Intellectual Heritage, IH, Gilgamesh, Babylonian witchcraft, Reacting to the Past, RTTP
James Getz is an assistant professor in the Intellectual Heritage Program. He holds a Ph.D in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies from Brandeis University. His area of research is biblical and ancient Near Eastern ritual texts, specializing in Babylonian witchcraft and Canaanite necromancy. He is a proponent of using Reacting to the Past role-playing pedagogy and uses it in all his classes at Temple.
Limited Engagement with the Divine: Temporary Rites of Cultic Transition in Ugaritic and Biblical Texts