Taylor, Joan E(lizabeth) 1958-
TAYLOR, Joan E(lizabeth) 1958-
PERSONAL: Born September 13, 1958, in Horsell, Surrey, England; daughter of Robert Glenville and Birgit Elisabeth (Norlev) Taylor; married Paul Hunt (an international human rights lawyer), December 30, 1988; children: Emily, Robert. Ethnicity: "European." Education: University of Auckland, B.A., 1979; University of Otago, B.D., 1985; University of Edinburgh, Ph.D., 1989.
CAREER: University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand, fellow, 1992-93, lecturer, 1994-97, senior lecturer in religious studies, 1998-2000, research associate, 2000-01, adjunct senior lecturer, 2002—. Harvard University, visiting lecturer and research associate in women's studies in religion, 1996-97; University of London, honorary research fellow of University College, 2002—. Palestine Exploration Fund, member of executive committee.
MEMBER: Royal Asiatic Society (fellow).
AWARDS, HONORS: Irene Levi-Sala Award, 1995, for Christians and the Holy Places: The Myth of Jewish-Christian Origins.
Christians and the Holy Places: The Myth of Jewish-Christian Origins, Clarendon Press (Oxford, England), 1993.
(With Shimon Gibson) Beneath the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem, Palestine Exploration Fund (London, England), 1994.
The Immerser: John the Baptist within Second Temple Judaism, Eerdmans (Grand Rapids, MI), 1997, published as John the Baptist within Second Temple Judaism: A Historical Study, Society for the Promotion of Christian Knowledge (London, England), 1997.
Jewish Women Philosophers of First-Century Alexandria: The "Therapeutae" Reconsidered, Clarendon Press (Oxford, England), 2003.
Palestine in the Fourth Century A.D.: The "Onomasticon" of Eusebius of Caesarea, Carta (Jerusalem, Israel), 2003.
WORK IN PROGRESS: The Englishman and the Moor.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Journal of Religion, April, 2000, Brenda J. Shaver, review of The Immerser: John the Baptist within Second Temple Judaism, p. 306.