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Kimberley Anne Fowler - CV


Kimberley Anne Fowler

 

fowler@mmsh.univ-aix.fr

 

Current Position

Post-doctoral Researcher in the History of Ancient Christianity 

CNRS (Le Centre national de la recherche scientifique)/Aix-Marseille Université 

European Research Council funded project: “Re-thinking Judaism’s Encounter with the Roman Empire: Rome’s Political and Religious Challenge to Israel and its Impact on Judaism (2nd Century BCE – 7th Century CE)” 

http://judaism-and-rome.cnrs.fr/erc-team/kimberley-fowler

(Sep 2015 – Aug 2018) 

 

Education and Qualifications 

PhD, Religions and Theology (Early Christianity) 

Thesis title: From the Apocryphon of John to Thomas the Contender: Nag Hammadi Codex II in its Fourth-Century Context. 

University of Manchester, Jan 2009 – Jun 2013 

 

MA, Religions and Theology 

Classification: Distinction 

University of Manchester, Sep 2007 – Jun 2009 

 

BA, Religions and Theology 

Classification: 2: i 

University of Manchester, Sep 2004 – Jun 2007 

 

Previous Teaching Positions

 

University of Manchester: 

New Testament Greek 

(1st year undergraduate) Jan 2012 – Dec 2013 

New Testament Text and Context 

(1st year undergraduate) Jan – Jun 2011 

Gnosticism in Antiquity 

(2nd year undergraduate) Sep – Dec 2011 

‘Standing on the Shoulders of Giants’: Foundations of Study in the Arts 

(1st year undergraduate) Jan – Jun 2014 

 

Burnley College: 

Greek Epic: Homer’s Odyssey 

(AS Level) Jan – July 214 

Women in Athens and Rome 

(AS Level) Jan – July 2014 

Roman Epic: Virgil’s Aeneid 

(A2 Level) Jan – July 2014 

Greek Tragedy 

(A2 Level) Jan – July 2014 

 

Publications 

 

Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals: 

Kimberley A. Fowler, "The Ascent of the Soul and the Pachomians: Interpreting the Exegesis on the Soul within a Fourth-Century Monastic Context," Gnosis 2.1 (forthcoming 2017).

 

Essays in Edited Volumes:

Kimberley A. Fowler, “Shifting Contexts at Nag Hammadi: Imagining a Fourth-Century Monastic Response to the Roles of Knowledge and Love in the Gospel of Philip,” in Todd E. Klutz and Casey A. Strine, eds., Scripture as Social Discourse: Early Jewish and Christian Writings in Social-Scientific Perspective (London and New York: T & T Clark, forthcoming 2017).

 

Book Reviews: 

Davis, Stephen, Cultural Memories of a Young Jesus, Journal for Study of the New Testament Booklist 2015 37.5 (London: Sage, 2015): 110-11

Downing, F. Gerald, Order and (Dis)order in the First Christian Century: A General Survey of Attitudes, Journal for the Study of the New Testament Booklist 2014 36.5 (London: Sage, 2014): 25-26

Dunderberg, Ismo, Gnostic Morality Revisited, Journal for the Study of the New Testament Booklist 2016 38.5(London: Sage, 2016): 117

Evans, Erin, The Books of Jeu and the Pistis Sophia as Handbooks to Eternity: Exploring the Gnostic Mysteries of the Ineffable, Expository Times (forthcoming 2017)

Gathercole, Simon, The Gospel of Thomas: Introduction and Commentary, Journal for the Study of the New Testament Booklist 2015 37.5 (London: Sage, 2015): 116

Iricinschi, Eduard, Jenott, Lance, Denzey Lewis Nicola & Townsend, Philippa, eds., Beyond the Gnostic Gospels: Studies Building on the Work of Elaine Pagels, Journal for the Study of the New Testament Booklist 2015 37.5 (London: Sage, 2015) 109-10

Kelhoffer, James, Conceptions of ‘Gospel’ and Legitimacy in Early Christianity, Journal for the Study of the New Testament Booklist 2015 37.5 (London: Sage, 2015): 113-14

Luijendijk, AnneMarie, Forbidden Oracles? The Gospel of the Lots of Mary, Journal for the Study of the New Testament Booklist 2015 37.5 (London: Sage, 2015): 114-15

Lynwood Smith, Daniel, Into the World of the New Testament: Greco-Roman and Jewish Texts and Contexts, Journal for the Study of the New Testament Booklist 2016 38.5 (London: Sage, 2016): 110-111

Markschies, Christoph, tr. Coppins, Wayne, Christian Theology and its Institutions in the Early Roman Empire: Prolegomena to a History of Early Christian Theology, Journal for the Study of the New Testament Booklist 2016 38.5 (London: Sage, 2016): 113-114

McDowell, Sean, The Fate of the Apostles: Examining the Martyrdom Accounts of the Closest Followers of Jesus, Journal for the Study of the New Testament Booklist 2016 38.5 (London: Sage, 2016): 116-117

Pardee, Nancy, The Genre and Development of the Didache: A Text-Linguistic Analysis, Journal for the Study of the New Testament Booklist 2014 36.5 (London: Sage, 2014): 130

Patte, Daniel & Mihoc, Vasile, eds., Greek Patristic and Eastern Orthodox Interpretations of Romans, Journal for the Study of the New Testament Booklist 2014 36.5 (London: Sage, 2014): 87-88

Piovanelli, Pierluigi & Burke, Tony, eds., Rediscovering the Apocryphal Continent: New Perspectives on Early Christian and Late Antique Apocryphal Texts and Traditions, Journal for the Study of the New Testament Booklist 2016 38.5 (London: Sage, 2016):121-122

