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Michael Kochenash, Ph.D.

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Michael Kochenash (PhD, Claremont) is a scholar of the New Testament and early Christianity. In May 2021, he was awarded a Radboud Excellence Initiative fellowship at Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands. He previously held teaching and research appointments at universities in the United States and China. His research explores the meaning of early Christian and Jewish narratives in their ancient Mediterranean contexts. In addition to his monograph and two co-edited volumes, his work has been published in numerous journals, including New Testament Studies, the Journal of Biblical Literature, the Journal of Early Christian Studies, and the Journal for the Study of Judaism.

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PhD in Religion (New Testament), Claremont School of Theology, 2011–2017

MA in Religion (Bible), Yale University, 2007–2009

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