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John Thompson

John Thompson


McMurran Hall 265
(757) 594-8778


  • Ph D in Cultural and Hist Study of Religion, Graduate Theological Union
  • MTS in Philosophy, Theology, Ethics, Boston University
  • BA in Philosophy, The College of William and Mary


Buddhism, Asian Religious Thought (particularly Chinese and Japanese), Religion and Violence, World Religions, Scripture, Mysticism and Spirituality, Comparative Philosophy and
Religion, Myth and Ritual, Religion and Popular culture


Same as Teaching Interests.


The younger son of a staunchly Southern Presbyterian family, John has travelled to places as varied as Greece (where he met his wife) and Asia. He lives in Williamsburg with his wife and 2 daughters.

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