Chris Johnson

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Chris Johnson

Assistant Professor
Philosophy

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies
University of Wisconsin–Fond du Lac
400 University Drive, C-207
Fond du Lac, WI 54935

chris.johnson@uwc.edu
(920) 929-1179
Office Hours / Schedule 

REL 302: MW 9:30am-10:45am

REL 101: TTh 11:00am-12:15pm

Office hours: MW 11:00am-12:00pm

Curriculum Vitae 
Publications 

Books

2010    The Globalization of Hesychasm and the Jesus Prayer: Contesting Contemplation, Continuum Advances in Religious Studies (Continuum)

Journal Articles and Essays

2014    “‘He Has Made the Dry Bones Live’: Orientalism’s Attempted Resuscitation of Eastern Christianity,” Journal of the American Academy of Religion, 82:3 (Oxford University Press)

2014    “‘Base, but Nevertheless Holy’: Lessons in Liminality from Symeon the Holy Fool,” Studies in Religion/Sciences Religieuses (Sage Publications)

2012    “The Samaritan’s Inn: Preliminary Reflections on the Critique of Religion as Therapy,” LOGOS: A Journal of Eastern Christian Studies, 53:3-4 (Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute)

Book Chapters

2015    “Eastern Christianity as ‘Survival’ and ‘Oriental Other’ in the Lectures of Arthur Penrhyn Stanley,” in Antecedents and Subsequents of Iosif Volotsky: Issues in Eastern Christian Studies 500 Years Later

Conference Proceedings

2014    “The ‘Mystical Mundane’ in Fr. Nikon of Karoulia’s Letters to Gerald Palmer,” Papers of the 2013 Sophia Institute Academic Conference (Theotokos Press)

2013    “Between Madness and Holiness: Symeon of Emesa and ‘the Pedagogics of Liminality’,” Studia Patristica, 68 (Peeters)

2012    “The Beauty of Nonsense: Apophatic Theology and Byzantine Chant,” in Beauty and the Beautiful in Eastern Orthodox Thought and Culture, Papers of the 2011 Sophia Institute Academic Conference (Theotokos Press)

Book Reviews                      

2014    Review of Victor Roudometof, Globalization and Orthodox Christianity: The Transformations of a Religious Tradition (Routledge, 2013) in LOGOS: A Journal of Eastern Christian Studies (Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute)

2014    Review of Jacalyn Duffin, Medical Saints: Cosmas and Damian in a Postmodern World (Oxford University Press, 2013) in Religion (Routledge)

2013    Review of Torstein Theodor Tollefsen, Activity and Participation in Late Antique and Early Christian Thought (Oxford University Press, 2012) in the Journal of the American Academy of Religion, 81:2 (Oxford University Press)

2013    Review of Priscilla Hunt and Svitlana Kobets (eds.), Holy Foolishness in Russia: New Perspectives (Slavica Publishers, 2012) in The Russian Review (University of Kansas Press) 

2012    Review of Veronica della Dora, Imagining Mount Athos: Visions of a Holy Place from Homer to World War II (University of Virginia Press, 2011) in LOGOS: A Journal of Eastern Christian Studies, 53:3-4 (Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute)

2012    Review of Irina Paert, Spiritual Elders: Charisma and Tradition in Russian Orthodoxy (Northern Illinois University Press, 2010) in Numen: International Review for the History of Religions, 59:2-3 (Brill)

2012    Review of Irina Papkova, The Orthodox Church and Russian Politics (Oxford University Press, 2011) in Religion, 42: 2 (Routledge)

2010    Review of Paul Heelas, Spiritualities of Life: New Age Romanticism and Consumerist Capitalism (Blackwell, 2008)in Reviews in Religion and Theology, 17:1(Wiley- Blackwell)

Education 

2009    Ph.D. in Religious Studies, University of Edinburgh

2005    M.Sc. with Distinction in Religious Studies, University of Edinburgh

2003    B.A. in Philosophy, Rhodes College