Philosophy and Religion

Dr. George Zervos, Associate Professor

Faculty portrait, contact information, and education.
George Zervos

Office: Bear Hall 276
Phone: (910) 962-7383


  • Ph.D., Duke University
  • M.Th., University of Athens
  • B.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • Areas of Expertise
    • Early Christianity
    • New Testament Studies
    • New Testament Greek
  • Publications
    • Signed book contract with T&T Clark for a two-volume monograph,  The Protevangelium of James: A Critical Edition of the Greek Text
    • "The Protevangelium of James and the Composition of the Bodmer Miscellaneous Codex: Chronology, Theology, and Liturgy," in Charlesworth, James H. " Non-canonical" Religious Texts in Early Judaism and Early Christianity. T&T Clark Jewish and Christian Texts in Contexts and Related Studies Series 14 (New Yorl: T&T Clark, 2012)
    • Response to S. Shoemaker's "Apocrypha and Liturgy in the Fourth Century: The Case of the 'Six Books' Formition Apocryphon," in Charlesworth, James H. and Lee Martin McDonald, eds.,  Jewish and Christian Scriptures: The Function of 'Canonical' and 'Non-Canonical' Religious Texts, T&T Clark Jewish and Christian Texts in Contexts and Related Studies Series 7 (New York: T&T Clark, 2010).
    • "1 Makkabees" in the  New English Translation of the Septuagint, (New York/Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007) 478-502. Edited the English translation of the Greek Old Testament Book of 1 Esdras by Glenn Wooden for the  New English Translation of the Septuagint.
    • "Christmas with Salome", in  A Feminist Companion to the New Testament and Early Christian Writings series, vol. 10 (ed. A.-J. Levine; London; New York: T&T Clark/Continuum, 2005) 77-98 (Paper read at the North Carolina Religious Studies Association Meeting, Wingate, October 22,2005).
    • "Caught in the Act: Mary and the Adulteress", published in the journal  Apocrypha 15, 2004, 57-114, by the  Association pour l'etude de la literature apocryphe chretienne (paper read to the Christian Apocrypha Section at the 2003 Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature in Atlanta, GA).
  • Courses Taught
    • PAR 236: Introduction to New Testament
    • PAR 238: History of Christianity I: Early and Medieval
    • PAR 336: New Testament Literature
    • PAR 337: Apocrypha and Pseudopigrapha
    • PAR 383: Greek Papyrology
    • PAR 495: Research Tools:Greek