Michael Cover PhD
Michael Cover, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Michael Cover (Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 2013) specializes in New Testament and early Judaism, particularly the Pauline letters, Philo of Alexandria, and their reception in early Christianity. Recent articles include contributions to The Studia Philonica Annual (2014) and Galatians and Christian Theology (Baker Academic, 2014). His first book, Lifting the Veil: 2 Cor 3:7-18 in Light of Jewish Homiletic and Commentary Traditions (BZNW 210; Berlin: De Gruyter, 2015 [forthcoming]), examines Paul's Pentateuchal exegesis, particularly in the Corinthian Correspondence. He is currently working on a book-length commentary on Philo of Alexandria's allegorical treatise, De mutatione nominum, for the Brill Philo of Alexandria Commentary Series (PACS). Michael has taught at Yale University, the University of Notre Dame, and at Valparaiso University where he was a Lilly Postdoctoral Fellow in the Humanities. He is a priest in the Episcopal Church.

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Marquette University defines itself as Christian, Catholic, Jesuit, urban, and independent. The Department of Theology functions within the university to investigate and understand the Catholic tradition, its relation to other Christian communions, and to other religions of the world. Read more of our mission statement.