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Thomas J. Davis

Campus Address: CA 417
Phone: (317)274-8297
Fax: (317)278-3354
Email: iock100@iupui.edu
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Professor of Religious Studies
Managing Editor of Religion and American Culture: A Journal of Interpretation
Professor of Philanthropic Studies
Associate Dean for Academic Programs


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)
numerous articles
(managing editor) Religion and American Culture: A Journal of Interpretation

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