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NAME: Adele Reinhartz
BUSINESS ADDRESS: Département des études anciennes et des sciences de religion/
Department of Classics and Religious Studies
55 Laurier Avenue East
Université d'Ottawa / University of Ottawa
Ottawa, ONK1N 6N5
Ph: (613) 562-5800 ext 1339
FAX: (613) 562-5991
1983 Ph.D., McMaster University, Religious Studies.
Dissertation: John 20:30-31 and the Purpose of the Fourth Gospel
Supervisor: E. P. Sanders.
1977 M.A., McMaster University, Religious Studies.
Thesis: The Abraham Midrashim
Supervisors: A.I. Baumgarten and E. P. Sanders
1975 Honours B.A., University of Toronto, Religious Studies/Jewish Studies
University of Ottawa
2005- Professor, Tenured, Department of Classics and Religious Studies
2005-2007 Associate Vice-President, Research
Wilfrid Laurier University:
2002-2005 Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Professor, Tenured, Department of Religion and Culture
2002-2012 Adjunct Professor, Department of Religious Studies
1987-2002 Professor, Department of Religious Studies (tenured 1990, full professor 1997)
1995-1999 Associate Dean, School of Graduate Studies (Business, Humanities, Social Sciences)
University of Toronto
1981-87 Assistant Professor, Department of Religious Studies, University of Toronto (lecturer 1981-83; assistant professor 1983-87; contractually-limited term appointment)
Other Academic Positions:
2016 2016 H.L. Hooker Distinguished Visiting Professor, Religious Studies, McMaster University (January 25-29)
2015-17 Corcoran Visiting Chair, Boston College, Boston, MA
2014 Visiting Researcher, Harvard Divinity School (January 15-June 30)
2013 Invited Visitor, School of Historical Studies, Princeton Institute for Advanced Study (April 11-June 13)
2011-12 Member, School of Historical Studies, Princeton Institute for Advanced Study (September to July)
2010 Visiting Professor, Yale Divinity School (January to May)
2009 International Research Fellow, International Consortium for Research in the Humanities, Ruhr University Bochum (September to December)
2000-2001 Research Fellow, Institute for Advanced Studies, Hebrew University of Jerusalem (September to July)
1999 Visiting Professor, Harvard Divinity School (January to May)
1992-93 Visiting Professor, Department of Jewish History, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
SCHOLARLY AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:
Editorial and Peer Review Boards
2012-2017 General Editor, Journal of Biblical Literature
2011 Catholic Biblical Quarterly
2009-2011 New Testament Studies
2002-2011 Journal of Religion and Popular Culture
2002-2010 Journal for the Study of the New Testament
2002-2010 Journal of Biblical Literature
1991-2001 Studies in Christianity and Judaism; monograph series, Wilfrid Laurier University Press
1998-2001 Semeia: An Experimental Journal for Biblical Criticism (Scholars Press)
ii. External Grant and Personnel Committees
University of Toronto: Connaught Humanities Review Panel
1996-99 New Staff Matching Grants
1996-99 Research Fellowships
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
2014 Aid to Small Universities Adjudication Committee (Chair)
2008, 2011 Aid to Small Universities Adjudication Committee (Committee member)
2008 Member of Selection Committee, SSHRC Director of Programs
2008 Member of Peer Review Committee, Image, Text, Sound and Technology
2001-03 Committee 1, Standard Research Grant Program (Classics, Religious Studies, Theology, Philosophy and Medieval Studies)
Federation of Humanities and Social Sciences (Canada)
2014-2017 Awards to Scholarly Publications Program, Publications Committee.
iii. Positions in academic societies
Royal Society of Canada
2009-2012 Member, Nominating Committee, Division I
2006-2008 Member, Selection Committee, Division I
Canadian Society of Biblical Studies:
1985-88,95-96 Programme Coordinator
Society of Biblical Literature
2009-2015 SBL Council
2006-2012 Research and Publications Committee (Chair 2010-2012)
2000-2003 Families in Early Christianity: Member of Steering Committee
1999-2005 Johannine Literature Section: Co-Chair of Steering Committee
1996-99 Johannine Literature Section: Member of Steering Committee
1995-96 Women in the Biblical World Section: Co-chair of Steering Committee
1994-95 Women in the Biblical World Section:Member of Steering Committee
1993-95 Executive Council: Member-at-large
Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas (SNTS: Society for the Study of the New Testament)
2011-2014 SNTS Committee (Governing Council)
Canadian Society of Biblical Studies
Catholic Biblical Association
Society of Biblical Literature
Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas
Ontario Council on University Research (2002-2006; executive committee 2004-2005)
Ontario Council on Graduate Studies (2002-2005; executive committee 2004-2005)
Canadian Association of Graduate Studies (2002-2005)
Council of Graduate Schools (2002-2005)
Senior Women Academic Administrators of Canada (2002-2007)
iv. Journal and Monograph Referee
Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion
Studies in Religion/Sciences Religieuses
Journal of Jewish Studies
Journal of Biblical Literature
Journal for the Study of the New Testament
Journal of Canadian Studies
Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality
Oxford University Press
Society of Biblical Literature Dissertation Series
Canadian Federation of the Humanities, Aid to Scholarly Research Programme
Yale University Press
Rowman and Littlefield
Westminster John Knox Press
Cambridge University Press
Baylor University Press
v. External Grant Referee
Rockefeller Foundation (USA): Bellagio Academic Residency Program (2012-)
Hampton Research Grant Program, University of British Columbia
McCalla Faculty Research Fellowship Program, University of Alberta
Israel Science Foundation (2012; 2013)
Autsrian Science Foundation
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
Standard Research Grant Programs (multiple years)
Expert Panel, Partnership Grant (2013)
Insight Development Program (2013)
McGill University Faculty of Religious Studies (2015)
Trinity Western University: Proposed PhD Program in Religious Studies (2013)
Religious Studies Program, Laurentian/Thorneloe University (2010)
Office of Research Services, Brock University (2006-2007)
Department of Religion, Concordia University (2006)
Centre for Jewish Studies, York University (2004)
Department of Classics, Near Eastern and Religious Studies, University of British Columbia (2000)
Department of Religion and Culture, Wilfrid Laurier University (1998)
External referee for tenure and promotion cases, University of British Columbia (2001), Cornell University (2003), Case Western Reserve (2005), Seaton Hall (2005), Southern Methodist University (2006); University of New Hampshire (2006), Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel (2010); Queens University, Canada (2012); Chinese University of Hong Kong (2015); Bates College (2015)
Media and related activities
2007 CBC “Ideas” Hour-long broadcast of January 24 lecture, broadcast nationally. April 9. Rebroadcast April 13 2009.
2007 CBC Ottawa News: Interview on “Jesus of Hollywood” April 9.
2004 Interviews for CBC Newsworld, CBC PLAY, NPR (US), and numerous newspapers with regard to Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ
1995-2000 Consultant, American Bible Society, Life of Christ Video Series
2002-3 Consultant: Visual Bible International, Film production of The Gospel of John.
2000 Feature Guest on the television show “Passages” (Christian Television Station CTS). Topic: “The Bible as Literature.” Taped January 6, 2000.
1999 Feature Guest on the television show “Passages” (Christian Television Station CTS). Topic: “Genesis 39: Joseph and Potiphar’s Wife.” Taped February 5.
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
2014-2019 SSHRC Insight Grant. Soutanes et sacrements: The Catholic Church in Québécois Feature Films since the Quiet Revolution ($170,535). PI: Adele Reinhartz. Collaborator: Lori Beaman.
2010-2013 SSHRC Standard Research Grant. Scripture, Cinema and Society (78,142) . PI: Adele Reinhartz
2008-2009 SSHRC Strategic Grant: Image, Text, Sound and Technology. Media-ting the Bible: Searching for Scripture in Digital Image and Sound. PI: Adele Reinhartz. Co-Investigators: Diana Inkpen and Robert Laganière (both at School of Information Technology and Engineering, University of Ottawa) (49,906)
2008-2011 SSHRC Standard Research Grant: Children and Childhood in Early Christian House Churches (63,000). PI: Margaret Macdonald (St. Francis Xavier); Adele Reinhartz collaborator.
2007-2010 SSHRC Standard Research Grant: $50,931. The Gospel of John, the Johannine Community, and The "Parting of the Ways". PI: Adele Reinhartz.
2004-2007 SSHRC Standard Research Grant: $51,797. Caiaphas the High Priest in History, Historiography and Culture. PI: Adele Reinhartz
1999-2003 SSHRC Research Grant: $19,450: Jesus, Jews and Judaism. The View from Hollywood. PI: Adele Reinhartz
1987 SSHRC Standard Research Grant: $4000. Torah and Nomos
Other Research Funding
2013-2015 Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religious Studies. Graduate Program Teaching Initiative (15,000)
2007-2008 American Academy of Religion Collaborative Research Grant. Heart (Transplant) and Soul: How Movies Mediate Meaning. Collaborator: Sam Shemie, M.D., Bertram Loeb Chair in Organ and Tissue Donation, Faculty of Arts, University of Ottawa. ($3700).
2002 Arts Research Board, McMaster University. $3500 for completion of Scripture on the Silver Screen (Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 2003).
1998 Society of Biblical Literature Technology Grant ($500 USD)
1998 McMaster University Arts Research Board Travel Grant, SBL Meeting, Orlando
1997-98 McMaster University Research Grant $8,000
1996-97 McMaster University Arts Research Board $3,471 towards the completion of book, “Why Ask My Name?” Anonymity and Identity in Biblical Narrative (New York: Oxford University Press, 1998).
