Fotograaf: Eduard Lampe

dhr. prof. dr. J.W. (Jan Willem) van Henten

Religiewetenschappen, in het bijzonder Jodendom en christendom in de oudheid
  • Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen
    Capaciteitsgroep Religiestudies
  • Bezoekadres
    Oost-Indisch Huis
    Kloveniersburgwal 48  Kamernummer: D1.11A
  • Postadres:
    Kloveniersburgwal  48
    1012 CX  Amsterdam
  • J.W.vanHenten@uva.nl
    T: 0205252010
    T: 0205252011

Opleiding en functie

Jan Willem van Henten studeerde geschiedenis en theologie in Leiden, met specialisaties in oude geschiedenis, Jodendom in de Tweede Tempel periode en Nieuwe Testament. Hij promoveerde in 1986 aan de Rijksuniversiteit Leiden op het proefschrift "De Joodse martelaren als grondleggers van een nieuwe orde: een studie uitgaande van 2 en 4 Makkabeeën". Voor zijn hoogleraarschap aan de UvA was hij universitair docent Jodendom en Nieuwe Testament aan de UvA, de UL en de UU. Per 1 augustus 1993 is hij hoogleraar Uitlegging van het Nieuwe Testament, vroeg-christelijke letterkunde en Hellenistisch-Joodse literatuur. Vanaf 1 augustus 2008 is hij tevens directeur van de Graduate School for Humanities en vice-decaan van de Faculteit Geesteswetenschappen.

Education and position

Jan Willem van Henten studied History and Theology  at Leiden University, specializing in Ancient History, Judaism in the Second Temple Period and New Testament. His PhD (Leiden 1986) concerns martyrdom and the construction of Jewish identity in 2 and 4 Maccabees. He taught Judaism and New Testament at the Universities of Amsterdam, Leiden and Utrecht and is full professor of New Testament, Early Jewish and Early Christian Literature at the University of Amsterdam since 1993. He is currently also director of the Graduate School for Humanities and vice-dean of the Faculty of Humanities.

Onderwijs en onderzoek

Zijn onderwijs betreft de inleiding tot en de uitleg van de Bijbel, de geschiedenis, godsdienst en literatuur van het jodendom en het Nieuwe Testament met de ontstaansgeschiedenis van het christendom. Hij draagt bij aan het MA-programma van Religiestudies (de MA Biblical Studies en een module over religie, geweld en conflictbeheersing. het MA-programma Jewish Studies. Zijn onderzoeksprojekten betreffen de joodse literatuur uit de oudheid, met name een commentaar op Joodse oudheden 15-17 van de joodse geschiedschrijver Flavius Josephus (voor het Brill Josephus project), martelaarschap bij Joden en christenen en de receptie van de Bijbel in de hedendaagse cultuur.

Teaching and research

His courses concern the introduction to and interpretation of the Bible, the history, religion and literature of Judaism as well as the New Testament and Christian origins. He contributes to the MA-programme in Religious Studies (including the English taught programme in Biblical Studies and a course on religion andviolence). His research projects concern Jewish literature fromantiquity, especially a commentary on  Jewish Antiquities 15-17 by the Jewish historian Flavius Josephus (in preparation for the Brill Josephus project), martyrdom among Jews and Christians, as well as the reception of the Bible in contemporary culture.

Department/Afdeling

2016

  • van Henten, J. W. (2016). Herod the Great in Josephus. In H. Chapman, & Z. Rodgers (Eds.), A Companion to Josephus (pp. 235-246). (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World ; Vol. 110). Chichester: Wiley Blackwell.
  • van Henten, J. W. (2016). Masada World Heritage Site: Josephus the Narrator Defeated. In J. Baden, H. Najman, & E. Tigchelaar (Eds.), Sibyls, Scriptures, and Scrolls: John Collins at seventy (pp. 1330-1346). (Supplements to the Journal for the study of Judaism; Vol. 175). Leiden: Brill. DOI: 10.1163/9789004324749_070  [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2016). Review of L.L. Brenneman and B.D. Schantz (eds.), Struggles for Shalom: Peace and Violence across the Testaments (Studies in Peace and Scripture, Institute of Mennonite Studies 12. Eugene, Ore: Pickwick Publications, 2014). Review of Biblical Literature.
  • van Henten, J. W. (2016). Review of S. Swoboda, Tod und Sterben im Krieg bei Josephus. Die Intentionen von Bellum und Antiquitates im Kontext griechisch-römischer Historiographie (Texts and Studies in Ancient Judaism 158; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck 2014). Theologische Literaturzeitung, 141, 185-187.
  • van Henten, J. W. (2016). Space, Body and Meaning in 2 Maccabees. Biblische Notizen, 168, 65-88.

