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Siemens Braden

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Braden Siemens

MA Students
Department of Religious Studies

Area(s) of Interest:


Braden Siemen's research interest focuses on the philosophical line of thinking sometimes called "existentialism" and its correlation to Western Christianity. More specifically, his research attempts to look at Martin Heidegger's reading of Augustine of Hippo regarding themes of emptiness, despair, and meaninglessness.


  • Canadian Mennonite University, B.A (Hons) in Biblical and Theological Studies with Minor in Philosophy, 2013-2017.


TA Experience

  • "Cults, Conspiracies, and Close Encounters" (RELIG ST 2QQ3), Fall 2018, McMaster University