OTHER AWARDS AND HONOURS
2014 Election to the American Academy of Jewish Research
2010 Mentoring Award, Society of Biblical Literature Committee on the Status of Women in the Profession
2007 IABC (International Association of Business Communicators) Award of Excellence in Marketing: Frontiers in Research Lectures
(with Christel Binnie, Director of Research Communications, University of Ottawa)
2005 Election to the Royal Society of Canada
2004 Rockefeller Foundation, Bellagio Residency Program (July 2004)
2003 Mentoring Award, Society of Biblical Literature Committee on the Status of Women in the Profession
The Bible and Cinema: An Introduction (London: Routledge, 2013).
Caiaphas the High Priest. Personalities of the New Testament Series. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 2011. Paperback edition: Minneapolis: Augsburg Fortress, 2013.
Jesus of Hollywood. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007. Paperback edition: 2009
Scripture on the Silver Screen. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2003.
Befriending the Beloved Disciple: A Jewish Reading of the Gospel of John. New York: Continuum, 2001.
Finalist, 2001 National Jewish Book Awards.
Winner, 2003 F. W. Beare Award for Outstanding Book in Christian Origins (Canadian Society of Biblical Studies).
German translation by Esther Kobel: Freundschaft mit dem Geliebten Jünger: Eine jüdische Lektüre des Johannesevangeliums, trans. Esther Köbel (Zürich: Theologischer Verlag Zürich, 2005).
"Why Ask My Name?" Anonymity and Identity in Biblical Narrative. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.
Winner of 2000 Canadian Jewish Book Award for Biblical Scholarship.
The Word in the World: The Cosmological Tale in the Fourth Gospel. SBL Monograph Series 45. Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1992.
Books: Edited Volumes
Son of Man: An African Jesus Movie. Edited by Richard Walsh, Jeffrey Staley and Adele Reinhartz. Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2013.
The Bible and Cinema: 50 Key Films. London: Routledge, 2013.
The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible. 2 Volumes. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. Editor in Chief: Michael D. Coogan. Associate Editors: Marc Brettler, Adele Reinhartz, Daniel Schowalter, Brent A. Strawn.
“They Shall Purify Themselves:” Essays on Purity in Early Judaism. Early Judaism and Its Literature. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2008. Volume of essays written by the late Susan Haber, ABD McMaster University; collected, revised, and edited by AR.
Common Judaism Explored. Second Temple Judaism in Context. Edited by Adele Reinhartz and Wayne McCready (University of Calgary). Minneapolis: Augsburg Fortress, 2008. Collection of essays based on lectures given by an international group of scholars at a SSHRC-supported workshop at the Calgary Institute for the Humanities 2005.
Jesus, Judaism and Christian Anti-Judaism: Reading the New Testament After the Holocaust. Co-edited with Paula Fredriksen. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2002.
Frye and the Afterlife of the Word. Semeia 89. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2002. Co-edited with James Kee.
God the Father in the Gospel of John. Semeia 85 Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 1999.
Under Firm Contract
Casting off the Withered Branch: The Gospel of John and the Parting of the Ways. Minneapolis: Fortress Press. Forthcoming, 2018.
The Gospel of John and Jewish-Christian Relations. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2018. Forthcoming 2018.
“A Rebellious Son? Jesus and His Mother in John 2:4.” The Opening of John's Narrative, edited by R. Alan Culpepper and Jörg Frey. Pages 235-49. WUNT. Tübingen: Mohr Seibeck, 2018.
“Story and History: John, Judaism, and the Historical Imagination.” John and Judaism: A Contested Relationship in Context, edited by R. Alan Culpepper and Paul N. Anderson. Pages 113-26. Leiden: Brill, 2017.
“LXX Esther: A Hellenistic Jewish Revenge Fantasy.” Early Jewish Writings, edited by Eileen Schuller and Marie-Theres Wacker. Pages 9-28. Atlanta: SBL Press, 2017.
German translation: “Das septuagintagriechische-Esterbuch: Eine hellenestisch-jüdische Rachefantasie.” Frühjüdische Schriften, edited by Eileen Schuller and Marie-Therès Wacker. Pages 13-32. Stuttgart: W. Kohlhammer GmbH.
“Reproach and Revelation: Ethics in John 11:1-44.” Torah Ethics and Early Christian Identity, edited by Susan Wendel and David Miller. Pages 92-106. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2016.
“Film.” The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and the Arts. Vol 1, edited by Timothy Beal. Pages 334-344. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016.
“The Bible Epic.” The Bible in Motion, vol. 1, edited by Rhonda Burnette-Bletsch. Pages 175-192. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2015.
“Judaism and Antisemitism in Bible Movies.” The Bible in Motion, vol. 2, edited by Rhonda Burnette-Bletsch. Pages 779-794. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2015.
“’Children of God’ and Aristotelian Epigenesis in the Gospel of John,” Creation Stories in Dialogue: The Bible, Science, and Folk Traditions, edited by R. Alan Culpepper and Jan G. van der Watt. Pages 243-252. Brill: Leiden, 2015.
“E.T. Phone Home: Exile and Gender in Postexilic Storytelling.” A Most Reliable Witness: Essays in Honor of Ross Shepard Kraemer, edited by Nathan DesRosiers and Shira Lander. Pages 243-51. Providence, RI: Brown University Press, 2015.
“Philo’s Exposition of the Law and Social History: Methodological Considerations.” Reading Philo, edited by Torrey Seland. Pages 180-99. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans, 2014.
“Jewish Women’s Scholarly Writings on the Bible.” The Jewish Study Bible, Second Edition, edited by Adele Berlin and Marc Zvi Brettler. Pages 2086-2091. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014.
“Ruth. Introduction and Annotations.” The Jewish Study Bible, Second Edition, edited by Adele Berlin and Marc Zvi Brettler. Pages 1573-1580. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014.
“Holy Words in Hollywood: DeMille’s The Ten Commandments (1956) and American Identity.” The Bible in the Public Square, ed. Carol Meyers, Eric Meyers, Mark Chancey. Pages 123-135. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2014.
“The Destruction of the Jerusalem Temple as a Trauma for Nascent Christianity.” Trauma and Traumatization in Individual and Collective Dimensions: Insights from Biblical Studies and Beyond, ed. Eve-Marie Becker, Jan Dochhorn, and Else K. Holt. Pages 276-288. Studia Aarhusiana Neotestamentica (SANT) 2. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2014.
“The Temple Cleansing and the Death of Jesus.” In Purity, Holiness, and Identity in Judaism. Essays in Memory of Susan Haber, ed. Carl. S. Ehrlich, Anders Runesson and Eileen Schuller. Pages 101-11. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2013.
“Violence against the Jews.” In Religion und Gewalt im Bibelfilm, ed. Reinhold Zwick. Pages 133-44. Marburg: Schüren Verlag, 2013.
“Forging a New Identity: Johannine Rhetoric and the Audience of the Fourth Gospel.” In Paul, John, and apocalyptic eschatology: studies in honour of Martinus C. de Boer, ed. Jan. Krans et al. Pages 123-134. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2013.
“The Greek Book of Esther.” In The Women’s Bible Commentary, Revised and Expanded, edited by Carol A. Newsom, Sharon Ringe and Jacqueline E. Lapsley. Pages 396-403. Louisville, KY: Westminster/John Knox, 2012.
“Forward.” Soundings In The Religion Of Jesus: Perspectives and Methods in Contemporary Scholarship, ed. Bruce Chilton, Anthony Le Donne, and Jacob Neusner. Pages xv-xix. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2012.
“The Gospel of John”: Introduction and Annotations. Jewish Annotated New Testament, ed. Amy-Jill Levine and Marc Brettler. Pages 152-196. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.
“Jesus in Film.” Blackwell Companion to Jesus, edited by Delbert Burkett. Pages 519-31. Malden, Mass. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011
“Common Judaism,” “The Parting of the Ways,” and “The Johannine Community.” Orthodoxy, Liberalism, and Adaptation: Essays on Ways of Worldmaking in Times of Change from Biblical, Historical and Systematic Perspectives, ed. Bob Becking. Pages 69-88. Leiden: Brill, 2011.
“Repentance, Reconciliation and Relationship: The Book of Jonah as Case Study.” Reconciliation in Interfaith Perspective : Jewish, Christian and Muslim Voices, edited by Ed. Reimund Bieringer and David Bolton. Pages 9-27. Leuven-Walpole MA: Peeters, 2010.
“Gospel Audiences: Variations on a Theme.” The Audience of the Gospels: The Origin and Function of the Gospels in Early Christianity, edited by Edward W. Klink. Pages 134-52. London: T&T Clark, 2009.
“The Jesus Movies.” Continuum Companion to Religion and Film, edited by William Blizek. Pages 211-22. New York: Continuum, 2009.
“The Gospel According to Benedict: Jesus of Nazareth on Jews and Judaism.” The Pope and Jesus of Nazareth: Christ, Scripture and the Church, edited by Adrian Pabst and Angus Paddison. Pages 223-46. London: SCM Press, 2009.
“Who am I? Where am I Going?”: The Sopranos on Life, Death and Religion. Small Screen, Big Picture: Lived Religion and Television, edited by Diane Winston and Jane Naomi Iwamura. Pages 373-99. Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2009.
“We, You, They: Boundary Language in 4QMMT and the New Testament Epistles.” Text, Thought, and Practice in Qumran and Early Christianity: Proceedings of a Joint Symposium by the Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Associated Literature and the Hebrew University Center for the Study of Christianity, 11-13 January, 2004, edited by Daniel R. Schwartz and Ruth A. Clements. Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah. Pages 89-105. Leiden: Brill, 2009.
