About L.W.


Short Profile

Luigi Walt, born 1975, Ph.D. in Religious Studies (University of Bologna, 2008). Currently Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Regensburg, Germany. Freelance editor and editorial consultant. Major publication: Paolo e le parole di Gesù. Frammenti di un insegnamento orale (“Paul and the Sayings of Jesus: Fragments of an Oral Teaching”, 2013).

Research Fields

  • New Testament and Christian Origins • Second Temple Judaism
  • Biblical Hermeneutics • History of Biblical Interpretation • Bible and Literature
  • Method and Theory in the Study of Religion • Religion and Media

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) • Society of Biblical Literature (SBL)

Works in Progress (Selection)

  • The Sixth Book of Ezra: Introduction, Translation, and Commentary
  • La distinzione paolina. Un’archeologia della traduzione
  • [Ed. / Transl.] J.Z. Smith, Una questione di classe. Saggi sulla comparazione storico-religiosa

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