Christopher B. Zeichmann

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New Article and Book Review

Posted: January 1, 2020 by Christopher Zeichmann

The new issue of Bible and Critical Theory not only has a new article I wrote about the Triumphal Entry in Mark’s Gospel, but also a review of my book by Robert Myles! Check them out!

New book review

Posted: July 19, 2019 by Christopher Zeichmann

A new review of my book was published in Journal for the Study of the New Testament and was quite positive! “Zeichmann’s well-written and engaging study of the Roman military throughout the NT is both illuminating and provocative.” That’s one heck of an opening sentence! Gary W. Burnett, Journal for the Study of the New […]

New Article in Scripta Classica Israelica

Posted: June 13, 2019 by Christopher Zeichmann

For those interested, an article I co-authored with Fernando Bermejo-Rubio was recently published in Scripta Classica Israelica: Where Were the Romans and What Did They Know? Military and Intelligence Networks as a Probable Factor in Jesus of Nazareth’s Fate. Here is the abstract, for those interested: In the wake of the Gospels’ accounts, modern scholars […]

Chapter in an upcoming book

Posted: July 31, 2018 by Christopher Zeichmann

Robert Myles has posted the Table of Contents for an upcoming book to which I am contributing, Class Struggle in the New Testament which will be published by Fortress Academic/Lexington Press. The Table of Contents looks amazing! Class Struggle in the New Testament! (Robert J. Myles) Jesus, the Temple, and the Crowd: A Way Less […]


Posted: July 30, 2018 by Christopher Zeichmann

This page collects all links for my book chapter “X-Men Films and the Domestication of Dissent: Sexuality, Race, and Respectability” Last updated: 30 July 2018 _______________________________ Ahmed, Sara. 2004b. “Declarations of Whiteness: The Non-performativity of Anti-Racism.” borderlands 3/2: n.p. Available from Brothers, David. 2013. Professor X Isn’t Martin Luther King, and Magneto Isn’t Malcolm […]

Recent Publications

Posted: by Christopher Zeichmann

I wanted to alert any interested that an article I recently wrote for the magazine Ancient Warfare on Jesus and the Demon Named Legion (Mark 5:1-20) was published.   Others may be interested that my book is now available for pre-order on Rowman and Littlefield’s website.

New article for Method and Theory in the Study of Religion

Posted: May 11, 2018 by Christopher Zeichmann

For those interested, an advance version of my article for the journal Method and Theory in the Study of Religion has been posted to the Brill website.

Launch of DMIPERP!

Posted: February 7, 2018 by Christopher Zeichmann

The Database of Military Inscriptions and Papyri of Early Roman Palestine (DMIPERP) has launched! It’s been a lot of effort and is still a work in progress, so expect regular updates. Check it out at

Guest blog post at The Shiloh Project

Posted: February 2, 2018 by Christopher Zeichmann

A recent guest blog post at The Shiloh Project that I wrote has recently been uploaded. The Shiloh Project is important work concerning rape culture and the bible – this particular blog post addresses the healing of the centurion’s slave and how rape culture informs certain interpretations of the passage. You can find the post […]

Guest post at the University of Toronto Press blog!

Posted: November 26, 2017 by Christopher Zeichmann

Getting the rights to publish images of Superman in my recent article was far more complicated than I had expected, so I wrote a blog post about it at the UofT Press blog. I would just want to add, as an addendum to the post, that DC Comics granted me the rights to publish two […]