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  • Simon J. Joseph is Lecturer in Early Christianity at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is the author of A Social History of Christian Origins (Routledge, 2022); Jesus, the Essenes, and Christian Origins (Baylor, 2018); Jesus and the Temple (Cambridge, 2016); The Nonviolent Messiah (Fortress, 2014); and Jesus, Q, and the Dead Sea Scrolls (Mohr Siebeck, 2012).