Fr. Stephen Placente, SDB is scheduled to defend his doctoral dissertation entitled, “Friend or Pawn? Commitment and Covenant in the Jonathan-David Narrative (1 Sam 18-2 Sam 1)” today, February 28, 2017, at 4:00 pm. Fr. Placente who teaches Sacred Scriptures in DBCS is completing his doctorate in Sacred Theology (SThD) at the Pontificia Universita Gregoriana (Pontifical Gregorian University) in Rome. His adviser is Fr. Jean-Pierre Sonnet, SJ.
Fr. Placente was one of the speakers of the Ex Corde Lecture Series that DBCS launched this academic year (2016-2017) to advocate theological research.