Candida Moss
Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity, University of Notre Dame

“Martyrdom, Myth, and Memory: Rhetoric and the Construction of Early¬†Christian Identity”

4:00 PM, Thursday, September 26
Room 100, Jackman Humanities Building

Within four years of receiving her PhD from Yale University in 2008, Professor Moss had already been promoted to full professor at the University of Notre Dame. The winner of the John Templeton Award for Theological Promise in 2011, Professor Moss is the author of  The Other Christs: Imitating Jesus in Ancient Christian Ideologies of Martyrdom (Oxford 2010); Ancient Christian Martyrdom: Diverse Practices, Ideologies, and Traditions (Yale 2012); and, most recently, The Myth of Persecution: How Early Christians Invented a Story of Martyrdom (HarperCollins 2013).

Co-sponsored by the Department for the Study of Religion; the Department of Historical Studies (UTM); the University of St. Michael’s College; Emmanuel College of Victoria University; the Centre for Medieval Studies; and the Centre for Jewish Studies.

Free and open to the public