Jason M. Zurawski
Jason M. Zurawski is an American scholar, at the University of Groningen (Netherlands).
Jason Zurawski earned his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI USA) in 2016. His dissertation, "Jewish Paideia in the Hellenistic Diaspora: Discussing Education, Shaping Identity," was directed by Prof. Gabriele Boccaccini. In Fall 2016, he began a postdoctoral fellowship at the Qumran Institute at the University of Groningen with Prof. Mladen Popovic.
Since 2009 he has been the Secretary of the Enoch Seminar and since 2012 a member of the board of directors. He chaired the Fifth Nangeroni Meeting in Naples and will chair the Ninth Enoch Seminar in Camaldoli (18-23 June 2017). He is also on the Steering Committee of the Socity of Biblical Literature program unit, Wisdom and Apocalypticism.
- Enochic Traditions and Mediatorial Figures in Second Temple Judaism (2011 Zurawski, Boccaccini), edited volume
- 4 Ezra and 2 Baruch: Reconstruction after the Fall (2013 Henze, Boccaccini, Zurawski), edited volume
- The Seleucid and Hasmonean Periods and the Apocalyptic Worldwiew (2016 Grabbe, Boccaccini, Zurawski), edited volume
- “Separating the Devil from the Diabolos: A Fresh Reading of Wisdom of Solomon 2:24,” Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha 21.4 (2012): 366-399.
- “Hell on Earth: Corporeal Existence as the Ultimate Punishment of the Wicked in Philo of Alexandria and the Wisdom of Solomon,” in Heaven, Hell, and the Afterlife: Eternity in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam (2013 Ellens), edited volume.
- “The Two Worlds and Adam’s Sin: The Problem of 4 Ezra 7:10-14,” in Interpreting 4 Ezra and 2 Baruch: International Studies (2014 Boccaccini, Zurawski), edited volume.
- “Ezra Begins: 4 Ezra as Prequel and the Making of a Superhero,” in Old Testament Pseudepigrapha and the Scriptures (2014 Tigchelaar), edited volume.
- “From Musar to Paideia, From Torah to Nomos: How the Translation of the Septuagint Impacted the Paideutic Ideal in Hellenistic Judaism,” in Proceedings of the Fifteenth Congress of the International Organization of Septuagint and Cognate Studies (ed. Wolfgang Kraus, Martin Meiser, and Michaël N. van der Meer; Atlanta: SBL, forthcoming).
- “Paideia: A Multifarious and Unifying Concept in the Wisdom of Solomon,” in From Musar to Paideia: Education in Early Judaism and Christianity (ed. Matthew Goff and Karina Martin Hogan; Atlanta: SBL, forthcoming).
- “Mosaic Torah as Encyclical Paideia: Reading Paul’s Allegory of Hagar and Sarah in Light of Philo of Alexandria’s,” in From Musar to Paideia: Education in Early Judaism and Christianity (ed. Matthew Goff and Karina Martin Hogan; Atlanta: SBL, forthcoming).