Amy-Jill Levine is a scholar of early Jewish-Christian relations. She holds a B.A. from Smith College and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Duke University. She has received honorary doctorates from Christian Theological Seminary, Drury University, the University of Richmond, the Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest, and the University of South Carolina-Upstate. Professor Levine has received grants from the Mellon Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the American Council of Learned Societies. Her books include The Misunderstood Jew: The Church and the Scandal of the Jewish Jesus (HarperOne), the edited collection, The Historical Jesus in Context (Princeton), and the fourteen-volume edited series, Feminist Companions to the New Testament and Early Christian Writings (Continuum). She also edited the Jewish Annotated New Testament (Oxford) with Marc Brettler of Brandeis University.
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