Anthony Pagliarini

Anthony Pagliarini

Director of Undergraduate Studies
Assistant Teaching Professor

Primary Field of Study: Christianity and Judaism in Antiquity


Ph.D. University of Notre Dame

Research and Training Interests

Prophecy, Hermeneutics, Biblical Theology

Selected Publications

“Inspiration and Truth when Prophecy Fails: Ezekiel’s Temple Vision,” in The Word of Truth, Sealed by the Spirit. ed. Matthew Genung et al. (St. Paul: St. Paul Seminary Press, 2022), 71-85.

“Ordering All Things Well: The Role of Eating in the Old Testament,” Communio 44.3 (Fall 2018).

“‘Your People Shall Be My People’: Hospitality in the Old Testament as Seen in Ruth,” Church Life (25 October 2017).

“Preaching the (Old) New Testament,” in Church Life: A Journal for the New Evangelization 2.3 (2013): 59-66.


Anthony Pagliarini grew up in northeastern Pennsylvania (Wilkes-Barre). After earning his BA in theology and philosophy at Notre Dame, he taught high school in a Catholic mission parish in Belize. He then moved to Rome to study theology at the Angelicum and work as a guide in the Vatican Necropolis (the "Scavi"). He spent the following three years in Austria completing masters work at the International Theological Institute. He then returned to Rome for further study at Pontifical Biblical Institute and the École Biblique. After completing his SSL, he returned to Notre Dame to begin doctoral work in Old Testament. He now teaches in the Department of Theology and is the Director of Undergraduate Studies. His course offerings include “Foundations of Theology,” “The Catholic Faith,” “Introduction to the New Testament,” “Psalms and Wisdom Literature,” “Prophets,” “Theology of Creation,” and “Intensive Intermediate Hebrew.” Anthony and his wife Katie live in South Bend with their four children.


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