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Brendan McGuire

Brendan McGuire

Associate Professor
History

Where were you educated?
Ph.D. Saint Louis University
M.A. Saint Louis University
B.A. Christendom College

What classes do you teach?
Ancient and Biblical World
Early Modern Europe
Late Antique and Medieval Europe
Reconquista and Crusade
Islamic History
Medieval Germany
The Rise of Western Culture and the Christian Ethos

What is your favorite class to teach?
I have greatly enjoyed developing new electives at Christendom College, and especially revamping the course offerings on the history of Byzantium, the Crusades, and Islam.

Do you have any hobbies?
I maintain a passion for coaching sports, fishing, music, and hiking.

What do you like most about Christendom?
The students enthusiasm for their studies, and the good community of fellow faculty members.

What are your areas of expertise and/or research?
Medieval Europe, in general; the Crusades, Byzantine-Latin relations in particular

Where have you been published?
My research on the liturgy and ecclesiastical issues in the Latin Empire of Constantinople has been published in the Journal of Medieval History, under the title 'Evidence for Religious Accommodation in Latin Constantinople: a New Approach to Bilingual Liturgical Texts.' I am currently working on publishing the results of an archaeological field study, as well as preparing a book manuscript.

What kind of professional activities and associations are you active in?
Medieval Academy of America

Contact information:
Prof. Brendan McGuire
134 Christendom Dr.
Front Royal, VA 22630
W: 800.877.5456
F: 540.636.1655
brendanjmcguire@yahoo.com