Biblical Foundations of the Catholic Priesthood

taught by Ryan Hanning, PhD

Course description

In these sessions, Dr. Hanning will examine the biblical roots of the Catholic priesthood.  These sessions will introduce the participant to:

- The Priesthood of the Old Testament
- The Priesthood of Christ
- Understanding of the Priesthood in Early Church

Hours of Instruction:  3

Ryan Hanning, PhD
Ryan Hanning, PhD
ICT Fellow

Ryan Hanning is a popular speaker and Professor of Theology and Catholic Studies. He led University of Mary’s unprecedented partnership with Arizona State University, and developed a graduate program in philosophy, theology and education for Catholic Educators. Ryan is a principal Fellow of the San Juan Diego Institute which serves several Universities, non-profits and Catholic apostolates. Ryan also serves as a theological consultant and speaker for Catholics Come Home and Amen Alleluia. In addition to teaching and consulting, he writes and speaks internationally on education, theology, ethics and virtuous leadership.  Dr. Hanning currently homesteads in Tennessee with his beautiful wife Rebecca, and their ten well socialized homeschooled children.  He secretly idolizes Dr. Westby.

Course Curriculum

The Priesthood of the Old Testament
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The Priesthood of Christ
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Understanding of the Priesthood in Early Church
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