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Donald L. Rogan (A.B., Morris Harvey; STB, General Theological Seminary; Diploma, St. Augustine's College, Canterbury) taught in the Religion Department from its inception in 1965 to 1999, and served as Department Chair for a total of fifteen years. He was also College Chaplain from 1965 to 1972. Since retiring from full-time teaching in 1999, he has continued to teach on a part-time basis. His teaching is in the Biblical field, in American religion, and in philosophy of religion. The latter includes such courses as Agnosticism and Unbelief, Existential Religion, Readings of Job (covering works by Milton, Blake, Dostoevsky, Kafka, de Vries, and others), and Exile and Pilgrimage.



  • RELN 11: Introduction to the Study of Religion
  • RELN 21: Jesus and the Gospels
  • RELN 35: Religion in America
  • RELN 37: Approaches to the Study of Religion
  • RELN 61: Readings of Genesis
  • RELN 72: Apocalyptic Beliefs
  • RELN 73: Agnosticism and Unbelief
  • RELN 74: Existential Religion
  • RELN 83: Exile and Pilgrimage
  • RELN 84: Readings of Job
  • Article on Prof. Rogan's retirement in the Kenyon Collegian
  • Interview with Prof. Rogan in the Kenyon Observer