Directory of Members of the Society for the Study of the Bible in the Middle Ages

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Jane Beal
English Department, UC Davis
Davis, California 95616
Research: Bible as literature in the Middle Ages; John Trevisa's English Polychronicon

Jessalynn Bird
The Queen's College, University of Oxford
Research: The circle of Peter the Chanter and their secular and regular religious colleagues, the crusades.
"The Construction of Orthodoxy and the (De)construction of Heretical Attacks on the Eucharist in Pastoralia from Peter the Chanter's Circle in Paris," in Trials and Treatises: Texts and the Repression of Heresy in the Middle Ages, ed. P. Biller and C. Bruschi (Boydell and Brewer, forthcoming 2001/2).
"Medicine for Body and Soul: Jacques de Vitry's advice to Hospitallers and their Charges," in Medicine and Religion in the Middle Ages, ed. P. Biller and Y. Ziegler (Boydell and Brewer, 2001).
"Innocent III, Peter the Chanter's Circle, and the Crusade Indulgence: Theory, Implementation, and Aftermath," in Pope Innocent III: Orbs et Urbis, ed. H. Weigl and A. Sommerlechner, forthcoming 2001.

Lawrence Bond
History Department
Appalachian State University
Boone, NC 28608 USA
Present research: editing the Bible and Tradition series for Eerdmans Press and helping prepare the first volume on the use of Romans in the Middle Ages with extensive introduction and freshly translated sources.

David Burr
3352 Indian Meadow Drive
Blacksburg, VA 34060
Research: Apocalypse commentaries
Olivi's Peaceable Kingdom: A Reading of The Apocalypse Commentary, Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press. 1993.
Pierre de Jean Olieu: Franciscain Persécuté, Friburg, Switzerland, Editions Universitaires de Friburg, 1997.
The Spiritual Franciscans, University Park, Penn State Press, 2001.

Steve Cartwright
Western Michigan University
Department of History
1124 Newell Place, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Research: Romans commentaries (William of St. Thierry, Peter Abelard)

Celia Chazelle
The College of New Jersey
Department of History
Ewing, NJ 08628
Research: Early medieval culture and intellectual life, Carolingian society, medieval artistic imagery and thought.
“Memory, Instruction, Worship: ‘Gregory’s’ Influence on Early Medieval Doctrines of the Artistic Image,” Gregory the Great, ed. John C. Cavadini (Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 1996), 181-215.
“Archbishops Ebo and Hincmar of Reims and the Utrecht Psalter,” Speculum 72 (1997): 1055-1077.
The Crucified God in the Carolingian Era: Theology and Art of Christ’s Passion (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001).

Katherine Christensen
Department of History
Berea College, Berea KY 40404

John J. Contreni
Purdue University
Department of History, 1358-University Hall, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907-1358
Research: Carolingian intellectual life and political culture; liberals arts; Carolingian biblical commentaries.
"Carolingian Era, Early." Augustine through the Ages: An Encyclopedia, ed. Allan D. Fitzgerald (Grand Rapids, Mich.: William B. Eerdmans, 1999), 124-129.
With Pádraig P. Ó Néill. Glossae Divinae Historiae: The Biblical Glosses of John Scottus Eriugena. Millennio Medievale 1, Testi 1. Florence: SISMEL: Edizioni del Galluzzo, 1997.
"Carolingian Biblical Culture." In Gerd Van Riel, Carlos Steel, and James McEvoy (eds.), Iohannes Scottus Eriugena: The Bible and Hermeneutics, Ancient and Medieval Philosophy, De-Wulf-Mansion Centre, Series 1, XX (Leuven: Leuven University Press, 1996), 1-23.

