Faculty

Jennifer Eyl

Jennifer Eyl
Jennifer Eyl (B.A. University of Georgia; Ph.D. Brown University) is an Assistant Professor of Religion at Tufts University. She works on early Christianity, ancient Mediterranean religions, and theory of religion. She has published articles in Method and Theory in the Study of Religion and the Journal for the Study of the New Testament, and chapters in various books. Her forthcoming book, Signs, Wonders, and Gifts: Divination in the Letters of Paul (Oxford University Press, 2019) examines the practices of divination and wonderworking in the letters of the apostle Paul, and contextualizes such practices within ancient ideas about human reciprocity with gods. She is also co-editor of Christian Tourist Attractions, Mythmaking, and Identity Formation (Bloomsbury, 2018). In her spare time she builds things, rides bikes, and grows a big urban garden.

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