Richard Elliott Friedman

Richard Elliott Friedman

Richard Elliott Friedman is a biblical scholar and the Ann and Jay Davis Professor of Jewish Studies at the University of Georgia. He joined the faculty of the [ UGA Religion Department] in 2006. Prior to his appointment there, he was the Katzin Professor of Jewish Civilization: Hebrew Bible; Near Eastern Languages and Literatures at UCSD from 1994 until 2006. Dr. Friedman received his Th.D. in Hebrew Bible and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations from Harvard University in 1978; Hebrew Bible from Harvard University in 1974; M.H.L., Jewish Theological Seminary in 1971, and B.A., University of Miami in 1968. He is a winner of numerous awards and honors, including American Council of Learned Societies Fellow. He was a Visiting Fellow at the University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford; and a Senior Fellow of the American Schools of Oriental Research in Jerusalem. He participated in the City of David Project archaeological excavations of biblical Jerusalem.

He is probably most famous for his work "Who Wrote the Bible?", a description of the Documentary hypothesis.

He is the author of the following books, among others:

*"Who Wrote the Bible?" (Harper San Francisco) (1987) ISBN 0-06-063035-3
*"The Bible with Sources Revealed" (Harper San Francisco) (December 1, 2003) ISBN 0-06-053069-3::(which is a translation of the Pentateuch into English with the different sources highlighted in different font styles and colours)
*"The Hidden Book in the Bible" (Harper San Francisco) (September 1, 1999) ISBN 0-06-063004-3::(Concerning the Jahwist)
*"Commentary on the Torah" (Harper San Francisco) (April 1, 2003) ISBN 0-06-050717-9
*"The Hidden Face of God" (Harper San Francisco) (December 13, 1996) ISBN 0-06-062258-X

NAME= Friedman, Richard Elliott
SHORT DESCRIPTION=Biblical scholar

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