Dr. Dan McClellan
is a public scholar of the Bible and religion. He received his PhD in theology and religion from the University of Exeter, where he wrote his dissertation on the conceptualization of deity and divine images in the Hebrew Bible through the methodological lenses of cognitive linguistics and the cognitive science of religion. Since March of 2021, he has been confronting misinformation being shared on social media about the academic study of the Bible and religion. He goes by @maklelan on TikTok, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube. In January of 2023, he has been dedicated full-time to combatting misinformation and increasing the public's access to scholarship about the Bible and religion, which now includes offering online classes.