Associate Professor of Religious Studies, McMaster University
Matthew Thiessen is associate professor of religious studies at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. He is the author of three books: Contesting Conversion: Genealogy, Circumcision, and Identity in Ancient Judaism and Christianity (awarded the Manfred Lautenschlaeger Award for Theological Promise), Paul and the Gentile Problem, and Jesus and the Forces of Death.
Apr 16, 2022 02:30 am UTC| Insights & Views
This year, Easter and Passover, holidays central to Christianity and Judaism, respectively, begin on the same weekend. This timing provides an ideal opportunity to address faulty and often dangerous misconceptions that...