Father Michael Giesler

Father Michael Giesler - Senior Fellow

Father Michael Giesler, Senior Fellow of The St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology, is a Bible scholar with a wide range of publications and teaching experience.
Father Giesler holds a Doctorate in Sacred Theology (S.T.D). degree and an advanced degree in Philosophy. His Doctoral dissertation, published as Christ the Rejected Stone (University of Navarre Press, 1973), is a study of the interpretation of Psalm 118 in the New Testament, the Church Fathers, and the Second Vatican Council.

He is also the author of:
You See Me, You Hear Me: A Short Guide to Prayer for Young Adults, (Scepter, 2013),
Guidebook for Confessors (Scepter, 2010),
and several fictional works including Junia, a book of historical fiction about the life of a second-century Christian woman (Scepter, 2002).
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His numerous scholarly articles and essays on Scripture and spirituality have appeard in such publications as Scripta TheologicaNuestro TiempoHomiletic and Pastoral ReviewMidwest Theological ForumThis RockThe Catholic AnswerThe Priest, and elsewhere.
Among his teaching appointments, he has served as Associate Professor of Biblical Theology at the University of Navarre in Spain, and has given religious formation for inner-city minority youth in Chicago.
Father Giesler is a priest of Opus Dei and lives and works in St. Louis, Missouri.