Tammi J. Schneider: Hebrew Bible

Tammi Schneider

Professor of Religion

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania. 

Tammi J. Schneider teaches ancient Near Eastern History, literature, archaeology and religion and also women in the Hebrew Bible.  Her research draws together the varied fields of archaeology, Assyriology and biblical studies in an effort to understand the ancient Near East, especially the interactions among various peoples. She received her doctorate in Ancient History from the University of Pennsylvania.  Her books include; Judges in the Berit Olam series, Sarah: Mother of Nations, Mothers of Promise: Women in the Book of Genesis, and An Introduction to Ancient Near Eastern Religion. She was the editor for the ancient Near East section of the journal Religious Studies Review, Vice President of the American Schools of Oriental Research and edits the series People of the Ancient World for the Society of Biblical Literature.  She has worked on numerous archaeological excavations in Israel and is presently the head of the educational program at the Tel Akko Excavations where she excavates every year with students from CGU and the Claremont Colleges.  Along with her teaching responsibilities she presently serves as Dean of the School of Arts and Humanities.

E-mail: Tammi.Schneider@cgu.edu

Office Hours: By appointment.

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