Mark Giszczak on Preparing for Holy Week

April 5, 2022

How do we prepare for Holy Week? Join Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. Mark Giszczak, professor of Sacred Scripture at the Augustine Institute Graduate School of Theology, as they walk through the liturgies of Holy Week, historical spots in the Holy Land, and how to prepare our hearts for the events of the Passion.

Meet Our Guest

Mark Giszczak

Dr. Giszczak specializes in Old Testament Wisdom Literature as well as biblical theology and Catholic biblical interpretation. He joined the Augustine faculty in 2010. Dr. Giszczak has a passion for Scripture and loves helping Catholics read, pray, and understand the Bible.

His forthcoming publications include a commentary on Wisdom of Solomon in the Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture Series and an article titled “The Quest of the King in the Wisdom of Solomon,” in the Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha. He also recently published scholarly articles titled “The Rhetoric and Social Practice of Excommunication in 2 Thessalonians 3:6—15,” in the Catholic Biblical Quarterly, and the “The Canonical Status of Song of Songs in m. Yadayim 3.5,” in the Journal for the Study of the Old Testament. He authored Light on the Dark Passages of Scripture (Our Sunday Visitor Publishing, 2015).

To learn more about Dr. Giszczak and follow his writings, visit his blog

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