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Candida Moss

Candida Moss is a Biblical scholar whose work focuses on ancient medicine, martyrdom, and understandings of the afterlife. She received her PhD in 2008 from Yale University and currently serves as a professor of New Testament and early Christianity at the University of Notre Dame. She has published five books and over thirty articles on various aspects of Biblical and early Christian literature, practice, and thought including The Other Christs (Oxford, 2010), Ancient Christian Martyrdom (Yale, 2012) and Reconceiving Infertility (Princeton, 2015). She has been the recipient of prizes from the John Templeton Foundation, the Woodrow Wilson Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Her current project examines the emergence of early Christian ideas about the resurrection of the body.