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Steven W.  Tyra

Steven W. Tyra

Robert Pool Fellow in Law and Christianity

Areas of Expertise

John Calvin; Huguenots; Protestant Reformation; Martin Luther; Eschatology; Historical Theology; History of Biblical Interpretation

Curriculum Vitae

    Steven W. Tyra is the Robert Pool Fellow in Law and Christianity at the Center for the Study of Law and Religion. He also teaches History and Latin at Live Oak Classical School in Waco, TX. He holds an M.A. and Th.M. from Fuller Theological Seminary and is currently at work on a Ph.D. in History of Christianity at Baylor University (projected graduation, May 2022). His dissertation addresses changing perceptions of death and the afterlife in the work of Jean Calvin and the Francophone Reformation more broadly. His work has appeared in Archiv für Reformationsgeschichte, Journal of Theological Interpretation, and Church History and Religious Culture. His research interests moving forward center on Calvin and the history of biblical interpretation, including how the latter intersects with the western legal tradition.