Loyola University Chicago

Department of Theology

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Edmondo F. Lupieri, LLC, Lic.

Title/s: John Cardinal Cody Endowed Chair

Office #: Crown Center 439

Phone: 773.508.2363

E-mail: elupier@luc.edu

CV Link: Lupieri CV


Edmondo Lupieri is an alumnus of the University of Pisa, where he earned the Laurea in Classical Studies with the distinction of summa cum laude, and of the Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa, where he earned the Licenza in Lettere. His doctoral dissertation was on the treatise On the Resurrection, attributed to Athenagoras, the 2nd century Christian apologist and philosopher. He taught at the universities of Rome, Turin, and Udine, and was named the 3rd recipient of the John Cardinal Cody Endowed Chair in Theology at Loyola University, Chicago, in 2006, where he established the annual Cody Lecture to address the relation of theology and the sciences. He has published a number of books and articles on New Testament, Early Christianity, Christian and non-Christian Gnosticism, various phenomena of religious Syncretism involving Christian elements.

Research Interests

Religious Syncretism, The Figure of John the Baptist, The Synoptic Gospels, The Gospel of Matthew, The Historical Jesus, Apocalypticism, The Book of Revelation, Gnosticism

Selected Publications

Books in English

  • In the Name of God: The Making of Global Christianity (2011) - Reviews
  • A Commentary to the Apocalypse of John (2006)
  • The Mandaeans: The Last Gnostics (2002)

Books in Italian

  • In Nome Di Dio (2014)—Reviews
  • Giovanni e Gesù: Storia di un antagonismo (2013) - Reviews
  • Identita e conquistà. Esiti e conflitti di un'evangelizzazione (2005)
  • L'Apocalisse di Giovanni (1999)
  • Storia del cristianesimo (co-author) (1997)
  • Gesú Cristo e gli altri dei. Diffusione e modificazione del cristianesimo nei paesi extraeuropie (1994)
  • I Mandei. Gli ultime gnostici (1993)
  • Giovanni e Gesù: Storia di un antagonismo (1991)
  • Giovanni Battista relle tradizioni sinottiche (1988)
  • Giovanni Battista fra storia e leggenda (1988)
  • Il cielo è il mio trono. Isaia 40.12 e 66, 1 nella tradizione testimoniaria (1980)

Non-Scholarly Books (with Linda Foster)

  • Nel segno del sangue (2003)
  • Il patto. Un thriller teologico (2005)
  • Il peccato dei padri (2009)