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Friday, August 31, 2012

Chris Keith Academic Bio

A few details about Chris:

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.