“Jesus and Christ-Figures.” Routledge Companion to Religion and Film, edited by John Lyden. Pages 421-39. London: Routledge, 2009.
“Building Skyscrapers on Toothpicks: The Literary-Critical Challenge to Historical Criticism.” Anatomies of Narrative Criticism, edited by Tom Thatcher. Pages 55-76. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature/Leiden: Brill, 2008.
“Caiaphas on Camera.” Images of the Word: Hollywood's Bible and Beyond, edited by David Shepherd. Semeia Studies. Pages 131-48. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2008.
"Crucifying Caiaphas: Hellenism and the High Priesthood in Life of Jesus Narratives." Redefining First-Century Jewish and Christian Identities: Essays in Honor of Ed Parish Sanders, edited by Fabian E. Udoh, Susannah Heschel, Mark Chancey and Gregory Tatum. Pages 227-245. Christianity and Judaism in Antiquity Series 16. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2008.
“Jesus of Hollywood.” The Passion Story: From Visual Representation to Social Drama, edited by Marcia Kupfer. Pages 165-77. University Park, PA: Penn State Press, 2008. (Reprint of “Jesus of Hollywood.” Perspectives on the Passion. Pages 165-179. New York: Miramax Books, 2004).
“Who Cares about Caiaphas?” Identity and Interaction in the Ancient Mediterranean: Jews, Christians and Others. Essays in Honour of Stephen G. Wilson, edited by Zeba Crook and Phil Harland. Pages 31-40. Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2007.
“Scripture on the Silver Screen,” selection anthologized in The Religion and Film Reader, edited by Jolyon Mitchell and S. Brent Plate. Pages 374-77. New York: Routledge, 2007.
“Jews in the New Testament.” New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible. Nashville, TN: Abingdon, 2008.
“Second Temple Period Jewish Life.” New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible. Nashville, TN: Abingdon, 2008.
“Reading History in the Fourth Gospel: A Response to J. L. Martyn.” “What You Have Heard From the Beginning”: The Past, Present, and Future of Johannine Studies, edited by Tom Thatcher. Pages 191-94. Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2007.
“ ‘Jews’ and Anti-Judaism: Reading John after Nostra Aetate.” Nostra Aetate at 40: Achievements and Challenges in Christian-Jewish Relations, edited by Jean Duhaime. Pages 51-65. Montreal: Novalis, 2007.
“The Gospel of John.” In The Oxford Handbook of English Literature and Theology, edited by Andrew W. Hass, David Jasper and Elisabeth Jay. Pages 223-42. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007.
“John’s Pharisees” (co-author Raimo Hakola). Quest for the Historical Pharisees, edited by J. Neusner and B. Chilton. Pages 131-47. Waco, TX: Baylor UP, 2006.
“Aristotelian Epigenesis in the Gospel of John: The Next Generation.” Gender and Body in the Gospel of John, edited by Gitte Buch-Hansen, Troels Engberg-Pedersen, Lone Fatum. Pages 9-18. Copenhagen: Biblical Studies Section, Faculty of Theology, University of Copenhagen, 2006.
“Chaste Betrayals: Women and Men in the Apocryphal Novels.” Heavenly Tablets: Interpretation, Identity and Tradition in Ancient Judaism, edited by Lynn LiDonnici and Andrea Lieber. Pages 227-242. Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism, 119; Leiden: Brill, 2007.
“Rodney Stark and ‘The Mission to the Jews.’” Religious Rivalries in the Early Roman Empire and the Rise of Christianity, edited by Leif E. Vaage. Pages 197-212. Studies in Christianity and Judaism / Études sur le christianisme et le judaïsme; Waterloo : Wilfrid Laurier Press, 2006.
“From Conflict to Co-Existence: Hagar and Sarah in Jewish Interpretation.” With Miriam-Simma Walfish. Children of Hagar and Sarah: Muslim, Jewish, and Christian, edited by Phyllis Trible and Letty M. Russell. Pages 101-125. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 2006.
“John, Gender and Judaism: A Feminist’s Dilemma.” Kontexte der Schrift, Bd. 1. Text – Ethik – Judentum und Christentum – Gesellschaft. Festschrift für Ekkehard W. Stegemann zum 60. Geburtstag, edited by Gabriella Gelardini et al. Pages 182-95. Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, 2005.
“A Fork in the Road or a Multi-Lane Highway? New Perspectives on ‘The Parting of the Ways’ Between Judaism and Christianity.” The Changing Face of Judaism, Christianity and Other Greco-Roman Religions in Antiquity, edited by Ian H. Henderson and Gerbern S. Oegema. Pages 278-293. Studien zu den Jüdischen Schriften aus hellenistisch-römischer Zeit, Bd 2. Gütersloh: Gütersloher Verlagshaus GmbH, 2006.
“Celluloid Saviors and the Gospels.” Jesus in the World’s Faiths: Leading Thinkers from the Five Religions Reflect on His Meaning, edited by Gregory A. Barker. Pages 161-65.
Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 2005.
“Love, Hate, and Violence in the Gospel of John.” Violence in the New Testament, edited by Shelly Matthews and E. Leigh Gibson. Pages 109-123. New York: Continuum, 2005.
“John and Judaism: A Response to Burton Visotzky.” Life in Abundance: Studies of John’s Gospel in Tribute to Raymond E. Brown, S. S., edited by John Donahue. Pages 108-116. Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press, 2005.
“Joodentum.” In Midden in de Cirkel: Vrouwen en leiderschap in diverse spirituele tradities. Pages 95-108. Antwerp: Halewijn, 2004. Translated into Flemish by Reimund Bieringer. Invited contribution to volume featuring women in leadership in diverse spiritual traditions.
“Jesus of Hollywood.” Perspectives on the Passion. Pages 165-79. New York: New York, 2004.
“Women at War: Gender and Leadership in Biblical and Post-Biblical Literature.” Jewish Religious Leadership: From Biblical Models to the Present, volume 1, edited by Jack Wertheimer. Pages 35-54. New York: Jewish Theological Seminary Press, 2004.
“The Grammar of Hate in the Gospel of Love: Reading the Fourth Gospel in the Twenty-First Century.” In Israel und seine Heilstraditionen im Johannesevanglium. Festschrift in honour of Johannes Beutler, S.J., edited by Dr. Michael Labahn et al. Pages 416-27. Paderborn: Verlag Schöningh, 2004.
“Women in the Johannine Community: An Exercise in Historical Imagination.” In A Feminist Companion to John, volume 2, edited by Amy-Jill Levine. Pages 14-33. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 2003.
“The Happy Holy Family in the Jesus Film Genre”. In Wisdom on the Cutting Edge: The Study of Women in Biblical Worlds, edited by Alice Bach and Jane Schaberg. Pages 123-42. New York: Continuum, 2003.
“Jewish Women’s Biblical Scholarship.” In The Jewish Study Bible, edited by Adele Berlin and Marc Brettler. Pages 2000-2005. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003.
“The Book of Ruth” (Introduction and annotations). In The Jewish Study Bible, edited by Adele Berlin and Marc Brettler. Pages 1578-1586. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003.
“Some Reflections on Feminist Biblical Hermeneutics for Liberation.” With Marie-Theres Wacker. In Feminist Interpretation of the Bible and the Hermeneutics of Liberation, edited by Silvia Schroer and Sophia Bietenhard. Pages 34-47. JSOTSupp 374; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 2003.
“Jesus on the Silver Screen.” In Revelation: Representations of Christ in Photography, editedNissan N. Perez, Pages 186-89. London, UK: Merrell in association with the Israel Museum, 2003. Published on the occasion of the exhibit at the Israel Museum.
“Introduction.” With Paula Fredriksen. Jesus, Judaism and Anti-Judaism: Reading the New Testament After the Holocaust, edited by Paula Fredriksen and Adele Reinhartz. Pages 1-7. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2002.
“The Gospel of John: How the Jews Become Part of the Plot.” In Jesus, Judaism and Anti-Judaism: Reading the New Testament After the Holocaust, edited by Paula Fredriksen and Adele Reinhartz. Pages 99-116. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2002.
“The Colonized as Colonizer: A Postcolonial Reading of the Gospel of John.” In Postcolonialism and John, edited by Jeffrey Staley and R. S. Sugirtharajah. Pages 170-92. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 2002.
“The Bridegroom in John 3.29: A Feminist Rereading.” In The Lost Coin: Parables of Women Work and Wisdom, edited by Mary Ann Beavis. Pages 230-41. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 2002.
“The Old Testament/Hebrew Bible and the Apocrypha.” In The Biblical World, edited by John Barton. Pages 15-27. London: Routledge, 2002.
“Jews” and Jews in the Fourth Gospel.” In Anti-Judaism and the Fourth Gospel: Papers of the Leuven Colloquium, 2000, edited by R. Bieringer et al. Pages 341-56. Assen, Netherlands: Van Gorcum, 2001.
“John 8:31-59 from a Jewish Perspective.” In Remembering for the Future 2000: The Holocaust in an Age of Genocides, vol. 2, edited by John K. Roth and Elisabeth Maxwell-Meynard. Pages 787-97. London: Palgrave, 2001.
“The Greek Book of Esther.” In The Oxford Bible Commentary, edited by John Barton et al. Pages 642-49. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001.
“Jesus of Hollywood: A Jewish Perspective.” In The Historical Jesus Through Catholic and Jewish Eyes, edited by Leonard Greenspoon. Pages 131-46. Valley Forge, PA: Trinity Press International, 2000.
“Better Homes and Gardens: Women and Domestic Space in the Books of Judith and Susanna.” In Text and Artifact: Judaism and Christianity in the Ancient Mediterranean World, Essays in Honour of Peter Richardson, edited by Michel Desjardins and Sephen G. Wilson. Pages 325-39. Studies in Christianity and Judaism 9; Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier Press, 2000.
