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Joseph Angel

Joseph
L.
Angel

Associate Professor of Jewish History

PhD, New York University, 2008
BA, University of Washington, 2001

Joseph Angel is a scholar of ancient Judaism with a focus on religion and history in the Second Temple Period. He is the author of Otherworldly and Eschatological Priesthood in the Dead Sea Scrolls (Studies in the Texts of the Desert of Judah 86; Leiden: Brill, 2010), which explores the imaginative depictions of angelic and messianic priestly figures in the Dead Sea Scrolls as a reflection of the religious worldview of the Qumran community and broader segments of Second Temple society. His other publications include articles on ancient Jewish magic, the Second Temple of Jerusalem, and Qumran liturgy, as well as commentaries on Second Temple period texts such as the Damascus Document and “New Jerusalem.” He is the recipient of research fellowships from the Alexander von Humboldt and Yad Hanadiv/Beracha Foundations.

jangel@yu.edu
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Spring 2019

Second Temple Aramaic
JHI 6241

 

Jeremiah

BIB 2520

 

Jews Under Roman Rule
JHI 5215

 

Fall 2017

 

Dead Sea Scrolls and Rabbinic Literature

JHI6239


Classical Jewish History
JHI 1200

 

Psalms
BIB 2700

 

Spring 2017
 

Five Megillot

BIB 2760H

 

Jews Under Roman Rule
JHI 5215