Graduate Theological Union

Jean-François Racine

Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University
Associate Professor of New Testament
Core Doctoral Faculty Member


At GTU since 2002

PhD, University of St. Michael's College, Toronto, 2000
MA, Université Laval, Québec, 1989
BTh, Université Laval, Québec, 1984

Phone: 510/549-5030

Current Research and Teaching Interests

  • Narrative Criticism Study of the Gospels
  • New Testament Textual Criticism
  • Biblical Hermeneutics

Selected Publications

  • "The Edition of the Greek New Testament: A Plea and a Challenge," in Studies on the Text of the New Testament and Early Christianity in Honor of Michael W. Holmes, Brill, 2015
  • Beauty and the Bible: Toward a Hermeneutics of Biblical Aesthetics. with Richard J. Bautch, Society of Biblical Literature, 2013.
  • "Analyzing and Categorizing New Testament Greek Manuscripts," with Thomas C. Geer, Jr., in The Text of the New Testament in Contemporary Research: Essays on the status quaestionis, 2nd ed., Brill, 2012.
  • En marge du canon. Études sur les apocryphes juifs et chrétiens, with André Gagné, Cerf, 2012.
  • “Tarsus,” in Lexham Bible Dictionary, Logos Bible Software, 2012
  • "Une seconde dose d'Esprit Saint. Contribution d'Ac 4, 23-31 à l'intrigue des Actes des Apôtres,"in L'Esprit du Ressuscité?. Perspectives lucanienne et néotestamentaire. Mélanges en honneur àOdette Mainville, Médiaspaul, 2011.