Julia Hejduk

About Julia Hejduk

Julia D. Hejduk is the Reverend Jacob Beverly Stiteler Professor of Classics and Associate Dean of the Honors College at Baylor University, where she has taught for 18 years, after a decade at the University of Texas at Arlington. Her research specialty is ancient Latin poetry, with a focus on religion, women, intertextuality, and acrostics. She has written numerous articles and several books, most recently The God of Rome: Jupiter in Augustan Poetry (Oxford 2020). She is actively involved in modeling charitable conversations on controversial issues.

On Humility, or, Christianity as Bull-dung

Note: This essay first appeared on the Christ-Animated Learning Blog with Christian Scholar’s Review. In a post engagingly entitled “Academic Freedom: From Ram-skit to Bull-dung,”[1. Crystal Downing, “Academic Freedom: From Ram-skit to Bu … [Read more...]

The Mystery of Miscarriage

Mary, Joseph, and the Theology of Pre-Natal Life

The deepest truth about the human person is contained in the words “Our Father.” Enfolded in this sublime opening to the Lord’s Prayer is God’s loving provision for and delight in each one of us; our connection to Jesus and to one another as … [Read more...]