Classics and Religious Studies Welcome Lance Jenott

Lance Jenott will join the Washington University in St. Louis Department of Classics and Program in Religious Studies as a lecturer this fall. Dr. Jenott received his PhD from Princeton University in 2011 and has taught courses on The New Testament, studies in Christian origins, and Coptic language and literature. His other teaching interests include Second Temple Judaism, Greco-Roman philosophy, classical civilizations, and theories and methods in the study of religion. Dr. Jenott is the author of The Gospel of Judas: Coptic Text, Translation, and Historical Interpretation of the ‘Betrayer’s Gospel, and the co-author of The Monastic Origins of the Nag Hammadi Codices. He is currently working on a commentary on the Gospel of Judas for the Hermeneia Series by Fortress Press. We are very excited to welcome Dr. Jenott to our program and WashU!