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James S. Jeffers, Ph.D.

Title: Associate Professor and Chair, History

Department: History

Office: LCH A-319
Phone Extension: x1084
Email Username: jjeffers

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Selected Presentations

  • “Separating the Inseparable: How Christian Apologists Sought to Separate the Political and Religious Aspects of Emperor Worship,” presented to the XV International Conference on Patristic Studies, Oxford, U.K., 2007.
  • “Greeks, Romans and Religion in the Holy Land,” a public lecture by invitation at Wheaton College, IL, 2006.
  • “Caesar v. Christ: the Clash of Cultures and Religions in the Roman Empire and Lessons for Today,” a public lecture by invitation at Fitchburg State College, MA, 2006.
  • Session Moderator, ETS Patristics Study Group, 2003.
  • "The Church's Self Identity and Attitude Toward Society in Justin Martyr," ETS Patristics, 2002.
  • "Slave Language in the Apostle Paul and the Cult of Emperor Worship," Conference on Faith and History, 2000.
  • "Converting Upper-Division Humanities Courses to the Web," web97, Northern Arizona University, 1997.
  • "Developing a Faculty Web Page," Teaching, Learning, and Technology Forum at California State University, Dominguez Hills, 1998.
  • "Teaching Courses Via the Internet," Teaching, Learning, and Technology Forum at California State University, Dominguez Hills, 1997.
  • Respondent at the 1993 Society for New Testament Studies. Topic: Jews and Christians in Rome.
  • "Change and Continuity in Lower Class Greek Families of the Hellenistic Era," Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association, 1991
  • "Making Connections: Teaching the Humanities to Diverse Students Across the Curriculum," Lilly Conference on College Teaching--West, 1991.
  • "The Impact of Roman Enslavement on Hellenistic Family Relations," International Conference on Gender and the Family, 1991.

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