Michael Satlow

Michael Satlow
FALL 2020 FACULTY FELLOW

Biography

Michael Satlow is Professor of Religious Studies and Judaic Studies. His research focuses on the history of Jews and Judaism, particularly in antiquity. His latest books are How the Bible Became Holy (Yale University Press, 2015), translated also into Italian and French, and Creating Judaism: History, Tradition, Practice Columbia University Press, 2006). He has also written and taught on the digital humanities, method and theory in religious studies, and Jewish approaches to the economy and directs the digital project, Inscriptions of Israel/Palestine. He has been a John Simon Guggenheim Fellow and a Fulbright Scholar. His project at the Cogut Institute is tentatively entitled “Seeking the Gods: The Spiritual Landscape of Late Antiquity.”