Boyd Taylor Coolman

Dale M. Coulter
Lee University
School of Religion
Cleveland, TN 37320
Research: Victorines, particularly Richard of St. Victor

Luciana Cuppo Csaki
Societas internationalis pro Vivario
24 Pecoho Road, Lake Peekskill, NY 10537
Research: Manuscript studies, especially from Vivarium; Cassiodorus and his contemporaries; Italy in the early Middle Ages
"De schematibus et tropis in Italian Garb: A Study of Bamberg Msc. Class. 43" in Latin Grammar and Rhetoric: Classical Theory and Medieval Practice, ed. Carol D. Lanham (in press).
"Roma magistra historiae: The Year 680 as caput saeculiin Cas. 641" in: Roma magistra. Itineraria cultutae medievalis. Melanges offerts au Pere L. E. Boyle (Louvain-la-Neuve 1998) vol 2.

Mary Dove
University of Sussex
School of English and American Studies,Falmer,Brighton, UK, BN1 9QN
Research: The Wycliffite Bible and the Old Testament in England in the late Middle Ages
Glossa Ordinaria in Canticum Canticorum, ed. and trans., Corpus Christianorum Continuatio Mediaevalis 170, pars 22, Turnhout: Brepols, 1997.
'Nicholas of Lyra and the literal senses of the Song of Songs', in Nicholas of Lyra: The senses of Scripture, ed. Philip Krey and Lesley Smith, Leiden, Brill, 2000, pp.129-146.
'Evading Textual Intimacy: The French Secular Verse', in Studies in the Harley Manuscript: the Scribes, Contents and Social Contexts of British Library MS Harley 2253, ed. Susanna Fein, Kalamazoo: Western Michigan University, 2000; Medieval Institute Publications.

Erik Ekman
Dept. of Foreign Languages
State University of New York, New Paltz
75 S. Manheim Blvd., Suite 6, New Paltz, NY 12561-2440
Research: intersection of narrative and exegesis in univerisal histories (Alfonso X and Petrus Comestor)

Hugh Feiss, OSB
Monastery of the Ascension
541 East--100 South
Jerome, ID 83338-5655
Research: Victorines; Hildegard
Hugh of St. Cher, Commentary on the Parable of the Prodigal Son (Peregrina Press)

Christine Feld
Clare Hall
Cambridge University
Research: Andrew of St. Victor, Victorines, Twelfth Century Jewish-Christian exegesis and relations

D. Zach Flanagin
University of Chicago
4915 S. Woodlawn Ave, 3rd Floor, Chicago, IL 60615
Research: Political uses of the Bible, specifically in the Conciliar Movement.

Robert A. Harris
Jewish Theological Seminary of America
3080 Broadway, New York, NY 10027
Research: medieval jewish biblical exegesis; historical and literary biblical studies
1999 Review: Rashi¹s Commentary on Psalms 1-89 (Books I-III). Mayer I. Gruber. USF Studies in the History of Judaism 161. (Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1998).
Awareness of Redaction Among Medieval Jewish Biblical Exegetes [Hebrew]. Shnaton Lemikra Uleheker Hamizrah Hakadum. Volume 12, pp. 289-310.

Johannes Heil
Zentrum fuer Antisemitismusforschung
Technische Universität Berlin, TEL 9-1
D-10587 Berlin
Research: Creation, transmission, and perception of knowledge; minorities and perceptions of minorities (especially prejudices); historiography (both medieval and modern)
Kompilation oder Konstruktion? Die Juden in den Pauluskommentaren des 9. Jahrhunderts (phil. Diss. Frankfurt am Main 1994), Hannover: Hahnsche Buchhandlung 1998 (Forschungen zur Geschichte der Juden; A 6).
"'... nos nescientes de hoc velle manere.' Timeless End, or: Approaches to Reconceptualizing Eschatology after 800 = AM 6000" in: Traditio 55 (2000) 73-103.
with Rainer Kampling (eds.), Maria - Tochter Sion?. Mariologie, Marienfrömmigkeit und Judenfeindschaft, Paderborn. Schoeningh 2001.

Thomas Izbicki
Johns Hopkins
Eisenhower Library, 3400 N. charles St., Baltimore, MD 21218
Research: Medieval ecclesiology, including exegesis of Petrine texts
Reform and Renewal in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance: Studies in Honor of Louis Pascoe SJ, ed. T.M. Izbicki & C.M. Bellitto (Leiden: Brill, 2000).

