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David Flanagin  |  Interests  |  Scholarship  |  Service  

Church Teaching:

  • An Introduction to the Gospel of John
    (January 06, 2014 - February 03, 2014)
    St. John Vianney Parish
  • Apocalypse How?: Reading the Book of Revelation Then & Now
    (September 23, 2013 - October 21, 2013)
    St. John Vianney Parish
  • The Bible through the Ages
    (February 25, 2013 - March 18, 2013)
    St. John Vianney Parish
  • A Church in Crisis: Lessons from Christian History
    (February 22, 2013)
    Christ the King Parish
  • The Church in the New Testament: The Biblical Vision of a Christian Community
    (February 15, 2013)
    Christ the King Parish
  • An Introduction to Luke/Acts
    (October 01, 2012 - October 22, 2012)
    St. John Vianney Parish
  • An Introduction to the Gospel of Mark
    (February 27, 2012 - March 19, 2012)
    St. John Vianney Parish
  • Holy Scripture in the Mass
    (October 22, 2011)
    St. John Vianney Parish
  • Women in the Early Church
    (September 22, 2011)
    St. Monica's Parish
  • An Introduction to the Gospels
    (September 18, 2011 - October 16, 2011)
    Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian Church
  • An Introduction to the Hebrew Prophets
    (July 18, 2011 - August 15, 2011)
    St. John Vianney Parish
  • Our Jewish Roots
    (May 04, 2011)
    St. Monica's Parish
  • An Introduction to the Letters of St. Paul
    (February 23, 2011 - March 02, 2011)
    Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian Church
  • Reading the Old Testament in the Light of Christ
    (February 07, 2011 - March 07, 2011)
    St. John Vianney Parish
  • An Introduction to the Gospel of Matthew
    (July 27, 2010 - August 17, 2010)
    St. John Vianney Parish
  • An Introduction to the Letters of St. Paul
    (April 2010 - May 2010)
    St. John Vianney Parish
  • Jesus as Prophet
    (February 26, 2010)
    Christ the King Parish
  • So That They May Believe: The Origins and Interpretation of the Bible
    (January 10, 2010 - January 24, 2010)
    Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian Church
  • Bible 101: An Introduction to the Scriptures
    (January 07, 2010 - January 14, 2010)
    St. John Vianney Parish
  • An Introduction to the Gospel of Luke
    (September 21, 2009 - October 12, 2009)
    St. John Vianney Parish
  • Exodus: Liberation and Covenant
    (July 06, 2009 - July 27, 2009)
    St. John Vianney Parish
  • An Introduction to the Psalms
    (May 11, 2009)
    St. John Vianney Parish
  • An Introduction to the Gospel of John
    (March 09, 2009 - March 30, 2009)
    St. John Vianney Parish
  • An Introduction to the Gospel of Mark
    (October 13, 2008 - November 03, 2008)
    St. John Vianney Parish
  • In the End... Reading Revelation
    (July 28, 2008 - August 18, 2008)
    St. John Vianney Parish
  • In the Beginning... Reading Genesis
    (April 07, 2008 - May 05, 2008)
    St. John Vianney Parish
  • Bible 101: An Introduction to the Scriptures
    (January 07, 2008 - January 15, 2008)
    St. John Vianney Parish
  • An Introduction to the Letters of St. Paul
    (October 08, 2007 - October 29, 2007)
    St. John Vianney Parish
  • An Introduction to the Four Gospels
    (July 26, 2007 - August 16, 2007)
    St. John Vianney Parish
  • Bible 101: An Introduction to the Scriptures
    (July 02, 2007 - July 10, 2007)
    St. John Vianney Parish

Conference Organization:

  • Co-Chair of Program Committee, The Twelfth Biennial Conference of the International Seminar on Pre-Reformation Theology at Gettysburg Lutheran Seminary and the American Cusanus Society
    (October 08, 2010 - October 10, 2010)
  • Organizer, Conference Session on "Societal Reform and Religious Orders in the Later Middle Ages", International Congress on Medieval Studies
    (May 07, 2009)
  • Organizer, Conference Session on "Reassessing Reform: Medieval Models of Change", Celebrating Gerhart Ladner's The Idea of Reform after Fifty Years,
    (January 04, 2009)
  • Co-Chair of Program Committee, The Eleventh Biennial Conference of the International Seminar on Pre-Reformation Theology at Gettysburg Lutheran Seminary and the American Cusanus Society
    (October 10, 2008 - October 12, 2008)
  • Program Committee, The Tenth Biennial Conference of the International Seminar on Pre-Reformation Theology at Gettysburg Lutheran Seminary and the American Cusanus Society
    (October 13, 2006 - October 15, 2006)
  • Organizer, Conference Session on "The Past for the Present: Models of Reform in Church History", American Catholic Historical Association
    (January 08, 2006)
  • Organizer, Conference Session on "Jean Gerson: Sources of Authority", International Congress on Medieval Studies
    (May 08, 2003)

Saint Mary's Service:

  • Core Curriculum Committee: Chair, Community Engagement and Common Good Working Group
    (July 01, 2013 - Present)
  • Chair, Department of Theology & Religious Studies
    (February 01, 2013 - Present)
  • Chair, Core Curriculum Implementation Committee
    (January 01, 2010 - June 30, 2012)

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Mailing Address

Saint Mary's College of California
1928 Saint Mary's Road
Moraga, CA 94575
(925) 631-4000
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