|About the Book|
Sean Freyne is Professor of Theology (emeritus) in the School of Religions and Theology, Trinity College, Dublin. His academic interests include a study of Galilee in the Hellenistic and Roman periods, the historical Jesus, the gospels, and aspects of early Jewish and early Christian history and development. He has published several books, most recently Jesus a Jewish Galilean: A New Reading of the Jesus Story. Dr. Freyne has lectured widely in Australia and in the U.S., at Loyola University New Orleans, and was a visiting scholar at the University of Notre Dame. Most recently, he was Visiting Professor of Early Christian History and Literature at Harvard Divinity School (2007–2008). He is a member of the Royal Irish Academy and a fellow of Trinity College, Dublin, as well as a trustee of the Chester Beatty Library of Oriental Art, Dublin.