Gina Hens-Piazza

Dr. Gina Hens-Piazza
Address2400 Ridge Road
Berkeley, CA 94709

Professor of Biblical Studies, Graduate Theological Union
Professor of Biblical Studies, Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley

Ph.D., Union Theological Seminary,
M.A., Vanderbilt University,
B.A., Canisius College,

Dr. Hens-Piazza’s teaching and writing on the Hebrew Bible, the biblical prophets and cultural, literary and feminist studies have lead her to assist parishes and RCIA directors in developing Bible study programs. At the Jesuit School, she also teaches courses like Reading and Praying the Bible in the Parish, the Old Testament as Literature in Culture and Hebrew Language.

Dr. Hens-Piazza frequently lectures at national Bible institutes, including Georgetown, College Misericordia, LA Catholic Bible Institute and the Sacred Heart Bible Institute. She serves on the editorial board for Catholic Biblical Quarterly and is the author of New Historicism—Guides to Biblical Scholarship (Fortress Press, forthcoming, Spring 2002) and Of Methods. Monarch, and Meanings—An Approach to Socio-Rhetorical Interpretation (Mercer Press, 1996.)

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