The Division for Advancement and External Relations  

 
BARUCH J. SCHWARTZ,  ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF BIBLE 
Status : ACTIVE Birth place : PHILADELPHIA
Office Phone: 02-588-3602 Fax:
E-Mail: schwrtz@mail.huji.ac.il
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Department Faculty  
BIBLE FACULTY OF HUMANITIES Dept. Description
 
Academic Degree   Institution Year
Ph.D. HEBREW UNIV. 1988
 
Academic Position   Year
ASSOC. PROFESSOR 2014
SENIOR LECTURER 1999
VISITING LECTURER 1998
 
External Academic Positions and Awards
Lect., Tel Aviv Univ., 1991-97;
Visiting Lect., Schechter Inst., Jerusalem, 1997-2000;
Visiting Lect., Ben-Gurion Univ., 1997-98.
Visiting Lect., Dep't of Semitic Studies, Univ. of Sydney,
2001; Adjunct Ass't Prof., St. Paul Seminary/School of
Divinity, Univ. of St Thomas, Saint Paul, MN, since 1997.
Visiting Prof.: Univ. of Calif., Davis, 2003;
Harvard Divinity School, 2004; Yale Univ., 2008-09.
 
Research Interests
Cult and law; priestly literature and theology. Torah sources and
composition. Classical prophetic literature. Medieval biblical exegesis.
 
Research Projects
Revelation and the Law:
Leviticus commentary: International Exegetical Commentary on the Old
Composite narratives in the Torah: refining the documentary
 
Selected Publications
Publication Title   Year
The visit of Jethro: A case of chronological displacement? The 2009
The ultimate aim of Israel's Restoration in Ezekiel. In: 2008
The flood-narratives in the Torah and the question of where 2007
Leviticus. In: 2004
Reexamining the fate of the 'Canaanites' in the Torah 2004
A priest out of place: Reconsidering Ezekiel's role in the 2004
Ezekiel's dim view of Israel's restoration. In: 2000
On the binding status of the Mitzvot: The legal Grundnorm and 2000
The Holiness Legislation: Studies in the Priestly Code. 1999
Torah from Zion - Isaiah's Temple vision (Isaiah 2: 1-4). In: 1998
Reader of Biblical Studies. Moscow, "Sefer": The Inter- 1997

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