Sarah Griffis

Sarah Griffis

PhD Candidate
New Testament and Early Christianity
Sarah Griffis

Sarah Griffis is a doctoral candidate in the Committee on the Study of Religion, in the subfield New Testament and Early Christianity. She is writing a dissertation on the narrativization of suffering in antiquity, and how concepts of hamartia differ in these narratives. She works with a variety of ancient materials, including early Christian martyr texts. Sarah is currently instructing an advanced Greek course and co-teaching Theories and Methods in the Study of Religion at Harvard Divinity School. In addition to teaching language and theories/methods, she has taught masters and doctoral students in the Divinity School and undergraduates in the College in a variety of courses, including Classical Mythology, an archaeology course, and New Testament exegesis courses.

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