Ancient Judaism, Early Rabbinic Thought, Hebrew Bible, Ancient Israelite Religion


Professor Leuchter’s field of research is ancient Judaism. His work includes the study of mythology in ancient Israel and Second Temple Judaism, the phenomenon of prophecy in the ancient near east, the formation of the Hebrew Bible, and the history of the Israelite priesthood. He earned his PhD from the University of Toronto in 2003 and currently serves as director of Jewish Studies. He has previously served as coordinator of Biblical Studies at Univesity of Sydney (Australia) and Visiting Professor of Hebrew Bible at University of Pennsylvania. His favorite band is Rush.

Media Mentions

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via CBS Philly on April 04, 2022

Mark Leuchter Featured on CBS Philly Segment

Professor Mark Leuchter was featured on a segment for CBS on how he used his musical talent to organize a fuzz pedal fundraiser for Ukraine.