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Barry Crawford

Professor - Religious Studies
College of Arts and Sciences
Rm 206 H
1700 SW College Ave
Topeka, KS 66621-1117
Degrees & Certifications
Catawba College, Bachelor of Arts
Wake Forest University, Master of Arts
Vanderbilt University, Doctor of Philosophy
Academic History
  • Visiting Instructor in Religion, University of the South, 1976-1978
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of NewTestament, University of Iowa, 1977-1978
  • Assistant-, Associate-, Full Professor of Religious Studies, Washburn University, 1978-
  • RG 101 A, Intro to Religion
  • RG 102 A, World Religions
  • RG 105 A, Intro to the Old Testament
  • RG 106 A, Intro to the New Testament
  • RG 110 A, Special Topics/Religion
  • RG 300 A, Special Topics/Religion
  • RG 301 A, Old Testament Prophets
  • RG 303 A, Jesus in the Gospels
  • RG 386 A, Special Study
  • RG 398 A, Senior Thesis Research
  • RG 399 A, Senior Thesis
Scholarly Interests/Activities
  • New Testament; Christian Origins; the Jesus Tradition
  • National Co-Chair (with Chris Matthews, Boston College) of the Society of Biblical Literature's Program Unit on Redescribing Early Christianity
Service Interests/Activities
  • University Service:  College Faculty Council
  • Community Service: Numerous presentations before civic and religious organizations
Career Accomplishments
  • Numerous articles and book reviews in professional journals and chapters in books of collected scholarly essays
  • Fellowships and grants from national research foundations and endowments