Lynne Bahr

Assistant Teaching Professor
College of Arts and Sciences
Arrupe Hall 302

Additional Positions 

Director, Thomas More Center for Catholic Thought and Culture
Director, Rockhurst University Press


Ph.D. Historical Theology, Fordham University
M.Div. Divinity, Union Theological Seminary
B.A. English, Colby College

Professional Licensures and Certifications 

Online Instructor Certification, Rockhurst University - 2021
Clinical Pastoral Education, HealthCare Chaplaincy Network - 2010


Lynne Moss Bahr specializes in the New Testament and early Christianity, with special interest in the use and development of cultural concepts in early Christian literature, such as messianism, time and temporality, and in her new project, forgiveness. She holds a M.Div. degree from Union Theological Seminary and a Ph.D. in Christianity in Antiquity from Fordham University. As a student at Fordham, she received the Elizabeth A. Johnson Endowed Distinguished Fellowship and was a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in 2019-2020. She has also taught at Manhattan College and St. John’s University. She is the author of “The Time Is Fulfilled”: Jesus’s Apocalypticism in the Context of Continental Philosophy (T & T Clark/Bloomsbury). She has contributed articles to Currents in Biblical Research and Ancient Jew Review, as well as the publications of the Centre for the Critical Study of Apocalyptic and Millenarian Movements and the online academic resource the Jesus Library.