David Bosworth earned his Ph.D. in Biblical Studies specializing in Old Testament at the Catholic University of America in 2003. He taught at Mount St. Mary’s College and Seminary and at Barry University before joining the Catholic University faculty in 2008. He earned his B.A. in Liberal Studies through the Great Books program at St. John’s College in Annapolis, MD. He is a native of the Washington, DC area and is married with one son.
Areas of Expertise
Hebrew Narrative and Poetry
Violence in the Old Testament
The motif of weeping in ancient literature (Hebrew, Greek, Akkadian, Ugaritic)
“Weeping in the Psalms.” Vetus Testamentum 62(2013)36-46.
“The Tears of God in the Book of Jeremiah,” Biblica, 94 (2013) 24-46.
“Daughter Zion and Weeping in Lamentations 1–2,” Journal for the Study of the Old Testament, 38 (2013) 217-37.
TRS 200: Introduction to the Old Testament
TRS 306; War and Violence in the Old Testament
TRS 601: The Pentateuch
TRS 602: The Psalms
TRS 802F: 1 and 2 Samuel
TRS 805A: Theology and Exegesis I Isaiah
TRS 806B: The Book of Job