Associates & Staff

Father Pablo Gadenz

Rev. Pablo T. Gadenz, a priest of the Diocese of Trenton, NJ, is Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies at Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology at Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey.  He is also on the Formation Faculty of the Seminary. He received his licentiate in Scripture (S.S.L.) from the Pontifical Biblical Institute (2005) and his doctorate in biblical theology (S.T.D.) from the Pontifical Gregorian University (2008).

His published dissertation is entitled Called from the Jews and from the Gentiles. Pauline Ecclesiology in Romans 9–11 (WUNT 2.267; Tübingen: Mohr-Siebeck 2009). Father Gadenz is a member of the Catholic Biblical Association of America and the Society of Biblical Literature.

Current Position:  Assistant Professor, Biblical Studies, and Member, Formation Faculty
  Seton Hall University, Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology
  (July 2008 – Present)
Ordination:  Roman Catholic Priest of the Diocese of Trenton, NJ
  (May 18, 1996 – Present)

9/08 – Present Weekend Assistant, Christ the King Parish, Long Branch, NJ
8/02 – 6/08 Graduate Studies, Rome
7/98 – 8/02 Secretary & Master of Ceremonies for Bishop John M. Smith, Trenton, NJ
7/98 – 8/02 Weekend Assistant, St. Ann Parish, Lawrenceville, NJ
6/96 – 7/98 Parochial Vicar, St. Ann Parish, Keansburg, NJ

10/05 – 7/08 Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome (Biblical Theology)
  Doctorate in Sacred Theology (S.T.D.), July 2008
  Dissertation Title: Called from the Jews and from the Gentiles:
    Pauline Ecclesiology in Romans 9–11
  Director: Jean-Noël Aletti, S.J., Professor of NT Exegesis at the Pontifical
    Biblical Institute & Member of the Pontifical Biblical Commission

9/02 – 11/05 Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome (Scripture)
  Licentiate in Sacred Scripture (S.S.L.), Nov 2005

8/92 – 5/96 St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, Philadelphia, PA (Theology)
  Master of Arts in Theology (M.A.), May 1996
  Master of Divinity (M.Div.), May 1995

8/91 – 5/92 Franciscan University of Steubenville, OH (Philosophy/Pre-Theology)
  Pre-Theology Certificate, May 1992

9/88 – 5/90 Columbia University, New York City, NY (Graduate Studies, Engineering)
  Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (M.S.), May 1990

9/84 – 6/88 Princeton University, Princeton, NJ (Undergraduate Studies, Engineering)
  Bachelor of Science in Engineering (B.S.E.), June 1988

  Called from the Jews and from the Gentiles: Pauline Ecclesiology in Romans 9-11 (WUNT 2.267; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck 2009).

  “‘The Lord Will Accomplish His Word’: Paul’s Argumentation and Use of Scripture in Romans 9:24-29,” Letter & Spirit 2 (2006) 141-158.

  Review of P. Basta, Abramo in Romani 4. L’analogia dell’agire divino nella ricerca esegetica di Paolo (Analecta Biblica 168; Rome 2007), in Biblica (forthcoming).

  Review of R.H. Bell, The Irrevocable Call of God. An Inquiry into Paul’s Theology of Israel (WUNT 184; Tübingen 2005), in Biblica 89 (2008) 134-137.

  Translation (from Italian) of F. Belli, Argumentation and Use of Scripture in Romans 9–11 (Rome) (forthcoming).

  Translation (from Italian) of P. Beauchamp, “Is a Biblical Theology Possible?”, in J. Granados – C. Granados – L. Sánchez-Navarro, eds., Opening Up the Scriptures: Joseph Ratzinger and the Foundations of Biblical Interpretation (Ressourcement; Grand Rapids: Eerdmans 2008), 65-78.

University Courses Taught:
  Synoptic Gospels
  Johannine Literature
  Hebrews and Catholic Letters

  Mary in Sacred Scripture

  The Word of God in the Life of the Church  

  “The Word of God is Living and Active: Praying the Scriptures”: Lecture to Permanent Deacons of the Diocese of Trenton, 10/09

  “The Scriptures, St. Paul, and Jewish Methods of Exegesis”: Marzheuser Lecture on Jewish-Catholic Relations, The Athenaeum of Ohio (Cincinnati), 10/09.

  “St. Paul and the Paradox of the Cross”: Lecture at Seton Hall University, 3/09

  “St. Paul: His Life, Letters, and Theology”: Three-Part Monthly Lecture Series to Permanent Deacons, Archdiocese of Newark, 10/08 – 12/08

  Homilies, Applied Biblical Studies Conference, Franciscan University of Steubenville, OH, 7/09

  “Pauline Ecclesiology in Romans 9–11”: Seminar at the Applied Biblical Studies Conference, Franciscan University of Steubenville, OH, 7/08 (plus 3 homilies on St. Paul)

Professional Memberships:
  Society of Biblical Literature
  Catholic Biblical Association of America

Previous Work Experience:
  Member of Technical Staff, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Middletown, NJ
  (6/88 – 8/91)

Languages: English, Italian, Spanish.
  Reading knowledge of French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Latin

Personal Information:
  Born 2/10/67 near Santiago, Chile.  Parents are both natives of northern Italy.
  Family moved to California in 1969 and to New Jersey in 1973.

Associates & Staff

Dr. Scott Hahn
Founder and President and Chairman of the Board
Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap.
Episcopal Advisor
Senior Fellows Father Thomas Acklin, O.S.B Dr. Joseph C. Atkinson Dr. Christopher Baglow Dr. William Bales Dr. Michael Barber Father Robert Barron Dr. John Bergsma Dr. Richard Bulzacchelli Dr. Matthew Bunson Dr. Aaron Canty Dr. Sebastian Carnazzo Father John S. Custer Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio Dr. Vincent DeMeo Father Jeremy Driscoll, O.S.B. Dr. David Fagerberg Dr. Lawrence Feingold Father Pablo Gadenz Father Michael Giesler Dr. Gregory Yuri Glazov Dr. Timothy Gray Dr. Mary Healy Dr. Stephen Hildebrand Dr. Jeremy Holmes Dr. Kenneth Howell Dr. Leroy Huizenga Dr. Andrew Jones Dr. Daniel A. Keating Father William Kurz, S.J. Father Thomas Lane Dr. Taylor Marshall Dr. Timothy Milinovich Dr. Robert P. Miller Dr. Jeffrey Morrow Dr. Ian Murphy Monsignor A. Robert Nusca Father Mitch Pacwa, S.J. Dr. James L. Papandrea Dr. Brant Pitre Fr. Jospeh Poggemeyer Dr. Thomas Scheck Dr. Nathanael E. Schmiedicke Dr. James Shelton Dr. Daniel G. Van Slyke Dr. Steven C. Smith Dr. Edward Sri Dr. Robert Stackpole, STD Father Kris Stubna Dr. Andrew Swafford Dr. Michel Therrien Dr. Andre Villeneuve Dr. Benjamin Wiker Dr. Peter Williamson Dr. Carol Younger