Mary Rose D'Angelo
Associate Professor of Theology
Biblical Studies/Christianity and Judaism in Antiquity
B.A., 1969, Fordham University
M.Phil., 1972 and Ph. D., 1976, Yale University
Research and Teaching Interests
D'Angelo's areas of scholarly endeavor are the origins of Christianity, Judaism in Roman antiquity and Greek and Roman religion, with particular interests in women and gender in ancient religion, and in history of exegesis.
Author of Moses in the Letter to the Hebrews (1979), and co-editor of Women in Christian Origins (1999) and of Crossroads in Christology: Essays in Honor of Ellen M. Leonard; Toronto Journal of Theology 16 (2000), she has also published numerous articles in scholarly journals and collections on such topics as the reconstruction of women's participation in early Christianity, the representation of women in the Gospels, gendered language for the divine in ancient Judaism and Christianity, and gender and sexual politics in ancient Christianity and Judaism.
She is currently working on a project entitled: Early Christian Sexual Politics and Roman Imperial Family Values: Rereading Christ and Culture, with support from a Henry Luce III Fellowship (1999-2000).