Professor

Adela Yarbro Collins

Yale Divinity School
Area
Humanities and Arts
Specialty
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Member Since
2020
Adela Yarbro Collins is an internationally renowned and respected scholar of the New Testament. She has contributed importantly and influentially to the academic study of religion through historical-critical work on early Christian apocalypticism, the Book of Revelation, the Gospel according to Mark (her major Hermeneia commentary appeared in 2007), ancient messianic beliefs, and feminist biblical scholarship. She has held international leadership positions in the guild of New Testament studies, including serving as president of Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas in 2010-2011 (Berlin), and the Colloquium Biblicum Lovaniense in 2015. An influential scholar and educator, she has mentored generations of doctoral students. Her current research project is a book on the reception of the person and letters of the apostle Paul.
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