Bradley Gregory

Academic Area

  • Biblical Studies
  • School

  • School of Theology and Religious Studies
  • Expertise

  • Deuterocanonicals
  • Textual History of Biblical Literature
  • Wisdom Literature
  • Biography

    Bradley Gregory grew up in Richmond, VA and Johnson City, TN. He completed a Ph.D. in Hebrew Bible and Early Judaism at the University of Notre Dame with a dissertation on the topic of generosity to the poor in the book of Sirach. Before coming to The Catholic University of America in 2014, he was an assistant professor at the University of Scranton and has served as a visiting faculty at the University of Notre Dame and St. John’s School of Theology (Collegeville, MN).

    Dr. Gregory’s research and teaching interests include the Deuterocanonical books, sapiential ethics, and the transmission, translation, and interpretation of biblical texts in antiquity. He is the author of Like an Everlasting Signet Ring: Generosity in the Book of Sirach (Walter de Gruyter, 2010) and is currently co-authoring a multi-volume commentary on Sirach with Jeremy Corley for the International Critical Commentary series (ICC). He has also published articles on a variety of aspects of Second Temple Judaism.