“To Love the Lord: An Intertextual Reading of John 20.” In The Labour of Reading: Essays in Honour of Robert C. Culley, edited by Fiona Black, Roland Boer, Christian Kelm, Erin Runions. Pages 56-69. Semeia Studies; Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1999.
“The Johannine Community and its Jewish Neighbors: A Reappraisal.” In What is John? Vol. 2 Literary and Social Readings of the Fourth Gospel, edited by Fernando F. Segovia. Pages 111-38. Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1998.
“On Travel, Translation, and Ethnography: The Gospel of John at the Turn of the Century.” In What is John? Vol. 2 Literary and Social Readings of the Fourth Gospel, edited by Fernando F. Segovia. Pages 249-56. Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1998.
“The Greek Book of Esther.” In The Women’s Bible Commentary, 2d ed., edited by Sharon Ringe and Carol Newsom. Pages 286-92. Louisville, KY: Westminster/John Knox, 1998.
“Feminist Criticism and Biblical Studies on the Verge of the Twenty-First Century.” In A Feminist Companion to Reading the Bible: Approaches, Methods and Strategies, edited by Athalya Brenner and Carole Fontaine. Pages 30-38. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1997.
“Anonymous Female Characters in the Books of Kings.” In A Feminist Companion to Samuel and Kings, edited by Athalya Brenner. Pages 43-65. Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1994.
“A Feminist Commentary on the Gospel of John.” In Searching the Scriptures, vol. 2, edited by Elizabeth Schüssler Fiorenza. Pages 561-600. New York: Crossroad, 1994.
“Parents and Children: A Philonic Perspective.” In The Jewish Family in Antiquity, edited by Shaye Cohen. Pages 61-88. Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1993.
“From Narrative to History: The Resurrection of Martha and Mary.” In “Women Like This”: New Perspectives on Jewish Women in the Greco-Roman World, edited by Amy-Jill Levine. Pages 161-84. Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1991.
“The Thieves and Robbers of John 10.” In Early Christian Self-Understanding and Development: A Tribute to Ben F. Meyer, edited by Tom Robinson and David Hawkin. Pages 167-79. New York: Edwin Mellen Press, 1990.
Refereed Journal Articles
« Ronds » ou « plats » ? Les saints héros d’Hollywood». CinémAction n° 160 (2016): 82-91. Special issue on the Bible and Film.
“The Seal of the Confessional: Robert Lepage’s Le Confessionnal in Social and Cultural Context.” Journal of Religion and Film 20/1 (2016). http://digitalcommons.unomaha.edu/jrf/vol20/iss1/7/
“Torah Reading in the Johannine Community.” Journal of Early Christian History 5/2 (2015): 111-16.
“Incarnation and Covenant: The Fourth Gospel through the Lens of Trauma Theory.” Interpretation: A Journal of Bible and Theology 69 (2015): 35–48.
“Rabbi Jesus im Johannesevangelium.” Bibel und Kirche, 29:2 (2014): 108-118 (in German).
“Josephus on Children and Childhood.” With Kim Shier. Studies in Religions 41/3 (2012): 364-75.
“Judaism in the Gospel of John.” Interpretation 63/4 (2009): 382-93.
‘Rewritten Gospel’: the Case of Caiaphas the High Priest. New Testament Studies 55/2 (2009): 160-178.
“ ‘Juden’ und Juden im vierten Evangelium.” Translated into German by Esther Kobel. Original: “’Jews’ and Jews in the Fourth Gospel” (In Anti-Judaism and the Fourth Gospel: Papers of the Leuven Colloquium, 2000, edited by R. Bieringer et al. Pages 341-56. Assen, Netherlands: Van Gorcum, 2001). Kirche und Israel 2 (2008): 127-42.
“Playing with Paradigms: The Christ-Figure Genre in Contemporary Film.” Australian Religious Studies Review 21/3 (2008): 298-317.
“Why Comment? Reflections on Bible Commentaries in General and Andrew Lincoln’s The Gospel according to Saint John in Particular.” Journal for the Study of the New Testament 29 (2007): 333-342.
“Le donne nell’ebraismo.” Concilium 3/2006: 20-29. (Translated from English).
“History and Pseudo-History in the Jesus Film Genre.” Biblical Interpretation 14 (2006): 1-17. Special Issue: The Bible in Film – The Bible and Film.
“Joh 8,31-59 aus jüdischer Sicht.” Bibel und Kirche 59/3 (2004): 137-46. (revised and translated version of “John 8:31-59 from a Jewish Perspective,” in Remembering for the Future 2000: The Holocaust in an Age of Genocides, vol. 2, edited by John K. Roth and Elisabeth Maxwell-Meynard. Pages 787-97. London: Palgrave, 2001).
“Contagion and Cure: A Response to ‘The Disease of Postcolonial New Testament Studies and the Hermeneutics of Healing’ by Amy-Jill Levine.” Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion 20/1 (2004): 111-115.
“Oscar Cullmann und sein Beitrag zur Johannes-Forschung.” Translated by Esther Koebel. Theologische Zeitschrift 57/3 (2002): 221-231.
“And the Word was Begotten”: Divine Epigenesis in the Gospel of John,” Semeia 85 (1999): God the Father in the Gospel of John, ed. Adele Reinhartz, 83-103. (Appeared in 2001)
“Reflections on Table Fellowship and Community Identity,” in Semeia 86 (1999), Food and Drink in the Biblical Worlds, ed. Athalya Brenner and Jan Willem van Henten, 227-33. (Appeared in 2001)
“Margins, Methods, and Metaphors: Reflections on A Feminist Companion to the Hebrew Bible.” Prooftexts 20 (2000): 47-66.
“Scripture on the Silver Screen,” Journal of Religion and Film 33/1 (1999), 10 pp. (Http: cid.unomaha.edu/~wwwjrf/scripture.htm)
“Jesus in Film: Hollywood Perspectives on the Jewishness of Jesus,” The Journal of Religion and Film 2/2 (1998): 1-11 (http://cid.unomaha.edu/~wwwjrf/vol2no2.htm
“Midrash She Wrote: Jewish Women’s Writing on the Bible,” Shofar 16/4 (1998): 6-27.
“A Nice Jewish Girl Reads the Gospel of John,” Semeia 77: Ethics and Reading the Bible, ed. Gary Phillips and Danna Nolan Fewell (Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1998): 177-193.
“Jewish Feminist Discourses," Concilium 263 (1996): 66-73.
“Samson's Mother: An Unnamed Protagonist,” The Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 55 (1992): 25-37 (reprinted in A Feminist Companion to Judges, ed. Athalya Brenner [Sheffield Academic Press, 1993], 157-170).
“Anonymity and Characterization in the Books of Samuel,” Semeia 63: Character in Biblical Narrative, ed. by Adele Berlin and Elizabeth Struthers Malbon (1993), 117-141.
“Philo on Infanticide,” Studia Philonica Annual 4 (1992): 42-58.
“Great Expectations: A Reader-Oriented Approach to Johannine Christology and Eschatology,” Journal of Literature and Theology 3 (1989): 61-76.
“Rabbinic Perceptions of Simon Bar Kosiba,” Journal for the Study of Judaism XX (1989): 172-194.
“Jesus as Prophet: Predictive Prolepses in the Fourth Gospel,” Journal for the Study of the New Testament 36 (1989): 3-16.
“The New Testament and Anti-Judaism: A Literary-Critical Approach,” Journal of Ecumenical Studies 25/4 (1988): 524-537.
“Paul's Exhortation: ‘Become Imitators of Me’”, SR 16/4 (1987): 393-403.
“The meaning of NOMOS in Philo's ‘Exposition of the Law’”, Studies in Religion 15/3 (1986): 337-345.
“Paul's Exhortation: ‘Become Imitators of Me’”, Studies in Religion 16/4 (1987): 393-403.
“The Jewishness of Christianity: the Straddling of Two Eras,’ http://www.ancientjewreview.com/articles/2014/12/16/the-jewishness-of-christianity-the-straddling-of-two-eras?rq=reinhartz. December 16, 2014.
“The Vanishing Jews of Antiquity,” The Marginalia Review of Books, June 24, 2014; http://marginalia.lareviewofbooks.org/vanishing-jews-antiquity-adele-reinhartz/
This article generated a Forum, subsequently published in ebook form by Marginalia on August 26, 2014.
A Response to the Jews/Judeans Forum, The Marginalia Review of Books, August 26, 2014. http://marginalia.lareviewofbooks.org/response-jew-judean-forum-adele-reinhartz/
“Jesus of Hollywood: From D.W. Griffith to Mel Gibson.” The New Republic, March 8, 2004, pp. 26-29.
Refereed Conference Papers
“Automatic Text Segmentation for Movie Subtitles”, Martin Scaiano, Diana Inkpen, Robert Laganiere, and Adele Reinhartz. Canadian Artificial Intelligence 2010 (4 pages).
“John, Gospel,” pp. 651-52; Jesus, images of ...in Movies, pp. 645-46. In The Cambridge Dictionary of Christianity, edited by Daniel Patte. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010.
“Samaritan Woman;” “Adulterous Woman,” “Mother of a Blind Son,”“Woman in Labor.” In Women in Scripture: A Dictionary of Named and Unnamed Women in the Hebrew Bible, Apocrypha, and New Testament, edited by Carol Meyers et al. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2000.
