Contributors

Meet Bible Odyssey Website contributors and find out more about their research and publications.

  • Varhelyi-Zsuzsanna

    Zsuzsanna Varhelyi Associate Professor of Classical Studies ,  Boston University

    Zsuzsanna Varhelyi is Associate Professor of Classical Studies at Boston University. She published The Religion of Senators in the Roman Empire (Cambridge University Press, 2010) and coedited, with Jennifer Knust, Ancient Mediterranean Sacrifice (Oxford University Press, 2011). She is currently working on a monograph on selfhood in the early Roman Empire.

     

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  • Benedict Thomas Viviano

    Benedict Thomas Viviano Professor Emeritus,  University of Fribourg

    Benedict Thomas Viviano is professor emeritus of New Testament at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland. He currently resides in Vienna. He is the author of Matthew and His World (Goettingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2007); The Kingdom of God in History (Eugene, Or: Wipf & Stock, 1988); and a commentary on Matthew, in the New Jerome Biblical Commentary (Prentice-Hall, 1999).

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    Robert H. von Thaden Jr. Associate Professor of Religious Studies ,  Mercyhurst University

    Robert H. von Thaden Jr. is associate professor of religious studies at Mercyhurst University. He is the author of Sex, Christ, and Embodied Cognition: Paul’s Wisdom for Corinth (Blandford Forum, UK: Deo, 2012; repr. Atlanta: SBL Press, 2017) and coeditor of Foundations for Sociorhetorical Exploration: A Rhetoric of Religious Antiquity Reader (Atlanta: SBL Press, 2016), with Vernon K. Robbins and Bart B. Bruehler.

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  • Elaine Wainwright

    Elaine Wainwright Professor,  University of Auckland

    Elaine Wainwright is professor and head of the School of Theology at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. She is a New Testament scholar specializing in the Gospel of Matthew. Her latest book is Women Healing/Healing Women (Equinox, 2006). Her revision of the Matthew volume of the Sheffield Phoenix New Testament Guides will be published early in 2014. Along with Sueng Ai, she is preparing the feminist commentary on The Gospel of Matthew for the new Wisdom Commentary Series.

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