Dr. Mark D. Given


Religious Studies

Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Religious Studies
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897



  • PhD, 1998, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


  • REL 102 Introduction to the Literature and World of the New Testament
  • REL 321 Paul
  • REL 520 Ethics, Persuasion and Early Christianity
  • REL 580/685 Theories of Religion
  • REL 730 Basic Issues in Biblical Studies
  • REL 731 The Postmodern Bible
  • REL 731 Theorizing Paul

Research and professional interests

  • Biblical studies
  • Early Christian history and literature
  • Paul
  • Apocalypticism
  • Greco-Roman philosophy and rhetoric
  • Postmodern Biblical criticism

Awards and honors

University Award in Teaching, Missouri State University, 2003

Additional resources