Anders Runesson, Birger Olsson, Donald D. Binder, The Ancient Synagogue from Its Origins to 200 C.E.: A Source Book. http://www.bookreviews.org/bookdetail.asp?TitleId=7824 (February 9, 2012)
Daniel Langton, The Apostle Paul in the Jewish Imagination: A Study in Modern Jewish-Christian Relations. Cambridge University Press (2010. Review of Biblical Literature 13 (2011): 428.
William M. Wright IV, Rhetoric and Theology: Figural Reading of John 9. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2009. Review of Biblical Literature, http://www.bookreviews.org/BookDetail.asp?TitleId=7732. October 8, 2010.
Thomas A. Robinson. Ignatius of Antioch and the Parting of the Ways: Early Jewish-Christian Relations. PeabodyHendrickson Publishers,2009.
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Maria-Zoe Petropoulou. Animal Sacrifice in Ancient Greek Religion, Judaism, and Christianity, 100 BC to AD 200 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008). Review of Biblical Literature. November 29, 2009. 5 pages. http://www.bookreviews.org/BookDetail.asp?TitleId=7056
David Capes, et al (eds). Israel’sGod and Rebecca’s Children: Christology and Community in Early Judaism and Christianity; Essays inHonor of Larry W. Hurtado and Alan F. Segal (Waco: Baylor University Press, 2007). Catholic Biblical Quarterly 71 (2009): 451-52.
Amy-Jill Levine, The Misunderstood Jew. Biblical Interpretation 2008 (forthcoming).
Philip F. Esler and Ronald Piper, Lazarus, Mary and Martha: Social-Scientific Approaches to the Gospel of John. Interpretation 62/2 (2008): 209-210.
Mary Margaret Pazdan, Becoming God’s Beloved in the Company of Friends. Catholic Biblical Quarterly 70 (2008): 385-87.
Kierspel, Lars, The Jews and the World in the Fourth Gospel: Parallelism, Function, and Context. Review of Biblical Literature, September 2007. 5 pages. http://www.bookreviews.org/pdf/5800_6123.pdf
Kim Paffenroth, Judas: Images of the Lost Disciple. Catholic Biblical Quarterly 67 (2005): 535-536.
Daniel Boyarin, Border Lines: The Partition of Judaeo-Christianity. Studia Philonica Annual Volume XVII (2005): 217-23.
Athalya Brenner. Are We Amused? Humour about Women in the Biblical Worlds. Review of Biblical Literature, June 1, 2005.
John. P. Meier. A Marginal Jew. Volume III: Companions and Competitors. In The Heythrop Journal 45/1 (2004): 70-71.
Hasan-Rokem, Galit. Tales of the Neighbourhood: Jewish Narrative Dialogues in Late Antiquity. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2003. In Review of Biblical Literature 02/20/2004.
Derek Tovey, Narrative Art and Act in the Fourth Gospel. JSNTSup 151. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1997. Review of Biblical Literature 2 (2000): 400-402.
Daniel Boyarin, Dying for God: Martyrdom and the Making of Christianity and Judaism. In the Heythrop Journal 42 (2001): 81-83.
Margaret Y. MacDonald, Colossians and Ephesians. Pagina Sacra, 17. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2000. In Studies in Religion/ Sciences Religieuses 30 (2001): 248-50.
Erich Gruen, Heritage and Hellenism: The Reinvention of Jewish Tradition. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1998. In The Heythrop Journal 31 (2000): 332-33.
James L. Kugel, Traditions of the Bible: A Guide to the Bible as it was at the Start of the Common Era. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1998. The Heythrop Journal 31 (2000): 88-90.
Francesca Calabi, The Language and the Law of God: Interpretation and Politics in Philo of Alexandria. University of South Florida Studies in the History of Judaism. Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1998. In Studia Philonica Annual 9 (1999): 168-70.
Peder Borgen and Søren Giversen, The New Testament and Hellenistic Judaism. In Shofar 18 (1999):161-163.
R. Alan Culpepper, The Gospel and Letters of John. Nashville: Abingdon, 1998. In The Heythrop Journal 40/3 (1999): 351-52.
Daniel Boyarin, A Radical Jew: Paul and the Politics of Identity. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1994, in Prooftexts 18 (1998): 103-106.
Halvor Moxnes, ed., Constructing Early Christian Families: Family as Social Reality and Metaphor. London: Routledge, 1997, in Vigiliae Christianae 52.4 (1998): 442-444.
Michael Satlow, Tasting the Dish: Rabbinic Rhetorics of Sexuality. Brown Judaic Studies, No. 303. Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1995, in Association for Jewish Studies Review 23/1 (1998): 116-18.
Ellen Birnbaum, The Place of Judaism in Philo’s Thought: Israel, Jews, and Proselytes. Brown Judaic Studies 290; Studia Philonica Monographs 2. Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1996, in Journal of Jewish Studies 48 (1997)366-67.
Frieda Forman et al, eds. Found Treasures: Stories by Yiddish Women Writers Toronto: Second Story Press,1994, Women’s History Review 6:1 (1997): 144-45.
Tal Ilan, Jewish Women in Greco-Roman Palestine: An Inquiry into Image and Status. Tubingen: J.C.B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck), 1995, in Association for Jewish Studies Review 22/1 (1997): 114-16.
Dietmar Neufeld, Reconceiving Texts as Speech Acts: An Analysis of 1 John. Leiden: Brill, 1994, in Studies in Religion/Sciences Religieuses 25/2 (1996): 244.
Gerard S. Sloyan, The Crucifixion of Jesus: History, Myth, Faith. Minneapolis: Fortress, 1995, in Journal of Ecumenical Studies 33:4 (1996): 590.
Raymond E. Brown, Death of the Messiah, New York: Doubleday, 1994, in Journal of Ecumenical Studies 32/2 (1995): 269-70.
Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza, ed., Searching the Scriptures: A Feminist Introduction, New York: Crossroad, 1993, in Journal of Ecumenical Studies 31/3-4 (1994): 379.
Sander L. Gilman and Steven T. Katz, eds., Anti-Semitism in Times of Crisis, New York: New York University Press, 1991, in Shofar 11 (1992): 126-28.
Arthur Green, ed., Jewish Spirituality from the Bible to the Middle Ages, in SR 16/3 (1987): 380.
INVITED LECTURES AND CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
2017 The Gospel of John in Early Christian-Jewish Relations. Keynote address. Conference on the Gospel of John and Jewish-Christian Relations. Center for Christian-Jewish Learning. Boston College. April 2. Organizer of conference, April 2-3.
2017 Religion, Body and Place in Félix et Meira (Quebec, 2014). International Conference on Religion and Film. University of Syracuse. March 31.
2017 "Grace and the Grotesque: Coming of Age in Léolo (Jean-Claude
Lauzon,1992)". Society for Cinema and Media Studies. Chicago. March 22.
2017 On Masking and Unmasking: Reflections on Beyond New Testament Theology. Conference on Ancient Christianity and Judaism: Paradigm Changes In Memory of Heikki Räisänen. University of Helsinki. February 2.
Third Annual Daniel Harrington Memorial Lecture. Cambridge, MA. January 29.
2016 Patristic Perspectives on the Gospel of John. Boston Patristics Group. Cambridge, MA. December 8.
2016 The Gospel of John and the “Parting of the Ways.” Brown University Department of Religion. December 6.
2016 John's Mission to the Gentiles? Another look at the aim and audience of the Fourth Gospel. Society of Biblical Literature. San Antonio. November 20.
2016 Panelist, Bible and Film. Society of Biblical Literature. San Antonio. November 20.
2016 Jesus the Jew and Jewish-Christian relations. Shapiro Lecture. Bernardin Center. Catholic Theological Union. Chicago. November 14.
2016 The Gospel of John and the “Parting of the Ways.” Department of Religion and Yale Divinity School. New Haven. November 7.
2016 The Lyin’ King? Christology and Duplicity in John 7. Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas Annual Meeting. Montreal. August 4.
2016 The Contribution of E.P. Sanders to the study of ancient Judaism and Christianity and to Jewish-Christian Relations. International Council of Christians and Jews. Philadelphia. July 13.
2016 Scripture, Performance, and Religious Convergence in the Gospel of John. Religious Convergence in the Ancient Mediterranean. Society for Ancient Mediterranean Studies. Palermo, Italy. June 25.
2016 “And The Word Was God:” John’s Christology and Jesus’ Discourse in Jewish Context. Enoch Nangeroni Conference on John the Jew: Reading the Gospel of John’s Christology as a form of Jewish Messianism. Camaldoli, Italy. June 20.
2016 Hybridity and Identity. Canadian Society for Biblical Studies. Calgary. May 29.
2016 The Holy Words of Hollywood. Wolenski Lecture. York University Centre for Jewish Studies. April 10
2016 “Hybridity,” “Identity” and the ancient Mediterranean world. Corcoran Chair Conference. Boston College, April 3. Organizer of Conference “Fringe Benefits” April 3-4.
2016 Jesus: Bad Jew or Good Jew? Northeastern University, March 15.
2016 A Catholic Society in Transition: Religion in Recent Quebec Films. Part II: Félix et Meira (2014). Boston College, March 14.
2016 A Rebellious Son? Jesus and his Mother in John 2:4. Boston College, March 2.
2016 A Catholic Society in Transition: Religion in Recent Quebec Films. Part I: C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005). Boston College, February 16.
2016 Jesus: Bad Jew or Good Jew? College of the Holy Cross. Worcester, MA. February 10.
2016 Making a Difference: The Gospel of John and the Parting of the Ways. Boston University, February 1.
2016 Jesus: Bad Jew or Good Jew? McMaster University, January 27.
2016 Story and History: John, Judaism and the Historical Imagination. Departmental Colloquium. McMaster University, January 26.
