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Sandra Glahn

Associate Professor in Media Arts and Worship, Editor-in-Chief, Kindred Spirit

BA, Washington Bible College, 1981; ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary, 2001; PhD, University of Texas at Dallas, 2013.

In addition to her role in the department of Media Arts and Worship, Dr. Glahn serves as editor-in-chief of the Seminary’s award-winning magazine, Kindred Spirit. Dr. Glahn and her husband of thirty-five years experienced a decade of infertility and pregnancy loss before the adoption of their daughter. Consequently, a number of Dr. Glahn's nineteen books relate to bioethics, sexuality, and reproductive technologies. She is a regular blogger at Engage,'s site for women in Christian leadership and the owner of Aspire Productions. A conference speaker, retreat speaker, and journalist, Dr. Glahn's ministries have taken her around the world.

Sandra Glahn
HCCL 105
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  • PM351 - The Role of Women in Ministry
  • PM721 - Creative Writing in Ministry
  • PM722 - Advanced Creative Writing
  • CE605 - Christian Journalism
  • DM103 - The Applied Research Project
  • DM901 - Independent Study
  1. Glahn, Sandra, "The Identity of Artemis in First-Century Ephesus." Bibliotheca Sacra 172, no. 687 (2015). 316-34.
  2. Glahn, Sandra, "The First-Century Ephesian Artemis: Ramifications of Her Identity." Bibliotheca Sacra 172, no. 688 (2015).
  3. Glahn, Sandra and Ralston, Timothy J., "Book Review: She can teach: empowering women to teach the Scriptures effectively." Bibliotheca Sacra 171, no. 683 (2014). 316-34.
  4. Glahn, Sandra and Ralston, Timothy J., "Book Review: A Royal ‘Waste’ of Time: The Splendor of Worshiping God and Being Church for the World." Bibliotheca Sacra 157, no. 628 (2000). 506.

Academic Interests

  • Writing
  • Women in antiquity
  • Women's history
  • The role of women in ministry
  • Independent studies in literature and fiction and memoir writing
  • Sexual intimacy in marriage
  • Bioethics
  • Reproductive technologies
  • Infertility/pregnancy loss
  • Stem cell research
  • Contraception
  • Mentoring

Personal Interests

  • Travel
  • Writing/blogging
  • Reading
  • Mentoring writers
  • Working with infertility patients
  • The Women's Movement and the church--Early Modern Period through Second-Wave Feminism