Lecturer in Religion

Andrew Jacobs (Ph.D., Duke University) is a scholar of early Christianity and late antiquity whose research has focused on Jewish-Christian relations, biblical interpretation, heresy, and conversion. He has taught at Duke University, the University of California, Riverside, Scripps College, and Harvard Divinity School with courses on biblical studies, pilgrimage, gender and sexuality, and critical theory. His books include: Remains of the Jews: The Holy Land Christian Empire in Late Antiquity (2003); Christ Circumcised: A Study in Early Christian History and Difference (2012); Epiphanius of Cyprus: A Cultural Biography of Late Antiquity (2016); and Gospel Thrillers: Conspiracy, Fiction, and the Vulnerable Bible (2023), in addition to edited volumes and translations. Jacobs edits the series Elements in Religion in Late Antiquity (Cambridge) and is President of the North American Patristics Society. Since 2019 he has been a Senior Fellow at the Center for the Study of World Religions at Harvard Divinity School. For more information, visit his website: http://andrewjacobs.org/.