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Thomas J. Davis

Campus Address: CA 439
Phone: 317-274-8448
Fax: (317)278-2525
Email: iock100@iupui.edu


Dean of the School of Liberal Arts
Professor of Religious Studies
Co-Editor of Religion and American Culture: A Journal of Interpretation
Adjunct Professor of Philanthropic Studies


B.A. West Georgia College 1979
M. Div. Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary 1982
Ph.D. University of Chicago 1992

Academic Interests

History of Christianity, Reformation history and thought, the Eucharist and exegesis in sixteenth-century Europe, images of John Calvin in American culture, Religion and Philanthropy


The Clearest Promises of God: The Development of Calvin's Eucharistic Teaching (1995)
By the Waters of Babylon: One Family's Faith-Journey through Illness (1995; Chinese-language edition, 1999)
God in My Grief: The Music of Grace when Loss Lives On (1998)
The Christmas Quilt: A Novel (2000)
John Calvin (2005)
The Aluminum Christmas Tree: A Novel (2005)
This Is My Body: The Presence of Christ in Reformation Thought (2008)
John Calvin's American Legacy (editor, 2010)
Religion in Philanthropic Organizations: Family, Friend, Foe? (editor, 2013)
The Devil Likes to Sing (2014)
numerous articles
(Co-editor) Religion and American Culture: A Journal of Interpretation

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