(The Rev.) Hugh R. Page, Jr.

(The Rev.) Hugh R. Page, Jr.


Primary Field of Study: Christianity and Judaism in Antiquity


Ph.D. Harvard University

Research and Training Interests

Page’s scholarly interests include early Hebrew poetry, Africana biblical interpretation, esoterism in Africa and the African Diaspora, poetry as a medium for theological expression, and the use of religious traditions and sacred texts in the construction of individual and corporate identity in the Africana world.

Selected Publications

He is the author or editor of Exploring New Paradigms in Biblical and Cognate StudiesThe Myth of Cosmic Rebellion: A Study of its Reflexes in Ugaritic & Biblical LiteratureExodus: A Bible Commentary for Every DayThe Africana Bible: Reading Israel’s Scriptures from Africa and the African Diaspora, and Israel’s Poetry of Resistance: Africana Perspectives on Early Hebrew Verse.


(The Rev. Canon) Hugh R. Page, Jr. is Professor of Theology and Africana Studies. He also serves as Vice President, Associate Provost, and Dean of the First Year of Studies. An Episcopal priest, Page holds a bachelor’s in history from Hampton University, two master’s degrees from The General Theological Seminary in New York, a doctorate in ministry from the Graduate Theological Foundation, and a master’s and doctorate in Near Eastern languages and civilizations from Harvard University. He joined the Notre Dame faculty in 1992 and, in 2001, received a Presidential Award for distinguished service to the University.


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