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Michael DeJonge is an Associate Professor in Religious Studies. His primary teaching area is the history of Christian thought, especially from the Reformation forward.
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 current research focuses on the twentieth-century, German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Major publications on this topic include Bonhoeffer’s Theological Formation: Berlin, Barth, and Protestant Theology (Oxford, 2012) and The Bonhoeffer Reader (co-edited with Clifford Green; Fortress, 2013). He is currently at work on a book about Bonhoeffer’s intellectual relationship to Martin Luther. DeJonge also sits on the board of the International Bonhoeffer Society and is a co-editor of the journal, Dietrich Bonhoeffer Yearbook.
Prof. DeJonge has most recently published Translating Religion: What’s 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.