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Dr. Nancy B. Klancher

Associate Professor Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy and Religion

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Office: Bowman Hall 210A
Office Phone: (540) 828-8029

Education: B.A. in English literature, Boston Univeristy; M.A. in medieval European literature, Boston University; Ph.D. in Religious Studies, University of Pittsburgh; Biblical Hermeneutics and New Testament, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

Teaching Fields: Biblical texts, including the history of their influence; religious studies and its methods; the history of interfaith relations between the Abrahamic traditions

Research Interests: Biblical Interpretation and Transmission, the Uses and Abuses of Biblical Texts, Reception Theory, Religious Studies Methodologies, Interfaith Studies

Other Campus Roles: advisor to first-year athletic training majors in the department of health and human sciences

Outside Interests/Hobbies: Contemporary Films, Crocheting, Interfaith Work, Off-Grid Living

Publications Include:

  • A Massacre Averted: An Armenian Town, An American Nurse, and the Turkish Army They Resisted (2011)
  • The Taming of the Canaanite Woman: Constructions of Christian Identity in the Afterlife of Matthew 15.21-28 (2013)