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Janet Elizabeth Spittler
Born Massachusetts (USA)
Residence Charlottesville, VA
Fields Greco-Roman Religion
New Testament
Early Christianity
Institutions University of Virginia
Alma mater

University of Chicago

Janet Elizabeth Spittler is an American biblical scholar and the author of Animals in the Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles: Early Christianity’s Wild Kingdom (Mohr Siebeck 2008.).[1] She earned her PhD from the University of Chicago where she studied with Margaret M. Mitchell, Hans-Josef Klauck, and Hans Dieter Betz and currently serves as Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia.[2]

Selected bibliography

Animals in the Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles: Early Christianity’s Wild Kingdom. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2008.

Credible, Incredible. The Miraculous in the Ancient Mediterranean. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2013[3]

“µανθάνεις πρὸς τίνας εἴρηται τὰ εἰρηµένα; Metalepsis in the Apocryphal Acts of Andrew.” Metalepsis in Ancient Cultures. Edited by Peter v. Möllendorff and Ute Eisen. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2013. “Wild Kingdom: Animals in the Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles.” Fictional Intersections: The Ancient Novel and the Early Christian and Jewish Narrative. (Proceedings of ICAN 2008) Edited by Marília Pinheiro. Groningen: Barkhuis, 2013.

“Christianity at the Edges: Representations of the Ends of the Earth in the Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles.” The Rise and Expansion of Christianity in the First Three Centuries CE. Edited by Clare Rothschild and Jens Schroeter. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2013.

"The Anthropology of the Acts of Thomas.” Pages 203-16 in Christian Body, Christian Self. Edited by Clare Rothschild and Trevor Thompson. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2011.

“Animal Resurrection in the Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles and Patristic Authors.” Pages 343-66 in Gelitten, Gestorben, Auferstanden. Edited by Tobias Nicklas, Andreas Merkt and Joseph Verheyden. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2010.

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