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Emeritus Professor Elaine Wainwright RSM

Elaine WainwrightTheology

BA (Hons), MTh, PhD

T: +61 2 9847 0030


Elaine Wainwright is Professor Emerita of the University of Auckland where she established and was Head of the School of Theology/Department of Theology from 2003-2010 and again in 2014.

She is a New Testament scholar of international renown, specializing in the study of the gospels, in particular the Gospel of Matthew.

Professor Wainwright has had a long career in biblical studies, teaching and supervising research students, both at the University of Auckland and in the Brisbane College of Theology/Griffith University.

She is currently writing the Matthew volume in the Wisdom Commentary series, a feminist commentary on each biblical book, being published by Collegeville Liturgical Press and has recently published Habitat, Human and Holy: An Eco-Rhetorical Reading of the Gospel of Matthew in the Earth Bible Commentary Series.

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