Lisi Schrottner

Research Interests

  • Second Temple Period
  • The development of the Jewish religion and the beginnings of Christianity
  • Inter-Jewish group discourse
  • Identity formation
  • Social Identity Theory (SIT) in Biblical Studies
  • Dead Sea Scrolls and the Qumran communities


Current Project: a socio-historical reading of the “Samuel Apocryphon” (4Q160), a non-biblical text of the Dead Sea Scrolls corpus, which examines the themes of identity formation and alterity among Jewish groups.