Curriculum Vitae

Lynne Moss Bahr

Fordham University

Department of Theology

441 East Fordham Road

Bronx, NY 10458

lbahr@fordham.edu

EDUCATION

2017            Ph.D., Fordham University, Theology/Christianity in Antiquity

2011            M.Div., Union Theological Seminary, New Testament Studies

1995            B.A., Colby College, English (cum laude)

RESEARCH LANGUAGES

Hellenistic and Biblical Greek, Classical Latin, Coptic, Biblical Hebrew, German, French.

PUBLICATIONS

BOOKS:

“The Time Is Fulfilled”: Jesus’s Apocalypticism in the Context of Continental Philosophy. Library of New Testament Studies. London: T&T Clark/Bloomsbury, 2018.

BOOK REVIEWS:

Review of Michael G. Levine, A Weak Messianic Power: Figures to Come in Benjamin, Derrida, and Celan (New York: Fordham University Press, 2014) for Bible and Critical Theory 13, no. 2 (2017): 76-79.

ONLINE JOURNALS:

Dissertation Spotlight: “The Time Is Fulfilled: Jesus’s Apocalypticism in the Context of Continental Philosophy.” Ancient Jew Review, forthcoming in 2019.

CONFERENCE PAPERS

2018            Invited panelist, “The Temporal Turn in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity,” at the annual national meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature/American Academy of Religion, Denver, CO.

2017            “The Messianic Now-Time in the Parable of the Great Feast,” at the annual national meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature/American Academy of Religion, Boston, MA.

2016            “Seed and Harvest, to Sow and to Reap: Apocalyptic Metaphors and Conceptions of Time in the Gospel of Mark and 4 Ezra,” at the Mid-Atlantic Region Society of Biblical Literature Conference, New Brunswick, NJ.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2019            Adjunct Assistant Professor of New Testament, Fordham University Graduate School of Religion and Religious Education

  • Introduction to the New Testament (online course)

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Theology, Fordham University

  • Early Christian Writings

2018            Adjunct Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, Manhattan College

  • The Nature and Experience of Religion

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Theology, Fordham University

  • Faith & Critical Reason

Lecturer in Theology, Fordham University

  • Introduction to the New Testament
  • Faith & Critical Reason

2017                        Adjunct Assistant Professor of Theology and Religious Studies, St. John’s University

  • Perspectives on Christianity: A Catholic Approach
  • Reading the New Testament

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Theology, Fordham University

  • Introduction to the New Testament
  • Faith & Critical Reason

2013-2016            Instructor of Record, Fordham University

  • Faith & Critical Reason
  • Introduction to the New Testament
  • Early Christian Writings

2012-2013            Teaching Assistant, Fordham University

  • Christian Thought and Practice I, with Maureen Tilley
  • Church and Controversy, with Brenna Moore

 2011-2012            Writing Center Tutor, Fordham University

  • Instructed students on revising papers for structure, style, and content in one-on-one sessions.

INVITED PRESENTATIONS

2017            Panelist in symposium “Jesus Just Left Chicago: Politics, Activism, Social Justice, and Music in Jesus Christ Superstar,” at Motherlodge Live Arts Exchange, Louisville, KY.

2017            Panelist in roundtable discussion “Teaching the Biblical Text,” at Theology Graduate Student Association Teaching Development Seminar, Fordham University, Bronx, NY.

HONORS AND FELLOWSHIPS

2016-2017            Elizabeth A. Johnson Endowed Distinguished Fellowship

2015-2016            Fordham University Centennial Scholarship

2013-2016            Fordham University Teaching Fellow

2011-2015            Fordham University Presidential Scholarship

2008-2011            Academic record of distinction at Union Theological Seminary

SERVICE TO THE DEPARTMENT

2014-2015            Teaching Development Chairperson, Fordham Theology Graduate Student Association.

2011-2013            Fordham University Graduate Assistant

  • Edited Learning from All the Faithful: A Contemporary Theology of the Sensus Fidei, eds., Bradford E. Hinze and Peter C. Phan, Pickwick Publications.

NON-ACADEMIC WORK EXPERIENCE

2005-2009            Project Manager, Watercolor, a national quarterly magazine on the materials and techniques of watermedia painting.

  • Conceived and executed all editorial content, including extensive writing responsibilities in addition to commissioning and editing features and departments.

1998-2005            Senior Editor, American Artist, the leading monthly magazine on the materials and techniques of fine art.

  • Supervised staff of four editors, oversaw editorial production of monthly magazine and three quarterlies, established and enforced magazine’s style manual. Wrote dozens of feature and news articles.

1996-1998            Assistant Editor, American Artist.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Society of Biblical Literature

Columbia University New Testament Seminar

North American Patristics Society

Society of Biblical Literature/American Academy of Religion Women’s Caucus

REFERENCES

Larry Welborn

Professor of Theology

Fordham University

441 East Fordham Road

Bronx, NY 10458

718-817-3250

welborn@fordham.edu

 

Benjamin H. Dunning

Professor of Theology

Lincoln Center Campus

Lowenstein 921A

113 W. 60th St.

New York, NY 10023

212-636-6383

dunning@fordham.edu

 

Michael L. Peppard

Associate Professor of Theology

Fordham University

441 East Fordham Road

Bronx, NY 10458

718-817-3248

mpeppard@fordham.edu

 

Charles Camosy (teaching reference)

Associate Professor of Theology

Fordham University

441 East Fordham Road

Bronx, NY 10458

718-817-3207

camosy@fordham.edu