Master of Arts - Biblical Studies - The Catholic University of America (2005)
  • Bachelor of Arts - Philosophy (BA) - University of St. Thomas (1999)

Presentations

  • ""Word of God in Human Words: Biblical Interpretation from Vatican II to Benedict XVI"" (2013)
    24th Lenten Lecture Series, University of St. Thomas
  • ""Solomon: Portrait of Lost Wisdom (Sir 47:12-22)" (2008)
    Southwest Commission on Religious Studies
    In Hebrew Bible Section, Society of Biblical Literature
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