Didaskaloi is a group of likeminded scholars dedicated to bringing accurate cutting edge research to everyone. Our goal is to share the most up to date academic study of the Bible, religious history, and archeology in a way that is accessible and impartial.
Dr. Dan McClellan
is a public scholar of the Bible and religion. He received his PhD in theology and religion from the University of Exeter, where he wrote his dissertation on the conceptualization of deity and divine images in the Hebrew Bible through the methodological lenses of cognitive linguistics and the cognitive science of religion. Since March of 2021, he has been confronting misinformation being shared on social media about the academic study of the Bible and religion. He goes by @maklelan on TikTok, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube. In January of 2023, he has been dedicated full-time to combatting misinformation and increasing the public's access to scholarship about the Bible and religion, which now includes offering online classes.
Dr. Candida Moss
is the Edward Cadbury Professor of Theology and a public scholar of religion and history. She holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Oxford and a MA and PhD from Yale University. The award-winning author or co-author of seven books, she also serves as Papal News Commentator for CBS News and writes a column for The Daily Beast. She has written for and had her work reported on in the New York Times, LA Times, Washington Post, The Atlantic Monthly. She has presented or appeared in documentaries for CNN, NBC, National Geographic, History Channel, Discovery Channel, CNN, Travel Channel, Lifetime, BBC, PBS, E!, Netflix, and the Smithsonian Channel.
Dr. Robyn Walsh
is an Associate Professor at the University of Miami. She earned her Ph.D. at Brown University in Religions of the Ancient Mediterranean, with a focus on early Christianity, ancient Judaism, and Roman archaeology. She teaches courses on the New Testament, Greco-Roman literature and material culture. Her first monograph, The Origins of Early Christian Literature: Contextualizing the New Testament within Greco-Roman Literary Culture, was published with Cambridge University Press in 2021 and is now available in paperback
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