About L.W.


Short Profile

Luigi Walt, b. 1975. Ph.D., University of Bologna, Italy (2008). Since 2014, postdoctoral researcher at the Chair of New Testament Exegesis and Hermeneutics, University of Regensburg, Germany. 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 • Jewish and Christian Apocalyptic Literature
  • Biblical Hermeneutics • History of Biblical Interpretation
  • 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) • Society of Biblical Literature (SBL)

Works 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

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