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Assistant Professor of Religion, James Madison University

Dr. Levinovitz focuses primarily on the relationship between religion and literature, with particular attention to classical Chinese thought and comparative ethics. He is currently working on a book called The Gentleman and the Jester on two forms of ethical pedagogy. Other interests include the tension between paratext (introductions, footnotes, etc.) and primary text, the importance of genre in ethical discourse, and the ethics of contested illnesses and medical practices.

He is the author of The Gluten Lie: And Other Myths About What We Eat.


  • –present
    Professor of Religion and Philosophy, James Madison University