Lindsay Jones is Professor of Comparative Studies at Ohio State University. He holds a Ph.D. in History of Religions from the University of Chicago. He has a broad interest in all aspects of the cross-cultural study of religion, with special concerns for sacred architecture and for the cultures and religions of Mesoamerica.
Jones is editor in chief for the revised second edition of Mircea Eliade's Encyclopedia of Religion (Macmillan, 2005). He is also author of Twin City Tales: A Hermeneutical Reassessment of Tula and Chíchén Itzá (University Press of Colorado, 1995) and The Hermeneutics of Sacred Architecture:Experience, Interpretation, Comparison (Harvard University Press, 2000) two volumes; and co-editor with Davíd Carrasco and Scott Sessions of Mesoamerica's Classic Heritage:From Teotihuacan to the Aztecs (University Press of Colorado, 1999).