AJCO’s Faculty

Come and get to know AJCO’s world-class faculty! On the faculty page you also get direct links to their publications.

Steve NotleyProgram Director R. Steven Notley lived in Jerusalem for sixteen years and received his Ph.D. in Comparative Religions from the Hebrew University, where he studied under the late Professor David Flusser. He is a recognized leader in his field and continues to publish collaboratively with Israeli scholars. Among his list of publications, he coauthored, with Flusser, The Sage from Galilee: Rediscovering Jesus’ Genius (Eerdmans 2007), with Ze’ev Safrai, Eusebius, Onomasticon: A Triglott Edition with Notes and Commentary (Brill 2005), and, with Anson Rainey, the monumental biblical atlas The Sacred Bridge: Carta’s Atlas of the Biblical World (Carta 2005). Recently he completed his second work with Safrai, a pioneering collection and annotated translation of the earliest rabbinic parables that provide the literary and religious context for the parables of Jesus, Parables of the Sages (Carta 2011).

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David Emanuel

David Emanuel is Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible at Nyack College. He is a British national who received his M.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of London in 1997.He lived for eleven years in Jerusalem where he studied at the Hebrew University, receiving his M.A. (Bible and Ancient Near East) and then studied under the direction of Professor Yair Zakovich for his Ph.D. in Hebrew Bible with an emphasis in Inner-Biblical Interpretation and allusion in the Psalter. In Jerusalem he worked at the Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls, where he published “Bibliography of the Dead Sea Scrolls: Nov 2000 – Sep 2001”, Revue de Qumran 20/2 (2001). He also assisted in editing the Encyclopedia Aethiopica, which is devoted to providing detailed information on all aspects of Ethiopian society: history, languages, religious, food, wildlife, politics, etc. His most recent publication is From Bards to Biblical Exegetes (Wipf and Stock 2012).

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