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Fall 2017

Core 1: Histories of the Present: Community

RLST 60: Feminist Interpretation of the Bible

RLST 90: Early Christian Bodies
Spring 2018

I will be on leave during Spring 2018.

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...





North American Patristics Society Annual Conference, May 24-26, 2018, 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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Scripps College

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Telephone: (909) 607-4086

ajacobs [at] scrippscollege [dot] edu

twitter: @drewjakeprof


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