E. Ann Matter

William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Religious Studies


Ann Matter teaches and studies the history of Christianity in the Middle Ages and Early Modern periods, with special attention to the history of spirituality and devotion, the interpretation of the Bible, and the roles of women. Her focus is on the Latin tradition, and on textual studies and editing, especially in Latin and Italian.


ARTH 414: Glossed Books and Medieval Learning

RELS 003: Religion and Literature

RELS 012: Introduction to Religion

RELS 300: Major Approaches and Thinkers

RELS 333: Introduction to Christianity

RELS 343: Christian Thought 1000-1800

RELS 539: Women's Visionary Literature

RELS 533: Medieval Church History: Bible in the Middle Ages