Maria Barga, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies

B.A., classical archeology, French and Spanish, Mercer University, Macon, GA; Ph.D., M.Phil. and M.A., Biblical Studies, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC. Prior appointments include assistant professor at the Pontifical College Josephinum, lecturer at Bowie State University, and affiliate faculty at Loyola University Maryland. As a graduate student, she taught in the School of Theology and Religious Studies at The Catholic University of America. Recent works include “Redeeming Zechariah: Silence as Mercy in Luke 1 and Q. 3 and Q. 19” in Routledge’s Reading the Bible in Islamic Context and a co-authored chapter (“My/Our Servant Job: Creation and Temptation as a Guide to Understanding Job as God’s Servant”) in Brill’s Companion to Comparative Theology.