Matthew Neujahr
Matthew Neujahr, Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor

Matthew Neujahr (Ph.D. Yale University, 2011) specializes in the study of the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Dead Sea Scrolls, and Second Temple Judaism, as well as ancient Near Eastern religion, Assyriology, and cross cultural interaction in the ancient world. He is the author of Predicting the Past in the Ancient Near East: Mantic Historiography in Ancient Mesopotamia, Judah, and the Mediterranean World (Brown Judaic Studies), as well as articles dealing with issues such as prophecy, apocalypticism, and cultural transfer between ancient Babylonia and Israel. He is currently working on a book project exploring the history of the idea of the end of the world in the ancient world.

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Marquette University defines itself as Christian, Catholic, Jesuit, urban, and independent. The Department of Theology functions within the university to investigate and understand the Catholic tradition, its relation to other Christian communions, and to other religions of the world. Read more of our mission statement.