Loyola University Chicago

Department of Theology

Jon Hatter

EMAIL

jhatter@luc.edu

STANDING

PhD Candidate

DISSERTATION DIRECTOR

Edmondo Lupieri

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Early Christian Gospels, Historical Background of the New Testament, Ancient Slavery

PUBLICATIONS

“The Gadarene Demoniacs: How the Story Appears in the Patristic Literature.” Annali di Storia dell’Esegesi 36 no 2 (2019): 333-342.

PRESENTATIONS

“‘Who of You Has a Slave?’: The Varied Faces of Ancient Slavery and the Distinctly Lukan Slave Parables.” Accepted to the Synoptic Gospels setion at the Society of Biblical Literature International Meeting, July 2020. (Meeting cancelled due to COVID-19 outbreak.)

“Slave of God, Slave of Christ, Slave of All: Reading Matthew’s Servile Metaphors in their Matthean Context.” Presented in the Early Christian Gospels section at the Society of Biblical Literature Midwest Regional Meeting, February 2020. Accepted to the Slavery, Resistance, and Freedom section at the Society of Biblical Literature Anual Meeting, November 2020.

“Slaves of the Centurion and the High Priest: Slavery in Matthew’s Narrative and in Christian Antioch.” Presented in the Early Christianity section at the Society of Biblical Literature Midwest Regional Meeting, February 9, 2019.

“Jesus, Two Demoniacs, Many Devils: Reading Matthew 8:28-34 in its Matthean Context.” Presented at the Winter Meeting of the Chicago Society of Biblical Research, with Edmondo Lupieri, Paul Adaja, Jonathan Bryant, and Joshua King, January 26, 2019.

“The Greek Article in the Vulgate: The Function of the Greek Article as Informed by the Latin Translators of the New Testament.” Presented in the New Testament Language and Linguistics section at the Society of Biblical Literature Midwest Regional Meeting, February 3, 2018.

“‘Is the Law Then Contrary to the Promises of God?’: Recognizing the Temporal Language of Paul’s Digression in Galatians 3:21-29.” Presented in the Pauline Literature section at the Society of Biblical Literature Midwest Regional Meeting, February 11, 2017. 

EDUCATION

PhD in New Testament/Early Christianity (Loyola University Chicago, ABD)

M.A. in Early Christian Studies (University of Notre Dame, 2013)

B.A. in Classical Languages (Grand Valley State University, 2010)

Bachelors in Christian Ministries and Bible/Theology (Double Major, Great Lakes Christian College, 2007)

COURSES TAUGHT

Introduction to New Testament (Loyola University Chicago, 2020)

Introduction to Christian Theology (Loyola University Chicago, 2017-2019)

Classical Latin 1 and 2 (University of Notre Dame, 2012-2013)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Society of Biblical Literature

Chicago Society of Biblical Research