2015

  • van Henten, J. W. (2015). Hannah and her Seven Sons. In C. Helmer (Ed.), Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception. (pp. 244-248). De Gruyter.
  • van Henten, J. W. (2015). Josephus, fifth evangelist, and Jesus on the Temple. Hervormde Teologiese Studies, 71(1), [2944]. DOI: 10.4102/hts.v71i1.2944  [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2015). The World Leader from the Land of the Jews: Josephus, Jewish War 6.300-315; Tacitus, Histories 5.13; and Suetonius, Vespasian 4.5. In G. H. van Kooten, & P. Barthel (Eds.), The Star of Bethlehem and the Magi: Interdisciplinary Perspectives from Experts on the Ancient Near East, the Greco-Roman World, and Modern Astronomy (pp. 359-386). (Themes in Biblical Narrative; No. 19). Leiden: Brill. DOI: 10.1163/9789004308473_016  [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2015). Words and Deeds: Seduction and Power in Judith and Death Proof. In A. Brenner-Idan, & H. Efthimiades-Keith (Eds.), Tobit und Judith (pp. 226-241). (The Feminist Companion to the Bible; No. 20). London: Bloomsbury. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W., & Mulders, E. M. (2015). Hannah and her Seven Sons: II Visual Art. In C. Helmer (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception. - Vol. 11. (pp. 248-251). Berlin: De Gruyter.

2014

  • van Henten, J. W. (2014). Flavius Josephus: Translation and commentary. - Vol. 7B: Judean antiquities 15. Leiden: Brill. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2014). Masada als werelderfgoedlocatie: de verteller Josephus verslagen. Lampas, 47(3), 263-278. [details] 

2013

  • van Henten, J. W., & Verheyden, J. (2013). Introduction. In J. W. van Henten, & J. Verheyden (Eds.), Early Christian ethics in interaction with Jewish and Greco-Roman contexts (pp. 1-16). (Studies in theology and religion; No. 17). Leiden: Brill. DOI: 10.1163/9789004242159_002  [details] 

2012

  • van Henten, J. W. (2012). Noble death and martyrdom in antiquity. Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity, 80, 85-110. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2012). Religie en macht: theoretische invalshoeken in verband met het Nieuwe Testament. Hervormde Teologiese Studies, 68(1), 1068. [1068]. DOI: 10.4102/hts.v68i1.1068  [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2012). Religion, bible and violence. Studies in Theology and Religion (STAR), 16, 3-21. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2012). The Passio Perpetuae and Jewish martyrdom: the motif of motherly love. In J. N. Bremmer, & M. Formisano (Eds.), Perpetua’s passions: multidisciplinary approaches to the Passio Perpetuae et Felicitatis (pp. 118-133). Oxford [etc.]: Oxford University Press. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2012). The concept of martyrdom in Revelation. In J. Frey, J. A. Kelhoffer, & F. Tóth (Eds.), Die Johannesapokalypse: Kontexte - Konzepte - Rezeption (pp. 587-618). (Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament; No. 287). Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck. [details] 
  • Huitink, L., & van Henten, J. W. (2012). Josephus. In I. J. F. de Jong (Ed.), Space in ancient Greek literature: studies in ancient Greek narrative (pp. 199-217). (Mnemosyne. Supplements; No. 339). Leiden: Brill. [details] 

