Brother Elliott C. Maloney, O.S.B., has been a monk of Saint Vincent Archabbey since entering the community in 1965. A member of the Catholic Biblical Association and the Society of Biblical Literature, he received a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy from Saint Vincent College in 1968, and attended Saint Vincent Seminary from 1968–1969. He 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.
In 2004, Continuum Books published his work, 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.
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.
Brother Elliott teaches at both Saint Vincent Seminary, where he is current professor of New Testament and Biblical Languages, and Saint Vincent College, where he has taught in the Department of Theology since 1977.