Gager, John G.

John S. Gager, Professor of Religion at Princeton University, was educated at Yale University, the Sorbonne, the University of Tübingen, and Harvard University (Ph.D. 1968). He is the author of Moses in Greco-Roman Paganism (Society of Biblical Literature, 1972), Kingdom and Community: The Social World of Early Christianity (Prentice-Hall, 1975), The Origins of Anti-Semitism: Attitudes toward Judaism in Pagan and Christian Antiquity (Oxford University Press, 1983), Curse Tablets and Binding Spells from the Ancient World (Oxford, 1992), and Reinventing Paul (Oxford, 2000), as well as numerous scholarly articles and reviews. Dr. Gager is a member of the Columbia University Seminar on Studies in the New Testament, the Philadelphia Seminar on Christian Origins, the American Academy of Religion, and the Societas Novi Testamenti Studiorum. He has been a visiting professor at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes in Paris.