Philip Jenkins and Beth Barr to Discuss “A Storm of Images”

April 4, 2024
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On Thursday, April 11, 2024, at 12:15 p.m. CST on the first floor of Moody Library, Philip Jenkins, Ph.D., and Beth Barr, Ph.D. will discuss Jenkins’ recent Baylor University Press publication, “A Storm of Images: Iconoclasm and Religious Reformation in the Byzantine World” as part of the Readers Meet the Author Series. Audience Q&A, a reception with light refreshments, and a book signing will follow the conversation.

Jenkins is the Distinguished Professor of History & Co-Director of the Program on Historical Studies of Religion in the Institute for Studies of Religion at Baylor and Emeritus Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Humanities at Pennsylvania State University. He holds a Ph.D. in History from Cambridge University and has authored 35 volumes on topics ranging from criminal justice, the history of Wales, United States history, and Global Christianity, as well as contributed over 120 book chapters and articles. Jenkins is a frequent contributor to the Anxious Bench blog and teaches courses on global Christianity and U.S. history since 1975.

Barr is the James Vardaman Endowed Professor of History at Baylor and author of “The Making of Biblical Womanhood: How the Subjugation of Women Became Gospel Truth” (2021) and “The Pastoral Care of Women in Late Medieval England” (2008). She holds a Ph.D. in Medieval History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and has been teaching in the Department of History at Baylor since 2002.

This conversation will be livestreamed via Zoom Webinar for those who cannot participate in person.

The Readers Meet the Author Series is presented by the Office of the Provost and the Office of the President and hosted by the Baylor Libraries.