Dominic Irudayaraj, SJ, STL, PhD

Scripture: Old Testament

M.Sc. Cyber Technology, St. Joseph’s College

S.T.L. and S.T.D., Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University.

Office Hours

Mon-Fri: 9 AM–12.30 PM and 3.00–4.30 PM

(Other than the class hours)

Or, by Appointment

Current Research Interests

Prophetic Books: Isaiah and Micah

Historical Books: Samuel and Nehemiah

Social Identity, Iconographic, Subaltern and New Historical Readings of Some of the Biblical Texts

Recent & Current Courses

TB 1011: Introduction to the Old Testament and the Pentateuch

TB 2010: Historical Books and Prophets

TB 3011: Wisdom Books

THS 3105: At the Feet of Prophet Isaiah: Resistance and Hope

THS 3403: Information Technology and the Word of God

THE 1407: Creation: Genesis and Computer Science



Violence, Otherness, and Identity in Isaiah 63:1–6: The Trampling One Coming from Edom. LHBOTS 633. London/New York: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2017.

“‘What Is This Evil Thing … Profaning the Sabbath?” A New-Historicist Look at the Sabbath Restrictions in Nehemiah 13:15–22.” Conspectus 23 (April 2017): 99–124.

Review of R. Reed Lessing, Isaiah 56–66, Review of Biblical Literature [] (2017)

“Idol-Taunt and Exilic Identity: A Dalit Reading of Isa 44:9–20.” In Myths of Exile: History and Metaphor in the Hebrew Bible, edited by Anne K. H. Gudme and Ingrid Hjelm,125–136. Copenhagen International Seminar Series. New York: Routledge, 2015.

Visiting Faculty

Rev. Prof. Raphael Wanjohi, PhB, MA, PhD, D.Min  Moral Theology

Rev. Miguel Angelo Garcia, SJ, SSL, SSD  Scripture: Old Testament

Rev. Joseph Mpala Ngulu, STL, STD  Church History

Rt. Rev. Rodrigo Mejia, SJ, Ph. L, STD  Pastoral Theology

Rev. Joseph Mpala Ngulu, STL, STD Church History

Dr. Robert Lezohupski, OFM  Canon Law

Dr. Sr. Noelina Nakato   Canon Law

Rev. Chrispine Ouma  Pastoral Theology

Mr. Maurice Owinyo  Scripture

Sr. Mary Nzilani Wambua   Scripture

Prof. Albert Mundele, STD   Scripture

Rev. Dr. Nicholas Segeja   Pastoral Theology

Rev. Dr. Patrick Thawale   Sacramental Theology

Prof. Jean-Claude Loba   Scripture

Rev. Joseph Healey, MM, Mth, MA   Pastoral Theology