Nadella, Raj

Dr. Raj  Nadella

Dr. Raj Nadella

Assistant Professor of New Testament; Director of MATS Program

Phone: 404 687-4544

Fax: 404 377-9696


Office: 307 CH/ Box 33F

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Dr. Nadella’s research and teaching interests include Bakhtin and Biblical Studies and postcolonial readings of the New Testament, especially the parables of Jesus . Additionally, his research focuses on New Testament perspectives on the issues of economic justice and their ethical and theological implications for the Church and society today.


  • PhD, Union Theological Seminary, Virginia
  • MABL, Graduate Theological Union
  • MDiv/BD United Theological College, India
  • BTh, Serampore College, India

Denomination:  Presbyterian Church (USA)


Dialogue Not Dogma: Many Voices in the Gospel of Luke (Continuum/T&T Clark, May 2011), 2011, book
“Ephesians,” in DeYoung and Yamada (eds.), The People’s Bible (Fortress Press, 2008), 2008, book
“Wicked or Foolish? A Postcolonial Reading of the Parable of Tenants” in Indian Journal of Theology (September 2007), 2007, journal
Review of Jesus and Gospel by Graham N. Stanton (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2004) in Interpretation (July 2006), 2006, article
Review of Origins of Christmas by Joseph F. Kelly (Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2004) in Review of Biblical Literature (April 2005), 2005, article
"The Ambivalent Pilate: Reverse Replication in Matthew's Portrayal of Pontius Pilate: in Bangalore Theological Forum, June, 2014., 2014, journal
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