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John Sheveland

Associate Professor, Religious Studies

Gonzaga University


John N. Sheveland (Ph.D., Boston College) is an Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Gonzaga University where he teaches a variety of courses in comparative theology and the religions of India. He is the author of Piety and Responsibility (Ashgate, 2011) and a number of journal articles and book chapters. Current research and teaching interests center on comparative theology responsive to violence, the theology of Karl Barth, and Asian theological method. At Gonzaga he organizes an annual lecture series entitled 'Being Religious Interreligiously'. John received in 2013 a Faculty Diversity Leadership Award and in 2015 an Exemplary Faculty Award from Gonzaga University. He serves also on the steering committee of the Interreligious and Interfaith Studies Group of the American Academy of Religion.