Paul Allen Williams
Associate Editor

Dr. Paul Allen Williams 
is an Assistant Professor beginning his third year of teaching at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. He has taught African Religions, History of Christianity, Introduction to World Religions, Islam and New Testament. He served as editor of the Journal of Religion & Film from 2004 to May 2008.

He was born in the Democratic Republic of Congo and was raised in Texas where he earned a BA from the University of Texas at Austin and an MAR from the Episcopal Seminary of the Southwest. His Ph.D. is from the University of Chicago where he studied the History of Religions, especially African Religions, Buddhism and the History of Christianity.

His research interests include the history of religion in North America and Central Africa (African Traditional Religion, Christianity, and Islam).

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