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Jason Kalman <email@example.com>
Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion
|Address:||3101 Clifton Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45220
|H-Net Positions:||Reviews Planning Committee
|List Affiliations:||Former Review Editor for H-Judaic
Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies
Religious Studies and Theology
M.A., Ph. D. McGill University - History of Jewish Biblical Exegesis
Books and Study Guides
With J. Du Toit, The Acquisition and Ownership of the Dead Sea Scrolls: a Fragmentary History (In preparation for McGill-Queens University Press).
“Repeating His Grandfather's Heresy: The Significance of Esau and Job's Denial of the Resurrection of the Dead in Rabbinic Anti-Christian Polemic” in R. Kern-Ulmer and L. Teugels, eds., Recent Midrash in Context (Piscataway: Gorgias Press, 2007) pp. 1-15.
*“Righteousness Restored: The Place of Midrash Iyov in the History of the Jewish Exegesis of the Biblical Book of Job” Old Testament Essays 19:1 (2006) pp. 77-100.
“Job Denied the Resurrection of Jesus? A Rabbinic Critique of the Use of Exegetical Traditions in the LXX and the Testament of Job by the Fathers of the Early Church” In G. Oegema and H. Lichtenberger, eds., The Changing Face of Judaism, Christianity and Other Greco-Roman Religions in Antiquity (Gütersloh: Gütersloher Verlagshaus, 2006) pp. 371-395.
*“Biblical Criticism in the Service of Jewish Theology: A Case Study in Post-Holocaust Biblical Exegesis” Old Testament Essays 18:1 (2005) pp. 93-108.
*With J. Du Toit, “Great Scott! The Dead Sea Scrolls, McGill University, and the Canadian Media” Dead Sea Discoveries 12:1 (2005) pp. 6-23.
*“Building Houses on Sand: The Analysis of Scriptural Citation in the Mishnah” Journal of Semitics 13:2 (2004) pp. 186-244.
“Writing Between The Lines: The Impact of Rabbinic Letter Writing on the Transmission of the Text of the Hebrew Bible” to appear in R. Byrne, ed., Reading and Writing in the Ancient World (Forthcoming).
*“The Anomalous Place of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik’s Kol Dodi Dofek in the History of Jewish Exegesis of the Book of Job” (Hebrew) in A. Rosenak and N. Rotenberg, eds., The Influence of Rabbi J.B. Soloveitchik, on Culture, Education and Jewish Thought (Jerusalem: The Van Leer Institute) (in Press).