Dominick Hernández

Title: Assistant Professor of Bible
Department: Bible
Location: Spokane
School/Area: Undergraduate
Position: Teaching
Start Date: July 1, 2016

Educational Background:

BS, West Chester University of Pennsylvania
MA, Columbia University, Teachers College
MDiv, Princeton Theological Seminary
PhD, Bar-Ilan University


Professional Presentations:

“The Expression of Moral Judgments through Imagery in Job and Ancient Near Eastern Literature,” Teaching Morals in Antiquity: Wisdom Texts, Oral Traditions, and Images Conference, Universität Leipzig, Germany, November 2016.

“‘Why do the Wicked Live On?’  The Prosperity of the Wicked in Job and Ancient Near Eastern Literature,” 2016 Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting in the Bible and Assyriology unit, San Antonio, TX.

“Imagery Relating to Ill-Gotten Gain in the Book of Job and the ‘Instruction of Amenemope’,” 2014 Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting in the Wisdom in Israelite and Cognate Traditions unit, San Diego, CA.

Professional/Personal Interests:

Influences of the Akkadian and Northwest Semitic languages and literatures on the historical development of Biblical Hebrew and the shaping of the biblical material.

Biblical Wisdom Literature in its ancient Near Eastern cognitive, linguistic, and literary environments.

Second Temple Period Jewish biblical interpretation—namely, the Qumran texts, and the Septuagint and their respective relationships to early biblical interpretations.

The acquisition and transmission of religious knowledge and writings in Ancient Israel, Biblical intertextuality.


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