Profile

Prof Guy Stroumsa

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Qualifications:

BA Hebrew, MA PhD Harvard

Subject:

Religion

Role:

Emeritus Fellow

Prof Guy Stroumsa was the first Professor of the Study of the Abrahamic Religions at Oxford University and Professorial Fellow at LMH from 2009 to 2013. Before joining Oxford he was Martin Buber Professor of Comparative Religions at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Prof Stroumsa is a prolific author with a wide range of expertise in the Abrahamic traditions and has also made important contributions to the Study of Religion in general as a human phenomenon.

He was elected to an Emeritus Fellowship in 2013.

Research interests:

  • the history of religions in the Near East and the Mediterranean world, in particular in Late Antiquity
  • theoretical, epistemological and historical issues in the History of Religions as a discipline