Daniel Langton is professor of Jewish History in the Department of Religions and Theology at the University of Manchester, UK. He has particular interests in Jewish-Christian relations, including Jewish New Testament studies, the origins of Anglo-Reform and Anglo-Liberal Judaism, Israel and Zionism, Holocaust theology, and Jewish religious engagement with Darwinism and with atheism. He is codirector of the university’s Centre for Jewish Studies, and was president (2014–15) of the British Association for Jewish Studies (BAJS) and secretary (2010–14) of the European Association for Jewish Studies (EAJS). He coedits the Jewish studies journal Melilah. Major publications include Claude Montefiore: His Life and Thought (Vallentine Mitchell, 2002) and The Apostle Paul in the Jewish Imagination (Cambridge, 2010). He edited Atheism, Scepticism and Challenges to Monotheism (Melilah, 2015), coedited Normative Judaism (Melialah, 2012) with Philip Alexander and Writing the Holocaust (Bloomsbury Academic, 2011) with Jean-Marc Dreyfus, and was the "Judaism" section coeditor of Springer’s multivolume Encyclopedia of Science and Religions (Dordrecht, 2013). He was a Leverhulme Major Research Fellow 2013–15, and an Arts and Humanities Research Council Leadership Fellow 2016–17. In his off time, he is a microlight pilot and has a fifth-degree black belt in karate.


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