Missouri State University

Department of Religious Studies

Expert Sources

Looking for a speaker for an upcoming meeting? Consider inviting one of the Missouri State University’s religious studies faculty! Contact the faculty member directly to discuss your organization’s needs and interests, as well as arrangements of time and place.

Topics & Speakers Available:

Biblical Studies:

New Testament, Early Judaism,
Apocalypticism, C. S. Lewis
Leslie Baynes, Ph.D.
LBaynes@MissouriState.edu

New Testament Topics
Mark Given, Ph.D.
MarkGiven@MissouriState.edu

Old Testament/Hebrew Bible, Social World of Ancient Israel
Victor Matthews, Ph.D.
VictorMatthews@MissouriState.edu

Old Testament/Hebrew Bible
James Moyer, Ph.D.
JimMoyer@MissouriState.edu

Biblical Archaeology
John Strong, Ph.D.
JohnStrong@MissouriState.edu

History of Judaism & Christianity:

Judaism
James Moyer, Ph.D.
JimMoyer@MissouriState.edu

Reformation, Martin Luther, Medieval & Reformation Women
Austra Reinis, Ph.D.
Austra.Reinis@MissouriState.edu

Religion, Self, & Society:

Religion in North America, American Religious History
Martha Finch, Ph.D.
MarthaFinch@MissouriState.edu

Women & Religion, Relevance of Religion

Lora Hobbs, M.A., M.Ed.
LoraHobbs@MissouriState.edu

Relevance of Religion, Women & Religion, Basics of Islam

Kathy Pulley, Ph.D.
KathyPulley@MissouriState.edu

Issues Related to Suffering, Theodicy, Women in Religion
Micki Pulleyking, Ph.D.
MPulleyking@MissouriState.edu

Ozarks Religion

John Schmalzbauer, Ph.D.
JSchmalzbauer@MissouriState.edu

History of Religions:

Buddhism, Daoism, Confucianism
Stephen Berkwitz, Ph.D.
StephenBerkwitz@MissouriState.edu

Hinduism, Islam
Jack Llewellyn, Ph.D.
JLlewellyn@MissouriState.edu

For more information, call 417-836-5514.