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Elizabeth's research focuses on textual criticism, the New Testament Gospels, Mary Magdalene, and the Nag Hammadi corpus. She regularly presents her work at universities, conferences, and churches.

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Upcoming Presentations:

"Was Martha of Bethany Added to the Fourth Gospel in the Second Century?"

Guest Discussion at Yale Divinity School

Gospel of John Course

Monday, November 6, 2023 at 9:30am

Upcoming Conferences:

Tuesday, November 21st, 2023 at 9:00 AM

"The Ten Virgins, the Bridegroom - and the Bride?

An Underexplored Variant in Matthew 25:1"

2023 Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting

(New Testament Textual Criticism Section)

Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center

San Antonio, TX

Friday-Sunday, January 12th-14th, 2024

Southern Lights Conference

With Diana Butler Bass, Brian McLaren, 

Cole Arthur Riley, and Simran Jeet Singh

Epworth by the Sea Conference Center

St. Simons Island, GA 31522

Peer-Reviewed Publications

"The Meaning of 'Magdalene': A Review of Literary Evidence"

(co-write with Joan Taylor)

Journal of Biblical Literature 140:4 (2021)

"'Rabbouni,' which means Lord: Narrative Variants in John 20:16"

(co-write with Brandon Simonson) 

TC: A Journal of Biblical Textual Criticism 26 (2021)

"Was Salome at the Markan Tomb? Another Ending to Mark's Gospel"

Comparative Oriental Manuscript Studies Bulletin 8:2 (2022)

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