Visiting Scholar in Religious Studies, Visiting Associate Professor of Religious Studies


Nicola Denzey Lewis works on the intellectual and social history of Christianization in the context of the Roman Empire, with a special attention to Gnosticism, "lived religion," and practices around death and burial. Her main area of focus is the city of Rome. The author of three books and one edited volume, Denzey Lewis's next projects include Ordinary Christianity: Lived Religion in the Age of Constantine and another book on the early Modern invention of the "Christian" catacombs of Rome.

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