About L.W.

Short Profile

Luigi Walt, b. 1975. Ph.D. in Religious Studies (Univ. of Bologna, 2008). Research Fellow and Lecturer at the DFG Centre for Advanced Studies “Beyond Canon”, University of Regensburg, Germany. Author of Paolo e le parole di Gesù. Frammenti di un insegnamento orale (“Paul and the Sayings of Jesus: Fragments of an Oral Teaching”, 2013). Since 2014, member of the Scientific Committee of the Italian Centre for Advanced Studies on Religions (CISSR).

Research Fields

  • New Testament and Early Christianity • Early Jewish and Christian Apocrypha
  • History of Biblical Interpretation • The Bible in Modern Culture and Politics
  • Method and Theory in the Study of Religion

Academic Affiliations and Memberships 

Association pour l’étude de la littérature apocryphe chrétienne (AELAC) • Centro Italiano di Studi Superiori sulle Religioni (CISSR) • European Association of Biblical Studies (EABS) • European Association for the Study of Religions (EASR) • Societas Spinozana • Society of Biblical Literature (SBL)

Work in Progress (Selection)

  • The Sixth Book of Ezra: Introduction, Translation, and Commentary
  • The Pauline Distinction: An Archaeology of Translation
  • [Ed. / Transl.] J.Z. Smith, Selected Essays in the Study of Religion

Personal website

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