Jason Gehrke

Lecturer in Humanities

Linwood House 111

Jason M. Gehrke is an historical theologian, whose work explores the inter-relationships of Christology, political theology, and ethics, in both the ancient and modern world. His interests include the patristic reception of classical philosophy, the intellectual history of the Just War Tradition, and inter-religious dialogue. He earned a BA from Hillsdale College (’07), an MA in Religion from Concordia Theological Seminary (’10), and a Ph.D. in Religious Studies from Marquette University (’17). His dissertation, “Christus Exemplar: the Politics of Virtue in Lactantius,” conducts an extensive re-reading of Lactantius’s response to the Diocletianic Persecution.