Nicolae Roddy

 

 

Nicolae Roddy, Ph.D. (University of Iowa)
Professor; Hebrew Bible/Old Testament

The Virtual World Project:
Exploring the Ancient World through Virtual Reality

Orthodox Center for the Advancement of Biblical Studies

Journal of the Orthodox Center for the Advancement of Biblical Studies

Society for Biblical Literature (SBL)

Contact:
Humanities 133
402-280-3272
Email

Research Interest:
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

Recent Publications:

[Ed.] Religious History and Culture of the Balkans, Journal of Religion and Society Supplemental Series 20 (2019).

 

"The Niche of Skulls in the Cave of Letters." Pp. 185-207, in Dead Sea: New Discoveries in the Cave of Letters. C. Savage, P. Reeder, R. Freund, and H. M. Jol, eds. (New York: Peter Lang, 2018).

 

"Warriors, Wives, and Wisdom," This World and the World to Come in the (so-called) Apocrypha," pp. 17-27 in Olam ha-zeh v'olam ha-ba: This World and the World to Come in Jewish Belief and Practice, Leonard J. Greenspoon, ed.; Studies in Jewish Civilization 28 (West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press, 2017).

 

"Chariots of Fire, Unassailable Cities, and the One True King: The Prophetically influenced Scribal Perspective on War." Pp. 61-84 in Perry T. Hamalis and Valerie A. Karras, eds.; Orthodox Christian Perspectives on War (Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2017).

 

"Biblical Anthropology:Why the Patristic Distinction between Image and Likeness
Matters." Pp. 251-73 in Studies in Orthodox Hermeneutics: A Festschrift in Honor of Theodore G. Stylianopoulos; Brookline, MA: Holy Cross Orthodox Press, 2016.


"Exile as Identity in Persian Yehud," in Religion and Identity, in R. A. Simkins and T. Kelley, eds., Journal of Religion and Society Supplement Series 13 (2016): 35-47;http://moses.creighton.edu/JRS/toc/SS13.html.


"S'p'turile arheologice de la et-Tell / Betsaida". ("The Archaeological Excavations at et-Tell / Bethsaida"), Danubius vol. 33 (2015): 233-40.

 

"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.


"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). http://moses.creighton.edu/JRS/toc/SS09.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.