Christopher B. Zeichmann

University of Toronto

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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 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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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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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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SBL presentation

Posted by on Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

SBL is right around the corner and I will be presenting at the Redescribing Early Christianity section.  This year the theme is redescribing time and anachronism.  Here is my abstract.   Mark’s Jesus as Post-War Subject in Pre-War Galilee   Abstract: While most scholars agree Mark was composed around the time of the Judaean War, […]

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New Article in Bible and Critical Theory

Posted by on Saturday, August 1st, 2015

A new article I wrote was recently published in The Bible and Critical Theory.  It is titled “Rethinking the Gay Centurion: Sexual Exceptionalism, National Exceptionalism in Readings of Matt. 8:5-13//Luke 7:1-10”.   You can find it online here: http://novaojs.newcastle.edu.au/ojsbct/index.php/bct/article/view/614

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Early Publication on Queer Biblical Interpretation

Posted by on Friday, April 24th, 2015

As part of my forthcoming, and long gestating, project on homonormative and heteronormative interpretations of the Healing of the Centurion’s Slave, I endeavoured to collect all references to publications referring to possible sexual subtexts to the passage (Matthew 8:5-13//Luke 7:1-10).  One obscure, but important, publication I got my hands on was Tom Horner’s annotated bibliography […]

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