John Turner

Cotner Professor of Religious Studies & Charles J. Mach University Professor of Classics and History Profile Image
Cotner Professor of Religious Studies & Charles J. Mach University Professor of Classics and History History jturner2@unl.edu (402) 472-7008 238 Andrews Hall
JOINED DEPARTMENT

1984

TEACHING

Ways of Western Religion [CLAS/RELG 206G],
Early Christianity [CLAS/HIST/RELG 307/807],
Comparative Religion [CLAS/HIST/RELG 308],
Religions and Philosophies of Late Antiquity [CLAS/HIST/RELG 409/809],
Gnosticism[CLAS/RELG 410/810];
and in Classical Greek:
Plato[GREK 372],
Seminar in Greek Philosophical Prose [GREK 961/2];
and in Biblical languages:
New Testament Greek [GREK 373],
Introduction to Coptic [CLAS 300E].


EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Ph.D. with Highest Distinction, Duke University (Religion), 1970
B.D., Th.M., Union Theological Seminary in Virginia, 1966
Ph.D. with Highest Distinction, Duke University (Religion), 1970

EXPERTISE

Biblical Studies, New Testament, Hellenistic and Graeco-Roman religion and philosophy, Gnosticism, later Platonism and Neoplatonism, Coptic language and literature

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