Blažej František Štrba
was born in Nová Baňa (1971), Slovakia. A catholic priest (1997) incardinated in the Diocese of Banská Bystrica.
Take off your sandals from your feet! An exegetical study of Josh 5,13–15, his doctoral thesis submitted in 2006 to the Faculty of Biblical Sciences and Archaeology, Studium Biblicum Franciscanum, of the Pontifical University Antonianum in Jerusalem.

Since 2006 he has been teaching in Badín the Theological Faculty of Comenius University in Bratislava at the Department of Biblical sciences. He is the editor-in-chief of the scientific biblical journal Studia Biblica Slovaca. As an invited professor he teaches also in Jersusalem at the Faculty of Biblical Sciences and Archaeology (2013/2014, 2015/2016, 2016/2017, 2017/2018, 2018/2019).