CCU Spotlights

Dr. Megan D. DeVore

Dr. Megan D. DeVore

Assistant Professor of Early Christian Studies
School of Theology

  • Ph.D., Theology, specializing in Early Christianity (University of Wales)
  • M.A. Classics (University of Colorado at Boulder)
  • B.A. History (Colorado Christian University)

Email: mdevore@ccu.edu

Phone: 303-963-3172

Professional Accomplishments:

  • Presentation of paper, Society of Biblical Literature/American Academy of Religion regional meeting, April 2016: “Domina Soror: Reconsidering an Early Christian Martyrdom Account in Light of Graeco-Roman Benefaction”
  • Publication (forthcoming): "Catechumeni: Revisiting Conversion and Catechesis in the Late Second Century”, in Studia Patristica Series, Peeters Publishing Co.
  • Presentation of paper and participation on panel on Women in Early Christianity at the Oxford University International Patristics Conference (Historical Theology and Church History), Oxford, England, August 2015. Paper title, “New Converts or Catechumeni?”
  • Presentation of paper, Society of Biblical Literature/American Academy of Religion regional conference, March 2015: “‘Conversion’ terminologies in the second and third centuries”
  • Keynote speaker, Denver Seminary Annual Theology Colloquium, March 2015. Presentation: “A Contemporary Ethical Implication of the Soteriologies of Iranaeus and Athanasius”
  • Publication: “Agrippina’s Memoirs,” in The Classical Outlook (2014/2015 iss.)
  • “Palaeography in the Latin Classroom,” presentation at CCA regional meeting, Boulder, CO, 2013
  • Presentation of paper, North American Patristics Society (NAPS) annual meeting, Chicago, 2013: “New Converts and Catechumeni: Revisiting Approaches to the Passio Perpetuae

Service to the Church, the Community, and the University

  • Spiritual Mentor at Denver Seminary for their graduate students, 2013-present
  • Various instructed series for weekly adult classes and women’s ministries groups and retreats at Southern Gables Church, 2013-present
  • 2007-present: deliver campus chapel message once per academic year (list of specific topics available upon request)
  • 2007-present: invited plenary and panel speaker at various CCU events, honors seminars, courses, ministries, etc., approximately 4 per semester (specific list of speaking engagements and topics available upon request)

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