Christopher B. Zeichmann

University of Toronto

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New Article and Book Review

Posted by on Wednesday, January 1st, 2020

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!

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New Article in Scripta Classica Israelica

Posted by on Thursday, June 13th, 2019

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 […]

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Chapter in an upcoming book

Posted by on Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

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 […]

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Recent Publications

Posted by on Monday, July 30th, 2018

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.

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New article for Method and Theory in the Study of Religion

Posted by on Friday, May 11th, 2018

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.

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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

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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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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:   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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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]

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