Gina Glasman

Douglas F. Jones

Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

Ph.D. The University of Iowa, 2011
M.A. The University of Chicago, 2005

As a historian of religious traditions, my work deals with the reception of foundational or orthodox religious texts by supposedly radical Christian groups. My dissertation and current research examine sixteenth-century debates over Protestant biblical interpretation. Specifically, I look at the way in which new and reputedly heretical religious communities used older Protestant sources to stake their claims to mainstream legitimacy. I have also published and taught courses on new religious movements in twentieth-century America.


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