Jay Twomey

Contact Information

Jay Twomey
Postion Associate Professor
Office Location McMicken Hall Room 101A
Email jay.twomey@uc.edu
Phone (513) 556-5924
Fax (513) 556-5960
Mail Location 0069


Jay Twomey, Department Head, Associate Professor

Jay Twomey, Associate Professor


School Degree
University of Illinois Ph.D. (Comparative Literature


Professional Summary

Primary areas of interest include the (literary/theoretical/cultural/political) reception of biblical texts. He has published on relevant topics in a variety of journals, including Religion and Literature, Semeia, Religion and the Arts, and Biblical Interpretation. He is the author of The Pastoral Epistles Through the Centuries, and 2 Corinthians: Crisis and Conflict, and is a co-editor (with Richard Walsh) of Borges and the Bible.  His current work focuses on Paul in American cultural contexts.  He teaches courses on the Bible and literature, and the Bible in literary theory

Research Interests

Reception studies, biblical studies, cultural studies, literary theory, comparative literature, American literature


2 Corinthians Crisis and Conflict

2 Corinthians Crisis and Conflict
  (Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2013)

The Pastoral Epistles

The Pastoral Epistles
(Wiley-Blackwell, 2008)

Borges and the Bible

Borges and the Bible
(Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2015)