2011

  • van Henten, J. W. (2011). 1-4 Maccabees. Oxford Bibliographies Online, Biblical Studies. DOI: 10.1093/OBO/9780195393361-0041  [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2011). 'Knowing everything’ in the Gospel of John and in Josephus: the case of Manaemus. Nederlands Theologisch Tijdschrift, 65(3), 195-211. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2011). Anti-Judaïsme in ‘n Joodse teks? Die geval van Openbaring. Scripta, 108(1), 282-293. DOI: 10.7833/108-1-3  [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2011). Barbarism and the word group βάρβαρος etcetera in the Septuagint. In J. Joosten, & E. Bons (Eds.), Septuagint vocabulary: pre-history, usage, reception (pp. 87-100). (Society of Biblical Literature: Septuagint and cognate studies; No. 58). Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2011). Constructing Herod as a tyrant: assessing Josephus’ parallel passages. Journal for the Study of Judaism. Supplement, 146, 193-216. DOI: 10.1163/ej.9789004191266.i-438.83  [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2011). Jesus als Märtyrer. In S. Horsch, & M. Treml (Eds.), Grenzgänger der Religionskulturen: Kulturwissenschaftliche Beiträge zu Gegenwart und Geschichte der Märtyrer (pp. 47-64). München: Wilhelm Fink. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2011). Martyrium II (ideengeschichtlich). In G. Schöllgen, H. Brakmann, S. de Blaauw, T. Fuhrer, K. Hoheisel, W. Löhr, & W. Speyer (Eds.), Reallexikon für Antike und Christentum: Sachwörterbuch zur Auseinandersetzung des Christentums mit der antiken Welt. - Bd. XXIV (pp. 300-325). Stuttgart: Anton Hiersemann. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2011). Rebellion under Herod the Great and Archelaus: prominent motifs and narrative function. Journal for the Study of Judaism. Supplement, 154, 241-270. DOI: 10.1163/9789004216693_009  [details] 

2010

  • van Henten, J. W. (2010). Martyrdom. Oxford Bibliographies Online, Biblical Studies. DOI: 10.1093/OBO/9780195393361-0132  [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2010). Blaming the women: women at Herod’s court in Josephus’s Jewish Antiquities 15.23-231. In S. P. Ahearne-Kroll, P. A. Holloway, & J. A. Kelhoffer (Eds.), Women and gender in ancient religions: interdisciplinary approaches (pp. 153-175). (Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament; No. 263). Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2010). Fourth Book of Maccabees. In J. J. Collins, & D. C. Harlow (Eds.), The Eerdmans dictionary of early Judaism (pp. 909-910). Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2010). Martyrdom. In J. J. Collins, & D. C. Harlow (Eds.), The Eerdmans dictionary of early Judaism (pp. 917-919). Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2010). The Christianization of the Maccabean martyrs: the case of Origen. In J. Leemans (Ed.), Martyrdom and persecution in late antique Christianity: festschrift Boudewijn Dehandschutter (pp. 333-351). (Bibliotheca ephemeridum theologicarum Lovaniensium; No. 241). Leuven: Peeters. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2010). The reception of Daniel 3 and 6 and the Maccabean martyrdoms in Hebrews 11:33-38. In J. Dijkstra, J. Kroesen, & Y. Kuiper (Eds.), Myths, martyrs, and modernity: studies in the history of religions in honour of Jan N. Bremmer (pp. 359-377). (Numen book series; No. 127). Leiden: Brill. [details] 
  • ter Borg, M. B., & van Henten, J. W. (2010). Introduction. In M. B. ter Borg, & J. W. van Henten (Eds.), Powers: religion as a social and spiritual force (pp. 1-19, 293-294). (The future of the religious past). New York, NY: Fordham University Press. [details] 

2009

  • van Henten, J. W. (2009). Almighty. - VI. Film. In H-J. Klauck, V. Leppin, B. McGinn, C-L. Seow, H. Spieckermann, B. D. Walfish, & E. J. Ziolkowski (Eds.), Encyclopedia of the Bible and its reception. - Vol. 1 (pp. 825-826). Berlin: Walter de Gruyter. DOI: 10.1515/EBR.almighty  [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2009). Martyrdom, Jesus Passion and Barbarism. Biblical Interpretation, 17, 239-264. DOI: 10.1163/156851508X383458  [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2009). Religie, Bijbel en geweld. Hervormde Teologiese Studies, 64(4), 1583-1600. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2009). Typhon. In C. Uehlinger, & J. Eggler (Eds.), Iconography of Deities and Demons in the Ancient Near East Zürich / Leiden: Universität Zürich / Brill Academic Publishers. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W., & Huitink, L. (2009). The publication of Flavius Josephus’ works and their audiences. Zutot, 6(1), 49-60. [details] 

