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 (3 volumes) in the Westar Studies series under 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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