Robbins, Vernon K. & Potter, Jonathan M., eds., Jesus and Mary Reimagined in Early Christian Literature, Journal for the Study of the New Testament Booklist 2016 38.5 (London: Sage, 2016):118-119

Rothschild, Clare K. & Schröter, Jens, eds., The Rise and Expansion of Christianity in the First Three Centuries of the Common Era, Journal for the Study of the New Testament Booklist 2014 36.5 (London: Sage, 2014): 133-134

Sanzo, Joseph, Scriptural Incipits on Amulets from Late Antique Egypt, Journal for the Study of the New Testament Booklist 2015 37.5 (London: Sage, 2015): 120-21

Tervahauta, Ulla, A Story of the Soul’s Journey in the Nag Hammadi Library: A Study of Authentikos Logos (NHC VI, 3), Journal for the Study of the New Testament Booklist 2016 38.5 (London: Sage, 2016): 122

Scott, Basil, God has no Favourites: The New Testament on First Century Religions, Journal for the Study of the New Testament Booklist 2014 36.5 (London: Sage, 2014): 17

Weidemann, Hans-Ulrich, ed., Asceticism and Exegesis in Early Christianity: The Reception of New Testament Texts in Ancient Ascetic Discourses, Journal for the Study of the New Testament Booklist 2014 36.5 (London: Sage, 2014): 128-129

 

Journal Articles in Progress:

Kimberley A. Fowler, "Reading Gospel of Thomas 100 in the Fourth Century: From Roman Imperialism to Pachomian Concern Over Wealth"

Kimberley A. Fowler, "Rethinking Citizenship in the Epistle to Diognetus"

 

Edited Volume in Progress:

I am currently co-editing a volume of conference proceedings with Frédéric Amsler on the theme of “Wilderness” in early Christianity and Judaism (title tbc), to be published with Éditions du Zèbre.

 

Selected Papers Presented 

 

“Rethinking Citizenship in the Epistle to Diognetus” (Ehrhardt Seminar, University of Manchester, December 2016)

“Reading Gospel of Thomas 100 in the Fourth Century: From Roman Imperialism to Pachomian Concern Over Wealth” (University of Chester, Theology and Religious Studies Seminar, April 2016)

“'From the Desert into Our Village': On Baptism B (Nag Hammadi Codex XI,2c) in Light of Recent Scholarship on the Nag Hammadi Codices" (Lausanne, Manchester, Sheffield Colloquium, University of Lausanne, Jun 2015). 

“Interpreting the Exegesis on the Soul within a Fourth-Century Collection: The Ascent of the Soul and the Pachomians” (Ehrhardt Seminar, University of Manchester, Nov 2014). 

“Soul’s Femininity and the Theme of Repentance in the Exegesis on the Soul” (British New Testament Society Conference, University of Manchester, Sep 2014). 

“The Exegesis on the Soul in its Fourth-Century Context: The Ascent of the Soul and the Pachomians” (International Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Vienna, Jul 2014). 

“‘Evangelism’ in Nag Hammadi Codex II? Rethinking the ‘Gnostic’ Superiority Complex” (Ehrhardt Seminar, University of Manchester, Apr 2013). 

“‘Love Covers a Multitude of Sins’: The Influence of 1 Peter on Christian Cohesion in the Gospel of Philip” (British New Testament Society Conference, Kings College, London, Sep 2012). 

“‘Entering the Aeon’ or ‘Raised with Christ’? Language and Terminology as an Identity Marker in the Gospel of Philip” (Religion and Identity in the Ancient World: conference held by the Centre for the Study of the Ancient Mediterranean and the Near East, Durham University, Apr 2012). 

 

Conferences and Seminars Organised 

 

Co-organiser of Deviance or Difference: Ancient Responses to Diversity, c. 500 BCE – 500 CE 

Postgraduate Conference held at the University of Manchester, 1st -2nd Mar 2012 

http://mancancientworlds.wordpress.com/ 

 

Co-organiser of the Manchester Religions and Theology Postgraduate Seminar 

Sep 2012 – Sep 2013 

 

Funding Achievements 

 

Postgraduate Conference Funding (awarded by Arts Methods at Manchester) for Deviance or Difference: Ancient Responses to Diversity, c. 500 BCE – 500 CE 

1st – 2nd Mar 2012 

 

Full PhD Scholarship (awarded by the School of Arts, Histories and Cultures, University of Manchester) 

Sep 2010 – Jun 2013 

 

Wellington Scholarship for Greek New Testament (PhD fees bursary, awarded by the School of Arts, Histories and Cultures, University of Manchester) 

Jan 2009 – Sep 2010 

 

Other Positions 

 

Residential Pastoral Advisor (Oak House Halls of Residence, University of Manchester) 

Sep 2010 – Sep 2012 

 

Workshop Leader: Ancient Voices Project (John Rylands Library, University of Manchester and the Manchester Museum): 

https://facesandvoices.wordpress.com/2012/07/14/the-ancient-voices-project/ 

Sep – Jun 2012 

 

References 

 

Professor Paul Foster 

University of Edinburgh 

(External PhD examiner) 

paul.foster@ed.ac.uk

 

Doctor Todd Klutz 

University of Manchester 

(PhD supervisor) 

todd.klutz@manchester.ac.uk

 


Autre publication1 document

  • Kimberley Fowler. Review of Ismo Dunderberg, Gnostic Morality Revisited, Journal for the Study of the New Testament Booklist 2016 38.5. Book Review. 2016, pp.117. <hal-01466015>