Serge Frolov



Office Location

Hyer Hall 300K




M.A., Ph.D., Leningrad University; M.A., Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University

Dr. Serge Frolov (M.A., Ph.D., Leningrad University; M.A., Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University) is Professor of Religious Studies and the Nate and Ann Levine Endowed Chair in Jewish Studies. He teaches a wide range of courses including "Introduction to the Hebrew Bible," "The History of Judaism," "Religion and the Holocaust," "The Feminine Divine," and "Love and Death in Ancient Mythology." He is the author of The Turn Of The Cycle: 1 Samuel 1-8 In Synchronic And Diachronic Perspectives (Walter de Gruyter, 2004), Judges (Eerdmans, 2013), and about 250 articles in English and Russian. His areas of research are biblical hermeneutics and theology, history and religions of the ancient Near East, and Jewish history and thought. Before joining SMU in 2002, Dr. Frolov worked for the National Library of Russia and the Shorter Jewish Encyclopedia in Russia, and he also taught at the Open University of Israel. He is the winner of the Society of Biblical Literature Regional Scholar Award, the Junior Scholar Award from the Southwest Commission on Religious Studies and the Golden Mustang Outstanding Faculty Award. Contact, 214-768-4478

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