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Dr. Leroy Huizenga

Dr. Leroy Huizenga is Administrative Chair for Human and Divine Sciences. He received his M.Div from Princeton Seminary in 2001 and his Ph.D. from Duke University in 2006 after spending a year writing and teaching on a Fulbright Grant at Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität in Frankfurt, Germany. He is the author of The New Isaac: Tradition and Intertextuality in the Gospel of Matthew (Brill, 2009) and an editor of Reading the Bible Intertextually (Baylor, 2009). After teaching at Wheaton College for five years, Dr. Huizenga was reconciled with the Catholic Church at the Easter Vigil of 2011.

Dr Huizenga and his wife Kari reside in Bismarck, North Dakota with their two young children, Hans Arnold and Miriam Anne.


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Dr. Leroy Andrew Huizenga
University of Mary • 7500 University Drive • Bismarck, ND 58504
 

Employment

University of Mary:
Administrative Chair for Human and Divine Sciences (2015—)
Chair, Department of Theology (2012-2015)
Associate Professor of Theology (2013—)
Assistant Professor of Theology (2011-2013)
Mandatum granted by the Most Reverend David D. Kagan, Bishop of Bismarck, 30 July 2012
Director of the Christian Leadership Center (2011—2014)

Wheaton College:
Assistant Professor of New Testament (2006-2011)

Education
Duke University, Ph.D. in Religion/New Testament (2001-2006)
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main, Germany (2004-2005)
Princeton Theological Seminary, M.Div. (1998-2001)
Jamestown College, B.A., Religion/Philosophy; History/PoliSci (1992-1996)

Honors, Awards, Grants and Fellowships
Senior Fellow, St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology (2011—)
Fulbright Grant, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main, Germany (2004-2005)
Notre Dame University Graduate School Presidential Fellowship (2001; declined)
The Senior Fellowship in New Testament, Princeton Theological Seminary

Books
The Gospel of Mark. 2 vols. International Theological Commentary. Edinburgh: T&T Clark [under contract].
The Reality of the Resurrection. Translation of Stefan Alkier, Die Realität der Auferweckung in, nach und mit den Schriften des Neuen Testaments. Neutestamentliche Entwürfe zur Theologie 12. Tübingen: Francke, 2009. Waco: Baylor Press, 2013.
The New Isaac: Tradition and Intertextuality in the Gospel of Matthew. Supplements to Novum Testamentum 131. Leiden: Brill, 2009 [peer reviewed; paperback reprint 2012].
Reading the Bible Intertextually. Editor, with Richard B. Hays and Stefan Alkier. Waco, Tex.: Baylor University Press, 2009.

Articles
The Confession of Jesus and the Curses of Peter: A Narrative-Christological Approach to the Text-Critical Problem of Mark 14:62.” Novum Testamentum 53 (2011): 244-66.
The Aqedah at the End of the First Century of the Common Era: L.A.B., 4 Maccabees, Josephus’ Antiquities, and 1 Clement.Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha 20 (2010): 105-133.
Obedience unto Death: The Matthean Gethsemane and Arrest Sequence and the Aqedah.” Catholic Biblical Quarterly 71 (2009): 507-26.
Matt 1:1: ‘Son of Abraham’ as Christological Category.” Horizons in Biblical Theology 30 (2008): 103-113.
The Incarnation of the Servant: The ‘Suffering Servant’ and Matthean Christology.” Horizons in Biblical Theology 27 (2005): 25-58.
The Battle for Isaac: Exploring the Composition and Function of the Aqedah in the Book of Jubilees.” Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha 13 (2002): 33-59.

Essays
“The Old Testament in the New, Intertextuality, and Allegory.” Journal for the Study of the New Testament (2015) [forthcoming; invited]
“The Matthean Christ, Center of Salvation History.” Letter & Spirit 9 (2014): 11-29.
The Tradition of Christian Allegory Yesterday and Today.” Letter & Spirit 8 (2013): 77-99.
“The Matthean Jesus and the Isaac of the Early Jewish Encyclopedia.” Pages 63-81 in Hays, Alkier and Huizenga, Reading the Bible Intertextually. Waco, Tex.: Baylor University Press, 2009.
Solus Christus: The Markan Contrast between Jesus and his Disciples. Currents in Theology and Mission 35 (2008): 325-32.
“Das Matthäusevangelium in intertextueller Perspektive,” with Michael Schneider. Zeitschrift für Neues Testament 16 (2005): 20-29.
“Der Jesus des Matthäusevangeliums und der Isaak der antiken jüdischen Enzyklopädie. Akedah-Überlieferungen und das Matthäusevangelium.” Pages 71-92 in Die Bibel im Dialog der Schriften: Konzepte intertextueller Bibellektüre. Neutestamentliche Entwürfe zur Theologie 10. Stefan Alkier and Richard B. Hays, eds. Tübingen: Francke Verlag, 2005.
“The Patristic Understanding and Interpretation of Scripture: An Historical Overview.” Princeton Theological Review VII, 4.23 (2000): 10-16.

