About


Greg Jenks is an Australian religion scholar and a retired Anglican priest, whose most recent ministry role was Dean of Christ Church Cathedral, Grafton (2017–2022).


Jenks was awarded a PhD by the University of Queensland for his research into the origins and early development of the Antichrist myth. He has a long-standing interest in Christian origins, and is a co-director of the Bethsaida Archaeological Excavation in northern Israel. Jenks had been Visiting Professor and Scholar-in-Residence at St George's College, Jerusalem on several occasions prior to his appointment as Dean in 2015.


  • Dean of St George's College, Jerusalem (2015–2017).
  • Academic Dean at St Francis Theological College, Brisbane between 2008 and 2015.  
  • Fellow of the Westar Institute, and served as its Associate Director 1999-2001.


He is the editor of the Afterlives of Jesus project, with 3 volumes forthcoming in the Cascade Books imprint from Wipf & Stock:

  • Historical afterlives of Jesus
  • Interfaith afterlives of Jesus 
  • Cultural afterlives of Jesus


His recent publications include 

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