Reverend Daniel Kendall, S.J., was born and raised in Arizona and is a graduate of the Jesuit High School in Phoenix. He entered the Society of Jesus at Los Gatos, California and following his ordination was sent to Rome where he completed a licentiate in Scripture at the Pontifical Biblical Institute and in 1975 earned a doctorate in Theology at the Gregorian University in Rome. He began teaching at the University of San Francisco in 1979, where he is currently Professor of Theology and Scripture. Fr. Kendall has published in periodicals such as Theological Studies, The Catholic Biblical Quarterly, and the Irish Theological Quarterly, among others. His most recent book publication, co-authored with Rev. Jeffrey La Belle, S.J., is Campus Ministry: A Road Map for the Twenty-first Century. Fr. Kendall is teaching in the theology department at Marquette University in the spring semester, 2013.
Rev. Kendall will deliver the Rev. Francis Wade, S.J., Public Lecture on February 19 at 4 p.m. in the Beaumier Suites of Raynor Memorial Library. The title of his talk is “Thomas Jefferson and Christianity.”