Faculty Directory

Angela Kim Harkins

Professor of New Testament

Professor Ordinaria

Selected Courses

  • Introduction to the New Testament
  • Introduction to the Old Testament
  • Synoptic Gospels
  • Gospel of Mark
  • Gospel of Matthew
  • John: Gospel and Letters
  • Letter to the Hebrews
  • Book of Daniel
  • Seminar: Apocalypses: Visions and Otherworldly Journeys
  • Seminar: Prayer and Ritual
  • Seminar: Second Temple Judaism
  • Seminar: Disease, Illness, and Chronic Pain in the Biblical World
  • Summer Intensive: Introduction to Biblical Hebrew

Recent Publications

Books and Edited Volumes

Harkins, Angela Kim. An Embodied Reading of the Shepherd of Hermas: The Book of Visions and its Role in Moral Formation. Studies in Ancient Religion & Culture. Sheffield: Equinox, 2023.

Harkins, Angela Kim and Harry O. Maier (ed.). Experiencing the Shepherd of Hermas. Ekstasis 10. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2022.

Harkins, Angela Kim. Experiencing Presence in the Second Temple Period: Revised and Updated Essays. Contributions to Biblical Exegesis and Theology Series 111. Leuven: Peeters Press, 2022.

Harkins, Angela Kim and Barbara Schmitz (ed.). Selected Studies on Deuterocanonical Prayers. Contributions to Biblical Exegesis and Theology Series 103. Leuven: Peeters Press, 2021.

Harkins, Angela Kim and Mladen Popović (ed.). Religious Experience and the Dead Sea Scrolls. Dead Sea Discoveries 22.3 (2015).

Harkins, Angela Kim, Kelley Coblentz Bautch, and John Endres, S.J. (ed.). The Watchers in Jewish and Christian Traditions. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2014.

Harkins, Angela Kim, Kelley Coblentz Bautch, and John Endres, S.J. (ed.). The Fallen Angels Traditions: Second Temple Developments and Reception History. CBQMS 53. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic Biblical Association, 2014.

Coblentz Bautch, Kelley, Angela Kim Harkins, and Daniel Machiela (ed.). A Teacher for All Generations: Essays in Honor of James C. VanderKam. Vol. 2. General Ed, Eric F. Mason. Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism 153.2. Leiden: Brill, 2012.

Harkins, Angela Kim. Reading with an ‘I’ to the Heavens: Looking at the Qumran Hodayot through the Lens of Visionary Traditions. Ekstasis: Religious Experience from Antiquity to the Medieval Period 3; Berlin: De Gruyter, 2012. Paperback edition was published by de Gruyter in 2018.

Recent Journal Articles and Scholarly Essays

Harkins, Angela Kim, "Retelling Foundational Events in Psalm 106: Experiencing and Remembering the Past.” Pages 83-104 in The Power of Psalms in Post-Biblical Judaism. Edited by Claudia Bergmann, Tessa Rajak, Benedikt Kranemann, and Rebecca Ullrich. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, 2023.

Harkins, Angela Kim. “Immersing Oneself in the Narrative World of Second Temple Apocalyptic Visions.” Pages 297-328 in Reimagining Apocalypticism: Apocalypses, Apocalyptic Literature, and the Dead Sea Scrolls. Edited by Lorenzo DiTommaso and Matthew Goff. SBLEJL 57, 2023.

Harkins, Angela Kim. “Changes in the Study of Religion, Theology, and Thought in the Second Temple Period and New Directions: Studies of the Teacher of Righteousness.” Pages 149-62 in Jewish Studies on Premodern Periods: A Handbook. Volume 1. Edited by Carl S. Ehrlich and Sara R. Horowitz. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2023.