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Denzey Lewis
Claremont Graduate University
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lived religion in antiquity, Roman social history, mourning, death, and burial, catacombs, women and gender, Gnosticism
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Nicola Denzey Lewis holds the Margo L. Goldsmith Chair in Women’s Studies in Religion and is Professor of Religious Studies at Claremont Graduate University. She received her Ph.D. in Religion from Princeton University (1998). A specialist in the Christianization of Rome with a particular interest in social history and “lived religion” she has just published her fourth book, The Early Modern Invention of Late Antique Rome. Denzey Lewis taught at Harvard and Brown Universities between 2003-2015, and has been the recipient of major fellowships from, among others, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Council of Learned Societies.

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