Ryan Schroeder

Research Interests

  • the composition of the Hebrew Bible (e.g., source and redaction criticism)
  • ancient Near Eastern scribes and scribal customs (e.g., at Qumran)
  • the history of ancient Israel (including the Second Temple period)
  • “Israelite religion”, especially prophecy and divination
  • the use of social scientific methods in historical research, in particular, social memory studies
  • the function(s) of “Scripture” in religious communities (ancient and contemporary)