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July 12, 2018

Sheila E. McGinn Ph.D.

Science and Religion


Sheila E. McGinn Ph.D, Chair, Department of Theology & Religious Studies at John Carroll University. Dr. McGinn is an expertise in Biblical studies and early Christianity. A frequent lecturer and author of numerous articles and books, Dr. McGinn’s main areas of interest concern the development of the earliest churches (including “dissenting” movements) and of early Christian writings in their social and cultural environments. She also contributes to the scholarship on “engaged” methods of adult pedagogy. Her most recent publications include By Bread Alone: The Bible through the Eyes of the Hungry, edited with Lai Ling Ngan and Ahida Calderón Pilarski (Minneapolis: Fortress, 2014) and The Jesus Movement and the World of the Early Church(Winona, MN: Anselm Academic, 2014).