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Todd 314B
Phone
214-887-5357

Sandra Glahn

Interim Chair and Associate Professor in Media Arts and Worship

BA, Washington Bible College, 1981; ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary, 2001; PhD, University of Texas at Dallas, 2013.

In addition to teaching on-campus classes, Dr. Glahn also teaches an immersion course in Italy on Medieval Art and Spirituality as well as immersion courses in writing and in worship. Dr. Glahn is a multi-published author of both fiction and non-fiction, a journalist, and a speaker who advocates for thinking that transforms, especially on topics relating to art, gender, sexual intimacy in marriage, and first-century backgrounds as they relate to gender. Dr. Glahn’s more than twenty books relate to bioethics, sexuality, and biblical women. She has also written eleven Bible studies in the Coffee Cup Bible Study series. She is a regular blogger at Engage, bible.org’s site for women in Christian leadership, the owner of Aspire Productions, and served as editor-in-chief for Kindred Spirit from 1999 to 2016.

Courses Taught

  • BC498 - Sexuality & Ethics
  • MW203 - Worship Arts in the Church
  • MW206 - British Authors, Biblical Themes
  • MW301 - Creative Writing in Ministry
  • MW302 - Writing for Publication
  • PM351 - Role of Women in Ministry
  • PM905 - Special Topics in Pastoral Ministries
  • DM103 - Applied Research Project
  • DM901 - Independent Study

Interests

Academic Interests

Writing
Women in antiquity
Women's history
The role of women in ministry
Independent studies in literature and fiction and memoir writing
Sexual intimacy in marriage
Bioethics
Reproductive technologies
Infertility/pregnancy loss
Stem cell research
Contraception
Mentoring

Personal Interests

Travel
Writing/blogging
Reading
Mentoring writers
Working with infertility patients
The Women's Movement and the church--Early Modern Period through Second-Wave Feminism

Books

DTS Voice Videos

Women in the Old Testament
A Biblical View of Femininity
Rediscovering God's Vision for Male/Female Partnerships in Ministry
Theology and the Arts
The Struggle with Infertility
How Can Women and Men Better Minister Together?
Vindicating the Vixens: Women in the Bible (Arise Panel)
Following the Son of Man(ly)
Cultural Shift of Hostility
Cat Theology
The Sinners' Prayer for Believers

DTS Voice Articles

Journal Articles

  • "The First-Century Ephesian Artemis: Ramifications of Her Identity." Bibliotheca Sacra (172:688). 2015.
  • "Book Review: She can teach: empowering women to teach the Scriptures effectively." Bibliotheca Sacra (171:683). 2014. 316-34.
  • "Book Review: A Royal ‘Waste’ of Time: The Splendor of Worshiping God and Being Church for the World." Bibliotheca Sacra (157:628). 2000. 506.
  • "The Identity of Artemis of the Ephesians in First-Century Ephesus." Bibliotheca Sacra (172:687). 1753. 316–34.