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Andrew Thrasher Adjunct Instructor Department of Philosophy & Religion

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Bio
Andrew D. Thrasher is an adjunct instructor of religious studies who specializes in teaching Asian and comparative religion. He is currently working on a doctoral thesis at the University of Birmingham, UK, on belief in a post-secular context. He also teaches religious studies at George Mason University and Tidewater Community College. He is a co-editor of a volume on fantasy and theology in the Theology and Popular Culture book series, published through Rowman and Littlefield, where he also has two forthcoming chapters in a volume on Game of Thrones and Black Panther, and is published on Dr. Strange in Theology and the Marvel Universe, edited by Gregory Stevenson. He is published in the recent festschrift on Raimon Panikkar, edited by Peter Phan and Young-chan Ro, and is working on a manuscript on Panikkar in dialogue with contemporary philosophy and protestant theology. He expects to obtain his doctorate in 2022 and enjoys studying in local coffee shops. He is a Virginia Beach transplant to the DC metro area, and dwells in Fairfax, VA, though greatly misses being a beach bum in summer months on the North End of the boardwalk.
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Teaching

Spring 2022

  • RELG-185 The Religious Heritage of Asia

Fall 2022

  • RELG-145 Religion without Borders

  • RELG-185 The Religious Heritage of Asia