Biography

Frances Flannery



Frances Flannery, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Religion,
James Madison University. She teaches Biblical Studies and Religion and Culture courses, including a course on Religion and Film and a closely related course on Religion and Monsters.

She is author of Dreamers, Scribes and Priests: Jewish Dreams in the Hellenistic and Roman Eras (Brill: 2004), as well as numerous articles in Second Temple Judaism and Religion and Film. She is Co-Chair of the Religious Experience in Early Judaism and Early Christianity Consultation of the Society of Biblical Literature (2005-2008) and was formerly on the Steering Committee of the American Academy of Religion's Religion, Film and Visual Culture Program Unit. She is also Founding and Senior Editor of GOLEM: Journal of Religion and Monsters.

Current research interests include apocalypticism, cosmologies, religious experience in antiquity, and monsters in ancient and contemporary religions.


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