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How the Romans Understood Christianity

How the Romans Understood Christianity

Series led by Dr. Dan Clanton, Associate Professor of Philosophy & Religious Studies, Doane Univ.

Wednesdays, February 5, 12, & 19, 6:45-7:30pm, Mayflower Hall

Christianity was born and grew up in the Roman Empire, but how did the Romans view and understand it? And why did some of them persecute and even execute Christians? Join us as we look at early Christianity from the Roman point of view.

This series is free and open to the community. For more information contact


Dan W. Clanton, Jr. holds a Ph.D. in Religious and Theological Studies from the University of Denver and the Iliff School of Theology, with an emphasis in Biblical Studies. His MA in Biblical Interpretation was awarded from Iliff, and he received a BA in Religion from Hendrix College. He has taught at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs; the University of Denver; the Iliff School of Theology; and Arapahoe Community College. Beginning in August 2008, he is the Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Doane University.

Later Event: February 9