Daniel Kendall, S.J.
Born in Miami, AZ, Father Kendall spent his childhood and
adolescent years in Phoenix. Upon graduation from the Jesuit High
School in Phoenix in 1957, he entered the Society of Jesus at Los
Gatos, CA. His course of studies was the usual one for Jesuits.
After ordination in 1970 his Superiors sent him to Rome to do
In 1973 Father Kendall completed a licentiate in Scripture at the
Pontifical Biblical Institute, and in 1975 he concluded his Roman
years with a doctorate in Theology at the Gregorian University in
Rome. His dissertation was entitled 1 Corinthians 3:11-15: An
Example of Development of Doctrine. Following his doctorate he
taught for four years at Gonzaga University in Spokane. In 1979 he
came to the University of San Francisco where he is currently
Professor of Theology and Scripture.
Fr. Kendall has published articles in journals such as
Theological Studies, The Catholic Biblical Quarterly, and
the Zeitschrift fur die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft. He
has also coauthored several books including Focus on Jesus
(Gracewing), Redemption (Oxford), The Bible for
Theology (Paulist), 101 Questions and Answers on Catholic
Marriage Preparation (Paulist), and Pope John Paul II: A
S.S.L. - Pontifical Biblical Institute
S.T.D. - Pontifical Gregorian University
Resurrection and post-resurrection studies