Karen Jolly
Dept. of History, University of Hawai`i at Manoa
2530 Dole St., Sakamaki A203, Honolulu, HI 96822
Research: Anglo-Saxon spirituality, bilingual (Old English and Latin) manuscripts, Psalters, demons.
"Elves in the Psalms?" in The Devil, Heresy, and Witchcraft in the Middle Ages: Essays in Honor of Jeffrey B. Russell, edited by Alberto Ferreiro. E.J. Brill, 1998.
Tradition and Diversity: European Christianity in a World Context to 1500, edited book of primary sources. M. E. Sharpe publishers, 1997.
Popular Religion in Late Saxon England: Elf Charms in Context. University of North Carolina Press, 1996.

Timothy Jones
Augustana College
Department of English, 2001 S. Summit Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57197
Research: Middle English biblical narrative; medieval chronicle and romance; narratives of outlawry
Translation and introduction. "The Outlawry of Earl Godwin from the Vita Ædwardi Regis" in Medieval Outlaws: Ten Tales in Modern English. Ed. Thomas Ohlgren. Stroud, Gloucesters.: Sutton, 1998.
Ed. with David A. Sprunger, Marvels, Monsters, and Miracles: Studies in the Medieval and Early Modern Imaginations (Kalamazoo: MIP, 2002).
"Reading Biblical Outlaws: The Rise of David Story in the Fourteenth Century" in Chaucer and the Jews. Ed. Sheila Delany. (NY: Routledge, forthcoming).

Eileen F. Kearney
St. Xavier University
3700 West 103 Street
Chicago, IL 60655
Research: Abelard's sermons
Theology and the Word (submitted)
Peter Abelard as Biblical Theologian (submitted)

James G. Kiecker
Wisconsin Lutheran College
8800 W. Bluemound Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226

Deeana Copeland Klepper
Boston University, Department of Religion
745 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02132
Research: 13th-14th century Christian Hebraism, Nicholas of Lyra, Christian appropriation/assimilation of postbiblical Jewish traditions
Publications: "Nicholas of Lyra and Franciscan Interest in Hebrew Scholarship," Nicholas of Lyra: The Senses of Scripture, Philip Krey and Lesley Smith, eds. (Leiden, 2000).
"The Dating of Nicholas of Lyra's Quaestio de adventu Christi," Archivum Franciscanum Historicum 86 (December,1993), 297-312.
Wrestling with Rashi: Nicholas of Lyra and Christian Appropriation of Jewish Tradition.(in progress).

Ian Christopher Levy
Lexington Theological Seminary
631 South Limestone Street
Lexington, KY 40508
Research: John Wyclif; Sacramental Theology; Biblical exegesis
"John Wyclif and Augustinian Realism," in Augustiniana 48 (1998): 87-106.
"Christus Qui Mentiri Non Potest: John Wyclif's Rejection of Transubstantiation," in Recherches de Theologie et Philosophie medievales 66 (1999): 316-334.
"Trinity and Christology in Robert Grosseteste's Expositio of Galatians," in Communio 26 (Winter, 1999): 875-891.

C. E. Magnus Lindgren
American Military University
111 West Congress Street
Charles Town, WV 25414
Research: academic dress, medieval universities, early chivalry, religious military orders

E. Ann Matter
University of Pennsylvania
Department of Religious Studies, Logan Hall - 249 S. 36th St., Philadelphia, PA 19104-6304
Barnabas Redux: The Medieval Fortunes of a Latin Apocryphon, in A Multiform Heritage: Studies on Early Judaism and Christianity in Honor of Robert A. Kraft ed. Benjamin Wright (Scholar's Press: SBL Series Early Judaism and Its Literature, 2000) pp. 263-274.
"Christ, God, and Woman in the Thought of St. Augustine," in Augustine and His Critics: Essays in Honor of Gerald Bonner, ed. Robert Dodaro and George Lawless (London: Routledge, 2000) pp. 164-175.
"The Glossa Ordinaria," "Augustine and Women," articles for Saint Augustine Through the Ages: An Encyclopedia, ed. Allan Fitzgerald (Hamden, CT: Garland Publishing, 2000).

