Graduate Theological Union

Gina Hens-Piazza

Gina Hens-PiazzaJesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University
Professor of Biblical Studies
Core Doctoral Faculty Member

At GTU since 1992

Ph.D., Union Theological Seminary
M.A., Vanderbilt University
B.A., Canisius College

Phone: 510/549-5000

Current Research and Teaching Interests

  • Prophets
  • Deuteronomistic History
  • Feminist Readings
  • New Historicism and Cultural Studies

Selected Publications

  • Of Methods, Monarchs, and Meanings--An Approach to Socio-Rhetorical Exegesis (Macon: Mercer University Press, 1996).
  • "Forms of Violence and the Violence of Forms: Two Cannibal Mothers Before a King," in Journal for Feminist Studies in Religion (Fall 1998).
  • "Cultural Studies and the Prophetic Tradition," in Theological Trends, The Way (Apr. 1997), 148-157.
  • "When Cultures Meet in the Parish," Church (Summer 1996), 15-18.
  • "Lyotard," in Handbook of Postmodern Biblical Interpretation, ed. A.K.M. Adam (St. Louis: Chalice Press, 2000).