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Theodore A. Bergren
Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Emeritus
Publications
Books

Fifth Ezra: The Text, Origin and Early History. SBLSCS 25; Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1990.

A Latin-Greek Index of the Vulgate New Testament. SBLRBS 26; Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1991.

Sixth Ezra: The Text and Origin. New York/Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Biblical Figures Outside the Bible. Co-edited with M.E. Stone. Harrisburg, PA: Trinity Press International, 1998.

A Latin-Greek Index of the Vulgate New Testament and the Apostolic Fathers. WUNT 403. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2018. 

1 Clement: A Reader’s Edition. Washington, DC: Catholic University of America Press, 2020.

Articles

"The 'People Coming from the East' in 5 Ezra 1:38." Journal of Biblical Literature 108/4 (1989) 675-83.

"Halisko in Greek Jewish Scriptures: Profile of a Difficult Greek Verb." (With R.A. Kraft.) Bulletin of the John Rylands Library 74/3 (1992) 53-66.

"Jerome's Translation of Origen's Homily on Jeremiah 2.21-22."(With R.A. Kraft & B.G. Wright.) Revue benedictine 104 (1994) 260-83.

"Nehemiah in 2 Maccabees 1:10-2:18." Journal for the Study of Judaism 28/3 (1997) 249-70.

"The List of Leaders in 5 Ezra 1:39-40." Journal of Biblical Literature 120/2 (2001) 313-27.

"The Structure and Composition of 5 Ezra." Vigiliae Christianae 64 (2010) 115-139.

"A Note on 5 Ezra 1:11 and 2:8-9." Journal of Biblical Literature 128/4 (2009) 809-812.

"Gentile Christians, Exile, and Return in 5 Ezra 1:35-40." Journal of Biblical Literature 130/3 (2011) 593-612.

“Plato’s ‘Myth of Er’ and Ezekiel’s ‘Throne Vision’: A Common Paradigm?” Numen 64 (2017) 153-182.     

“Two ‘Mothers’ in 5 Ezra 2:1-32.” Vigiliae Christianae 73 (2019) 440-462. 

“5 Ezra 2:10--14: Its Place in the Book’s Structure and in Christian Supersessionism.” Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha 29.1 (2019) 54-76.

“Greek Loan-words in the Vulgate New Testament and the Latin Versions of the Apostolic Fathers.” Traditio 74 (2019) 1-25.

Education
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania 1988
M.T.S., Harvard Divinity School 1979
B.A., Princeton University 1975
Contact Information
(804) 288-5885
Areas of Expertise
Christian origins
Early Judiasm