Virginia Burrus


 Virginia Burrus

E-mailvburrus@drew.edu
Address36 Madison Avenue
Madison, NJ 7940
Phone973-408-3000
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Professor of Early Church History, Drew University Theological Seminary

B.A., Yale, 1981
M.A., Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, CA, 1984
Ph.D., Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, CA, 1991

Virginia Burrus, a native of Texas, received her B.A. (1981) in Classical Civilization from Yale College, her M.A. (1984) and Ph.D. (1991) in History of Christianity from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California. She has taught in Drew University’s Theological School and Graduate Division of Religion since 1991. Dr. Burrus’s teaching and research interests in the field of ancient Christianity include: gender, sexuality, and the body; martyrdom and asceticism; ancient novels and hagiography; constructions of orthodoxy and heresy; histories of theology and historical theologies.



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