Visiting Professors and other distinguished guests

Luther H. Martin (Fall semester 2010)

Luther Martin - foto Luther H. Martin, Professor of Religion Emeritus, University of  Vermont, is the author of Hellenistic Religions. An Introduction (1987), an editor (with Panayotis Pachis) of Theoretical Frameworks for the Study of  Graeco-Roman Religions (2002), of Hellenisation, Empire and Globalisation: Lessons from Antiquity (2004, also with Pachis), and is author of numerous articles in this area of his historical specialization. In addition, he is the author of many articles on theory and method in the study of religion, especially the study of Graeco-Roman religions from the perspective of cognitive science of religion. In this area, he is editor of several volumes of essays, including (with Harvey Whitehouse), Theorizing Religions Past: Archaeology, History and Cognition (2004), and with Roger Beck, Data from Dead Minds? Challenges on the Interface of History of Religions (in Graeco-Roman Antiquity) and the Cognitive Science of Religion(forthcoming). Martin was a Distinguished International Fellow, Institute of Cognition and Culture Queen's University Belfast, 2005-2007, and is Past President of the International Association for the Cognitive Science of Religion, 2010-2012.