Michael Gilmour



Professor of New Testament and English Literature
Biblical & Theological Studies Department Head

B.A. Lakehead University, History, 1991
M.A. Providence Seminary, New Testament, 1994
M.A. University of Manitoba, English Literature, 2008
Ph.D. McGill University, New Testament, 2000 

Blog: www.huffingtonpost.com/michael-gilmour/








Animals in the Writings of C. S. Lewis. Palgrave Macmillan, 2017

Eden's Other Residents: The Bible and Animals. Eugene, Oregon: Cascade, 2014.

The Gospel According to Bob Dylan: The Old, Old Story for Modern Times. Westminster John Knox Press, 2011.

Gods and Guitars: Seeking the Sacred in Post-1960s Popular Music. Waco: Baylor University Press, 2009.

Tangled Up in the Bible: Bob Dylan and Scripture. New York: Continuum, 2004.

The Significance of Parallels Between 2 Peter and Other Early Christian Literature. Academia Biblica 10. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature / Leiden: Brill, 2002.


Recent Articles/Book Chapters

“The Bible and Popular Music.” In Bloomsbury Handbook for Religion and Popular Music. Ed. Christopher Partridge and Marcus Moberg. 67–76. London: Bloomsbury, 2017.

"The Bible and Jehovah's Witnesses." In The Oxford Handbook of the Bible in America. Ed. Paul Gutjahr. 645-660. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.

"Bob Dylan's Bible." In The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and the Arts. Ed. Timothy Beal. 1.285-289. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015.

"New Testament Literature." In The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and the Arts. Ed. Timothy Beal. 2.151-60. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015.

"C.S. Lewis Proposes a Toast: Health to All Animals, Real and Imagined." Direction 44.2 (2015): 173-82.

"C.S. Lewis and Animal Experimentation." Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith 67.4 (2015): 254-62.

""God,' 'God Part II,' and 'God Part III': Exploring the Anxiety of Influence in John Lennon, U2, and Larry Norman." Reception History and Biblical Studies: Theory and Practice. Ed. Emma England and W.J. Lyons. 231-39. London: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2015.



  Provf Talks

2016: Does Bob Dylan Deserve the Nobel Prize in Literature?

2015: Knock Knock...Who's There?...Jehovah's Witness...Who?

2014: Welcome to the Jungle: C.S. Lewis on Cruelty to Animals


Course Information


Course Syllabi

115.21 Christian Thought I: Religious Themes in Literature

115.22 The Bible and Popular Music

121.11 Introduction to the Bible and Christian Theology I

133.31 New Testament Literature I: Pauline

134.23 New Testament Book Study II: General Writings (The Apostle Peter)

136.32 Special Studies in New Testament: Animals and the Bible

212.15 20th and 21st Century Literature in English I

212.28 Studies in C.S. Lewis



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