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Fall 2018-Spring 2019

I will be on leave during the 2018-2019 academic year.

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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...





Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature/American Academy of Religion, Denver, CO, November 17-20, 2018 (link)

Eighth North American Syriac Symposium, Brown University, June 16-19, 2019 (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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ajacobs [at] scrippscollege [dot] edu

twitter: @drewjakeprof


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