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Gregory E. Sterling
B.A. Houston Baptist University
M.A. Pepperdine University
M.A. University of California (Davis)
Ph.D. Graduate Theological Union
Gregory E. Sterling is the Reverend Henry L. Slack Dean of Yale Divinity School and Lillian Claus Professor of New Testament.
He assumed the deanship in 2012 after more than two decades at the University of Notre Dame, where he served in several capacities at the College of Arts and Letters and as the first dean of the independent Graduate School.
Centrating his scholarship in Hellenistic Judaism and Early Christianity, Dean Sterling is the author or editor/co-editor of eight books and more than 100 scholarly articles and essays.
He has held numerous leadership positions in the Society of Biblical Literature, the Studiorum Novi Societas, and the Catholic Biblical Association. He is a minister in the Churches of Christ and serves in several leadership roles for his own denomination
- Edited with Carl R. Holladay et al., Light from the Gentiles: Hellenistic Philosophy and Early Christianity 2 vols. ( Brill, 2013).
- Coptic Paradigms (Peeters, 2008)
- Armenian Paradigms (Peeters, 2004)
- Edited with John Collins and Ruth Clements, Sapiential Perspectives: Wisdom Literature in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls (Brill, 2004)
- Editor, The Ancestral Philosophy: Hellenistic Philosophy in Greek-Speaking Judaism (Society of Biblical Literature, 2001)
- Edited with John J. Collins, Hellenism in the Land of Israel (University of Notre Dame, 2001)
- Historiography & Self-Definition: Josephos, Luke-Acts and Apologetic Historiography (Brill, 1992; Society of Biblical Literature, 2006)
- Edited with Anathea E. Portier-Young, Scripture and Social Justice: Catholic and Ecumenical Essays (Lexington Books/Fortress Academic, 2018)