Chris Keith is Professor of
New Testament and Early Christianity and Director of the Centre for the
Social-Scientific Study of the Bible at St. Mary's University College, Twickenham.
Dr. Keith completed his Ph.D. at the University of Edinburgh in 2008. He is the
author of The Pericope Adulterae, the Gospel of John, and the Literacy of Jesus
(2009), a winner of the 2010 John Templeton Award for Theological Promise, and
Jesus’ Literacy: Scribal Culture and the Teacher from Galilee (2011). He is
also the co-editor (with Larry W. Hurtado) of Jesus among Friends and Enemies:
A Historical and Literary Introduction to Jesus in the Gospels (2011). He has
published academic essays in journals such as Zeitschrift für die neutestamentliche
Wissenschaft, New Testament Studies, Novum Testamentum, and Biblica. Dr. Keith
was recently named a 2012 Society of Biblical Literature Regional Scholar, and
is a member of the Memoria Romana project, which applies memory theory to
various aspects of ancient Roman history.