Andrei Orlov

Doctor in Sociology (1990) and Biblical Studies (2003). Dr. Orlov is the Kelly Chair in Theology and Professor of Judaism and Christianity in Antiquity at Marquette University.

He is a specialist in Jewish Apocalypticism and Mysticism, Second Temple Judaism, and Old Testament Pseudepigrapha. Within the field of Second Temple Jewish apocalyptic literature, Orlov is considered among the leading experts in the field of Slavonic texts related to Jewish mysticism and Enochic traditions. He has established himself as a significant voice in the study of Second Temple Jewish traditions, especially those associated with 2 Enoch and other Slavonic Pseudepigrapha. He has published fifteen books, eight edited volumes, and over fifty articles in edited volumes, dictionaries, encyclopedias and scholarly journals.

Address:
Marquette University
Department of Theology
P.O.  Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881 USA

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Tomás García Huidobro, SJ.

Jesuit Priest and Doctor of Biblical Theology. Wade Chair in Theology, Marquette University (2018-2019). He is the Rector of the Collegium Russicum and teaches at Pontifical Institute Orientale and in the Gregorian University in Rome.

His academic interests revolve around the Jewish roots of early Christian mysticism. He has delved into topics such as the Temple of Jerusalem, the High Priesthood, the early Adamic theology, the resurrection as a transformation of the believer, among others. His main research sources are mainly the Fourth Gospel, the Pauline Letters and the Letter to the Hebrews, in addition to the prolific use of the Jewish and Christian Apocrypha, Gnostic literature, Rabbinic literature, and the Hekhalot.

Address:
Pontifical Collegium Russicum
Via Carlo Cattaneo 2A
00185
Rome, Italy

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