Jeffrey Trumbower, professor of religious studies, agreed to and assumed a combined role of Dean and Interim Academic Vice President on July 1, 2018. Jeff also in mid-December taped an interview with anchor Galen Ettlin of WCAX Channel 3 TV in Burlington about the Gospel accounts of the Nativity of Jesus, a conversation that was broadcast on Christmas Eve. Shortly thereafter Jeff left for the Holy Land as one of the leaders of a Saint Michael’s study trip there.
(posted January 2019)
Jeffrey Trumbower, professor of religious studies, will lead a panel discussion of his paper “Closing the Door on Reincarnation in Early Christianity: Limiting the Options” at the annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, San Antonio, TX, November 20, 2016.
(posted November 2016)
Jeffrey Trumbower, professor of religious studies, presented a paper titled “The Use of Scriptures to Construct a Coherent Afterlife Scenario in ‘Against Plato, On the Cause of the Universe,’ often attributed to Hippolytus” at the Annual Meeting of the North American Patristics Society in Chicago, May 27, 2016. He also organized and presided over a panel of four papers devoted to studying views about the afterlife in Early Christianity.
(posted June 2016)
Jeffrey Trumbower, professor of religious studies, published an essay, “Christians, Sabbateans, and the Dead Sea Sect: A Comparative Case Study in Jewish Sectarian Logic,” in T. R. Blanton, R. M. Calhoun, and C. K. Rothschild, eds., The History of Religions School Today (Tuebingen, Germany: Mohr Siebeck, 2014), pp. 185-196.
(posted April 2015)