Public Scholarship

PUBLIC SCHOLARSHIP

Why Greggs wasn’t wrong about Jesus the sausage roll,” 16 November 2017, TheConversationUK.

Why ‘Judeo-Christian Values’ are a Dog-Whistle Myth Peddled by the Far Right,” 7 November 2017, TheConversationUK.

Sexual Violence and Rape Culture in the New Testament,” 31 May 2017 , The Shiloh Project.

Katie Hopkins proclaims herself ‘the Jesus of the Outspoken’ – it’s a very dangerous message,” 30 May 2017, TheConversationUK.

Intégrer la religion dans le débat public,” France Forum 65 (2017): 20–21. [Restricted]

What Would Jesus Eat This Easter? A First Century Menu for the Last Supper,” 13 April 2017, History Matters.

What child is this? Miraculous births and divine parents in the time of Jesus,” 23 December 2016, TheConversationUK.

“My Flesh is Meat Indeed: Cannibalism in the Christian Imagination and John 6.” Public lecture, Off The Shelf Festival. 11 October 2016, Sheffield.

“Transformational Eating.” Public lecture, Researchers’ Night, University of Sheffield. 30 September 2016, Sheffield.

““What is Dead May Never Die: Secrets of Resurrection in the Bible and Game of Thrones,” 31 May 2016, The Independent

What is Dead May Never Die: Secrets of Resurrection in the Bible and Game of Thrones,” 27 May 2016, TheConversationUK. ; translated into French and republished as “La résurrection vue par la mythologie grecque, la Bible et… Game of Thrones.

Food That’s Out of This World: Transformational Eating in Literature.” Faculty Showcase, Festival of the Arts and Humanities, University of Sheffield. 21 May, Sheffield.

Interview, “Meredith Warren on Transformational Eating in Ancient Literature,” 19 April 2016, Marginalia Review of Books

Interview, “Was Jesus Really Nailed to the Cross?” 20 March 2016, BBC Radio Sheffield.

Was Jesus Really Nailed to the Cross?” 16 March 2016, TheConversationUK.

Was Jesus Really Nailed to the Cross?”  17 March 2016,  The Independent.

Was Jesus Really Nailed to the Cross?” 18 March 2016, The Daily Mail

Was Jesus Really Nailed to the Cross?” 21 March 2016, IFLScience

The Surprising Truth About Fasting for Lent,” 10 February 2016, The Independent

The Surprising Truth About Fasting for Lent,” 9 February 2016, TheConversationUK.

Five Things You Didn’t Know about the Nativity Story,” 24 December 2015,    Sheffield Star.

Interview, BBC Radio Sheffield, “Five Things You Didn’t Know about the Nativity Story” (Interviewed by Nick Wilson, 24 December 2015)

What Did Jesus Look Like?” 21 December 2015, The Independent.

What Did Jesus Look Like?” 25 December 2015, The Washington Post.

What Did Jesus Look Like?” 21 December 2015, The New Statesman,

What Did Jesus Look Like?” 21 December 2015, The Conversation.

Students Think Better with Thinking Pieces: Why You Should Consider Using Low-Stakes Writing Assignments in Your Class” (with Shayna Sheinfeld) in Ancient Jew Review (2015)