Graduate Theological Union
Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University
Professor of Biblical Studies
Core Doctoral Faculty Member
At GTU since 1992
PhD, Union Theological Seminary
MA, Vanderbilt University
BA, Canisius College
Current Research and Teaching Interests
- Deuteronomistic History
- Feminist Readings
- New Historicism and Cultural Studies
Abingdon Old Testament Commentaries - 1 & 2 Kings, Abingdon Press, 2006.
Nameless, Blameless and Without Shame - The Tale of Two Cannibal Mothers Before a King (II Kings 6.24-33), Liturgical Press, 2003.
New Historicism and Biblical Interpretation, Fortress Press, 2002.
Of Methods, Monarchs, and Meanings - An Approach to Socio-Rhetorical Exegesis, Mercer University Press, 1996.
"Jean-François Lyotard," in A Handbook of Postmodern Biblical Interpretation, ed. A.K.M. Adam, Chalice Press, 2001.
"Learning to Curse," in Praying as a Christian, ed. David L. Fleming, S.J., Review for Religious Press, 2000.