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Fr. Eric Wagner, CR



PhD ,The Catholic University of America
MPhil, The Catholic University of America
MDiv/MA Aquinas Institute of Theology
BA, Washington University in St. Louis


 Fr. Wagner is a priest of the Congregation of the Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ, the Resurrectionists. He has a background in architecture and is a proud alum of Aquinas's MA-MDiv program. Fr. Wagner's doctoral research has been in character representation in Hebrew Bible narrative and his areas of  expertise are the Hebrew Bible, Catholic Biblical interpretation and Ancient Near East studies.

Selected Courses
  • Bible Interpretation
  • Johannine Literature
  • Pauline Literature
Selected Publications 

With Isaac Alderman, Eric Trinka, and Jordan Schmidt. Jonah: “Is it Good for You to Be Angry?” Directed by Fr. Olivier-Thomas Venard, O.P. The Bible in Its Traditions 5. Leuven: Peeters, 2023

“Political Entities as Highlands: Mountain Rhetoric in Prophetic Texts across the Long Sixth Century BCE.In Weisheit und Prophetie im Kontext des zweiten Tempels / Wisdom and Prophecy in Second Temple Context. Eds. Melanie Peetz and Joachim Eck. Arbeiten zur Bibel und ihrer Geschichte. Leipzig: Evangelische Verlagsanstalt, forthcoming.

“Liken God to the (Disabled) Servant: Approaching (Two) Bodies in Isaiah 40-55,” in AVAR 3 (2024): 73-106.

Eric J. Tulley. Reading the Prophets as Christian Scripture: A Literary, Canonical, and Theological Introduction. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2022. Pp. xii + 409. In CBQ 85 (2023): 786-88.

The Oxford Handbook of the Historical Books of the Hebrew Bible. Edited by Brad E. Kelle and Brent A. Strawn. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2020. Pp. xx + 589.  In Horizons: The Journal of the College Theology Society 49 (2022): 250-252.

Peter Juhás. Berge als Widersacher: Studien zu einem Bergmotiv in der jüdischen Apokalyptik Mundus Orientis 2. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2020. Pp. 190. In CBQ 84 (2021): 486-88.