Matthew C. Genung, S.S.D.
Associate Professor of Biblical Studies
Ruth J. and Robert A. Conway Foundation Chair in Biblical Studies
S.S.L., S.S.D., Pontifical Biblical Institute
S.T.B., Pontifical Gregorian University
B.S., Boston College
Biblical hermeneutics, Pentateuch research, Old and New Testament exegesis
Since 2016, Dr. Matthew C. Genung has served as associate professor of biblical studies. In 2020, he was named the Ruth J. and Robert A. Conway Foundation Chair in Biblical Studies. He holds a doctorate and licentiate in Sacred Scripture from the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome and a baccalaureate in sacred theology from the Pontifical Gregorian University. He earned a bachelor’s degree with majors in philosophy and business management from Boston College.
Dr. Genung’s research focuses primarily on the Old Testament and scriptural exegesis. He co-edited and contributed to the The Word of Truth, Sealed by the Spirit: Perspectives on the Inspiration and Truth of Sacred Scripture (2022).
In addition to research, Dr. Genung teaches courses in biblical studies, including Biblical Hermeneutics and Introduction to the Pentateuch, Prophets, The Gospels of Mark & Matthew, Pauline Literature, and New Testament Scriptures.
“The Divine Voice of Sinai in Emended Scripture.” In The Word of Truth, Sealed by the Spirit: Perspectives on the Inspiration and Truth of Sacred Scripture, edited by Matthew C. Genung and Kevin Zilverberg, 51-68. St. Paul, MN: St. Paul Seminary Press, 2022.
The Composition of Genesis 37: Incoherence and Meaning in the Exposition of the Joseph Story. Forschungen zum Alten Testament 2. Reihe 95. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2017.