2008

  • van Henten, J. W. (2008). Balaam in Revelation 2:14. In G. H. van Kooten, & J. van Ruiten (Eds.), The prestige of the pagan prophet Balaam in Judaism, early Christianity and Islam (pp. 247-263). (Themes in biblical narrative; No. 11). Leiden: Brill. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2008). Jüdisches Märtyrertum und der Tod Jesu. In L. Doering, H-G. Waubke, & F. Wilk (Eds.), Judaistik und neutestamentliche Wissenschaft : Standorte-Grenzen-Beziehungen (pp. 146-172). (Forschungen zur Religion und Literatur des Alten und Neuen Testaments; No. 226). Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2008). Matthew 2:16 and Josephus’ portrayals of Herod. In R. Buitenwerf, H. W. Hollander, & J. Tromp (Eds.), Jesus, Paul, and early Christianity: studies in honour of Henk Jan de Jonge (pp. 101-122). (Supplements to Novum Testamentum; No. 130). Leiden: Brill. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2008). Perversions of food: Revelation and 'eXistenZ'. In S. Shepherd (Ed.), Images of the Word: Hollywood's Bible and beyond (pp. 61-81). (Semeia Studies; No. 54). Leiden: Brill. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2008). The Panegyris in Jerusalem: responses to Herod’s initiative (Josephus, Antiquities 15.268-291). In A. Houtman, A. de Jong, & M. Misset-van de Weg (Eds.), Empsychoi Logoi: religious innovations in antiquity : studies in honour of Pieter Willem van der Horst (pp. 151-173). (Ancient Judaism and early Christianity; No. 73). Leiden: Brill. [details] 

2007

  • van Henten, J. W. (2007). Noble death in Josephus: just rhetoric? Journal for the Study of Judaism. Supplement, 110, 195-218.
  • van Henten, J. W. (2007). Royal Ideology: 1 and 2 Maccabees and Egypt. In J. Aitken, J. Dines, S. Pearce, & T. Rajak (Eds.), Jewish Perspectives on Hellenistic Rulers. (pp. 265-282). Berkeley: University of California Press.
  • van Henten, J. W. (2007). The Hasmonaean Period. In M. Bockmuehl, & J. Carleton Paget (Eds.), Redemption and Resistance, The Messianic Hopes of Jews and Christians in Antiquity. (pp. 15-28). London/New York: T & T Clark International.
  • van Henten, J. W., & Huitink, L. (2007). Josephus. In I. de Jong, & R. Nünlist (Eds.), Time in Ancient Greek Literature: Studies in Ancient Greek Narrative II. (pp. 213-230). (Mnemosyne, Supplements; No. 291). Leiden: Brill. [details] 

2006

  • van Henten, J. W. (2006). Dragon Myth and Imperial Ideology in Revelation 12-13. In D. Barr (Ed.), The Reality of Apocalypse: Rhetoric and Politics in the Book of Revelation. (pp. 181-203). Georgia: Atlanta. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2006). Judas the Maccabee's Dream (2 Macc. 15:11-16) and the Egyptian King's Sickle Sword. Zutot, (2004), 8-15. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2006). Playing God in the Movies: Bruce Almighty and the Preposterous History of Genesis 1:26-27. In A. Hunter, & C. VanderStichele (Eds.), Creation and Creativity: From Genesis to Genetics and Back. (pp. 125-141). Sheffield: Amsterdam Studies in the Bible and Religion 1. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2006). Ruler or God? The Demolition of Herod's Eagle. In J. Fotopoulos (Ed.), New Testament and Early Christian Literature in Greco-Roman Context: Studies in Honor of David E. Aune. (pp. 257-286). Leiden: Brill. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W., & Avemarie, F. (2006). Il martirio volontario come sfida. Cristianesimo nella storia, 37, 31-66. [details] 

2015

  • van Henten, J. W. (2015). The Demolition of Herod’s Eagle. In N. Förster, & J. C. de Vos (Eds.), Juden und Christen unter römischen Herrschaft: Selbstwahrnehmung und Fremdwahrnehmung in den ersten beiden Jahrhunderten n.Chr. (pp. 175-186). Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2015). The Intertextual Nexus of Revelation and Graeco-Roman Literature. In S. Alkier, T. Hieke, & T. Nicklas (Eds.), Poetik und Intertextualität der Joahnnesapokalypse (pp. 395-422). (Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament; No. 346). Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck. [details] 

