Jim Papandrea

Jim L. Papandrea

Associate Professor of Church History at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary

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2121 Sheridan Road, Evanston, Illinois, United States
HQ Phone:
(847) 866-3900

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Experience

Author  - InterVarsity Press

Author  - 220 Publications

Author  - Wipf & Stock Publishers

Author  - Paulist Press

Author  - Liguori Publications

Uncommon Ground

Director of Adult Faith Formation  - Holy Family's school

Project Manager  - Discover Financial Services LLC

Education

Roman history , American Academy

MDiv degree  - youth ministry , Fuller Theological Seminary

PhD  - Northwestern

bachelor's degree  - music and theatre arts , University of Minnesota

Affiliations

Member  - Society of Biblical Literature

Member  - NAPS

Senior Fellow  - St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology

Member  - American Society of Church History

Adjunct Faculty Member  - Elmhurst College

Member  - The Catholic Association of Music

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Jim Papandrea
Director of US Regions Jim has been writing and recording music for over 20 years: in Milwaukee; Minneapolis; Los Angeles; Rome, Italy; and for the last 12 years in the Chicago area. After a few years with the Milwaukee-based band, The Crabs, Jim formed his own group called The Neumes, which migrated from the University of Minnesota to LA. The Neumes released two recordings, Ars Nova and Contrast. In 1995, after a summer at the American Academy in Rome, Jim returned to the Chicago area to create Remember Rome. Remember Rome has released four CDs: Remember Rome, La Bocca della Veritá, Carpe Diem, and Holy Smoke - The Best of Remember Rome. Jim has been commissioned to write church choir music, and has also written music for film, and produced four music videos. He has written and directed two musicals, Treasures of the Heart and The Prodigal's Dream. Jim holds a bachelor's degree in music and theatre arts from the University of Minnesota, as well as a master's degree from Fuller Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. from Northwestern University, specializing in the history and theology of early Christianity. He has also studied Roman History at the American Academy in Rome, Italy. Jim is a teacher of songwriting, and is currently Visiting Assistant Professor of Church History at Garrett-Evangelical Seminary in Evanston, IL. Jim and his wife Susie live in the suburbs of Chicago.

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James L. Papandrea
Editor's Note: This article is adapted from a chapter in Dr. Papandrea's From Star Wars to Superman: Christ Figures in Science Fiction and Superhero Films, which is available from Sophia Institute Press. Tagged as: anthropology, Best of Week, media, Scripture, Sophia Excerpts, Star Wars James L. Papandrea James L. Papandrea By James L. Papandrea James Papandrea is a teacher, author, speaker, and musician. He is the Associate Professor of Church History at Garrett-Evangelical Seminary (on the campus of Northwestern University) in Evanston, IL. The CE Star Wars Special with Jim Papandrea The CE Star Wars Special with Jim Papandrea

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James L. Papandrea
James L. Papandrea James L. Papandrea By James L. Papandrea James Papandrea is a teacher, author, speaker, and musician. He is the Associate Professor of Church History at Garrett-Evangelical Seminary (on the campus of Northwestern University) in Evanston, IL. The CE Star Wars Special with Jim Papandrea The CE Star Wars Special with Jim Papandrea

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