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Sandra Glahn

Associate Professor in Media Arts and Worship

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

In addition to teaching on-campus classes, Dr. Glahn also teaches an immersion course in Italy on Medieval Art and Spirituality as well as immersion courses in writing and in worship. Dr. Glahn is a multi-published author of both fiction and non-fiction, a journalist, and a speaker who advocates for thinking that transforms, especially on topics relating to art, gender, sexual intimacy in marriage, and first-century backgrounds as they relate to gender. Dr. Glahn’s more than twenty books relate to bioethics, sexuality, and reproductive technologies as well as ten Bible studies in the Coffee Cup Bible Study series. She is a regular blogger at Engage,’s site for women in Christian leadership, the owner of Aspire Productions, and served as editor-in-chief for Kindred Spirit from 1999 to 2015.

Sandra Glahn
HCCL 105
  • PM351 - Role of Women in Ministry
  • DM103 - Applied Research Project
  • DM901 - Independent Study
  • PM905 - Special Topics in P.M.
  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