Daniel Durken, OSB, (1929-2014), Benedictine monk and priest of Saint John's Abbey, taught Scripture and speech classes at Saint John's University for almost five decades and served as director of Liturgical Press from 1978 to 1988.
Yet again Liturgical Press has brought quality biblical scholarship to the pastoral life of the Church. This work draws together the fine individual contributions to the New Collegeville Bible Commentary series and offers them to readers in a convenient and attractive one-volume format. Now pastors, preachers, parish staffs, and simply those who want to draw nourishment from reading and studying the Bible have a first rate, accessible resource at their fingertips. Donald Senior, CP, Catholic Theological Union Liturgical Press has a long and proud history of bringing solid biblical scholarship to a popular readership. . . . This one-volume presentation, edited under the expert guidance of veteran biblical scholar Daniel Durken, OSB, . . . will be especially valuable for parish libraries and on the desk of preachers and liturgists.The Bible Today