Dr. Alan Jacobs is Distinguished Professor of the Humanities in the Honors Program at Baylor University. He began teaching at Baylor in 2013 and is a Resident Fellow of Baylor’s Institute for the Studies of Religion. Prior to his time at Baylor, Dr. Jacobs taught at Wheaton College in Illinois for twenty-nine years. He earned a B.A. from the University of Alabama and a Ph.D. from the University of Virginia. Dr. Jacobs is the author of many books including, most recently, How To Think and The Year of Our Lord 1943. His next book is called Breaking Bread with the Dead: The Case for Temporal Bandwidth (Penguin Press). More information about his research interests and writing may be found here: visit his website.
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