Dr. Paul A. Holloway

University Professor of Classics and Ancient Christianity
A.B., University of Texas, M.A, Rice University, Ph.D., University of Chicago


Dr. Holloway is University professor of classics and ancient Christianity. He teaches courses in both the School of Theology and the College of Arts and Sciences. Prior to coming to Sewanee, he was senior lecturer in New Testament and Christian origins in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies in the University of Glasgow, Scotland. A member of the Society of Biblical Literature and the Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas, he has published articles in such journals as Harvard Theological ReviewNovum TestamentumNew Testament StudiesByzantinische ZeitschriftVetus TestamentumZeitschrift für die neutestamentliche WissenschaftEarly Christianity, and the Journal of Biblical Literature. He has written Consolation in Philippians (Cambridge 2001, 2007) and Coping with Prejudice: 1 Peter in Social Psychological Perspective (Tübingen, 2009), and has edited Women and Gender in Ancient Religions (Tübingen, 2010). He has recently finished a commentary on Philippians for the Hermeneia series (forthcoming 2016). He is currently preparing a monograph on Romans for Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen z. Neuen Testament, as well as a commentary on 1 Corinthians for the International Critical Commentary. Holloway is on sabbatical for the 2015–2016 academic year.

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