Elizabeth Megier
Research: Ecclesiastical history
"Divina pagina and the Narration of History in Orderic Vitalis' Historia Ecclesiastica," Revue Benedictine 110 (2000).
"La Chiesa cristiana, erede della Roma antica o dell-Antica Alleanza? I punti di vista di Ugo di Fleury e di Ottone di Frisinga" in L'Eredita di Roma antica nella 'Respublica Cristiana' dei secoli IX-XIII, XIVa Settimana internazionale di studi medioevali, Passo della Mendola 1998, Milano 2001.
"Ecclesiae sacramenta. The spiritual meaning of Old Testament History and the Foundation of the Church in Hugh of Fleury's Historia ecclesiastica" (in press).

Robert D. Miller II
Mount St. Mary's Seminary
Emmitsburg, MD 21727
Research: History of Old Testament interpretation, especially of the Psalter

Rebecca Moore
Department of Religious Studies
San Diego State University , 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182-8143
Research: Victorines, especially Hugh of St. Victor; Jewish and Christian dialogue throughout history, esp. in the Middle Ages; New Religious Movements
Jews and Christians in the Life and Thought of Hugh of St. Victor (Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1998).
"Hugh of St. Victor and the Authorship of 'In Threnos Ieremiae'" The Journal of Religious History 22,3 (October 1998): 255-269.
"St. Monica and the Gift of Tears," Magistra 4,2 (Winter 1998): 61-88.

Stephen Morris
New School for Social Research
510 West 149 Street, NYC 10031

Carol A. Scheppard
Bridgewater College
Dept. of Philosophy and Religion, Bridgewater College, Bridgewater VA 22812
Research: Hiberno-Latin Exegesis

Michael A. Signer
University of Notre Dame
646 Flanner Hall, Notre Dame IN 46556
Research: History of Jewish and Christian biblical interpretation in France during the 12th century focusing on the parallel developments in exegetical techniques.
"Vision and History: Nicholas of Lyra and the Prophet Ezekiel" in Nicholas of Lyra: The Senses of Scripture, Philip D.W. Krey and Lesley Smith [eds], Leiden: Brill 2000, pp. 147-172.
"Rashi as Narrator" in Rashi et la culture juive en France du Nord au moyen age Paris-Louvain. Peeters, 1997, pp 103-110.
Andrew of St. Victor, Expositio in Ezechielem. CCCM 53E.

Lesley Smith
Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford
Oxford OX1 3TD
Research: History of Biblical Interpretation; University history; Manuscript studies
Masters of the Sacred Page, Notre Dame, 2001
Nicholas of Lyra: The Senses of Scripture (ed. with P. Krey), Leiden: Brill, 2000
Medieval Exegesis in Translation: The Book of Ruth, Kalamazoo, 1998.

Nancy Spatz
San Jose, CA
Research: academic sermons and addresses; the liturgy and architecture of Rome in the 12th-14th centuries.
"Church Porches and the Liturgy in Twelfth Century Rome." Forthcoming in The Medieval Liturgy: A Volume for Teaching, eds. Thomas Heffernan and E. Ann Matter (Kalamazoo, Mich., 2000).
"Imagery in University Inception Sermons." In Medieval Sermons and Society: Cloister, City, University. Ed. Jacqueline Hamesse, et al. (Louvain-la-Neuve, 1998).
"Evidence of Inception Ceremonies in the Twelfth-Century Schools of Paris." In History of Universities 13 (Oxford, 1994):3-19.

Ralf M. W. Stammberger
Hugo von Sankt Viktor - Institut für Quellenkunde des Mittelalters
Philosophisch - Theologische Hochschule Sankt Georgen
Offenbacher Landstrasse 224, D-60599 Frankfurt, Germany
Research: Octateuch commentary by Hugh of St. Victor, medieval ecclesiology, glossed bibles
"Commentarius in Hierarchiam coelestem, Hugo von Sankt Viktor" in Lexikon theologischer Werke, Stuttgart (Alfred Kröner Verlag), im Druck.
"Die Halberstädter Glosse zum Matthäus-Evangelium und zum Buch Josua: Zur Wiederentdeckung der Handschrift Halberstadt, Domgymnasium 47 aus der ersten Hälfte des 12. Jahrhunderts" in: Recherches de Théologie et Philosophie médiévales 68/1 (2001), 18-33.

