Elaine Wainwright

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Elaine Mary Wainwright, BA(Hons) MTheol PhD, was Richard Maclaurin Goodfellow Professor in Theology at the University of Auckland. She retired at the end of 2014.

She is known for her feminist scholarship in Matthew's gospel, and work on gender and healing within the Graeco-Roman world. Some of her recent publications are The Bible in/and Popular Culture: A Creative Encounter (SBL, 2010), Women Healing/Healing Women: the Genderisation of Healing in Early Christianity (Equinox, 2006), and Shall We Look for Another: A Feminist Re-reading of the Matthean Jesus (Orbis, 1998).

Wainwright initially studied at the University of Queensland and then obtained a master's degree at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago and a PhD at the École Biblique in Jerusalem.[1]


  1. ^ "Elaine Wainwright". University of Auckland. Retrieved 22 February 2013. 

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