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Michael DeJonge is an Associate Professor in Religious Studies. He teaches in the areas of the history of Christian thought, theories and methods in religious studies, and modern religious thought.
Prof. DeJonge earned his Ph.D. in Religion from Emory University in 2009, having also undertaken doctoral work at the Freie Universität in Berlin as a Fulbright scholar and fellow of the Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies. He spent 2014-15 as a Volkswagen Stiftung/Andrew W. Mellon Foundation fellow at the Leibniz-Institute for European History in Mainz, Germany.
His research has focused on the twentieth-century, German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Major publications include Bonhoeffer’s Theological Formation: Berlin, Barth, and Protestant Theology (Oxford, 2012), The Bonhoeffer Reader (co-edited with Clifford Green; Fortress Press, 2013), and Bonhoeffer’s Reception of Luther (Oxford, 2017). He sits on the board of the International Bonhoeffer Society and is a co-editor of the journal, Dietrich Bonhoeffer Yearbook.
Prof. DeJonge has also published Translating Religion: What Is Lost and Gained? (co-edited with Christiane Tietz; Routledge, 2015), a collaborative, international, and interdisciplinary application of theoretical approaches from translation studies to issues in religious studies.