Graduate Theological Union

Aaron Brody

Aaron BrodyPacific 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

Ph.D., Harvard University, 1996
M.A., Harvard University, 1994
B.A., U.C. Berkeley, 1988

Phone: 510/849-8201

Current Research and Teaching Interests

  • The Society of Ancient Israel
  • Tell en-Nasbeh
  • Canaanite and Phoenician Cultures
  • Archaeology and the Study of Religion
  • Archaeology and the Cultures of the Hebrew Bible
  • Art and Iconography of Ancient Near Eastern Religions

Selected Publications

  • Akko I: The Stratigraphy and the Bronze and Iron Age Material Culture of Area H. ASOR Final Report Series. David Brown Book Company, forthcoming.
  • Interregional Interaction in the Late Iron Age: Phoenician and Other Foreign Goods from Tell en-Nasbeh” in Material Culture Matters: Essays on the Archaeology of the Southern Levant in Honor of Seymour Gitin, Eisenbrauns, 2014.
  • “The Archaeology of the Extended Family: A Household Compound from Iron II Tell En-Nasbeh,” in Household Archaeology in Ancient Israel and Beyond, Brill, 2011.
  • “New Perspectives on Levantine Mortuary Ritual: A Cognitive Interpretive Approach to the Archaeology of Death.” in Historical Biblical Archaeology and the Future: The New
    , Equinox, 2010.
  • “‘Those who Add House to House,’ Household Archaeology and the Use of Domestic Space in an Iron II Residential Compound at Tell en-Nasbeh,” in Exploring the
    Longue Duree: Essays in Honor of Lawrence E. Stager
    , Eisenbrauns, 2009.
  • “Late Bronze Age Canaanite Mortuary Practices,” in Ashkelon 1: Introduction and Overview, 1985-2000, Eisenbrauns, 2008.