Mary Rose D'Angelo

Mary Rose D Angelo

Emeritus Faculty 
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. 

Recent Publications


Ed. with Anne Anderson. 2000. Crossroads in Christology: Essays in Honor of Ellen M. Leonard. Toronto: Toronto Journal of Theology 16.

Ed. with Ross Shepard Kraemer.1999. Women in Christian Origins. Edited with Ross Shepard Kraemer. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.

1979. Moses in the Letter to the Hebrews. SBL Dissertation Series. Missoula, MT: Scholars Press.


Book Chapters:

2014.“Sexuality in Jewish writings from 200 BCE to 200 CE.” The Wiley- Blackwell Companion to Greek and Roman Sexualities. Edited by Thomas Hubbard, pp. 534-48. Malden, MA/Oxford/Chichester: Wiley Blackwell.

2014. “Power, Knowledge and the Bodies of Women in Mark 5:21-43,” in The Woman with the Blood Flow (Mark 5:24-34parr) in Christian Exegesis, Art and Culture. Edited by Barbara Baert, pp. 81-106. Leuven and Walpole MA: Peeters.

2014. “St. Mary of Magdala, Apostle of Apostles” in All Holy Men and Women: A Paulist Litany of the Saints. Edited by Thomas Kane, pp. 93-98. Mahwah, NJ:Paulist Press.

2012. “Hebrews,” Women’s Bible Commentary. Third Edition. Edited by Jacqueline Lapsley, Carol Newsom and Sharon Ringe, pp. 608-12. Lousiville: Westminster/John Knox.

2010. “Roman Imperial Family Values and the Gospel of Mark: The Divorce Sayings (Mark 10:2-12)” in Women and Gender in Ancient Religion: Interdisciplinary Approaches. Ed. Stephen P. Ahearne-Kroll, Paul A. Holloway, and James A. Kelhoffer, pp.57-81. WUNT; Tübingen: MohrSiebeck.



2011. “Talking Back to Jesus:” Reflections: Journal of the Yale Divinity School. Spring 2011: 35-37.


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