Faculty Directory

Matthew Monnig, S.J.

Assistant Professor of New Testament


Matthew S. Monnig, S.J., recently completed his doctoral dissertation at Duke University on the Satan in Luke and Acts of the Apostles, considering how Satan reveals Luke's apocalyptic worldview and his notions of human and divine agency. Prior to Duke, he studied at the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome with a semester at the École Biblique et Archéologique in Jerusalem. He did his undergraduate studies at Boston College, where he was in the Presidential Scholars Program. He was awareded a Fulbright Scholarship to Poland, where he studied Karol Wojtyla (John Paul II) and the Solidarity labor movement. A member of the USA Northeast Province of the Jesuits, during his formation he taught math and scripture at Boston College High School and worked in San Quentin State Prison in California.

Selected Courses

  • New Testament Gospels
  • Apostle Paul
  • John: Gospels and Letters
  • The Old Testament in the New Testament

Selected Publications

"Satan in Lukan Narrative and Theology: Human Agency in the Conflict between the Authority of Satan and the Power of God," Ph.D. dissertation, Duke University, 2019.