Meredith J. C. Warren
Meredith J. C. Warren
|Occupation||Lecturer in Biblical and Religious Studies at the University of Sheffield|
|Education||B.A. (2004), M.A. (2006), Ph.D. (2013)|
|Alma mater||McGill University|
|Main interests||the Gospel of John, the Book of Revelation, Meals in the Greco-Roman World, Early Judaism, Ancient Romance Novels, Pseudepigrapha, Senses in Antiquity|
Meredith J. C. Warren (born in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a Lecturer in Biblical and Religious Studies at the University of Sheffield. She is known for her views on the New Testament and early Judaism as well as for her media appearances in the Washington Post, the BBC radio, and other outlets.
Education and career
Warren obtained her bachelor of arts (2004) and master of arts (2006) from McGill University. She earned a PhD in 2013 from McGill in Religious Studies, specializing in New Testament, early Judaism, and ancient Mediterranean religions. She was awarded a post-doctoral fellowship from the Fonds de recherche du Québec before taking her position at Sheffield. She also serves as an associate editor for the Enoch Seminar Online Reviews. Warren's scholarly publications include a book and articles on Jesus, food, and clothing in early Christianity and early Judaism. Warren has contributed to the Washington Post and The Independent on the subject of the Historical Jesus. She has also been interviewed by BBC Radio and the Star on the New Testament and Jesus.
Warren served as an adjunct professor of Religious Studies at McGill University from 2007 to 2015. In 2015 she was appointed as a Lecturer in Biblical and Religious Studies at the University of Sheffield's Institute for Interdisciplinary Biblical Studies.
- Warren, Meredith (2015). My Flesh is Meat Indeed: A Non-Sacramental Reading of John 6: 51–58. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press. ISBN 1451496699.
- ——— (2019). Food and Transformation in Ancient Mediterranean Literature. Writings from the Greco-Roman World Supplement Series. 14. Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature Press. ISBN 9781628372380. OCLC 1059260209.
- ———. (2018) “The Cup of God’s Wrath: Libation in Revelation and Early Christian Meal Practice” Religions 9.413. Special Issue: Sacrifice and Religion; Daniel Ullucci, ed.
- ———. (2017) “Tasting the Little Scroll: A Sensory Analysis of Divine Interaction in Revelation 10:8–10.” Journal for the Study of the New Testament 40.1: 101–119.
- ——— (2016). "Teaching with Technology: Using Digital Humanities to Engage Student Learning". Journal for Teaching Theology and Religion. 19 (3): 309–319.
- ——— (2015). "My Heart Poured Forth Understanding: 4 Ezra's Fiery Cup as Hierophagic Consumption". Studies in Religion/Sciences Religieuses. 44 (3): 320–333.
- ——— (2006). "My OTP: Harry Potter Fanfiction and the Old Testament Pseudepigrapha". Scriptura. 8 (1): 53–66.
- ———. (2018) “‘When the Christ appears, will he do more signs than this man has done?’ (John 7:31): Signs and the Messiah in the Gospel of John” in Reading the Gospel of John’s Christology as a Form of Jewish Messianism: Royal, Prophetic, and Divine Messiahs. Benjamin Reynolds and Gabriele Boccaccini, eds.; Leiden: Brill. Pp 229–247.
- ———. (2017) “Human and Divine Justice in the Testament of Abraham” in The Embroidered Bible: Studies in Biblical Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha in Honour of Michael E. Stone. Edited by Lorenzo DiTommaso, Matthias Henze, and William Adler. Studia in Veteris Testamenti Pseudepigrapha; Leiden: E.J. Brill.
- ———. (2017) “Tastes from Beyond: Persephone’s Pomegranate and Otherworldly Consumption in Antiquity” in Taste and the Ancient Senses. The Senses in Antiquity; Kelli C. Rudolph, ed; Routledge Press.
- ——— (2014). "A Robe Like Lightning: Clothing Changes and Identification in Joseph and Aseneth". In Batten, Alicia; Daniel-Hughes, Carly; Upson-Saia, Kristi (eds.). Dressing Judeans and Christians in Antiquity. Farnham, Surrey & Burlington, VT: Ashgate. pp. 137–153.
Dictionary, Lexicon, and Encyclopedia Entries
- ——— (2009). "LATREUO". In Harley, Richard (ed.). Contexticon of New Testament Language. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
- ——— (2011). "HAGNOS". In Harley, Richard (ed.). Contexticon of New Testament Language. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
- ———; Henderson, Ian H. (2012). "Mark". In Gilmour, Michael J.; Beavis, Mary Ann (eds.). The Dictionary of the Bible and Western Culture. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press. ISBN 9781907534799. OCLC 823234559.
- ——— (2013). "Joseph and Aseneth". 4 Enoch: The Online Encyclopedia of Second Temple Judaism (Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Origins).
- ——— (2013). "Jewish Novels". 4 Enoch: The Online Encyclopedia of Second Temple Judaism (Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Origins).
- Dr Meredith Warren, The University of Sheffield School of English, retrieved 2016-01-04.
- Reviews, The Enoch Seminar Online, retrieved 2016-01-04.
- Warren, Meredith J. C. (2015), "My Heart Poured Forth Understanding: 4 Ezra's Fiery Cup as Hierophagic Consumption", Studies in Religion/Sciences Religieuses, 44 (3): 320–333
- Warren, Meredith J. C. (2014), "A Robe Like Lightning: Clothing Changes and Identification in Joseph and Aseneth", in Batten, Alicia; Daniel-Hughes, Carly; Upson-Saia, Kristi (eds.), Dressing Judeans and Christians in Antiquity., Ashgate
- "Dressing Judeans and Christians in Antiquity", Bryn Mawr Classical Review, July 30, 2015
- Warren, Meredith J. C. (December 21, 2015), "What did Jesus look like?", The Independent, London, retrieved January 4, 2016
- Warren, Meredith J. C. (December 25, 2015), "What did Jesus look like?", The Washington Post, Washington, D.C., retrieved January 4, 2016
- "Christmas Eve show", Howard Pressman Radio Show, BBC Radio Sheffield, December 24, 2015, retrieved January 4, 2015
- Farah, Nik (December 24, 2015), "Five things you didn't know about the nativity story", The Star, Sheffield, retrieved January 4, 2015
- "My Flesh is Meat Indeed: A Non-Sacramental Reading of John 6: 51–58". 2015. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
- "Food and Transformation in Ancient Mediterranean Literature". Retrieved April 29, 2019.
- "Dressing Judeans and Christians in Antiquity". 2014. Retrieved 2 October 2018.