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Name  Adele Reinhartz

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Education  University of Toronto, McMaster University
Books  Jesus of Hollywood, Befriending the Beloved, Scripture on the silver scr, Caiaphas the High Priest, Bible and Cinema: An Introd

Adele Reinhartz, "Rethinking the 'Parting of the Ways' between Judaism and Christianity"

Adele Reinhartz, FRSC is a Canadian academic and a specialist in the history and literature of Christianity and Judaism in the Greco-Roman period, the Gospel of John, early Jewish-Christian relations, literary criticism including feminist literary criticism, feminist exegesis, and the impact of the Bible on popular cinema and television.


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In 1975 Reinhartz received her B.A. in religious studies from the University of Toronto, in 1977 her M.A., and in 1983 her Ph.D. in religious studies from McMaster University.


Reinhartz joined the McMaster faculty in 1987. She was dean of graduate studies and research at Wilfrid Laurier University before being appointed associate vice-president, research at University of Ottawa in 2005.

In 1997-1998 she was the Canadian Society of Biblical Studies president, and in 2005 she was made a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.

Reinhartz is the editor of the Journal of Biblical Literature.


  • 1992 The Word in the world: the cosmological tale in the fourth gospel (ISBN 1-55540-799-4)
  • 1998 Why ask my name?: Anonymity and identity in biblical narrative (ISBN 0-19-509970-2)
  • 2001 Befriending the beloved disciple: a Jewish reading of the gospel of John (ISBN 0-8264-1446-X), winner the 2003 F. W. Beare Award for Outstanding Book in Christian Origins, Canadian Society of Biblical Studies
  • 2002 Jesus, Judaism, and Christian Anti-Judaism: Reading the New Testament After the Holocaust. Editor with Paula Fredriksen. (ISBN 978-0-664-22328-1)
  • 2003 Scripture on the silver screen (ISBN 0-664-22359-1), a study of contemporary films that make use of the Bible,
  • 2007 Jesus of Hollywood (ISBN 0-19-514696-4), about films featuring Jesus
  • 2011 Caiaphas the High Priest (Studies on Personalities of the New Testament)
  • References

    Adele Reinhartz Wikipedia

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