Reflections from a Reformed Taxman

Written by on 18/01/2023

Reflections from a Reformed Taxman

Fr Richard will begin with an overview of St Matthew’s Gospel, considering how, why and when it was written, but more importantly what is distinctive about the Evangelist’s presentation of the life of Jesus. In the following months he will take us through the Gospel chapter by chapter, highlighting the unique character of St Matthew’s teaching and its continued importance to Christians today.’

The first broadcast is Wednesday, January 25th from 4 – 5pm. He will then broadcast on the 4th Wednesday of every month.  Check this space for the podcasts.

Fr Richard Ounsworth studied history at Royal Holloway, University of London, then joined the Dominican Friars in 1995, solemnly professed 1999, ordained priest 2001.  He has a Doctorate in NT Studies at Blackfriars Oxford, and also is a tutor and lecturer in Biblical Studies there. His Doctoral thesis was on the Letter to the Hebrews, published as ‘Joshua Typology in the New Testament’ in 2012.  He has  co-authored ‘When the Son of Man Didn’t Come’, and co-edited and translated ‘A Perfect Priest’ 2018. He is presently assigned to Leicester, working in the large city-centre parish as well as continuing to teach. Also since ordination, he has been a regular retreat giver in the UK and abroad, regular contributor to the Catholic Herald and other publications; editor of Torch, the English Domincan preaching website.


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