DEPUTY DIRECTOR – Olivier-Thomas Venard, OP

Publication(s)

Deputy Director,

Executive Director of the Research Program The Bible in its Traditions,

AISBL – PRAG at the University of Strasbourg seconded to the École biblique,

Member of the Scientific Council of the French Research Center (CNRS) in Jerusalem,

Member of the Scientific Council of the École biblique,

Consultant of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments.

⇒Contact: venard@ebaf.edu

Province of Toulouse

Born on 21 November 1967 in Pabu (France, 22)

Ordained priest on 1 July 2000 in Toulouse (France)

MODERN LANGUAGES
– French (read, written, spoken)
– English (read, written, spoken)
– German (read)

ANCIENT LANGUAGES
– Greek
– Hebrew
– Aramaic
– Biblical Latin

Research Areas
Gospel according to St Matthew – New Testament as Jewish Second Temple Literature
Thomas Aquinas – Ancient Exegeses – Systematic Theology of the Scriptures.
Modern and Contemporary French Poetry – Theology and Literature – Theology of Language and Culture – Literary Approaches to Scripture.
Political Theology in the Contemporary Holy Land

Academic degrees
1989-1994: Student at the École Normale Supérieure of Fontenay-Saint Cloud
1991: Associate Professor of Modern Letters
1998: Doctor of Arts, University of Sorbonne-Paris IV
2002: Bachelor’s degree in Holy Scripture
2006: Doctor of Theology
2005- present: Member of the team of seven EBAF faculty members integrated into the Laboratory of Semitic Studies (LESA), Collège de France-CNRS, under the research project The Bible in its Traditions.
2007 – present: Extraordinary Professor at the École biblique.