Margarita Guillory

145 Bay State Road, Suite 304A
Boston, MA 02215
T: 617.358.1754; F: 617.358.3087
Fall 2021 Office Hours:RN 296 (Wednesdays 11am-12pm, or by appointment) and RN 311 (Wednesdays 2-3, or by appointment)


Margarita Simon Guillory teaches courses on American religious history, digital
religion, and religion and popular culture. Her research interests include identity
construction in Africana esoteric religions, religion and technology, and social scientific
approaches to religion. She is the author of Social and Spiritual Transformation in
African American Spiritual Churches (Routledge 2017) and co-editor of Esotericism in
African American Religious Experience (Brill 2014). In addition to these works, she has
published articles in the Journal of Gnostic Studies, Culture and Religion, and Pastoral
Psychology. Her current project, Africana Religion in the Digital Age, considers how
African Americans utilize the Internet, social media, mobile applications, and gaming to
forge new ways to express their religious identities.

Current CV


Spiritual and Social Transformation in African American Spiritual Churches
By Margarita Simon Guillory
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Esotericism in African American Religious Experience: “there Is a Mystery.”..
By Stephen Finley, Margarita Guillory, Hugh Page Jr.
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