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Graduate Students

The Wheaton Center for Early Christian Studies has provided assistance to Wheaton College Graduate School students with their degrees of Historical Theology or History of Christianity focusing on the Early Church or in completing their M.A. theses.

M.A. in Historical Theology (Early)

  • Jon Hoglund (2010)
  • Jesse Arlen (2013)
  • Amy Heck (Current)
  • Anna Williams (Current)

M.A. in History of Christianity (Early)

  • Amy Hughes (2008)
  • Mark Lattimore (2011)
  • Yonatan Binyam (2012)
  • Lindsey Hankins (2012)
  • Stephen Musick (2012)
  • Daniel Alspach (2013)
  • Timothy J. Pearce 
  • Hannah Kelleys
  • Grant Kelleys
  • Kevin Burkett (Current)
  • James Dethrow (Current)
  • Jung Kim (Current)
  • Ethan Lunow (Current)
  • Jon Simons (Current)

M.A. Theses

Amy Brown, Recovering the Feminine Voice: The Language of Virginity in Methodius of Olympus, Ambrose of Milan and Hildegard of Bingen (2008). To Wheaton College (PhD).

John Hogland, Recapitulation and Salvation in Irenaeus of Lyon (2010). To Wheaton College (PhD).

Kirsten L. Guidero, Filled With His Own Glory: Reclaiming the Christological Foundation of Theosis (2010). To Marquette (PhD).

L. Joshua Sáles, Free Will in Clement of Alexandria, Origen of Alexandria, Methodius of Olympus and Athanasius of Alexandria (2010). To Boston College (MA)/Fordham (PhD).

Lindsey A. Hankings Making Martyrs Male: A Reappraisal of Gendered Rhetoric in Ancient Martyrdom Accounts (2012). To Princeton Theological Seminary (PhD).

Stephen M. Musick, When Monks Pray Truly: Theology and Practice in Origen of Alexandria, Evagrius Ponticus, and Augustine of Hippo (2012). To Notre Dame (MA/PhD)

Yonatan Binyam, Depends on Whom You Ask: ‘The Parting of the Ways’ in the Didache, Epistle of Barnabas and Dialogue with Trypho (2012). To Florida State University (PhD)

Stephen A. Alspach, Prophets and Councils: The Fall of the Montanist Movement in the City of Carthage (2013).

Amy J. Heck is finishing a thesis titled, Eternity, Image, Gift: The Influence of Plotinus, Hilary, and Basil on Augustine’s Doctrine of the Trinity.