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Religion

Burke O. Long

William R. Kenan Professor of the Humanities and Religion, Emeritus

Contact Information

blong@bowdoin.edu
207-725-3538
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Burke O. Long: Bowdoin College: Religion


Burke Long, A.B (Randolph-Macon), B.D., M.A., and Ph.D. (Yale) has taught courses in Judaism, Christianity, and Bible. Now retired, he is continuing his studies of ways in which the Bible is appropriated in American culture. Among his recent publications are: Planting and Reaping Albright: Politics, Ideology, and Interpreting the Bible (Penn State, 1997);  Imagining the Holy Land. Maps, Models and Fantasy Travels (Indiana University Press, 2003).  In 2000, colleagues honored him with a collection of essays in 2000: A Wise and Discerning Mind: Essays in Honor of Burke O. Long (Brown Judaic Studies: Society of Biblical Literature, 2000).  Long is at work now on a new book, Performing the Bible and Enacting America.

Planting and Reaping Albright: Politics, Ideology, and Interpreting the Bible Imagining the Holy Land. Maps, Models and Fantasy Travels A Wise and Discerning Mind: Essays in Honor of Burke O. Long