Reformation History

Meet Our Professors

Bruce Gordon, Titus Street Professor of Ecclesiastical History, a native of Canada, taught at the University of St Andrews, Scotland before coming to Yale Divinity School in 2008. He has written extensively on late-medieval and Reformation religious history, including a biography of John Calvin (2009) and a study of Calvin’s Institutes of the Christian Religion (2016).He is currently completing a co-authored book on the Latin Bibles of the Reformation. He holds degrees from Dalhousie University (BA and MA) and the University of St Andrews (PhD) as well as an honorary doctorate from the University of Zurich (Switzerland).

Joel S. Baden, Professor of Hebrew Bible, is a specialist in the Pentateuch, Biblical Hebrew, and disability theory in biblical studies. He is the author of the numerous articles, essays, and books on individual pentateuchal texts, critical methodology, and Biblical Hebrew; future projects include commentaries on Deuteronomy and Exodus. He holds degrees in Judaic Studies (BA, Yale), Semitic Languages (MA, University of Chicago), and Hebrew Bible (PhD, Harvard).