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Ph. D. New Testament Studies
Union Theological Seminary

M. Phil. New Testament Studies
Union Theological Seminary

M. Div. New Testament Studies
Union Theological Seminary

B.A. Psychology
Naropa University

Celene Lillie

Adjunct Professor at Union Theological Seminary

Celene Lillie (Ph.D., Union Theological Seminary) is the Director of the recently established Tanho Center and on the pastoral staff at Boulder First United Methodist Church in Colorado. She has collaborated on and coordinated many different research projects, most recently as Director of Translations for A New New Testament edited by Hal Taussig (2013). She is the author of The Rape of Eve: The Transformation of Roman Ideology in Three Early Christian Retellings of Genesis (2017) and the co-author of The Thunder: Perfect Mind: A New Translation (2010). Her research interests are early Jesus/Christian literatures ranging from the New Testament to Nag Hammadi.