Steven Lane

Visiting Teaching Faculty
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Religion, Ethics, and Philosophy
Visiting Teaching Faculty
Office Location
417 DIFF
Resume / CV
Office Hours

Virtual office hours: Monday and Wednesday by appointment through Zoom


Steven T. Lane (Ph.D., Florida State) researches the relationship between Christian Ethics and Political Philosophy in liberal, democratic contexts, with a specific focus on the limits of state power in domestic settings. He teaches courses on world religions and religious ethics.

Lane defended his dissertation, "The Anonymous Sovereign: Christian Ethics, Political Theology, and the Bureaucratic State" in May 2020. He is currently revising the work for publication. 


“Free Methodist Church.” In Database of Religious History. The University of British Columbia. 

Research Interests

  • Religion and Politics in the United States

  • Political Philosophy and Political Theology

  • American Evangelicalism

  • Religion in International Affairs

  • Islamic Ethics

Recent Courses

  • REL1300: Introduction to World Religions 
  • REL3170: Religious Ethics & Moral Problems