Presentations
“Time in the Gospel of Matthew.” SBL Annual Meeting, Matthew section, Baltimore, Nov. 23-26, 2013.
“Reconsidering Redaction Criticism in Light of Narrative Christology and Triadic Semiotics.” SBL Annual Meeting, Semiotics and Exegesis section, Chicago, Nov. 19, 2012.
“St. Hildegard of Bingen’s Premodern and Postmodern Paul.” SBL Annual Meeting, Recovering Female Interpreters of the Bible section, Chicago, Nov. 19, 2012.
“Catholic Biblical Studies and the Fourfold Sense after Dei Verbum.” Dei Verbum at 50: Towards a Clarification of the Inspiration of Scripture, University of Dayton, Oct. 26, 2012.
Dei Verbum: Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation.” Symposium on “The Enduring Legacy of Vatican II,” University of Mary/Diocese of Bismarck, Oct. 11, 2012.
“Christus Victor: Origen, Joshua and the Matthean Jesus.” SBL Annual Meeting, Scripture in Early Judaism and Christianity section, San Francisco, Nov. 19, 2011. “‘Righteousness to the Nations’: Creative Tensions between the Matthean Narrator and Matthean Messiah on the Gentile Question.” SBL Annual Meeting, Matthew section, San Francisco, Nov. 19, 2011.
“The Coherence of the Canon in the Wake of Modernity.” L’Abri, Huemoz, Switzerland, June 11, 2010.
“The Figure of Isaac and the Matthean Jesus as New Temple and Sacrifice.” International SBL Annual Meeting, Synoptic Gospels section, Rome, July 3, 2009.
“Reading the Gospels as Narratives and Artifacts.” International SBL Annual Meeting, Methods in New Testament Studies section, Rome, July 2, 2009.
“The Rhetoric of the Barren: Sarah as Marian Type in Tradition and Scripture.” NAPS Annual Meeting, Mariology session 2, Chicago, May 23, 2009.
“Christ’s Passion Prefigured in the Old Testament.” Franciscan University of Steubenville, Steubenville, Ohio, April 8, 2009.
“Experimental Intertextuality, Patristic Sarah-Mary Typologies and Matthean Christology.” SBL Annual Meeting, Scripture in Early Judaism and Christianity section, Boston, Nov. 25, 2008.
“Synoptic Interpretation and Model Readers.” SBL Annual Meeting, Semiotics and Exegesis section, Boston, Nov. 24, 2008.
“Sarah-Mary Typologies and the Value of Patristic Exegesis.” Wheaton College Humanities Brown Bag Colloquium, April 25, 2008.
“Mark 14:62 in light of Markan Narrative Dynamics.” SBL Annual Meeting, Mark Group, San Diego, Nov. 19, 2007.
“Lawgiver or Sacrifice? Jesus, Moses, Isaac and the Interpretation of the Matthean Transfiguration.” International SBL Annual Meeting, Synoptic Gospels section, Vienna, July 25, 2007.
“Resurrection Reconsidered: The Corinthian Denial, Paul’s Response, and Recent Anglo-American Scholarship.” International SBL Annual Meeting, Paul and Pauline Literature section, Vienna, July 24, 2007.
“Obedience unto Death: Matthew’s Jesus and Jewish Martyr Theology (Matt 26:36-56).” Duke University New Testament Colloquium, January 18, 2006.
“‘Intertextual Disposition’ and St. Ephrem’s Interpretations of Genesis 22.” SBL Annual Meeting, Scripture in Early Judaism and Christianity section, Philadelphia, Nov. 22, 2005.
“Jesus als Neuer Isaak im Matthäusevangelium.” Presented at the conference “Die Bibel im Dialog der Schriften: Konzepte intertextueller Bibellektüre,” Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Nov. 4, 2004.
“The Incarnation of the Servant: Umberto Eco and Matthean Christology.” SBL Annual Meeting, Reading, Theory and the Bible section, Atlanta, Nov. 23, 2003.
“The Akedah as Allusive Apologetic at the Arrest of Jesus in the Gospel of Matthew.” Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Commission for the Study of Religion (SE Regional SBL), Chattanooga, Tenn., Matthew section, March 14, 2003.
“On the Impossibility of Using Christology to Determine Synoptic Literary Priority.” SBL Annual Meeting, Synoptic Gospels section, Toronto, Nov. 23, 2002.