Rebecca I. Denova, Ph. D. is a full-time Senior Lecturer of Early Christianity in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Pittsburgh. In addition to ancient Christianity, she teaches courses on the religions of ancient Greece and Rome and the religions of ancient Egypt. She has recently completed a textbook, 'Religions of Greece and Rome' (Wiley-Blackwell) for undergraduate courses. Dr. Denova is a frequent contributor of book reviews on the ancient world for the American Academy of Religion and the Society of Biblical Literature.