…Das is currently working on Remarriage in Early Christianity, a work ranging from the historical Jesus to Augustine, and he is also researching the key women and their leadership in the Pauline communities and writings. He co-edited and contributed to The Forgotten God: Perspectives in Biblical Theology (Westminster John Knox, 2002).
His articles have appeared in such premiere venues as the Journal of Biblical Literature, the Journal for the Study of the New Testament, New Testament Studies, the Catholic Biblical Quarterly, and Biblical Research, as well as in edited volumes, most recently in Paul Unbound (Hendrickson, 2009), The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible (Abingdon, 2009), Reading Paul’s Letter to the Romans (Society of Biblical Literature, 2012), Unity and Diversity in the Gospels and Paul: Essays in Honor of Frank J. Matera (Society of Biblical Literature, 2012), the Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Ethics, the Lexham Bible Dictionary (“Sadducees,” “The Letter to the Romans”) and the Oxford Handbook of Pauline Studies (forthcoming).
He has served as an invited member of the Society of Biblical Literature’s Paul and Scripture Seminar and has presented his work at the annual meetings of the Society of Biblical Literature, the Chicago Society of Biblical Research, the prestigious international Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas, of which he is an elected member, and the Evangelical Theological Society. He is also a member of the Catholic Biblical Association of America. He was one of a handful of western scholars invited to deliver a paper at the inaugural meeting of the Society of Biblical Scholars, the new organization for biblical scholarship on the African continent.
He currently serves on editorial board of the African biblical studies journal Sapientia Logos and the Holman Christian Standard Bible translation revision committee. He has authored for wider audiences Baptized into God’s Family (Northwestern, 1991; second edition, 2008).
Dr. Das received graduate degrees from Yale University and Union Theological Seminary in Virginia. He also did doctoral work at Duke University. He teaches in biblical studies, early Christianity and Second Temple Judaism.