Upcoming Events

Winter 2024 Shapiro Lecture with Dr. Joel Kaminsky


The idea that God specially chose the people of Israel is central to the theology of the Hebrew Bible yet is among the most maligned and misunderstood biblical concepts. This talk aims to introduce major aspects of the Hebrew Bible’s election theology by highlighting how early Christian and ancient rabbinic sources adopted various facets of […]

2024: The Land of Egypt


As part of CTU’s Bible Land Tours, from April 5-15, 2024, Sr. Barbara Reid, OP, will lead the group on a tour of holy places in Egypt, such as Cairo, the pyramids, the Sphinx of Giza, and the ancient capital of Memphis. Joining Sr. Barbara will be her CTU colleague, Professor Emeritus of Old Testament, […]

Spring 2024 Shapiro Lecture with Dr. Michal Bar-Asher Siegal


It's complicated! Network analysis and Jewish-Christian relationships in the Babylonian Talmud.   This talk will introduce a new set of methodological tools for understanding the connections between Jews and Christians in late antiquity. Together with a zoologist, Prof. Yossi Yovel, Bar-Asher Siegal will use network analysis, commonly used in sciences, to generate models of inter-religious […]

2024 Biblical Study & Travel Program

Holy Lands

Join the internationally renowned faculty of Catholic Theological Union for an experience in the Holy Lands of the Bible unlike any other. You are invited to join CTU’s Biblical Study and Travel Program for a two-week tour of historical and religious sites in the Holy Land from April 25 to May 11, 2024. Professor Kate […]

2024: The Footsteps of St. Paul: Greece & Turkey

Greece and Turkey

Save the date for the fall 2024 trip in the Footsteps of St. Paul to Greece and Turkey! This program will explore historical sites in Greece and Turkey made sacred not only by the presence of the Apostle Paul but also by the Evangelists John, Matthew, Luke, and other early Christian leaders. No other area […]