Was Jesus Literate?

When and Where

Thursday, November 23, 2023 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
In-person, JHB 318
Jackman Humanities Building
170 St George Street, Toronto ON M5R 2M8


Pieter J.J. Botha (University of South Africa)


Professor Pieter J.J. Botha is a leading scholar of Early Christianity, Disability Studies, and Classics at UNISA and author of many articles and books, including Orality and Literacy in early Christianity (2012), Why Jesus could walk on the sea but could not read and write (2005) , Cognition, Orality-Literacy, and Approaches to First-Century Writings (2004), Submission and violence: Exploring gender relations in the first-century world (2000), and Mute Manuscripts (1990).

Organized by DSR faculty member University Professor John Kloppenborg.


Department for the Study of Religion


170 St George Street, Toronto ON M5R 2M8