MacKenzie, Roderick Andrew Francis
Roderick Andrew Francis MacKenzie,
From 1950 to 1963 he lectured on the Old Testament at Regis College, Toronto. He was rector of the Pontifical Biblical Institute 1963-69, and continued as professor there until 1975. During that time he was peritus (consultant) at Vatican Council II and was a member of the council on the liturgy and of the commission for a new version of the Latin Bible. He returned to Regis College in 1975 as professor emeritus, and retired 10 years later. Among his many activities he has been president of the International Organization for Old Testament Studies (1965-68), editor in chief of Biblica (1969-75), associate editor of the Catholic Biblical Quarterly (1952-63) and consultant for the New Catholic Encyclopaedia (1961-63).
In addition to numerous articles, reviews and commentaries, he has written Introduction to the New Testament (1961), Faith and History in the Old Testament (1963), The Psalms: A Selection (1966) and Sirach (1983).