Christopher B. Zeichmann

University of Toronto

Launch of DMIPERP!

Posted by on Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

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 http://www.ArmyofRomanPalestine.com

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Guest blog post at The Shiloh Project

Posted by on Friday, February 2nd, 2018

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 […]

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Guest post at the University of Toronto Press blog!

Posted by on Sunday, November 26th, 2017

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 […]

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New article in Journal for the Jesus Movement in Its Jewish Setting

Posted by on Monday, November 13th, 2017

Just a quick update. An article I wrote for the Journal of the Jesus Movement in Its Jewish Setting was recently published.  The article concerns Mark’s use of Latinisms and the location of its geographic setting.  JJMJS is an open-access journal, so it can be found online free here: http://www.jjmjs.org/   Loanwords or Code-Switching? Latin […]

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New Publications and Indiegogo

Posted by on Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

This summer has been eventful! Two articles I wrote are now in print: “The Date of Mark’s Gospel Apart from the Temple and Rumors of War: The Taxation Episode (12:13–17) as Evidence.” Catholic Biblical Quarterly 79 (2017): 422–437. “Capernaum: A ‘Hub’ for the Historical Jesus or the Markan Evangelist?” Journal for the Study of the […]

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Superman: Champion of the Oppressed

Posted by on Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

I have uploaded some images that may interest those who have read my article, “Champion of the Oppressed: Redescribing the Jewishness of Superman as Populist Authenticity Politics,” Journal of Religion and Popular Culture 29 (2017): forthcoming.   The first four Figures are discussed in the article itself.  I have included some other images and interesting links […]

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Appendices for Dissertation

Posted by on Saturday, January 14th, 2017

This is a static URL that will have links to material from appendices for my dissertation.   [These appendices have been temporarily removed as they are edited for inclusion in DMIPERP] [Edit: These appendices can now be read in revised form at www.ArmyOfRomanPalestine.com]

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Gospel of Jesus’ Wife Blog Posts and Online Articles

Posted by on Monday, December 12th, 2016

This post is intended to be an up-to-date collection of blog posts and online articles cited in the article “Gender in Biblical Studies after the Forgery of The Gospel of Jesus’ Wife.” Biblical Interpretation 26 (2018): forthcoming.  Links cited in the article are all collected here for ease of access. [Last Updated 30 Mar 2018] […]

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Gender in Biblical Studies after the Gospel of Jesus’ Wife

Posted by on Saturday, June 18th, 2016

A couple years ago Eva Mroczek wrote an excellent blog post on the open sexism surrounding academic discourse on the Gospel of Jesus’ Wife and it seems worth revisiting in light of the Atlantic article published yesterday. It’s difficult to know what to make of all of it, but a few things warrant further discussion. […]

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New Publication

Posted by on Sunday, November 29th, 2015

A manuscript I wrote recently saw publication, “Martial and the fiscus Iudaicus Once More” in the Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha 25 (2015) 111-117.   A Pre-Proof version can be read here and the full published version can be read here.

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