2013

  • van Henten, J. W. (2013). Het loflied voor Judas Makkabeüs in 1 Makkabeeën 3:3-9. In P. J. van Midden (Ed.), Deuterocanonieke boeken (pp. 39-46, 133). (Amsterdamse Cahiers voor Exegese van de bijbel en zijn tradities; No. 28). [Bergambacht]: Uitgeverij 2VM. [details] 

2010

  • van Henten, J. W. (2010). Jesus as martyr. In J. H. Ellens (Ed.), The healing power of spirituality: how faith helps humans thrive. - Vol. 1: Personal spirituality (pp. 170-188). (Psychology, religion, and spirituality). Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger/ABC-CLIO. [details] 

2006

  • van Henten, J. W. (2006). Studies in Theology and Religion (STAR). Assen: Van Gorcum. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2006). Dragon myth and imp[erial ideology in Revelation 12-13. In D. Barr (Ed.), The reality of apocalypse. rhetoric and politics in the Book of Revelation (pp. 181-203). (Society of biblical literature symposium series; No. 39). Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2006). Judas the Maccabee's dream (2 Macc. 15:11-16) and the Egyptian King's Sickle Sword. Zutot, 6, 8-15. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2006). Namen doen er toe: bijbelse namen en transculturatie. In R. Buitenwerf, J. W. van Henten, & N. de Jong-Van den Berg (Eds.), Tussen ambacht en wetenschap: vertaalanalyses bij de Nieuwe Bijbelvertaling. (pp. 91-104). Heerenveen: Jongbloed. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2006). Ruler or God? The demolition of Herod's eagle. In J. Fotopoulos (Ed.), The New Testament and early Christian literature in Greco-Roman context. Studies in honor of David E. Aune (pp. 257-286). (Supplements to Novum Testamentum; No. 122). Leiden: Brill. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W., Buitenwerf, R., & Jong - van den Berg, N. (2006). Tussen ambacht en wetenschap: vertaalanalyses bij de Nieuwe Bijbelvertaling. Heerenveen: Jongbloed. [details] 
  • Buitenwerf, R., van Henten, J. W., & Jong-van den Berg, N. (2006). Ambacht en wetenschap. Elf wetenschappers over de Nieuwe Bijbelvertaling. Heerenveen: Jongbloed. [details] 

2016

  • van Henten, J. W. (2016). De synagoge van de satan. In R. Ensel (Ed.), Sjacheren met stereotypen: Essays over “de Jood” als sjabloon (pp. 58-62). Menasseh ben Israel Institute.

2015

  • van Henten, J. W. (2015). 1 en 2 Makkabeeën: nationalistische literatuur in de Bijbel. In H. Debel, & P. Kevers (Eds.), Een God die geschiedenis schrijft?: de Historische Boeken in het Oude Testament (pp. 267-282). (Verslagboek Didachè-studiedagen Bijbel; No. 2014). Leuven: Acco. [details] 

2014

  • van Henten, J. W. (2014). [Review of: G.G. Xeravits, J. Dušek (2010) The stranger in ancient and mediaeval Jewish tradition: papers read at the first meeting of the JBSCE, Piliscsaba, 2009]. Journal for the Study of Judaism in the Persian, Hellenistic and Roman period, 45(1), 148-149. DOI: 10.1163/15700631-12340053  [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2014). [Review of: K. Atkinson (2012) Queen Salome: Jerusalem's warrior monarch of the first century B.C.E.]. Journal for the Study of Judaism in the Persian, Hellenistic and Roman period, 45(1), 100-102. DOI: 10.1163/15700631-12340029  [details] 

2013

  • van Henten, J. W. (2013). [Review of: C.R. Moss (2012) Ancient Christian martyrdom: diverse practices, theologies, and traditions]. Review of Biblical Literature, 2013(06). [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2013). [Review of: R.F. Talbott (2010) Jesus, Paul, and power: rhetoric, ritual, and metaphor in ancient Mediterranean Christianity]. Review of Biblical Literature, 2013(10). [details] 