2016 “Leolo”: A Coming of Age Story. Jerusalem Film Club. January 9.
2015 Holy Words of Hollywood. Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Tx. April 15.
2015 Mary Magdalene at the Movies. Colgate University, Hamiton, NY. February 26.
2015 “Jesus of Hollywood.” Amherst College, Amherst, MA. February 5.
2014 “Whose Heroes? Hollywood Portrayals of the Bible,” Bennett Center for Judaic Studies, Fairfield University, Fairfield, Connecticut. December 3.
2014 Journal of Biblical Literature: Looking Back, Looking Forward. Society of Biblical Literature. San Diego, November 24.
2014 Panel, Early Jewish/Christian Relations. Society of Biblical Literature. San Diego, November 23.
2014 Son of God: Hit or Miss? Society of Biblical Literature. San Diego, November 22.
2014 “Reproach and Revelation: Ethics in John 11:1-44.” Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas Annual Meeting. Szeged, Hungary. August 7.
2014 “Hook-Nosed Heebies: Brian, Jesus, and Jewish Identity.” Conference entitled Jesus and Brian, Or What Have the Pythons Done for Us? Kings College London. June 22.
2014 "For Fear of the Jews": Methodological Musings on the History of the Johannine Community. Harvard Divinity School. April 30.
2014 The Gospel of John and the “Parting of the Ways.” Boston College. April 8.
2014 When Christianity was Judaism. Jewish Origins: New Insights and Scholarship. Gimelstob Symposium in Judaic Studies. Florida Atlantic University. February 24.
2014 A Jewish Reading of the Gospel of John. Kraft Hiatt Lecture, Brandeis University. February 13.
2013 Scripture on the Silver Screen. Four part series. Limmud Conference. University of Warwick, UK. December 22-25.
2013 Rabbi Jesus in the Gospel of John. University of Basel, Switzerland. December 9.
2013 Panel: Fernando Segovia on Cultural Criticism. Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting. Baltimore, November 22.
2013 Holy Words in Hollywood: The Bible, Film, and American Identity. Carleton University, April 3.
2013 To Eat or Not to Eat: Food offered to Idols in 1 Corinthians 8. International Workshop: Dynamisch-relationale Entwicklung von Identitäten bei und durch Paulus. Basel, Switzerland. March 8-9.
2013 Holy Words in Hollywood: The Bible, Film, and American Identity. Cecile and Gene Usdin Judeo-Christian Lecture Series. Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL. February 4.
2012 ET Phone Home: Exile and Gender in Post Exilic Storytelling. Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting. Chicago, November 18.
2012 Response to Charles Hill, “‘Many Antichrists Have Come’: Dissent and the Beginnings of the Johannine Corpus”. 17th Conference of the Henry Luce III Fellows in Theology. Pittsburgh, November 9-10.
2012 The Gospel of John and the Parting of the Ways. Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas Annual Meeting. Leuven, August 2.
2012 Then as Now: Old Testament Epics and American Identity. Society of Biblical Literature International Meeting, Amsterdam, July 25.
2012 Panelist: The Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception. Amsterdam, July 24.
2012 Jews and Judaism in the Gospel of John. Keynote Address: Catholic Biblical Association of the Philippine. Tagaytay City, Philippines. July 13. Four additional lectures at universities in Manila and Tagaytay City. July10-12; July 14
2012 The Gospel of John. Master class (led by AR and Ruben Zimmermann). University of Copenhagen, June 11.
2012 The Destruction of the Jerusalem Temple as a Trauma for Proto-Christians. Conference on Trauma and Biblical Studies. Aarhus University, Denmark, June 8.
2012 Birkat Ha-Minim and the Gospel of John, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ. March 19
2011 Johannine Scholarship Today: The North American Scene;
Method in Feminist Biblical Criticism. Society of Biblical Literature, San Francisco, November 19.
2011 The Jewish Annotated New Testament. Society of Biblical Literature, San Francisco, November 20.
2011 The Gospel of John and the “Parting of the Ways.” Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ. December 5 (repeated in expanded form, University of Pennsylvania, December 8)
2010 Seeing the Word: The role of "this book" in the lived experience of the Johannine community . Society of Biblical Literature, Atlanta, November 20.
2010 Violence against Jews: Anti-Jewish Moments in the Jesus movies (in German). University of Basel, October 28.
2010 Forging a new identity: Johannine Rhetoric and the Audience of the Fourth Gospel. Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas (SNTS), Berlin, Germany. July 30.
2010 Children and Childhood in the Writings of Josephus. Canadian Society for Biblical Studies. Concordia University, Montreal. May 31.
2010 Violence against Jews: Anti-Jewish Moments in the Jesus movies (in German). Religion und Gewalt im Bibelfilm (Religion and Violence in Bible Films). International Symposium. Münster, Germany. January 23.
2009 The Johannine Ioudaioi Revisited. Keynote. Johannine Literature Section, Society of Biblical Literature, New Orleans, November 22.
2009 "The Gospel of John and "the Jews". International Consortium for Research in the Humanities. Rühr University Bochum, Germany. November 2.
2009 John Meier, A Marginal Jew, Panel presentation. Society of Biblical Literature, New Orleans, November 22.
2009 Media-ting the Bible: Searching for Scripture in Digital Image and Sound. Canadian Society for Biblical Studies. Carleton University, May 25.
2009 Barnett Visiting International Scholar in Jewish Literature and Thought. Brite Divinity School, Forth Worth, Texas. May 10-14.
2009 Mary Magdalene Goes to Hollywood. President’s Speaker Series. University of Lethbridge. April 1.
2008 Politics and Purity: Caiaphas the High Priest in Historical Context. Association of Jewish Studies. Washington, December 23.
2008 Heart and Soul: Organ Donation and Transplantation in 21 Grams. American Academy of Religion. Chicago, November 3.
2008 Who Am I? Where am I Going?”: The Sopranos on Life, Death and Religion. University of Southern California. Los Angeles. September 12.
2008 Caiaphas’ Post-Canonical Career. Plenary Address. Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas. University of Lund, Sweden. August 1.
2008 Jesus of Hollywood. Ross Lecture. Berea College, Berea, Kentucky. March 24.
2008 Keynote address, Conference on Early Christian Ethics in Jewish and Hellenistic Contexts, Bovendonk, The Netherlands. March 12.
2008 Jesus the Jew: The View from Hollywood. Shapiro Lecture. The Bernardin Centre for Jewish-Christian Relations, Chicago. March 10.
2008 Jesus of Hollywood. Loyola University, Chicago. February 26.
2007 Jesus of Hollywood (Oxford, 2007). Book Review Session. Society of Biblical Literature. San Diego. November 19.
2007 Panelist for Book Review Session: Jesus, the Gospels, and Cinematic Imagination: A Handbook to Jesus on DVD. San Diego, November 19.
2007 A Response to J. L. Martyn. Society of Biblical Literature. San Diego. November 19.
2007 Jesus in the Promised Land. Nextbook Festival of Ideas “What’s He Doing Here? Jesus in Jewish Culture.” Centre for Jewish History, New York. April 29.
2007 The Trial of Jesus: The View from Hollywood. Yale University. New Haven. April 17.
2007 Repentance, Reconciliation and Relationship: The Book of Jonah as Case Study. Catholic University of Leuven. Leuven, Belgium. March 27.
2007 The Jewish Jesus on the Silver Screen. Concordia University. Montreal, March 1.
2007 Jesus of Hollywood. St. Jerome’s University. University of Waterloo. Waterloo, ON. January 24. (Broadcast in full on CBC Ideas April 9, 2007; rebroadcast April 13 2009).
2006 Panel, Bible and Film. Society of Biblical Literature. Washington, Nov 20.
2006 Jesus of Hollywood (session focussing on forthcoming book). Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas. University of Aberdeen, Scotland. July 25-29.
2006 Who Cares about Caiaphas? Canadian Society of Biblical Studies. York University, May 31.
2006 Jesus of Hollywood. Lectures Series. University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa. January 23-27.
2005 Caiaphas on Film. Society of Biblical Literature. Philadelphia, PA, November 21.
2005 Scripture on the Silver Screen. Discovery Lectures, Faculty of Art, University of Ottawa, November 15.
2005 The New Testament and Jewish Identity. Plenary Address. Nostra Aetate 40 Years Later. Gregorian University, Rome, September 25.
2005 Caiaphas and Western Art, Canadian Society of Biblical Studies, University of Western Ontario. May 29.
2005 Panelist, Religion and the Media. Canadian Society for the Study of Religion, University of Western Ontario. May 29.
2005 Panelist, Religious Revival and the Media: Passing Trend or Here to Stay? President’s Circle. Hart House Theatre, University of Toronto. May 25.
2005 “Common Judaism Explored: Second Temple Judaism in Context.” Co-organizer and presider (with Wayne McCready). Two-day, SSHRC supported workshop on the work of E. P. Sanders. University of Calgary. May 16-17.
2005 “Let His Blood be on Us”: The Passion Narrative in the Jesus Film Genre, 2005 McMartin Lecture, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON. Feb 3.
2005 The Happy Holy Family in the Jesus Film Genre; History and Pseudo-History in the Jesus Film Genre. President’s Lecture Series. University of British Columbia. January 10-11.
2004 Exclusion, Expulsion, Desertion: The Rhetoric of Separation in the Gospel of John. Society of Biblical Literature, San Antonio, Texas, November 21.
2004 Panel Review of An Introduction to the Gospel of John, Raymond E. Brown (edited by Francis J. Moloney; NY: Doubleday, 2003), Society of Biblical Literature, San Antonio, Texas, November 21.
