Sarah E. Rollens

MRBlog Contributor

sarahrollensAs of August 2015, Sarah E. Rollens is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Rhodes College. Prior to coming to Rhodes, she taught courses in Religious Studies at University of Toronto, University of North Carolina Wilmington, and University of Alabama. She received her PhD in the Study of Religion in 2013 from University of Toronto. Her dissertation, Framing Social Criticism in the Jesus Movement: The Ideological Project in the Sayings Gospel Q, was published in 2014 by Mohr Siebeck. Her current research project deals with violent imagery in early Christian texts. These publications combine her broader interests in Christian origins, social theory, scribalism, identity formation, the ancient Mediterranean world, and the Synoptic gospels.

You can follow her on Twitter @sarahrollens, and visit her website.

Sarah Rollens on MRB

A New Synoptic Gospel? On James Barker’s John’s Use of Matthew.

Why Can’t We Be Friends? Karen Armstrong on Religious Violence. A review of Karen Armstrong’s Fields of Blood.