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Dr. Mary Healy

STD, biblical theology, Pontifical Gregorian University (summa cum laude), Rome, 2000

STL, theology, International Academy of Theology (summa cum laude), Gaming, Austria, 1998

MA, philosophy, Catholic University of America, 1991

MA, theology, Franciscan University of Steubenville, 1988

BA, University of Notre Dame (magna cum laude), 1986


Mary Healy is associate professor of Sacred Scripture at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit. She is the author of Men and Women Are from Eden: A Study Guide to John Paul II's Theology of the Body and co-editor of three books on biblical interpretation: 'Behind' the Text: History and Biblical Interpretation; Out of Egypt: Biblical Theology and Biblical Interpretation; and The Bible and Epistemology. She is general editor, with Dr. Peter Williamson, of the Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture, a new series of commentaries that interpret Scripture from the heart of the Church, and is author of the first volume, The Gospel of Mark.


Dr. Healy has previously taught at the Institute for Pastoral Theology at Ave Maria University and the Notre Dame Graduate School of Christendom College, and served for several years as Coordinator of Mother of God Community, a lay Catholic community in Gaithersburg, Maryland. She currently serves as chair of the Doctrinal Commission of International Catholic Charismatic Renewal Services in Rome. She speaks at retreats and conferences nationally and internationally on topics related to Scripture, the theology of the body, and the spiritual life.