Winthrop University: CAS Faculty Profile - Judge, Peter

Name:  Peter Judge
Title:  Department Chair of Philosophy & Religious Studies; Professor of Religious Studies
Education:  Ph.D., Religious Studies, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium
S.T.B./M.A., Theology/Religious Studies, Catholic University of Louvain
B.A., Philosophy/Theology, St. John Vianney Seminary, East Aurora, N.Y.
Office:  322 Kinard Hall   
Phone:  803/323-4652
Area(s):  Biblical Studies/New Testament, Early Christianity, Religion in America


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Dr. Judge has been at Winthrop since 1999. He teaches biblical courses in the religious studies curriculum as well as courses having to do with early Christian thought and literature. He also teaches various special topics courses. Having lived and studied in Europe for many years, he encourages students to study or travel abroad. Judge also teaches occasional religious studies courses that involve travel abroad, most recently to France and Israel. He also has been active in promoting undergraduate research.

Judge's research program centers on the study of the New Testament Gospels. He is currently working on a book for a new series,  What the Bible Says About... His topic is on what the Bible has to say about Suffering. He is also working on a portion of the Sayings Gospel Q for the international Documenta Q project.

Professionally, Judge is a member of the Society of Biblical Literature, the Catholic Biblical Association. He is an assistant editor of The Journal of Eastern Christian Studies (Nijmegen-Louvain). In the community, he is a regular presenter for the Rock Hill Oratory Center for Spirituality and is a board member for the Center. He chairs the steering committee for the annual Kennedy Lecture at St. Peter Catholic Church in Charlotte, where he and his wife, Christina, are members.

Peter and Christina are both natives of the Buffalo, New York, area and live in Rock Hill. They have two adult children.

Last updated by harperw 10/23/2020

Last Updated: 10/23/20