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Sheldon Kent

Research student

Sheldon Kent

County South

Lancaster University


Lancaster LA1 4YL

United Kingdom


Research overview

My current areas of interest are:

- Early Mormonism.

- 19th Century American Religion(s).

- Western Esotericism.

- New Religious Movements.

- Occulture.

Current Teaching

I teach undergraduate seminars on the Ethics, Philosophy and Religion 100 module.

Current Research

My research focuses on the influence of Western Esoteric currents on early Mormonism. Particularly during the Nauvoo period of Latter-day Saint history. 

Additional Information

I have been an intern on the Religion and Society Programme (www.religionandsociety.org), 2012-2013.

I have also been an Undergraduate Advisor for Furness College at Lancaster University, 2012-2013.