Daniel Ullucci | Assistant Professor
Office: Clough 407 | | Email: ulluccid@rhodes.edu

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Dr. Ullucci received his Ph.D. and M.A. in Religious Studies from Brown University. His work focuses on the development of the New Testament and the interaction among early Christian groups and traditional Mediterranean religions. His current project analyzes the ritual of animal sacrifice and the process by which some early Christian groups came to reject this practice. Other interests included: papyrology, textual criticism, artificial intelligence, and cognitive theory of religion. He comes to Rhodes from the New England area where he taught at: Wheaton College, Holy Cross, Bowdoin College, Colby College, Wesleyan University and the University of Massachusetts.


Education

Ph.D., Brown University
M.A., Brown University
B.A., Boston University


Courses

Religious Studies 101 - INTRO TO BIBLICAL TRADITION

Humanities 101 - SEARCH:VALUES IN HIST AND RELIGION

Religious Studies 285 - SEEKING A HISTORICAL JESUS


Selected Publications

The Christian Rejection of Animal Sacrifice. Oxford University Press, forthcoming winter 2011.

"Contesting the Meaning of Animal Sacrifice," in Ancient Mediterranean Sacrifice, edited by Jennifer Wright and Zsuzsanna Varhelyi. Oxford University Press, 2011.