Nicolae Roddy, Ph.D. (University of Iowa)
Associate Professor; Old Testament
The Virtual World Project:
Exploring the Ancient World through Virtual Reality
Teaching and research interests include Hebrew Bible / Older Testament; Society and Literature of Early Judaism and Early Christianity (Pseudepigraphical and Apocryphal literature); Syro-Palestinian Archaeology; Eastern Orthodox Theology and Culture; and Romanian Apocryphal Texts and Traditions. Roddy serves as co-director for the Consortium of the Bethsaida Excavations Project and also shares collaborative leadership with Dr. Ron Simkins on the Virtual World Project. Roddy also serves on steering committees two Society for Biblical Literature (SBL) program sections and is Senior Editor for the new Journal of the Orthodox Center for the Advancement of Biblical Studies.
“Chariots of Fire, Unassailable Cities, and the One True King: The Prophetically Influenced Scribal Perspective on War.” Pp.75-105 in Orthodox Christian Perspectives on War. P. Hamalis and V. Karras, eds.; Notre Dame, IN: Notre Dame University Press, (forthcoming).
“You Didn’t Build That: A Prophetic View of the Political Economy from the Exile,” in The Bible, The Economy, and the Poor, Journal of Religion and Society, R. A. Simkins, ed., Journal of Religion and Society Supplement Series 10 (2014). moses.creighton.edu/JRS/toc/SSo9.html.
“Righteous in His Own Eyes: Prophetical Scribal Influence on Biblical Characters.” Pp. 256-66 in Bethsaida in Archaeology, History and Ancient Culture, J. Ellens, ed.; Newcastle, U.K.: Cambridge Scholars Publishing (2014).
Festschrift in Honor of Professor Paul Nadim Tarazi: Studies in the Old Testament. Nicolae Roddy, ed., New York: Peter Lang, 2012.
“I’m Not There: Self-Negation as Authentication in the Prophetic Tradition,” Pp. 91–100 in Festschrift in Honor of Professor Paul Nadim Tarazi Festschrift: Studies in the Old Testament (N. Roddy, ed.; New York: Peter Lang, 2012).
“Visul Maicii Domnului: A New Testament Romanian Amulet Text.” Pp. 43–49 in The Canon of the Bible and the Apocrypha in the Churches of the East. Vahan S. Hovhanessian, ed.; New York: Peter Lang, 2012.
“And the Blue Became Red and Dwelt Among Us: Mapping Boundaries of Meaning in Eastern Orthodox Iconography.” Pp. 134-44 in Religion and the Visual, R. A. Simkins and W. M. Wright, eds., Journal of Religion and Society Supplement Series 8 (2012). moses.creighton.edu/JRS/toc/SS08.html.