2012

  • van Henten, J. W. (2012). In de sterren: Isis en Maria in Openbaring 12. Schrift, 44(4), 117-121. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2012). Kwaliteit van onderzoek meten? Karakter: tijdschrift van wetenschap, 40, 24-25. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2012). [Review of: B.E. Scolnic (2008) Thy brother's blood: the Maccabees and dynastic morality in the Hellenistic world]. Journal for the Study of Judaism in the Persian, Hellenistic and Roman period, 43(1), 130. DOI: 10.1163/157006312X618127  [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2012). [Review of: L.I. Levine, D.R. Schwartz (2009) Jewish identities in antiquity: studies in memory of Menahem Stern]. Journal for the Study of Judaism in the Persian, Hellenistic and Roman period, 43(1), 103-104. DOI: 10.1163/157006312X618019  [details] 

2011

  • van Henten, J. W. (2011). [Review of: M.A. Brighton (2009) The Sicarii in Josephus's Judean war: rhetorical analysis and historical observations]. Journal of Jewish Studies, 62(2), 401-402. [details] 

2010

  • van Henten, J. W. (2010). Roman domestic art and early christian traditions [Review of: D.L. Balch (2008) Roman domestic art and early house churches]. Hervormde Teologiese Studies, 66(1), 999. DOI: 10.4102/hts.v66i1.999  [details] 

2009

  • van Henten, J. W. (2009). Joël en de apocalyptiek. Schrift, 41(4 (244)), 131-135. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2009). [Bespreking van: G. Van Oyen, T. Shepherd (2006) The trial and death of Jesus: essays on the passion narrative in Mark]. Nederlands Theologisch Tijdschrift, 63(1), 70-72. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2009). [Bespreking van: R. Waddell (2006) The spirit of the book of Revelation]. Nederlands Theologisch Tijdschrift, 63(4), 342-343. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2009). [Review of: E. Bickerman (2007) Studies in Jewish and Christian history : a new edition in English including The God of the Maccabees]. Journal for the Study of Judaism in the Persian, Hellenistic and Roman period, 40, 368. DOI: 10.1163/157006309X443549  [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2009). [Review of: G. Nickelsburg (2006) Resurrection, immortality, and eternal life in intertestamental Judaism and early Christianity]. Journal for the Study of Judaism in the Persian, Hellenistic and Roman period, 40, 441. DOI: 10.1163/157006309X443864  [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2009). [Review of: J. Frey, D.R. Schwartz (2007) Jewish Identity in the Greco-Roman World/Jüdische Identität in der griechisch-römischen Welt. Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity 71]. Journal for the Study of Judaism in the Persian, Hellenistic and Roman period, 40, 392-393. DOI: 10.1163/157006309X443657  [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2009). [Review of: L. Cobb (2008) Dying to be men: gender and language in early Christian martyr texts]. Review of Biblical Literature, 2009(09). [details] 

2008

  • van Henten, J. W. (2008). [Review of: D.A. deSilva (2006) 4 Maccabees : introduction and commentary on the Greek text in Codex Sinaiticus]. Journal for the Study of Judaism in the Persian, Hellenistic and Roman period, 39(3), 399-400. DOI: http:/dx.doi.org/10.1163/157006308X313067  [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2008). [Review of: D.W. Clanton (2006) The good, the bold, and the beautiful : the story of Susanna and its Renaissance interpretations]. Journal for the Study of Judaism in the Persian, Hellenistic and Roman period, 39(3), 390-391. DOI: 10.1163/157006308X313021  [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2008). [Review of: G.G. Xeravits, J. Zsengellér (2007) The Books of the Maccabees: history, theology, ideology : papers of the Second International Conference on the Deuterocanonical Books, Pápa, Hungary, 9-11 June, 2005]. TC : A Journal of Biblical Textual Criticism, 13. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2008). [Review of: J.H. Ellens (2007) The destructive power of religion: violence in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. - Condensed and updated ed.]. Review of Biblical Literature, 2008(05). [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2008). [Review of: R. Ziadé (2007) Les martyrs Maccabées: de l'histoire juive au culte chrétien: les homélies de Grégoire de Nazianze et de Jean Chrysostome]. Review of Biblical Literature, 2008(01). [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2008). [Review of: S. Shepkaru (2006) Jewish martyrs in the pagan and Christian worlds]. Journal of Semitic Studies, 53(1), 180-183. [details] 

