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Harold W. Attridge

Sterling Professor of Divinity

Attridge_harold_2013 Harold W. Attridge, Sterling Professor of Divinity and Dean of Yale Divinity School from 2002 to 2012, has made scholarly contributions to New Testament exegesis and to the study of Hellenistic Judaism and the history of the early Church. His publications include The Interpretation of Biblical History in the Antiquitates Judaicae of Flavius Josephus, Nag Hammadi Codex I: The Jung Codex, Hebrews (Hermeneia), Essays on John and Hebrews, and The Acts of Thomas, as well as numerous book chapters and articles in scholarly journals.  He has been an editorial board member of Catholic Biblical Quarterly, Harvard Theological Review, Journal of Biblical Literature, Novum Testamentum, and the Hermeneia commentary series. He has been active in scholarly organizations, including the Society of Biblical Literature, which he served as president in 2001, and the Catholic Biblical Association, of which he was president in 2012, and the Society of New Testament Studies. He was an undergraduate at Boston College (1967), a Marshall scholar at the University of Cambridge (1969), and received his PhD at Harvard University (1975).  Before coming to Yale in 1997 he taught at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University, and at the University of Notre Dame. In 2017 he was selected to the American Academy of Arts and Science.

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Upcoming programs with Harold W. Attridge

  > Oberammergau Passion Play: Cruising the Danube River - 06/21/2020 - 07/01/2020

Past programs with Harold W. Attridge

  > Egypt of the Pharaohs Aboard Sunboat III - 03/21/2019 - 04/03/2019