2004 Aristotelian Epigenesis in the Gospel of John: Ecclesiological Implications. University of Copenhagen, October 20.
2004 The Gospel of John Through Jewish Eyes: An Exercise in the Ethics of Reading. University of Copenhagen, October 19.
2004 Let His Blood be on Us: The Passion on Film. Symposium on Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ, Johns Hopkins University. April 22. (Also done at Wilfrid Laurier University, March 26, McGill University, March 18, University of the Incarnate Word [San Antonio, Texas]), March 8.
2004 Jews in the Gospel of John. Annual Lecture in Jewish-Christian Relations, Christian Theological Seminary, Indianapolis, Indiana. March 22.
2004 John, Judaism and Gender: A Feminist’s Dilemma. Phyllis Trible Lectures, Wake Forest University. March 2-3.
2004 The Passion Story in the Jesus Film Genre.” Symposium on Mel Gibson’s The Passion. Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska, January 29.
2004 The New Testament and the Scrolls.” Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, January 8.
2003 Scripture on the Silver Screen.” St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia. October 2.
2003 Methodological Considerations in the Study of John’s Interaction with First-Century Judaism.” International Conference on the Gospel of John in memory of R. E. Brown. St. Mary’s Seminary and University, Baltimore, MD. October 17.
2003 Fork in the Road orMulti-Lane Highway? New Perspectives on the ‘Parting of the Ways’ between Judaism and Christianity.” International Conference on The Changing Face of Judaism, Christianity and Other Greco-Roman Religions in Antiquity,” McGill University, September 17.
2003 Jesus and Judaism. Notre Dame University. Conference in honour of E. P. Sanders. April 10-11, 2003.
2003 The Grammar of Hate in the Gospel of Love. University of Helsinki, Finland. March 27.
2002 The Grammar of Hate in the Gospel of Love: Reading the Fourth Gospel in the Twenty-First Century.” Fifteenth Annual Peter Craigie Memorial Lecture, University of Calgary, October 28.
2002 Insiders/Outsiders: Reading Other People’s Sacred Texts. Graduate Seminar, Department of Religious Studies, University of Calgary, October 28.
2002 Cape Fear and the Embodiment of the Bible. Department of Religion and Culture, Wilfrid Laurier University, November 1.
2002 The Gospel of John and the Rhetoric of Violence. Society of Biblical Literature, Toronto, November 24.
2002 Befriending the Beloved Disciple. Session of the Johannine Literature Section on my book, Society of Biblical Literature, Toronto, November 24.
2002 The Bible and Violence. The University of Amsterdam. June 3, 2002.
2002 The Last Supper in Text, Art, and Film. The Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis, Amsterdam, June 2, 2002.
2002 Oscar Cullmann und sein Beitrag zur Johannes-Forschung. Translated by Esther Koebel. May 4, 2002. Symposium on the 100th birthday of Oscar Cullmann. University of Basel.
2002 The Happy Holy Family in the Jesus Film Genre. University of Berne. May 6, 2002.
2002 Jesus and Judaism in the Jesus Film Genre. University of Tübingen. May 7.
2002 History and Pseudo-History in the Jesus Film Genre. Augustana College Convocation Lecture. Rock Island, Illinois. January 24.
2001 The Jesus Film Genre. The Beavin Endowed Lectureship. Kentucky Wesleyan College. October 29-30.
2001 Woman as Warriors in Biblical Narrative. Jewish Theological Seminary of America. October 21.
2001 The Happy Holy Family in the Jesus Film Genre. Elijah School Conference. Jerusalem. August 9.
2001 Women in the Johannine Community. International Society of Biblical Literature Conference, Rome. July 11.
2001 History and Pseudo-History in Jesus of Montreal. Conference on History in Film, Film in History (Tel Aviv Cinematek, The Zalman Shazar Centre for the History of Israel, and the Israel Historical Society), Tel Aviv. June 26. (In Hebrew)
2001 The Bible in Film. Revivim Program, Hebrew University, Jerusalem. June 5. (In Hebrew)
2001 John 8:31-59 and Anti-Judaism. Elijah School, Jerusalem. May 27
2001 Angels and Devils in the Jesus Film Genre. The Israel Museum. May 22. (In Hebrew)
2001 Crucifying Caiaphas: Hellenism and the High Priesthood in Life of Jesus Research. Institute for Advanced Studies. March 26.
2000 The Bible in Film. The Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Related Literatures, Israel Museum, December 26 (in Hebrew)
2000 Did Jews Persecute Early Christianity? The Dinur Institute, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, December 13.
2000 Book Panelist, Jesus at the Movies and Savior on the Silver Screen, Society of Biblical Literature, November 19.
2000 Book Panelist, Books on Early Christian Families, Society of Biblical Literature, November 19.
2000 Women in the Johannine Community, Vanderbilt Divinity School, November 16, 2000.
2000 Scripture on the Silver Screen, Yale University, November 14.
2000 Scripture on the Silver Screen, Institute for Advanced Studies, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, October 31.
2000 God the Father and Greco-Roman Embryology. Institute for Advanced Studies, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, October 5.
2000 Feminist Biblical Interpretation and the Hermeneutics of Liberation. Ascona, Switzerland. July 7.
2000 John 8:31-59 from a Jewish Perspective. Conference on Remembering for the Future. Oxford University, July 16-23.
2000 Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Faculty of Theology. Interdisciplinary Academic Seminar: Anti-Judaism in the Fourth Gospel and Jewish-Christian Dialogue. January 17-28. Paper title: “’Jews’ and Jews in the Fourth Gospel.”
2000 Mid-West Region of the Society of Biblical Literature. Plenary Address: Scripture on the Silver Screen. February 14.
2000 Southeastern Region American Academy of Religion/ Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting. Plenary Address: Scripture on the Silver Screen. March 11.
1999 Canadian Society of Biblical Studies: “Rodney Stark on ‘The Mission to the Jews’”
1998 Society of Biblical Literature, Johannine Literature Section (Orlando)
“The Johannine God-Father and the Language of Embodiment”
1998 York University, Lecture Inaugurating the Judith Rosner-Siegel Library (Toronto)
“Chaste Betrayals: Women and Men in the Apocryphal Novels”
1998 Canadian Society of Biblical Studies Presidential Lecture (Ottawa)
“Scripture on the Silver Screen”
1998 Major address for colloquium entitled “Jesus and Christian Origins,” and hosted by Creighton University’s Klutznick Chair in Jewish Civilization and the Center for the Study of Religion and Society, Omaha, Nebraska, March 22, 1998.
“Jesus of Hollywood: A Jewish Perspective”
1998 “The Pharisees on Film,” Public lecture as part of conference on the Pharisees, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, March 23, 1998.
1997 American Bible Society, San Francisco: “A Feminist Analysis of John 20"
1996 Departmental Colloquium, McMaster University
“Interpretation and Feminist Critique”
1996 Mid-Atlantic American Academy of Religion/ Society of Biblical Literature, Baltimore, MD
Plenary Address: “A Nice Jewish Girl Reads the Gospel of John”
1996 Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) Annual Meeting: New Orleans
Panelist: “The Gospel of John at the Turn of the Century”
1995 Canadian Society of Biblical Studies (CSBS) Annual Meeting: Montreal
Panelist, “Women in Biblical Studies in Canada”
1995 SBL Annual Meeting: Philadelphia
Panelist: “Impact of Women's Studies on Biblical Studies”
1995 CSBS Annual Meeting, Montreal
“Anonymity and Identity: The Case of Jephthah'sDaughter (Judges 11)”
1994 SBL Annual Meeting, Chicago
“John 9:22 and the History of the Johannine Community,” Major paper, Johannine Literature Section
1994 SBL Annual Meeting: Chicago
A Radical Jew: Paul and the Politics of Identity, by Daniel Boyarin, Panel review, Early Christian/Jewish Relations Group:
Respondent, Literary Aspects of the Gospels and Acts Group
1993 Consultation on Biblical Interpretation Beyond Patriarchy Workshop leader, “Anti-semitism in feminist biblical interpretation”
1993 World Congress of Jewish Studies, Jerusalem
“Parents and Children, A Philonic Perspective”
1993 SBL Annual Meeting, Washington
“Philo and Social History: Methodological Considerations”
Panelist, “A Feminist Introduction to the Bible”
1992 SBL Annual Meeting, San Francisco
“Anonymity and Characterization: The Wise Women in the Books of Samuel”
1991 CSBS Annual Meeting, Kingston, Ontario
“Samson's Mother (Judges 13): An Unnamed Woman”
1991 SBL Annual Meeting, Kansas City, Kansas.
“Exposure of Infants among Alexandrian Jews: The Philonic Evidence”
1989 CSBS Annual Meeting
“The Ancient Havurah: The State of the Question”
1989 Hermeneutics and the Historical Jesus Conference, McMaster University; participation in Round-Table discussion on hermeneutics
1987 Symposium, University College, University of Toronto
“The Rabbinic Portrayal of Bar Kochba”
1987 SBL Annual Meeting, Boston
“Jesus as Prophet: Predictive Prolepses in the Fourth Gospel”
1986 SBL Annual Meeting, Atlanta
“The Johannine Signs-Narratives: Literary-critical Approaches”
1986 CSBS Annual Meeting
“A Critical Analysis of R. Alan Culpepper'sAnatomy of the Fourth Gospel"
1985 CSBS Annual Meeting
“The Meaning of NOMOS in Philo’s Exposition of the Law”
1982 CSBS Annual Meeting
“Doubting Thomas and the Johannine View of Signs-Faith”
1981 CSBS Annual Meeting
“Jewish Elements in early Christian Self-Definition”
1977 CSBS Annual Meeting, London,Ontario
“On Paul's Exhortation: `Become Imitators of Me,’” New Testament Prize Essay
2014 The Gospel of John. Longwood Study Group. Boston, MA. Series of 6 classes, April-May.
2010 An Iranian Childhood: Roya Hakakian’s Journey From the Land of No. Henry Pass Memorial Lecture, Agudath Israel Synagogue, Ottawa, Ontario. October 3.
