Anthony Le Donne

Associate Professor of New Testament (2014-present)

Ph.D., Durham University, UK (2007)
Anthony teaches New Testament, Second Temple Judaism, and Greek courses. His research interests are Jewish-Christian relations, historical Jesus research, and Social Memory theory. He is Executive Editor of Journal for the Study of the Historical Jesus.
His publications include Near Christianity: How Journeys Along Jewish-Christian Borders Saved My Faith In God (Zondervan, 2016); The Wife of Jesus: Ancient Texts and Modern Scandals (One World Publications, 2013); Historical Jesus: What Can We Know and How We Can Know It? (Eerdmans, 2011); The Historiographical Jesus: Memory, Typology and the Son of David (Baylor University Press, 2009); Soundings in the Religion of Jesus: Perspectives and Methods in Jewish and Christian Scholarship (Fortress, 2012); Jesus, Criteria, and the Demise of Authenticity (T&T Clark, 2012); The Fourth Gospel in Ancient Media Culture (T & T Clark, 2011); “The Improper Offering of Ananias and Sapphira,” New Testament Studies 59.3 (2013): 346-364; “The Quest for the Historical Jesus: A Revisionist History through the Lens of Jewish-Christian Relations,” Journal for the Study of the Historical Jesus 10.1 (2012): 63-86.
Personal Life
Anthony is an editor for the Journal for the Study of the Historical Jesus and a co-founder of the “Jewish-Christian Dialogue and Sacred Texts” consultation for the Society of Biblical Literature. He is a lay-member of the Presbyterian Church (USA).