Dr. Christopher Driscoll

Lehigh University Religion - Chris Driscoll
Visiting Assistant Professor
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Christopher Driscoll's interests are theology, existential thought, social scientific theories of religion, race and culture, liberation theologies and the interrelationship  between religion, identity and various forms of oppression.
 
He is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Religion Studies at Lehigh University, and has recently defended (with distinction) his dissertation Twilight of the God-Idols, in the Department of Religious Studies at Rice University. This project is a hermeneutical attempt to track, name, and outline the effects of the idea of whiteness on the American landscape historically and today. His current research interests and teaching includes theology and the social, philosophical theology, existential thought, social scientific theories of religion, race, and culture, liberation theologies and the interrelationship between religion, identity and various forms of oppression. Christopher is also co-chair and founder of the American Academy of Religion’s “Critical Approaches to Hip Hop and Religion” group and co-author of the upcoming Rap Music: A Regional Exploration for Greenwood Press.