Byron R. McCane



Byron R. McCane

Wofford College

Spartanburg, SC

Albert C. Outler Professor of Religion

Chair, Department of Religion



Ph.D., Duke University

Th.M., Duke Divinity School

M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

B.A., University of Illinois

academic interests

Religion: Judaism, Christianity, Biblical studies, theories of religion, science and religion

Archaeology: Roman Empire, tombs and graves, death and burial in early Judaism and Christianity

Languages: Classical Greek and Latin, Biblical Hebrew, Aramaic, Coptic, German, American Sign Language, Modern Hebrew, Modern Arabic


Country music (Alan Jackson)
NY Times crossword puzzle, bluegrass guitar



This website has been created to help you get acquainted with my work as a professor, archaeologist, and scholar of religion.  I hope you'll find it interesting and informative.

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Be sure to explore the website of Wofford College as well.  It's the

college where I teach, and it's a remarkable place full of extraordinary people: