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BRANT PITRE, PH.D.
Distinguished Research Professor of Sacred Scripture

Biography
Dr. Brant Pitre is Distinguished Research Professor of Scripture at the Augustine Institute in Denver, CO. He earned his Ph.D. in Theology from the University of Notre Dame, where he specialized the study of the New Testament and ancient Judaism. He is the author of several articles and the books Jesus, the Tribulation, and the End of the Exile (Baker Academic, 2005), Jesus and the Jewish Roots of the Eucharist(Image Books, 2011), Jesus the Bridegroom (Image Books, 2014), Jesus and the Last Supper (Eerdmans, 2015), and The Case for Jesus (Image Books, 2016). Dr. Pitre is an extremely enthusiastic and engaging speaker who lectures regularly across the United States. He has produced dozens of Bible studies on CD, DVD, and MP3, in which he explores the biblical foundations of Catholic faith and theology. He currently lives in Gray, Louisiana, with his wife Elizabeth, and their five children.

Education
Ph.D., Christianity and Judaism in Antiquity, Systematic Theology, University of Notre Dame (2004)
M.T.S., Biblical Studies and Theology, Vanderbilt Divinity School (1999)
B.A., Philosophy and English Literature, Louisiana State University (1997)

Courses
Jesus and the Gospels
Scripture Elective