Gregory Vall, Ph.D.

Gregory Vall, Ph.D.

Chair of and Professor of Sacred Scripture

Gregory Vall, Ph.D.
Professor of Sacred Scripture

Dr. Gregory Vall has been privileged to serve the Church on the faculty of Notre Dame Seminary of New Orleans from 1992 to 2000 and from 2015 to the present. He also taught at the Catholic University of America (1989 to 1992), the Franciscan University of Steubenville (2000 to 2004), and Ave Maria University (2004 to 2015), where he served as Director of the Ph.D. Program and Chair of the Theology Department.

Dr. Vall received a Ph.D. in Semitic Languages and Literatures from the Catholic University of America in 1993. His areas of scholarly expertise are the biblical languages, the Old Testament, and the letters of St. Ignatius of Antioch. His book Learning Christ: Ignatius of Antioch and the Mystery of Redemption was published by CUA Press in 2013. A second book, Scripture and the Mystery of Israel: Essays in Ecclesial Exegesis, is forthcoming with Franciscan University Press. He has published articles in Biblica, The Bible Today, Catholic Biblical Quarterly, Journal of Biblical Literature, Nova et Vetera, Seminary Journal, The Thomist, and Vetus Testamentum.

Dr. Vall is a native of Cleveland, Ohio. He and his wife Lourdes, and their four children—Teresa, Gregory, Ezra, and Mark—reside in Covington, Louisiana.


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