Anthea Butler

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Associate Professor and Graduate Chair of Religious Studies
Associate Professor of Religious Studies
Contact Information
Email Address: 
antheadbutler@gmail.com

Anthea Butler is  Graduate Chair and Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Africana Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. 

Education: 

Ph.D., Religion, Vanderbilt University, 2001

Research and Teaching Interests: 

Prof. Butler's research interests are Religion and Politics, Women and
Religion, sexuality,  African America Religious history, Pentecostalism, Fundamentalism,
and Religion in the Media.

Selected Publications: 

Women in the Church of God in Christ, Making A Sanctified World, University of North Carolina Press

* see AntheaButler.com for a more extensive list. 

Recent Courses: 

God And Money

Religion from Civil Rights to Black Lives Matter

Religions of the African Diaspora

Muslims, Christian and Jews 700-1500 History and Memory in Spain. 

Other Professional Activity: 

American Academy of Religion

American Historical Association

American Society of Church History

Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora (ASWAD)

 

Brief Biography: 

Anthea Butler is  Graduate Chair and Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Africana Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. A historian of American and African American religion, Professor Butler’s research and writing spans religion and politics, religion and gender, African American religion, sexuality, media, religion, and popular culture. She is the author of and Women in the Church of God in Christ: Making A Sanctified World on The University of North Carolina Press

 

Women in the Church of God in Christ
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