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Jonathan Holste

Doctoral Student


  • University of Virginia - PhD Judaism and Christianity in Antiquity (in progress)
  • University of Virginia - MA 
  • Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary - MACS
  • University of Virginia - BA 

Research Interests

  • New Testament and early Christian literature
  • Christian narrative literature
  • Apocryphal Acts
  • Ancient textuality 


Translation: (with Janet Spittler) “The Acts of Thomas and his Wonderworking Skin: A New Translation and Introduction.” In New Testament Apocrypha: More Noncanonical Scriptures. Vol 2. Edited by Tony Burke. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, forthcoming 2020.

Digital scholarship: “The Acts of Thomas and His Wonderworking Skin.” In e-Clavis: Christian Apocrypha. 2019.