Graduate Theological Union

Aaron Brody

Pacific School of Religion
Robert & Kathryn Riddell Assistant Professor of Bible and Archaeology
Director of the Badè Museum of Biblical Archaeology
Core Doctoral Faculty Member

At GTU since 2002

PhD, Harvard University, 1996
MA, Harvard University, 1994
BA, UC Berkeley, 1988

Phone: 510/849-8286
E-mail: abrody@psr.edu

Current Research and Teaching Interests

  • Archaeology of the ancient Middle East
  • Household archaeology and domestic religion
  • Israelite/Judean religion; “race” and ethnicity in the biblical world
  • Postcolonial understandings of the Persian period
  • Social justice in the Hebrew Bible

Selected Publications

  • “How do you Define Ethnicity?” Pp. 182-85 in The Five-Minute Archaeologist in the Southern Levant, ed. C. Shafer-Elliott.  London: Equinox.
  • “Living in Households, Constructing Identities: Ethnicity, Boundaries, and Empire in Iron IIB-IIC Tell en-Nasbeh,” in Household Studies in Complex Societies: (Micro) Archaeological and Textual Approaches, The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, 2015.
  • "As for me, I will dwell at Mizpah …”: The Tell en-Nasbeh Excavations after 85 Years, Gorgias, 2014.
  • “Transjordanian Commerce with Northern Judah in the Iron II-Persian period: Ceramic Indicators, Interregional Interaction, and Modes of Exchange at Tell en-Nasbeh,” in "As for me, I will dwell at Mizpah …”: The Tell en-Nasbeh Excavations after 85 Years, Gorgias, 2014.
  • “Phoenician Imports to Tell en-Nasbeh: Indicators for Interregional Interaction in the Iron IIB-IIC Southern Levant.” Pp. 133-42 in Les Produits de luxe au Proche-Orient ancien aux âges du Bronze et du Fer. Eds. M. Casanova and M. Feldman.  Paris: Maison René Ginouvès.
  • Material Culture Matters: Essays on the Archaeology of the Southern Levant in Honor of Seymour Gitin, Eisenbrauns, 2014.

 

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