Dr. John Bergsma

Dr. John Bergsma is Professor of Theology at the Franciscan University of Steubenville. A former Protestant pastor, Dr. Bergsma entered the Catholic Church in 2001 while getting his Ph.D. in Scripture from the University of Notre Dame. A close collaborator of Dr. Scott Hahn, Bergsma speaks regularly on Catholic radio and at conferences and parishes nationally and internationally. In addition to numerous scholarly articles, Dr. Bergsma has authored eight books on Scripture and the Catholic faith, including Jesus and the Dead Sea Scrolls (Penguin/Random House), Bible Basics for Catholics (Ave Maria Press), and A Catholic Introduction to the Bible: Old Testament (with Brant Pitre; Ignatius Press).  Dr. Bergsma’s talks and studies are available on CD and mp3 from CatholicProductions.com.  He and his wife Dawn reside with their eight children in Steubenville, Ohio.


Other books by Dr. Bergsma:

Stunned by Scripture: How the Bible Made Me Catholic (Our Sunday Visitor, 2018),
Psalm Basics for Catholics: Seeing Salvation History in a New Way (Bible Basics) (Ave Maria Press, 2018),
New Testament Basics for Catholics (Bible Basics) (Ave Maria Press, 2015), and
Bible Basics for Catholics: A New Picture of Salvation History (Bible Basics) (Ave Maria Press, 2015).