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Charles J. Schmidt


Adjunct Professor
Religious Studies
Ph.D. Candidate, Rice University


  • M.A., Religious Studies, Duke University
  • B.A., Religious Studies, University of Central Florida
  • B.A., Anthropology, University of Central Florida

Research Interests

New Testament , Early Christian History, Second Temple Judaism, Late Antiquity, Greco-Roman religion,  Ancient Medicine, representations of expertise and authority, history of medicine, Transhumanism, Punishment in the ancient world, Cultural Studies, Greek literature of Hellenistic and Imperial periods


Charles J. Schmidt, “Marcion” in Lexham Bible Dictionary (Lexham Press, 2015).

Classes taught at UH

  • RELS 1301 Intro To Religious Studies
  • RELS 3325 Paul of Tarsus