2007

  • van Henten, J. W. (2007). About the Jews. In J. Neusner, A. J. Avery-Peck, & W. S. Green (Eds.), Encyclopedia of religious and philosophical writings in late antiquity : pagan, Judaic, Christian (pp. 3-4). Leiden: Brill. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2007). About the Kings in Judea. In J. Neusner, A. J. Avery-Peck, & W. S. Green (Eds.), Encyclopedia of religious and philosophical writings in late antiquity : pagan, Judaic, Christian (pp. 4-5). Leiden: Brill. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2007). Aristeas Exegete. In J. Neusner, A. J. Avery-Peck, & W. S. Green (Eds.), Encyclopedia of religious and philosophical writings in late antiquity : pagan, Judaic, Christian (pp. 39-40). Leiden: Brill. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2007). Eupolemus, Pseudo-. In J. Neusner, A. J. Avery-Peck, & W. S. Green (Eds.), Encyclopedia of religious and philosophical writings in late antiquity : pagan, Judaic, Christian (pp. 115). Leiden: Brill. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2007). Greek Poets, Pseudo-. In J. Neusner, A. J. Avery-Peck, & W. S. Green (Eds.), Encyclopedia of religious and philosophical writings in late antiquity : pagan, Judaic, Christian (pp. 152-153). Leiden: Brill. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2007). Hecataeus, Pseudo-. In J. Neusner, A. J. Avery-Peck, & W. S. Green (Eds.), Encyclopedia of religious and philosophical writings in late antiquity : pagan, Judaic, Christian (pp. 156-157). Leiden: Brill. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2007). Histories (4). In J. Neusner, A. J. Avery-Peck, & W. S. Green (Eds.), Encyclopedia of religious and philosophical writings in late antiquity : pagan, Judaic, Christian (pp. 159-160). Leiden: Brill. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2007). Justus of Tiberias. In J. Neusner, A. J. Avery-Peck, & W. S. Green (Eds.), Encyclopedia of religious and philosophical writings in late antiquity : pagan, Judaic, Christian (pp. 199). Leiden: Brill. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2007). Leading Out. In J. Neusner, A. J. Avery-Peck, & W. S. Green (Eds.), Encyclopedia of religious and philosophical writings in late antiquity : pagan, Judaic, Christian (pp. 205). Leiden: Brill. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2007). Philo the Epic Poet. In J. Neusner, A. J. Avery-Peck, & W. S. Green (Eds.), Encyclopedia of religious and philosophical writings in late antiquity : pagan, Judaic, Christian (pp. 342-343). Leiden: Brill. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2007). Phocylides, Pseudo-. In J. Neusner, A. J. Avery-Peck, & W. S. Green (Eds.), Encyclopedia of religious and philosophical writings in late antiquity : pagan, Judaic, Christian (pp. 344-345). Leiden: Brill. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2007). Theophilus. In J. Neusner, A. J. Avery-Peck, & W. S. Green (Eds.), Encyclopedia of religious and philosophical writings in late antiquity : pagan, Judaic, Christian (pp. 415). Leiden: Brill. [details] 
  • van Henten, J. W. (2007). [Review of: C. Bakhos (2005) Ancient Judaism in Its Hellenistic Context]. Journal for the Study of Judaism in the Persian, Hellenistic and Roman period, 38(1), 92-94.
  • van Henten, J. W. (2007). [Review of: D. Brakke, M.L. Satlow (2005) Religion and the Self in Antiquity]. Review of Biblical Literature, 2007(03).
  • van Henten, J. W. (2007). [Review of: E. Nodet (2005) La Crise Maccabéenne. Historiographie juive et traditions bibliques]. Journal for the Study of Judaism in the Persian, Hellenistic and Roman period, 38, 138-139.

Tijdschriftredactie

  • van Henten, Jan Willem (member of editorial board) (2016-2018): New Testament Studies (Journal).
  • van Henten, Jan Willem (member of editorial board) (2016-2018): Neotestamentica (Journal).
  • van Henten, Jan Willem (editor in chief) & Robbins, Mandy (editor in chief) (2000-2017): Brill (Publisher).
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