Janice Capel Anderson
College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies
Ph.D., 1985, Divinity School, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, Biblical Studies Dissertation:Over and Over and Over Again:Studies in Matthean Repetition. Jonathan Z. Smith, Advisor. Readers:Paul Ricoeur and William G. Thompson, S.J.
M.A., 1975, Divinity School, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
B.A., 1974 (Summa Cum Laude, Distinction in Religion, Phi Beta Kappa, 1973),
Janice Capel Anderson received her B.A. from Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota and her PhD from the University of Chicago. Her teaching focuses on ethics, biblical studies, philosophy and feminism, and environmental philosophy and religion. She received the University of Idaho Award for Teaching Excellence for 1994-95. Prof. Anderson’s research focuses on literary analysis of the gospels, feminist biblical criticism, and the history of biblical scholarship. In 1997 she received the Phi Kappa Phi/University of Idaho Alumni Association Distinguished Faculty Award. Currently, Prof. Anderson is Acting Coordinator of the Interdisciplinary Religious Studies Minor.
Capel Anderson and Stephen D. Moore, eds. Mark and Method: New Approaches in Biblical Studies. 2d. ed. Minneapolis:
Fortress Press, 2008.
D. Moore and Janice Capel Anderson, eds. New Testament Masculinities. SBL Semeia Studies 45. Atlanta: Society of Biblical
Literature, 2003 and Leiden: Brill, 2004
Capel Anderson, Claudia J. Setzer, and
Philip Sellew, eds. Pauline
Conversations in Context: Essays in Honor of Calvin J. Roetzel. Sheffield,
UK: Sheffield Academic
Press/Continuum, 2002. Published electronically by Logos Bible Software,
Capel Anderson, Matthew’s Narrative Web: Over and Over and Over Again. JSNTS 91.
Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 1994.
Essays/Chapters in Edited Volumes, Commentaries
Capel Anderson and Jeffrey L. Staley, Guest Editors; R. Alan Culpepper, Board
Editor; Taking It Personally: Autobiographical Biblical Criticism. Semeia 72 (1995 [actually
published Feb. 1997]).
- Janice Capel Anderson, “Reading
Tabitha: A Feminist Reception History” Pages 22-48 in Feminist Companion to the Acts of the
Apostles. Feminist Companion to the New Testament and Early Christian Writings
9. Edited by. Amy–Jill Levine with Marianne Blickenstaff. London/New York:
T & T Clark International, 2004.[originally published in The New
Literary Criticism and the New Testament (1994).]
- Janice Capel Anderson, “What
are We Teaching About Matthew?” Pages 106-26 in Literary Encounters with the
Reign of God. Edited by Sharon
H. Ringe and H.C. Paul Kim. New
York/London: T & T Clark International, 2004.
- Janice Capel Anderson, “Mateo: Género y lectura”
pages 39-80 in Una Compañera para Mateo. Series: En clave de
mujer. Edited by Amy-Jill Levine with Marianne Blickenstaff.
Translated by Laura Sánchez. Bilbao: Desclée De Brouwer, 2003. (This is a translation of "Matthew, Gender, and
Reading," Pages 25-51 in A Feminist Companion to Matthew. Feminist
Companion to the New Testament and Early Christian Writings 1. Edited by
Amy-Jill Levine with Marianne Blickenstaff. Sheffield, UK: Sheffield
Academic Press, 2001. [originally published in Semeia 28 (1983): 3-27]).