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Vol 3, No. 1



The magazine of the Program in Religious Studies

Steering Committee

Iraj Bahiri

Professor of History
Department of History

Penny A. Edgell

Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
Department of Sociology

Jeanne Kilde

Director of Religious Studies
Department of Classical and New Eastern Studies

Bernard M. Levinson

Professor of Classical and Near Eastern Studies Berman Family
Chair in Jewish Studies and Hebrew Bible
Department for Classical and Near Eastern Studies

Nabil Matar

Professor of English
Department of English

Natan Paradise

Senior Academic Advisor
CLA Student Services

Calvin J. Roetzel

Professor and Sundet Chair in New Testament and Christian Studies Pauline Theology
Department of Classical and Near Eastern Studies

Ann B. Waltner

Director of the institute for Advanced Study Director of Graduate Studies, Religious Studies
Professor of History and Asian Languages and Literatures
Department of History


Derk Renwick

Graphic Editor

Kaitlin Reiss

Perspectives is published annually by the Program in Religious Studies for its alumni and supporters

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Cover photo Mushky Ginsburg c. Photographer and Graphic designer