Dennis C. Duling, Ph.D.
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DEPARTMENT OF RELIGIOUS STUDIES and THEOLOGY
Home Phone: 716-745-1160
· B.A., The College of Wooster,
· B.D. [=M.Div.], McCormick Theological Seminary,
· M.A., The University of Chicago,
· Ph.D., The University of Chicago,
Post-Graduate Advanced Study:
· Yale University,
· T.B. Blackstone Fellow, New Testament Greek (McCormick Theological Seminary, 1962-1963)
· National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow (Washington, DC, 1984-1985)
· Kenneth L. Koessler Distinguished Faculty Award
for excellence in teaching, concern for students, service to the college, and
· Graduation with Honors, The
· Eta Sigma Phi (the National Classics
· Graduation with Honors, McCormick Theological Seminary
· Alpha Sigma Nu (the National Jesuit Honor Society)
National and International Society Memberships:
· Society of Biblical Literature (SBL), Co-chair, Social Sciences and New Testament Interpretation Section (2001-2006)
· Catholic Biblical Association (CBA), past consultant for the Executive Board
· Social Context Group, a Project on the Bible in its Socio-historical Context (1976-present)
· Jesus Seminar, Charter Member (active 1986-1989).
Key Studies and Lectures
Dr. Duling has authored Jesus Christ Through History; The New Testament. History, Literature, and Social Context; introduced and translated a magical document, “The Testament of Solomon,” for The Old Testament Pseudepigrapha (ed. J. Charlesworth); and annotated the “Gospel of Matthew” in The Harper Collins Study Bible. His most recent book, A Marginal Scribe, was published in 2012. Dr. Duling has also written dozens of articles and reviews in scholarly journals and has delivered dozens of professional papers at society regional, national, and international professional meetings. He has lectured and discussed his research at Boston University, Emory University, Harvard University, the University of Heidelberg (Germany), Medina del Campo (Spain), Tutzing (Germany), Prague (the Czech Republic), University of St. Andrews (UK), University of Pretoria (S. Africa), Pontifical University of Salamanca, University of Montreal (Canada), and University of Bonn (Germany). [See “Full Chronological List of Publications, Scholarly Papers, and Lectures above”]
He is currently working on the social-scientific criticism of the Gospel of Matthew, ethnicity, social memory, and aromas in the ancient world and the Bible.
In his spare time Dr. Duling enjoys husbanding, grandfathering, golf, playing jazz (keyboards) in The Water Street Quartet, and playing cocktail music at a local restaurant. He also enjoys symphonic music, movies, and the Buffalo Bills.
Family and Local
Dennis is married to Dr. Gretchen
(Smith) Duling, Ph.D. The couple has two adult children, Teddie
Anne (Eric) Granville and Stephen Lester Ngo Duling, and two grandchildren,
Flynn Duling Granville and Clio Alice Granville. Dr. Duling’s
mother Alice resides in