Jane S. Webster, Ph.D.

Professor of Religion and Philosophy

 

B.Th., McGill University
M.A., Ph.D., McMaster University

Hines Hall
jwebster@barton.edu | 800-345-4973 x6440

 

Dr. Jane Webster earned an Honors Bachelor of Theology (summa) from McGill University and her Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in religious studies (New Testament and Early Judaism) from McMaster University.  She received a prestigious doctoral fellowship from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.  Having joined the faculty at Barton College in 2000, Webster teaches Religious Studies for the Department of Religion and Philosophy.  In 2010, she received the Jefferson-Pilot Faculty Member of the Year Award.  She is an active member of the Society of Biblical Literature, the American Academy of Religion, and the Canadian Society of Biblical Studies.  She has served leadership positions in the “SBL Committee for the Status of Women in the Profession” and in the “Teaching Biblical Studies in the Undergraduate Liberal Arts Context” program.  In addition to her book, Ingesting Jesus: Eating and Drinking on the Gospel of John, she has co-edited two volumes: Teaching the Bible in the Liberal Arts Classroom and Embodied Monologues.  She has written multiple articles, conference presentations, and book reviews addressing topics in Johannine studies, wisdom literature, gender, Bible and film, and teaching in religious studies.  Prior to her academic career, Webster was a critical care nurse and missionary in South America.

 

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Jane S. Webster, Ph.D.

Professor of Religion and Philosophy

Department of English, Modern Languages,
Religion, and Philosophy
School of Arts and Sciences
Hines Hall

800-345-4973 x6440
jwebster@barton.edu

Rodney A. Werline, Ph.D.

Professor of Religion and Philosophy
Leman and Marie Barnhill Endowed Chair in Religious Studies

Department of English, Modern Languages,
Religion, and Philosophy
School of Arts and Sciences
Hines Hall

800-345-4973 x6447
rawerline@barton.edu