Erik Koenke


Dr. Koenke comes to Claremont from the University of Notre Dame, where he studied at the Medieval Institute under Randall Zachman.

The recipient of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship from the Huntington Library, Dr. Koenke’s research interests include Soteriology, History of Biblical Interpretation, and the Reception of Patristic Exegesis.

He is a member of AAR, SBL, the North American Patristics Society, the Medieval Academy of America, and the Society for Reformation Research, among others. He is proficient in several ancient and modern languages, with special interest in Latin.

Recent Publications / Achievements

Recent publications include the notes and translation for The Monk’s Haggadah: a 15th-Century Illustrated Haggadah from Southern Germany with a Prologue in Latin by the Monk Erhard von Pappenheim (2014), and translations of Italian, Latin and Greek texts for the Encyclopedia of Ancient Christianity, vol 3 (Intervarsity Press, 2013).