Kim Paffenroth

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Kim Paffenroth (born 1966) is a religious scholar, professor, and contemporary American horror author, best known for his Bram Stoker Award-winning book Gospel of the Living Dead: George Romero’s Visions of Hell on Earth.[1]

Biography[edit]

Kim Paffenroth was born in 1966 in Syosset, New York. He attended Broad Run High School and Los Alamos High School. He received a BA from St. John's College in Annapolis, Maryland, a STM from Harvard Divinity School, and a PhD The University of Notre Dame. After teaching at Villanova University and University of Notre Dame, Paffenroth began teaching at Iona College, where he is a Professor of Religious Studies. He is the author of numerous books on the Bible, theology, and pop culture, as well as a series of zombie-themed genre fiction.[2] His book Gospel of the Living Dead: George Romero’s Visions of Hell on Earth won the Bram Stoker Award in the non-fiction category.[3]

Paffenroth is married and has two children.

Books[edit]

  • Gospel of the Living Dead: George Romero’s Visions of Hell on Earth (2006), Baylor
  • Dying to Live: A Novel of Life Among the Undead
  • Dying to Live: Life Sentence
  • Dying to Live: Last Rites
  • Valley of the Dead: The Truth Behind Dante's Inferno

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