Professor of New Testament and Biblical Languages at Saint Vincent Seminary, Brother Elliott Maloney, O.S.B., has received numerous awards for his work. In 2004, Continuum Books published Jesus’ Urgent Message for Today: The Kingdom of God in Mark’s Gospel, which won the prize for “Best Book on Scripture” (second place) of the Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada in 2005 and now has been translated into Portuguese in Brazil.
His book, Saint Paul, Master of the Spiritual Life “in Christ” (Liturgical Press, 2014) was awarded the 2015 Honorable Mention for academic books on Sacred Scripture by the Catholic Press Association. Brother Elliott continues to teach in both the Seminary and College and occasionally gives a workshop in Bible Study along with lectures on various biblical topics.
He is a member of the Catholic Biblical Association and the Society of Biblical Literature. He has written articles for The Bible Today, and book reviews for the Catholic Bible Quarterly, Theological Studies, the Review of Biblical Literature, and Chicago Studies. He has served as a translator for the New American Bible (revised New Testament, 1986), and has written two video scripts for Paulist Press.
He has a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy from Saint Vincent College, attended Saint Vincent Seminary, earned a Licentiate of Sacred Theology from the Pontifical Atheneum of Sant’ Anselmo, Rome, Italy in 1972, and a Ph.D. in New Testament Studies from Fordham University in 1979. While he was a student at Sant’ Anselmo, Brother Elliott also studied vocal music at the Academia di Santa Cecilia in Rome.