Dr. Adam Plescia

Assistant Professor of Sacred Scripture


Contact

  • aplescia@cks.edu
  • (716) 652-7113

Education

Ph.D. The Catholic University of America (Biblical Studies)
M.A. Oral Roberts University (Advanced Languages)
B.A.  Oral Roberts University (Theological and Historical Studies)

Professional Memberships

The Society of Biblical Literature
The Catholic Biblical Association

Dissertation

"Biblical Concepts of Divine Protection: A Study of Psalms 5, 91, 140 in Light of the Iconography of the Ancient Near East"
Director: Robert D. Miller II
Committee Members: Rev. Joseph Jensen, David Bosworth

Research Languages

Ancient Languages: Biblical Hebrew, Biblical Greek, Biblical Aramaic, Syriac, Ugaritic
Modern Languages: French (reading knowledge), German (reading knowledge)

Presentations and Lectures

"The Metaphor of God as Shepherd in the Hebrew Bible and in Ancient Near Eastern Iconography," a paper presented at the Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD. November 2013

"You have Covered My Head in the Day of Battle: Iconography of Protection in Psalm 140," a paper presented at the Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. November 2011

"The Use of Ancient Near Eastern Iconography in Biblical Exegesis, With an Example from the Book of Psalms," a lecture presented to Dr. Robert Miller's doctoral seminar on the book of Psalms (TRS 804c) at the Catholic University of America on October 13, 2011

 

Buffalo Seminary School