Theodore Steinberg
SUNY Fredonia
Department of English
Fredonia, NY 14063
Research: the Bible and/as literature; Jewish-Christian dialogue

David E. Timmer
Central College
Department of Philosophy and Religion
812 University Street, Pella, Iowa 50219
Research: Medieval Jewish-Christian exegesis and polemics; late medieval apocalypticism; Franciscan missions to New Spain
"Biblical Exegesis and the Jewish-Christian Controversy in the Twelfth Century," Church History 37:3 (September 1989), 309-321.
"Providence and Perdition: Fray Diego de Landa Justifies his Inquisition Against the Yucatecan Maya," Church History 66:3 (September 1997), 477-488.
"The New World Pigrimage of the Church: Millennial Hopes and Disappointments in the Franciscan Mission to New Spain," forthcoming in the Proceedings of the 12th Annual Klutznick Symposium: The End of Days? Millennialism from the Hebrew Bible to the Present.

Donald Jacob Uitvlugt
University of Notre Dame
Department of Theology, Notre Dame, IN 46556
Research: Isidore of Seville, Early Medieval/Carolingian Biblical Exegesis, Theology of Exegesis
"The Sources of Isidore of Seville's Commentaries In Pentateuchum" (forthcoming in Revue Benedictine 2002)

Frans van Liere
Calvin College
3201 Burton St SE, Grand Rapids MI 49546
Research: Victorines, Jewish-Christian Relations in the Twelfth Century, Avignon Papacy.
Andreae de Sancto Victore opera, vol. 2, Expositio hystorica in librum Regum, CCCM 53A Turnhout: Brepols, 1996.
"The Literal Sense of the Books of Samuel and Kings; From Andrew of St Victor to Nicholas of Lyre," in Philip Krey and Lesley Smith eds., Nicholas of Lyre; The Senses of Scripture. Studies in the History of Christian Thought, Leiden: Brill 2000.
"Armand of Belvézer on Eschatology. An Edition of his Responsiones ad 19 Articulos (1333)," Archivum historicum ordinis Praedicatorum 62 (1992): 7-134.

Barbara R. Walters
Department of Behavioral Sciences
Kingsborough Community College
The City University of New York
Research: Sociology of Religion (medieval); The Feast of Corpus Christi
Recent/significant publications: "Women Religious Virtuosae from the Middle Ages: A Case Pattern and Analytic Model of Types," Sociology of Religion 62 (4), Winter, 2001 (forthcoming).

Susan L. Ward
Art and Architectural History
Rhode Island School of Design,
217 Bergen St, Brooklyn NY 11217
Research: depictions of Biblical material in French 12th century sculpted portals.

Abigail Ann Young
Records of Early English Drama, University of Toronto
Associate Editor, Records of Early English Drama
Victoria College
150 Charles Street W
Toronto Ontario Canada
Alexander of Hales, Postilla in Iohannem
"Mission and Message: Two Prophetic Voices in the Twelfth Century" (article forthcoming in memorial collection for Walter Principe).

Mark Zier
University of San Franciso
Research: Andrew of St. Victor, Glossa Ordinaria, Jewish-Christian Dialogue, Heresy, 12c. Sermons, Carolingian theology.
"Peter Lombard and the Glossa ordinaria on the Bible," in A Distinct Voice: Medieval Studies in Honor of Leonard E. Boyle, O.P., J. Brown and W. Stoneman, eds., Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 1997, pp. 629-641.
with Edouard Jeauneau, Iohannis Scotti Eriugenae Periphyseon IV, Dublin: DIAS, 1995.
Andreae de Sancto Victore opera, vol. 7, Expositio super Danielem, Corpus Christianorum, continuatio mediaeualis 53F, Turnhout: Brepols, 1990.

Gover Zinn
Oberlin College

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