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Paul Gleason

PhD 2018


  • BA, English Literature, Yale University, 2006


"In Another Make Me Understood": Reading and Writing in George Herbert's Temple

Research Interests

  • 17th century devotional poetry
  • Hermeneutics
  • Ordinary language philosophy
  • Religious ethics


  • Religion and Modern Fiction
  • Theology, Ethics, and Medicine
  • Business, Ethics, and Society
  • Religion after Jefferson (a course on religion in public life)

Selected Conference Presentations

  • "Visionary Experience in Marilynne Robinson's Gilead" (American Academy of Religion, 2014)
  • "Why Ecclesiology Needs Realism: Or, the Truth About Stanley Hauerwas" (Southeastern Commission for the Study of Religion, 2014)
  • "The Difficulty of Translation": Habermas on the 'Content' and 'Kernel' of Religious Language (UVa graduate colloquium in Scripture, Interpretation, and Practice)