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Fall 2016

Core 1: Histories of the Present: Community
RLST 92: Varieties of Early Christianity
Spring 2017

RLST 137: Jewish-Christian Relations

RLST 180: Interpreting Religious Worlds

Previous course pages here...



Recent publications:

Epiphanius of Cyprus: A Cultural Biography of Late Antiquity, Christianity in Late Antiquity Series, University of California, 2016) (link)

Christ Circumcised: A Study in Early Christian History and Difference (U Penn, 2012) (link) (digital link)


Remains of the Jews: The Holy Land and Christian Empire in Late Antiquity (Stanford, 2004) (link)


Christianity in Late Antiquity, 300-450 CE: A Reader (Oxford, 2003) (link)


"Epiphanius of Salamis and the Antiquarian's Bible," Journal of Early Christian Studies 21 (2013): 437-64





Full curriculum vitae here...





"Culture Wars": A symposium of Intercollegiate Late Antique-Medieval Studies, Pomona College, Feb. 17-18, 2017 (flyer here)

2017 Kathleen O'Brien Wicker Lecture: Nyasha Junior, "#BibleSoWhite: Race and Representation," Hampton Room, Scripps College, March 8, 2017

North American Patristics Society Annual Conference, May 25-27, 2017, Chicago, IL (link)






Scripps College home page


Intercollegiate Program in Religious Studies


intercollegiate Program in Late Antique and Medieval Studies


General research and writing tips for Religious Studies students.



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