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Bradley K. Storin

Bradley K. Storin

 

Associate Professor

Section Head, Religious Studies

Ph.D.: Religious Studies, Indiana University, 2012

Phone: 225-578-6311
Email: bstorin@lsu.edu 
Office: 210 Coates

Biography

Bradley K. Storin grew up in Austin, Texas and received a B.A. in Religious Studies and Classics from the University of Texas (2003). He also received an M.T.S. from the Candler School of Theology at Emory University (2005) and a Ph.D. in Religious Studies from Indiana University (2012).

Areas of Interest

Professor Storin specializes in the study of Christianity in late antiquity (ca. 100-600 C.E.) with specific interest in issues of religious identity, community, and literary genre. 

Courses Offered

  • REL 1005 New Testament
  • REL 3000 Christianity
  • REL 4505: The Rise of Christianity
  • REL 4507: Topics in the History of Christianity: Christian Monasticism
  • HNRS 2030: Holy Violence in Early Christianity

 

Selected Publications

 

Books

Self-Portrait in Three Colors: Gregory of Nazianzus's Epistolary Autobiography, Christianity in Late Antiquity 6 (Oakland: University of California Press, 2019)

 Late Antique Letter Collections: A Critical Introduction and Reference Guide, ed. Cristiana Sogno, Bradley K. Storin, and  Edward J. Watts  (Oakland: University of California Press, 2017)

 

Articles and Chapters

“The Father of Philosophers: New Modes of Self-Fashioning in the Writings of Gregory of Nazianzus,” in Problems in Ancient Biography: The Construction of Professional Identity in Late Antiquity, ed. Elizabeth DePalma Digeser, Heidi Marx, and Ilaria L.E. Ramelli (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, forthcoming)   

“Kirchenväter: Briefschreiber im 4./5. Jh. Golden age of letter-writing: Gregor von Nazianz,” in Handbuch Brief: Antike, ed. Eve-Marie Becker, Ulrike Egelhaaf-Gaiser, Alfons Fürst (Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, forthcoming)   

 “Autohagiobiography: Gregory of Nazianzus among His Biographers,” Studies in Late Antiquity 1 (2017): 254-81

“Reconsidering Gregory of Nazianzus’ Letter Collection,” Studia Patristica 95 (2017): 291-302

"The Letter Collection of Gregory of Nazianzus,” in Late Antique Letter Collections: A Critical Introduction and Reference Guide, eds. Cristiana Sogno, Bradley K. Storin, and Edward J. Watts (Oakland: University of California Press, 2017), 81-10

(with Cristiana Sogno and Edward J. Watts) “Introduction: Greek and Latin Epistolography and Epistolary Collections in Late Antiquity,” in Late Antique Letter Collections: A Critical Introduction and Reference Guide, eds. Cristiana Sogno, Bradley K. Storin, and Edward J. Watts (Oakland: University of California Press, 2017), 1-12

“In a Silent Way: Asceticism and Literature in the Rehabilitation of Gregory of Nazianzus,” Journal of Early Christian Studies 19 (2011): 225-57

 

Translations

Gregory of Nazianzus’s Letter Collection: The Complete Translation, Christianity in Late Antiquity 7 (Oakland: University of California Press, 2019)   

“Clement of Alexandria, The Instructor 1.1-4, 13,” in The Cambridge Edition of Early Christian Writings. Volume 2: Practice, ed. Ellen K. Muehlberger (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017), 3-12

“Cyril of Jerusalem, Prologue and Mystical Catecheses,” in The Cambridge Edition of Early Christian Writings. Volume 2: Practice, ed. Ellen K. Muehlberger (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017), 217-43

“Gregory the Wonderworker, Address to Origen 5-9,” in The Cambridge Edition of Early Christian Writings. Volume 2: Practice, ed. Ellen K. Muehlberger (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017), 29-40

 “John Chrysostom, Baptismal Instructions,” in The Cambridge Edition of Early Christian Writings. Volume 2: Practice, ed. Ellen K. Muehlberger (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017), 244-72

“Ptolemy, Letter to Flora,” in The Cambridge Edition of Early Christian Writings. Volume 1: God, ed. Andrew Radde-Gallwitz (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017), 3-10

“Origen of Alexandria, On First Principles Preface and 1.1-1.3,” in The Cambridge Edition of Early Christian Writings. Volume 1: God, ed. Andrew Radde-Gallwitz (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017), 71-105

“Gregory of Nazianzus, Poems 1.1.1-1.1.3,” in The Cambridge Edition of Early Christian Writings. Volume 1: God, ed. Andrew Radde-Gallwitz (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017), 294-301

 

Encyclopedia Entries

“Athanasian Creed,” in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity, ed. Oliver Nicholson, 2 vols. (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2018), 1:170

“Diocese,” in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity, ed. Oliver Nicholson, 2 vols. (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2018), 1:485

“Homoeans,” in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity, ed. Oliver Nicholson, 2 vols. (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2018), 1:738

“Metropolitan,” in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity, ed. Oliver Nicholson, 2 vols. (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2018), 2:1015

“Patriarch,” in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity, ed. Oliver Nicholson, 2 vols. (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2018), 2:1144

“Basil of Amasea,” in The Routledge Encyclopedia of Ancient Mediterranean Religions, ed. Eric Orlin, with Lisbeth S. Fried, Jennifer Wright Knust, Michael L. Satlow, and Michael E. Pregill (London: Routledge, 2016), 134

“Gregory of Nazianzus,” in The Routledge Encyclopedia of Ancient Mediterranean Religions, ed. Eric Orlin, with Lisbeth S. Fried, Jennifer Wright Knust, Michael L. Satlow, and Michael E. Pregill (London: Routledge, 2016), 375-76

“Macrina the Younger,” in The Routledge Encyclopedia of Ancient Mediterranean Religions, ed. Eric Orlin, with Lisbeth S. Fried, Jennifer Wright Knust, Michael L. Satlow, and Michael E. Pregill (London: Routledge, 2016), 556

 

Awards and Honors

  • Recipient of 2019 Manship Summer Research Fellowship
  • Recipient of 2019 HSS International Travel Grant
  • Recipient of 2017 Tiger Athletic Foundation Teaching Award
  • Recipient of 2016 LSU HSS Nicholson Award for Outstanding Faculty Member
  • Recipient of the 2015 Council on Research Summer Stipend