John H. Lenihan
- Areas of Speciality
- Modern U.S.
- Cultural and Intellectual History
- Professional Links
- Ph.D. University of Maryland 1976
John Lenihan is a cultural historian who includes religious thought in his teaching of modern U. S. cultural-intellectual history and has taught a special-topics course on film and Christianity. His research addresses cinematic representations of religion in the ancient world in Hollywood epics that were particularly fashionable and politically nuanced in the 1950s.