2010 The Oberammergau Passion Play. The Oranienburger Strasse Synagogue, Berlin, Germany. July 31.
2010 Anti-Semitism in the Jesus Movie Genre. Westville Synagogue, New Haven, CT. June 2.
2010 The Happy Holy Family in the Jesus Film Genre. Episcopal Church Women, Trinity Church on the Green, New Haven, CT. April 28.
2009 Sermon, St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. March 29.
2009 Jews in the Gospel of John, Ottawa Jewish-Christian Dialogue. Spring (2 sessions)
2008 Scholar in Residence. First Presbyterian Church. Mount Pleasant, Iowa. September 27-28. Lectures on Caiaphas and Jesus in the Movies.
2008 Caiaphas the High Priest. Montreal Jewish-Christian Dialogue. March 17.
2008 Scholar in residence, Beth El Synagogue, Cleveland. Feb 8-9. (3 lectures)
2007 Jesus’ Jewishness: The View from Hollywood. Soloway Jewish Community Centre. November 27.
2007 Why Jews should read the New Testament. Soloway Jewish Community Centre. Ottawa, Ontario. October 30.
2007 The Trial of Jesus: The View from Hollywood. Ottawa Jewish-Christian Dialogue group. Saint Paul University. June 12.
2005 Scholar in residence, Germantown Jewish Centre, Philadelophia, PA. Nov 11-13. “Hagar and Sarah: From Conflict to Co-Existence.” “Jesus of Hollywood.”
2005 John and Judaism. Nostra Aetate. Jewish-Christian Dialogue of Canada, University of Montreal. November 2.
2005 Jesus The Jew: The View from Hollywood. B’nai Brith/Solel Lecture. Mississauga, Ontario. October 30.
2005 Jesus the Jew in the Jesus Film Genre. Norman Rothstein Theatre Lecture, Jewish Community Centre. Vancouver. January 10.
2004 If Teshuvah is the Answer, What is the Question? Tillie and Sydney Colt Memorial Lecture, Adath Israel Synagogue, Toronto, Ontario. Sept. 11.
2004 Scripture on the Silver Screen. Everett Lecture. 92 Street Y. New York. Feb 1
2003 Scripture on the Silver Screen. Kitchener Public Library Lecture Series, January 27.
2001 Scripture on the Silver Screen. Kehillat Ramot Zion, Jerusalem. July 18.
2000 Scholar in Residence, Adath Israel Synagogue. May 1, 8 15. “Better Homes and Gardens: Women and Domestic Space in the Hebrew Bible.”
1999 Opening of Her Majesty’s Courts in the Judicial District of Hamilton-Wentworth: keynote Address: “Justice, Justice, You Shall Pursue. January 5. Pilgrim-First United Church, Hamilton, Ontario
1997 Ben Meyer Memorial Lecture, McMaster University and Jewish Community Centre of Hamilton-Wentworth
“What’s a Nice Jewish Girl Doing in New Testament Studies?”
The University of Ottawa
2015 Research Development Program Evaluation Committee
2014-15 Co-Chair (with Chad Gaffield) of Task Force on Digital Humanities, Faculty of Arts
2014-15 Selection Committee for new Dean of Arts
2014 Peer Teaching Evaluation Committee, Faculty of Arts
2012-15 Director, Graduate Programs in Classics and Religious Studies
2010-2011 Ad Hoc committee for revising the PhD program in Religious Studies
2008-2010 Department Tenure and Promotion Committee
2007-2008 Faculty of Arts Council
2007-10 Development of the Honours Bachelor of Arts and Science program, a four-year, bilingual, arts and science program featured in Vision 2010
2005-2007 Associate Vice-President Research: Main responsibility for research chairs, institutes and centres; interdisciplinarity, oversight of all ethical and regulatory processes, strategic areas of development in research; priority-setting, internal grants programs; participation in a broad range of university-wide committees
2002-2005 Wilfrid Laurier University
Graduate Faculty Council (Chair)
Grants Committee (Chair)
Graduate Student Awards Committee (Chair)
Senate Committee on Research and Publications
Senate Academic Planning Committee
Senate Finance Committee
Senate Promotion and Tenure Committee
Department of Religious Studies, McMaster University
2002 Chair, Search Committee, Modern Jewish Studies
2001-2 Graduate Affairs Committee
2000 Founder and Director, Summer Language Institute
1999 Colloquium Committee
1993-95 Graduate Admissions Committee (Chair)
1990-92 Graduate Affairs Committee(Chair, Jan.1, 1990-June 30, 1992)
1989-92 Departmental Representative to the Women's Studies Program
1988-89 Search Committee: Appointment in Biblical Studies
1987-89 Undergraduate Affairs Committee
Faculty of Social Sciences, McMaster University
1997-99 Faculty Tenure and Promotion Committee
1993-95 Graduate Admissions and Study Committee
1990-95 Graduate Scholarships Committee
1990-92 Graduate Curriculum and Policy Committee
1990-91 Strategic Planning Committee
1987-89 Recruitment and Retention Committee
McMaster University: University-wide
2002- Member, Arts Research Board
1995-99 Associate Dean (Business, Humanities, Social Sciences), School of Graduate Studies. Responsible for admissions, petitions, grievances, union negotiations, special programming, internal and external scholarship/fellowship competitions; policy development (e.g. for disabled students) and all other matters related to the graduate programs in these three faculties
1994-96 Ad Hoc Committee to Revise University Faculty Parental Leave Policy
1994-95 Search Committee: University Registrar
1993-94 Search Committee: Vice-President (Research)
1991-95 Theme Schools Coordinating Committee
2002 -2005 Ontario Council of Graduate Studies
(Member of Nominating Committee, 2003-2004)
2002-2006 Ontario Council on University Research
TEACHING AND SUPERVISION
University of Ottawa
SRS 5907 Origins of Christianity (3 cr. Fall 2012; Fall 2013).
SRS 5928 Thesis Proposal (3 cr. Winter 2011; Winter 2012; Winter 2013; Fall 2013)
SRS 5107 Selected Topics in New Testament Studies (3 cr. Fall 2008)
SRS 7080 Directed Readings II (Mr. Kwaku Boafo) (3 cr. Fall 2007)
SRS 5918 Bible and Film (3 cr. Winter 2007)
SRS 4107C Selected Topics in Religion and Culture: Bible and Film (3 cr. Winter 2013; Winter 2015)
SRS 4107D Selected Topics in Religion and Culture: Bible and Film (3 cr. Winter 2011)
SRS 4107C Selected Topics in Religion and Culture: Gospel of John (3 cr. Fall 2010)
SRS 3163 Women in Early Christianity (3 cr. Fall 2010)
SRS 2382 Bible and Culture II (3 cr. Winter 2009)
SRS 4107 Selected Topics in Religion and Culture - Bible and Film (3 cr. Winter 2008)
March 15, 2011: CLA 5902
March 22, 2011: SRS 3314
Wilfrid Laurier University
RE 625E Religious Figures II: Jesus of Hollywood (2003, 2004)
i. Undergraduate Courses (1992-2002)
R.S. 2YY3 The Bible and Film (1997, 1999, 2001)
R.S. 2B3 Women in the Biblical World (1993-4, 2002)
R.S. 2VV3 Bible as Story(1993, 1994 ,2002)
R.S.2GG3 The Earliest Portraits of Jesus (1994-95)
R.S.3R3 Death and Afterlife in early Judaism and Christianity (1994-95)
R.S.3O3 The Gospel of John (1994-95)
ii. Graduate Courses
2002 R.S. 700 Women in the Biblical World
2001 R.S. 741 Issues in the Study of Religion (“Orientalism” and the Work of Edward Said)
1999 R.S. 741 Issues in the Study of Religion (Orality and Textuality)
R.S. 700 Second Temple Judaism and Early Christianity
1998-99 R.S. 741 Issues in the Study of Religion (Orality and Textuality)
1996-97 R.S.702 Theories of Biblical Interpretation
1995-96 R.S.709 Introduction to the Apocrypha
R.S.708B The Gospel of John and Judaism
1994-95 R.S.707 The Passion Narratives
R.S.702 Theories of Biblical Interpretation
1993-94 R.S.707 The Johannine Community
R.S.709 Interpretation of Scripture (with Dr. Schuller)
1992 R.S. 707 Literary Critical Approaches to the Gospels
Phd Hebrew Language training and exam supervision (McMaster University)
Jeremy Penner (2006-2007)
David Miller (2001-2002)
Cecilia Wassen (1997-1998)
University of Ottawa
i.2 MA students: completed 2010, 2013
i. Undergraduate Honours Thesis Supervision: Average of one per year 1987-2002.
ii. MA: 9 completed.
iii. Doctoral: 2 completed. Both completed dissertations have been published
Supervisory committee membership:
i. Masters: 12 completed
ii: Doctoral: 10 completed
External PhD Supervision:
University of Basel (Esther Kobel): 2007-2010. Dissertation published.
External MA Examiner:
Carleton University (Film Studies, 2013)
External PhD Examiner:
1.Australian Catholic University (2012)
2.Concordia University (2007, 2008)
3. University of Montreal (2005)
4. University of Toronto (1988; 2004)
5. University of Helsinki (2003)
6. Hebrew University of Jerusalem (1993)