Lillian Larsen

Lillian Larsen
Associate Professor of Religion

Lillian Larsen is an associate professor of religion for the University of Redlands who can offer insight into Christianity, among other topics.

Some of her specialties include world religions, ancient trade and travel, ancient education, women in early Christianity and ancient pedagogical approaches.

She is also knowledgeable about geographic information systems and is a co-author of a forthcoming journal article a GIS classroom tool for interpreting history, to be published in the International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research.

Larsen received her doctoral and master’s degrees in religion from Columbia University. She also has two master’s degrees from Catholic Theological Union, as well as a master’s degree in education from the University of Massachusetts. She completed her undergraduate degree in mathematics at Wheaton College.

Academic Interests and Areas of Expertise

  • Ancient history
  • Christianity
  • Early Christian history
  • Ancient monasticism
  • Women in early Christianity
  • Ancient pedagogy
  • Ancient trade and travel
  • Ancient education
  • World religions
  • Heaven and hell
  • Jesus

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